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Type 2 Diabetes No-Nos: What NOT to do if you have type 2

2014-09-25 10:15

Whether you have been newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or have been dealing with the disease for many years, it is vital to have the proper knowledge of what type 2 diabetes is, how it is best treated and your role in managing your disease.

Diabetes, or diabetes mellitus, is a group of metabolic disorders in which the body is unable to produce any or enough insulin and/or to use it properly.

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Genome study uncovers 395 Ebola mutations: Why the discovery is so important

2014-09-15 19:16

Dr. Richard A. Stein, a research scientist and adjunct Biology professor explains in an EmaxHealth interview why recently discovered Ebola virus mutations can help us understand the deadly disease. He emphasizes the need for preparedness and rapid containment of Ebola virus in areas of outbreaks. The genome of Ebola has been changing in ways that can even make it undetectable with diagnostic testing.

Researchers publishing in the journal Science have traced the current Ebola outbreak to a funeral. They have also sequenced the genome of the virus, finding 395 Ebola virus mutations.

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Probiotics for Multiple Sclerosis

2014-09-12 09:06

Probiotics could have a positive role for people with multiple sclerosis. One probiotic in particular was explored in a small study to find out if could help with newly diagnosed MS.

Using probiotics for multiple sclerosis may sound like a crazy idea. Aren’t probiotics usually used for conditions that affect the intestinal tract?

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Seven Things You Need To Watch When Traveling Abroad

2014-09-09 14:38

Why watching the food, exercising and cleaning the mind is so important when traveling abroad. Jayne McAllister, of Jayne McAllister Travel Wellness shares 7 tips for travel wellness. Cher Murphy reports.

Travel Wellness Expert Offers Tips for Staying Healthy on Business Trips

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What's Key for Acne Sufferers to Avoid Shaving Cuts and Red Bumps

2014-09-09 13:52

While treatment is in process, shaving is an issue for people with Acne. Yet, it's the shaving cream, not razors that are key to avoiding nicks, cuts, red bumps and razor burn. Here are five shaving tips for acne sufferers and sensitive shavers. Michelle Tomao reports.

American men have been shaving every day for nearly a century.

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This Active Blogger Lived Without Facebook and Internet for 365 Days

2014-09-09 11:54

What happens to you when you give up Facebook and internet and live a normal life. How does one survive for an entire year? Here is one man's story, which was sent to EmaxHealth from Outside Magazine's Jacob Streiter.

No Twitter. No Facebook. No checking emails or newsfeeds. An entire year disconnected from the internet.

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Aspartame and Multiple Sclerosis, Bitter Connection

2014-09-09 06:10

Some evidence exists of a relationship between aspartame and multiple sclerosis. What do we know about the link between this common artificial sweetener and MS?

Not much has been written about a connection between aspartame and multiple sclerosis, although it is a topic that is frequently raised among those with MS.

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Add Structure to Your Day to Live Successfully with ADHD

2014-09-05 19:56

Having a structured day – of course allowing for surprises, because every day is full of surprises – is the best way to keep disorganization in check when you are managing life with Attention Deficit Disorder.

Just like every other American child, my girls loved summer vacation. But for me, I struggled. Our family just runs so much more efficiently during the school year when our days have structure.

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Scientific Study: Plant-Based Diet Is The Most Healthy

2014-09-03 17:26

A study comparing the diets and resulting health of 1475 people, has concluded that, on average, vegans were not only healthier than the omnivores, but that the plant-based diet came out healthiest of all the diet types.

Published in the National Institutes of Health Library in March 2014, the different diets studied were: vegan, vegetarian, semi-vegetarian (reduced meat intake), pesco-vegetarian and omnivorous die

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Protecting Your Eyes During a Run

2014-09-02 21:03

Just before you head out for a run, you probably take care to protect your skin from UV rays by using sunscreen. Remember also that your eyes are exposed to the elements when you are outdoors as well.

Just before you head out for a run, you probably take care to protect your skin from UV rays by using sunscreen.

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