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Find the latest health news reported by eMaxHealth reporters and keep up with the latest studies and findings about healthcare. Everyday eMaxHealth reporters scan the latest health findings on cancer treatments, diets, mental health, diabetes, autism, health insurance, spiritual health, men's and women's health and report them so our readers may know about the latest treatments and findings on different diseases and conditions. Some of them are breaking health stories and eMaxHealth strives to provide trustworthy health news where all the sources of studies are revealed and linked and various views and voices are provided and heard. Find personal wellness tips as well as the latest news on healthcare advancements and research by reading eMaxHealth's Current Health News section.

The Secret to Decadent, Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate for Christmas

Decadent, Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate

This year one of many transitions for me included going dairy-free. I found myself missing a comforting cup of hot chocolate as the first snowflakes began to drift from the sky, and I am very excited to share one of many dairy-free victories with you: the secret to dairy-free hot chocolate just in time for Christmas!

Experts share why older adults need flu vaccine: 8 things to know

Experts warn why you shouldn't skip the flu shot, especially if you're 65 or older

Experts share flu season is likely to be severe, making it important to get your flu shot, especially for those age 65 and above. EmaxHealth asked Dr. Adam Welch, Associate Professor at the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy at East Tennessee State University and Gina Venditti MPAS, PA-C, Board of Trustees, Physician Assistant (PA) Foundation why it is so important for older adults to get an annual flu vaccine.

New Continuous Glucose Monitor Eliminates Routine Fingersticks

Diabetes and glucose monitoring

For decades, people with diabetes have been asking when they would be able to routinely test their sugar (glucose) levels without having to prick their fingers. On September 27, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration approved an answer: the FreeStyle Libre, which is the first wearable flash glucose monitoring system that eliminates the need for routine fingersticks.

Flu Deaths on The Rise, So What’s Your Chances of Dying Too?

Flu deaths rising and your risk

The latest flu-related news tells us that the most recent estimates on global flu-related deaths is at least approximately 100,000 more than previously estimated. If flu deaths are on the rise, what’s your chances of dying too this flu season? Here’s what you need to know to access your and your loved one’s risk.

Here's Why A Vegetarian Diet Trumps Aspirin Therapy For Heart Trouble

Vegetarian Diet High Blood Pressure Heart Disease Diet Nutrition

The least talked about cause of high blood pressure and its resulting heart disease and stroke risk is thickening of the blood. Undoubtedly, thick blood is a result of a high-fat diet, particularly, a diet high in animal products. Many are treated with blood thinning medications, or anticoagulants, and many are put on aspirin therapy, but is a natural alternative that is longer lasting.

New Study Shows That Intense Exercise Slows Parkinson’s Disease

Treadmill

In a new study conducted by a team of researchers from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Colorado School of Medicine it was found that the progression of Parkinson’s Disease can be slowed by several days of intense exercise a week in early cases. Geoffrey Rogers was one participant grateful to experience the benefits.

The New Senior Man: Exploring New Opportunities for Senior Men

The New Senior Man

The modern day has ushered in a new definition of retirement for senior men. Male baby boomers are facing an entirely different set of challenges in their retirement then their fathers and grandfathers faced before them. In the history of our nation, there are more people aged 65 years or older in the population today then ever before. However, the good news is that modern retirement means re-invention for senior men as they explore new opportunities and horizons. Authors and aging experts, Thelma Reese and Barbara Fleisher, provide inspiring stories of men from all walks of life as they retire in her book: The New Senior Man.

Death from Cold or Flu Could Happen from Too Much of These Medications Taken Together

Cold and flu medications

You’ve come down with a cold or the flu and are determined to take it on right away by bombarding the bug with legitimate OTC medications recommended for treating the cold and the flu. But did you know that it is very easy to overdose on one important ingredient if you choose the wrong combination of cold and flu meds?

10 Health Benefits of Royal Jelly and Why It May Be A Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

Royal Jelly

Royal Jelly is not the magic pill cure-all of the natural world, but the incredible health benefits do give it an almost miraculous reputation considering that scientific studies testify to its potential to positively treat a variety of illnesses and symptoms including that of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Better Sleep: Open Windows And Doors Lowers Carbon Dioxide Levels, Provides Ventilation

Sleep researchers in the Netherlands have found that a combination of poor ventilation and a build-up of carbon dioxide during an individual’s sleep period can contribute to restlessness and to not getting the rejuvenation one usually gets after sleeping. The rise in amounts of carbon dioxide, they say, stems from one’s normal respiration. They also found that something as simple as opening a window or door can ameliorate the build-up, improving the ventilation in the room where one is resting and thus producing a more sound and restful sleep.

Coffee Has A Number: Drinking 3-4 Cups A Day Shows Less Risk Of Heart Disease, Some Cancers

Coffee benefits for heat and cancer

If you are one to enjoy a few cups of coffee a day, drink up, because there is encouraging news out of England suggesting that not only is drinking coffee good for you, but the optimal number of cups imbibed per day (on average, of course) for leading a more healthy - and more lengthy - existence has been ascertained. Research suggests that drinking three to four cups of coffee daily has numerous health benefits, as opposed to those who abstain from drinking the dark rejuvenator at all.

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