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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.

Blueberry Vinegar May Help Protect Against Dementia

Bluberry

The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease is growing fast. An estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease. Medicines have been developed to help extend cognitive function, but often do not last. Researchers are in search of additional ways to help prevent cognitive decline and are turning to natural sources, such as fruits and fermented foods.

Suicide Rates and the Holidays - Fake News

Suicide Rates in Holidays

For many, the holiday season brings feelings of joy, peace and comfort. We fully embrace all that it offers - the hopeful, happy music, the twinkling decorations, smells of cinnamon and cedar, gatherings of friends and families, and the abundance of good food and cheer. It is the only time of year when warm smiles and well-wishes from perfect strangers could not feel more appropriate.

I am new dealing with my husband's Alzheimer's, went to a public place and broke down crying

Copying with Alzheimer's Husband

"I am new dealing with my husband's memory issues and the results. Last week was a particular hard morning but I told myself I need to get out for at least 30 minutes. I went to a public place and for some reason just broke down crying. I was so embarrassed, I could not move to get to my car I was so distraught and stood there and cried. People saw me. How do I get over the embarrassment? I also don’t want to repeat it."

Top 10 Favorite Dairy-Free Alternatives For the Christmas Season and Beyond

Dairy-Free Alternatives for the Christmas season

Christmas is a very cheery season, but it can be disheartening to face the holiday baking without your favorite recipes just because you have a dairy allergy. We do have to make some adjustments, but thankfully there are alternatives available that make the transition to a dairy-free Christmas a little easier so that feelings of deprivation don’t set in.

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

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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.

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