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Honoring National Blood Donor Month

Donating blood saves many lives and improves health for many people. According to the World Health Organization, “blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person — the gift of life. A decision to donate your blood can save a life, or even several if your blood is separated into its…

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New Drugs Focusing On Curing Alzheimer’s Disease

New drugs are focusing on curing Alzheimer’s disease. In this new decade of the 2020’s, scientists are determined to find a cure for this intractable disease. Alzheimer’s researchers are testing a variety of potential treatments to help the almost 6 million Americans living with this fatal disease. At a recent meeting — the 12th annual…

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Drinking Tea Daily Can Make Your Brain Very Smart

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Drinking tea daily can make your brain and you very smart, according to a recent study. That’s right, drinking black or green tea at least once a day-every day, can cut the risk of dementia in senior citizens by 50 percent. And furthermore, for those who are genetically at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, regular…

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Happy Holidays !!!

May your holidays sparkle with moments of love, laughter, and goodwill, and may the year ahead be full of contentment and joy. Warmest wishes for a wonderful holiday!

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Bone Bandage Heals Broken Fractured Bones Cleanly, Correctly

A bone bandage that heals broken, fractured bones cleanly and correctly has been developed by researchers at Duke University.   This is a very significant breakthrough. And the reason is that bone fractures are complex, difficult injuries that have resulted in a prolonged and sometimes incomplete repair. Consequently, the patient may go through the rest…

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Strokes Can Happen To Anyone From Lesser Known Factors

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Strokes can happen from excessive smoking, high blood pressure, not exercising, and eating foods that are high in sugar salt, and fat. What is less well known is that strokes can also happen from lesser known factors such as sleep deprivation, bad oral hygiene and binge drinking. Do you engage in any of these activities?…

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