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Health Tip – Mar. 15 – Gazpacho For Your Blood Pressure

We usually think of gazpacho as a refreshing summer treat, but researchers from the University of Barcelona in Spain have shown that the traditional...

Health Tip – Feb. 21 – Cell Phone Addiction

Could you be addicted to your cell phone? A team of addiction researchers thinks so. The investigators linked the near constant use of cell...

Word of the Day – Jan. 14 – Abhor

Verb: Abhor  (ub-HOR)Definition: To regard with extreme repugnance: loathe.Sample sentence: She is a strict vegetarian who has come to abhor the thought of the...

Health Tip – Jan. 10 – Carbohydrates: Bad for the Aging...

If you want to keep your wits about you as you get older, watch your carb consumption. A new study from the Mayo Clinic...

Health Tip – Dec. 6 – Cherries to Fend Off Gout...

We’ve known for some time that eating tart cherries can help reduce the severity and duration of a gout attack - they have anti-inflammatory...

Health Tip – Sept. 10 – More Vitamin D, Fewer Fractures

A new report from Tufts University suggests that higher daily doses of vitamin D - between 800 and 2000 IUs - can significantly lower...

Health Tip – July 17 – Anti-Alzheimer’s Diet

The more omega-3 fatty acids in the diet, the lower the blood levels of a protein related to Alzheimer's disease.  A study from Columbia...

Health Tip – Feb. 17 – You Can Gain Weight Eating...

While it’s true that most Americans don’t get enough fresh produce in their diets, a recent, large study from Europe found that adults who...

Health Tip – Feb. 6 – Starch and Breast Cancer Recurrance

Too many starchy carbs seem to be associated with breast cancer recurrence. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego divided 2,651 breast cancer...

Health Tip – Jan. 9 – Chocolate Update: A Trick to...

You may be able to get your chocolate habit under control if you take a 15- minute walk during the day. That’s the word...