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News + Info: You’re busy, you’re multi-tasking, and who has time to keep up on all of the latest news and information to stay healthy? We do! We’ll break it down in bite-sized portions for you so all you have to do is check in here from time to time for all of the latest and greatest information that is important to you. Looking for something specific? Let us know and we’ll do our best to track it down for you. We are YOUR resource!

HOT TIP: Nuts for Nuts

If you are nuts for nuts, here’s more good news on why they are great for you.       HOT TIP: More good news about nuts. A Harvard Medical School study found that those who consumed two or more servings of nuts per week had a significantly reduced risk of developing pancreatic cancer, in View Post >

Optimism Good for the Soul – and Heart!

The more optimistic you are, the greater your chances of being in ideal cardiovascular health, especially when compared to pessimists.   Researchers at the University of Illinois reviewed data on more than 5,100 men and women ranging in age from 45 to 84, and assessed their cardiovascular health based on such factors as blood pressure, View Post >

HOT TIP: Get the Grain

HOT TIP: From Shape Magazine: Did you know that bread is the number one food that contributes the most calories in the American diet?  The number two source is cookies and cakes.  Most bread is made from enriched flour and high-fructose corn syrup. The best bread to is one labeled “100% whole wheat” or “100% View Post >

HOT TIP: Lavender

  HOT TIP: Did you know that 71 percent of Americans say they sleep better on fresh-smelling sheets? This per the National Sleep Foundation. Try a lavender spray, as the soothing scent helps you not only to relax but also to slow your heart rate.        

Private Oncologists vs. Hospitals

   Friends – Today we share with you an interesting piece from the New York Times on the demise of private oncologists due to rising costs.   When Dr. Jeffery Ward, a cancer specialist, and his partners sold their private practice to the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, the hospital built them a new office View Post >

HOT TIP: Pass on the Juice

Walk away from that grape juice. Pick up the water.     HOT TIP: Did you know that a glass of grape juice could contain up to 13 types of pesticide residues? And let’s not get started on the sugar (it can equal up to TWO Snickers bars – sorry, had to say it). Even View Post >

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