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Hot Flashes Linked To Heart Disease In Senior Women

Hot flashes are an annoying and often painful symptom of menopause. But, now comes news that these hot flashes may be more serious than previously known. The intense heat, pain and flushed cheeks is a warning sign of health problems down the road, according to new research.   The study was released at the North…

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Recommendations For The Elderly and Their Relatives

This article was writted exclusively for our Split Rock Rehab readers, by our friend, Melisa Marzett who also writes articles for, an academic website. The aging process is long, starting with a gradual decrease in the functional capabilities of the human body. There are three stages of this period, which are elderly age –…

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Biotech Food Engineered For Better Health Is Here

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Biotech food that has been engineered to remove ingredients that can be harmful to your health is now available for purchase. The first foods expected to be available are salad dressings and granola bars. These items will contain soybean oil that has been genetically altered to remove ingredients harmful to your heart.      …

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Migraine Headache Relief Advancing With New Treatments

Migraine headache relief has improved with the introduction of better treatments that reduce the pain and improve the quality of life.   A migraine headache is the most prevalent pain complaint in the United States. Known as the possible headache imaginable, it displays unique symptoms.They come with back pain with back pain, nausea, vomiting, and…

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More Seniors Without Medicaid Health Insurance Coverage In 2019

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More seniors, for the first time in the last ten years, are without Medicaid Health Insurance according to the U.S. Census Bureau.   The percentage of senior citizens without health insurance increased by 1 percent in 2018. Overall, the rate of uninsured Americans grew from 7.9 percent of the population in 2017 to 8.5 percent…

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Trump Administration Orders FDA To Ban Vaping Products

The Trump administration this week ordered the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to combat e-cigarette vaping (smoking) especially among young people.   This in response to a recent outbreak of  lung illnesses associated with e-cigarette use. It has resulted in serious pulmonary illness and even death. The focus is on flavored e-cigarettes. FDA will pull unauthorized…

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Congressional Plan To Lower Prescription Drug Prices Making Progress

A congressional plan to lower prescription drug prices is making good progress among House Democrats. They hope to soon finalize their version and send it over to the House Republicans for debate and review.   The Democratic draft plan from House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) allows government price negotiation on a long list of expensive…

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DNA Testing Can Raise Your Risk For Identity Theft! Beware.

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DNA testing can raise your risk of identity theft. No doubt, you’re scratching your head in disbelief, asking what’s the connection? Sorry to tell you, it’s true and it’s happening right now. The Inspector General of the United States just released the warning this week.   The scam is clever and it’s working — as…

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Sugar In Excessive Consumption Increases Risk Of Autoimmune Disease


Sugar is a food that all of us love and crave. We love it so much that just about every food we eat and every beverage we drink, contains sugar. Many studies have shown that consistently consuming this food can lead to obesity — which leads to diabetes, kidney malfunction. heart disease and hypertension.  …

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Fiber Is A Key Component of Your Diet, Don’t Ignore It


Fiber — is an important ingredient in everyone’s daily diet. Most of us know that it’s good for us — but for whatever reason, we ignore it. We just don’t get enough of these important foods. Indeed, studies show that most Americans get less than half the daily recommended amount of fiber each day.  …

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