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The Importance of Nutrition in Rehabilitation

Surgery, an injury or a medical event such as a stroke or heart attack can create havoc in the body. A critical and often overlooked factor in aiding recovery from such events is nutrition. The right nutrients can help a body heal more quickly. There are several conditions that can exacerbate pain and slow recovery, […]
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Stroke or Heatstroke? Know the Difference.

Our area is known for its heatwaves, sometimes of historic proportions. Seniors are at higher risk of heat-related illness, and should receive prompt medical attention if they display the signs of heatstroke. But it’s important, says the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, not to confuse heatstroke with stroke, because although both should be treated immediately, […]
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Prepare Your Produce Safely

Are you growing a garden this year? Gardening provides good exercise and a nutritional boost. Experts tell us that adding more fruits and veggies to our diet provides a wide variety of benefits. A study published by the British Journal of Health Psychology even found that people who eat fruits and veggies are more curious […]
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Experts Call Depression the Leading Cause of Poor Health

Each year the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates World Health Day, highlighting a current, top-of-the-list global health issue. In recent years, World Health Day focused on infectious diseases, hypertension, diabetes and food safety. The theme for 2017 was “Depression: Let’s Talk.” According to the WHO experts, depression is the leading cause of poor health and […]
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