Author Archives: Jim Greene

8 Signs of an Irregular Heartbeat

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Do you feel dizzy or tightness in your chest frequently? You may have heart arrhythmia, or in other words, an irregular heartbeat. There’s nothing to panic about if you’ve felt the following eight symptoms only on an occasional basis. The fast fluttering of the heart is experienced by many and may develop with age.  However,   …Continue Reading


10 Common Causes of Hypertension

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Heart disease is one of the biggest silent killers on a global scale.  Having hypertension (or high blood pressure) means that the pressure to which your arteries pump blood from your heart to the rest of your organs and throughout your body is too great. This abnormal blood pressure is what puts stress on the   …Continue Reading


New Product Drops Blood Sugar By 107 Points For Diabetics

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What we’re about to reveal to you is undaunted. But if this natural diabetes cure did half of what it claims, it would still be better than all the diabetes drugs on the market today. If you or someone you know suffers from Diabetes it’s important to read on. This groundbreaking formula is twice as   …Continue Reading


German Study Shows Pessimists Live Longer

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Contrary to the popular Monty Python ditty, always looking on the bright side of life will not ensure a longer one. A new study out of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany, has found that pessimists, or those who have realistic expectations about life, actually live longer, healthier lives. The research analyzed data from 1993   …Continue Reading


Risking your Life: Turning Left and Talking on Cell

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A team of neuroscientists from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto say that drivers who talk on a smart phone, even using a hands-free device, while turning left are putting their lives at serious risk. “[It] could be the most dangerous thing they ever do on the road,” says Tom Schweizer, director of neuroscience research at   …Continue Reading


2013 Flu Vaccine Offers Little Protection to Seniors

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If you got the flu shot this winter to protect yourself from the flu, chances are you may have still fallen ill. A study from the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) has found that this year’s flu vaccine did little to protect seniors (individuals 65-years of age and older) from influenza A strain H3N2,   …Continue Reading


Case of Mad Moose Disease Discovered in Alberta

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The very first case of mad moose disease has been discovered in Southern Alberta.  Wildlife officials claim this is the very first moose found with the same neurological disorder that’s linked to mad cow disease, affecting cattle. Lab tests verified that the moose had chronic-wasting disease (CWD) after it was hit by a vehicle and   …Continue Reading


Codeine Linked to Deaths of Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising doctors to cease prescribing codeine to children after surgeries such as tonsillectomies, removal of the adenoids, or both. Why? Due to several deaths, which have been linked to prescription codeine post-surgery for removal of the tonsils and/or the adenoids. The deaths have occurred specifically in child patients   …Continue Reading


Obese Mother = Obese Baby?

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It seems that more and more North American women are overweight or obese before and throughout their pregnancies. This might not mean much on its own accord. However, a recent study from the Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism says that if mom is overweight before and during pregnancy; the chances of delivering a heavier baby   …Continue Reading


More U.S. Women are Popping the Morning-After Pill

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A report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that even though more American women are taking the morning-after pill, it is not replacing conventional birth control methods for the majority of women. With approximately 11 percent of sexually active women (about 5.8 million) admitting to taking the pill between 2006 and   …Continue Reading