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Weekly Link Love - Edition 21

Weekly Link Love - Edition 21

11 hours ago   |   Mark's Daily Apple

Research of the Week “Thermally-abused” soybean oil promotes breast cancer progression. Big moralizing gods came after the rise of civilizations. Strong weed linked to...
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Top 12 Cancers in the United States

12 hours ago   |   Active Beat

Cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. Cancer may be caused by genetic mutations, as well as environmental and lifestyle factors...
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Moderate Drinking vs. Binge Drinking on Weekends

12 hours ago   |   Active Beat

We all know that alcohol can have detrimental affects on our health if it's abused-not to mention our personal reputation (i.e., sloppy texts, poor decisions, and more). It's...
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When the Flu Requires Medical Attention

12 hours ago   |   Active Beat

Each and every one of us has had the flu at some point in our lives. The sniffles, a nagging cough, sore throat, and fever may send you to bed for a few days, but have you ever...
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Dementia: One Size Does Not Fit All

12 hours ago   |   Active Beat

You're likely familiar with the term dementia. In fact, many of us have been personally impacted by this progressive condition, particularly if a friend or loved one has...
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Healthy Holiday Volunteer Ideas for Giving Back

12 hours ago   |   Active Beat

Welcome to December, which means tis' the season to give. Sure, you can make a digital donation online or buy a bunch of gifts at your local mall to drop off at your local...
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Robin Williams Death: 9 Things To Know About Lewy Body Dementia

12 hours ago   |   Active Beat

If you followed the news coverage in the wake of Robin William's shocking and tragic death last August 11, 2014, you likely believe that the famous actor and comedian committed...
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Hematuria: 10 Causes of Blood in the Urine

12 hours ago   |   Active Beat

Blood in the urine is medically referred to as hematuria. There are two main types of hematuria: gross and microscopic. Gross hematuria can be seen in the urine with the naked...
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10 Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

12 hours ago   |   Active Beat

Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by the progressive thinning and weakening of bone, which is represented clinically by the loss of bone mass and density. The word...
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8 Special Health Challenges for Aging Adults

12 hours ago   |   Active Beat

The world's population is aging quickly. The number of adults over the age of 60 will double in the next three decades. Today approximately 12 percent of the population is...
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'It gave me hope': Alzheimer's sufferer, 57, reveals heartbreak after...

'It gave me hope': Alzheimer's sufferer, 57, reveals heartbreak after failure of clinical triale

Former New York Times reporter Phillip S Gutis, 57, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2016, placing him in the slim category of the four percent diagnosed before the age of 65. Read more ...

Gait Speed and Dynamic Stability Decline Accelerates Only in Late Life: A...

Gait Speed and Dynamic Stability Decline Accelerates Only in Late Life: A Cross-sectional Study in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Background and Purpose: Incidence of falls increases with age whereas gait speed declines. The purposes of this study were to examine (1) whether gait speed and center-of-mass... Read more ...

Factors Related to Self-rated Health in Older Adults: A Clinical Approach...

Factors Related to Self-rated Health in Older Adults: A Clinical Approach Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health Model

Background and Purpose: A growing population of older adults will require health care professionals to become increasingly knowledgeable in geriatric care. Patient ratings... Read more ...

Choosing Adult Day Care for Alzheimer's Patients

Choosing Adult Day Care for Alzheimer's Patients

No matter how nice and caring you are for somebody with Alzheimer's disease, you may end up needing help. Sometimes, a friend or a family member can step in to help while you... Read more ...