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Short Sleep and Prediabetes: A Toxic Combination

Short Sleep and Prediabetes: A Toxic Combination

Prediabetes is a condition where a person is at a high risk of developing diabetes. In 2015, there were 81.4 million people in the U.S. who had prediabetes, according to statistics from the American Diabetes Association. With prediabetes being a prevalent issue, it’s important to understand just what can cause prediabetes to develop into full-blown
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Red Light Green Light: A New Game for Healthcare

Red Light Green Light: A New Game for Healthcare

With advances in medical technology, there is an increasing number of new ways to treat diseases. One such way that has been gaining traction in recent years is phototherapy. Using light as a healing catalyst is not new. For example, in the 20th century doctors would use sunlight to treat rickets. In this case, we
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Preparing for Chemo: Some Items to Remember

Preparing for Chemo: Some Items to Remember

Chemotherapy is never an easy procedure to go through. It may only last a few hours in and of itself, but the side effects can last for days or weeks. These side effects can cause a lot of stress in life. Staying as comfortable as possible and having made plans are key to making chemotherapy
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Foods Packed with Protein to Pump Up Your Diet

Foods Packed with Protein to Pump Up Your Diet

Protein brings many health benefits. It keeps us feeling fuller so we don’t consume as many calories. It also helps us burn more fat. It can help strengthen bones against osteoporosis. Studies have shown that protein consumption can lead to better cognitive function. It’s a wonder nutrient. When most people think of protein they associate
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Making a Home Safer for Alzheimer’s Patients

Making a Home Safer for Alzheimer’s Patients

With a diagnosis such as Alzheimer’s, families need to start planning. One of the biggest decisions is about where the patient will live. Most prefer to stay in their own homes, if possible. However, staying at home does pose some risks as there are many things in a home that become dangerous to a person
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