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One in Five Americans will develop skin cancer! Despite public health warnings to wear sunscreen, cases of the most dangerous form of skin cancer — melanoma — have been rising rapidly. You can get melanoma on any area of your body, including your eyes and internal organs. Melanoma cells produce melanin, the dark pigment thatContinue reading “COULD YOU BECOME A SKIN CANCER VICTIM?”

The Risks of Undetected Sleep Apena

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. If you snore loudly and feel tired after a night’s sleep, you might have sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which is the more common form, occurs when throat muscles relax and block the flow of air into the lungs.  It’s importantContinue reading “The Risks of Undetected Sleep Apena”


Experts are now predicting that the number of centenarians — (people who live to be at least 100 years old) — will continue to rise in the coming years.  Of course, genetics play a large role in healthy aging, as well as physical activity, social support and geographic environment. Petersen Sisters – 101 Years ofContinue reading “WILL YOU LIVE BEYOND 100?       “

5 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Human Body

The human body is a complex structure of interconnected systems and vital organs that work day in and day out to fulfill the functions necessary for everyday living. Here a 5 facts you may not know: Fact No. 1: Your gut is the only organ with its own independent nervous system.  Your gastrointestinal system (commonlyContinue reading “5 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Human Body”


Atrial Fibrillation, (often referred to as A-FIB), affects over three million adults in the United States, a number that is expected to quadruple in the coming decade as the population ages and risk factors like obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure become even more common. The lifetime risk of developing A-fib is greater than 20Continue reading “HOW A-FIB CAN LEAD TO STROKE AND DEMENTIA”


Most people are not aware there are actually 7 stages of Alzheimer’s Disease.  The stages don’t always fall into neat boxes, and the symptoms might vary — but you can help support your loved one with Alzheimer’s by learning more about how the condition unfolds. Stage 1: Normal Outward Behavior     Alzheimer’s disease usually starts silently, with brain changes that beginContinue reading “7 STAGES OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE”


Given the typical choices available in markets, which vegetables shouldyou eat to obtain the widest range of healthy vitamins, nutrients, and fiber?My recommendation is simple: eat all of the colors of the rainbow.”These colors signal the presence of diverse phytochemicals andphytonutrients, which are beneficial substances produced by plants. Peoplewho eat diets rich in phytonutrients haveContinue reading “ADDING COLOR TO YOUR DIET”

Eating Healthy to Live Longer

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is essential for living a long and healthy life. Research shows that certain foods can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease and cancer, as well as improve physical and mental health. Here are some tips for eating healthier and living longer: Consume Fruits & VegetablesContinue reading “Eating Healthy to Live Longer”

Eating the Rainbow Can Heal your Body

Eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables can provide a range of health benefits for your body. The different colors in these foods are due to the presence of various phytonutrients, which are natural compounds that can help protect against disease. For example, red foods like tomatoes and watermelon contain lycopene, which has beenContinue reading “Eating the Rainbow Can Heal your Body”


Dr. Michael Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer at the Cleveland Clinic and Co-Founder of RealAge, Inc., suggests that with today’s health and medical innovations, you could live to 150! Dr. Roizen contends that in the not-too-distant future Robots will remove plaque from your arteries! Doctors will be able to literally ‘print’ a 3-D organ to replaceContinue reading “HOW LONG WILL YOU LIVE?”