Atrial Fib Increases Risk of Stroke: New Treatment May Reduce Risk

FriJuly6CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: is research from Rush University Medical that evaluates an implantable cardiac device designed to reduce the chance of stroke with atrial fibrillation.

MAKING CHANGES: You may experience an increased risk of atrial fibrillation but with some lifestyle changes, you may experience better health.

FACT OR FICTION: Not many people want to pick up or play with a snake. They have the reputation for being slimy but their skin is actually smooth and dry. It’s the length and width that might be shocking to you!

 

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Physical Illness Can Lead to Emotional Turmoil

ThursJuly5CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE:you’ll discover new research associating physical health conditions with the risk of suicide.

MAKING CHANGES: Making smart life choices reduces your risk of physical challenges - and therefore your risk of emotional turmoil.

FACT OR FICTION: If your cat sound different today than she did yesterday, you might just be right. But, did you know the reason for the difference in communication?  

 

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Take Prescription Drugs If You Need Them Only

WedJuly4CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is information about post-market problems that show up with prescription medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

MAKING CHANGES: Prevention is always your best medicine.

FACT OR FICTION:The bite is perfectly circular, they live in the ocean and belong to a species which most people fear. They are small in size but fierce. Know what they are?  

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Activity Is Still Your Best Offense Against Diseases

TuesJuly3CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is new research demonstrating an increase in activity in school age children may reduce overall medical costs significantly.

MAKING CHANGES: Getting your children to move each day may be a challenge, but one worth the effort for your health and theirs.

FACT OR FICTION: He’s man’s best friend, but you might be surprised to find out what 70% of owners do with their pets!  

 

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Initial Injury May Increase Your Risk Later in Life

FriJune29CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research that explains a bit more about minor head injuries and the relationship to dementia.

MAKING CHANGES: While your brain is making connections to compensate, you may want to add support that reduces your potential risk for problems later in life.

FACT OR FICTION: It is a marine creature who can blend with their environment by doing more than changing color.

 

Read more
Add your reaction Share

New Imaging Results Demonstrate What You Already Have Experienced

ThurJune28CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is the recommendation to stay on task and focus - one thing at a time.

MAKING CHANGES: Although you may find it counter-intuitive to what you THINK works better, making these small changes may increase your productivity by 40 percent.

FACT OR FICTION: What does the debris on Saturn look like?

 

Read more
Add your reaction Share

You Keep This in Mind

WedJune27CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research that demonstrates a potential reason women and men react differently after a traumatic brain injury.

MAKING CHANGES: Nothing to change today.

FACT OR FICTION: Discover what mature trees in your yard will do for your home. Yes, your yard looks better - but it’s more than that!  

 

Read more
Add your reaction Share

What You Eat Can Affect Your Attention to Detail

MonJune25CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE:today is research that links a Mediterranean diet to your energy profile and your ability to pay attention.

MAKING CHANGES: Adding Mediterranean fare to your meals is easy - even if the meals you’re eating aren’t strictly Mediterranean.

FACT OR FICTION: What qualifies as a mammal?

 

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Stay Active BEFORE Getting Pregnant

WedJune20CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research from the University of Iowa demonstrating the benefits of being active before you become pregnant in order to assure a healthy pregnancy.

MAKING CHANGES: There are several ways to get exercise if you’ve never started before, and we’ll show you how.

FACT OR FICTION: A symbol of America, the American Bald Eagle is a proud representation of freedom.

 

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Benefits of Sunshine

TuesJune19CI.jpgIN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research demonstrating another benefit  you’ll experience spending a bit of time in the sunshine.

MAKING CHANGES: Not too many changes today - just a few minutes more each day in the sun.

FACT OR FICTION: Frightening, overwhelming and deadly - let’s not mess with them!

 

Read more
Add your reaction Share