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Can Running + Other Exercise Help You Live Longer?

Posted on Feb 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

By now, everyone knows there are numerous benefits of exercise, and one of those benefits includes the potential to extend life. So, what is the one specific exercise that helps you live longer? According to recent research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, running may extend your life up to three years. (1, 2) That’s right — running is a life extender, even if you run as little as five minutes per day. Even more remarkable, subjects in the study who ran lived about three years longer than non-runners, even if they were...

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Terminally Ill People Want More Access to Experimental Treatments. Here’s Why Doctors Are Pushing Back

Posted on Feb 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

Doctors and medical ethicists are criticizing a bill supported by President Donald Trump that would allow people with fatal illnesses to have access to drugs not yet approved by federal authorities. “Right to Try” is a policy that Trump mentioned during his State of the Union Addresson Jan. 30. “People who are terminally ill should not have to go from country to country to seek a cure — I want to give them a chance right here at home,” he said. “It is time for the Congress to give these wonderful Americans the ‘right to try.’” Right-to-try laws have passed in some 38 states. While no...

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This Month in Medical History

Posted on Jan 9, 2018 in Uncategorized

On January 21st, 1677, the first medical publication in America was circulating around Boston. Its message? How to manage smallpox. The pamphlet was a broadside, 12 inches by 17 inches, and written by Reverend Thomas Thacher. John Foster of Boston printed and sold it under the title: “A Brief Rule to guide the Common People of New England How to order themselves and theirs in the Small Pocks, or Measles.” A second version appeared in 1702. [1] Pamphlets on smallpox continued to circulate (almost as much as the disease) well into the next century–but outbreaks continued even into the early...

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More Doctors and Scientists Now Agree: Depression Is a Physical Illness

Posted on Jan 4, 2018 in Uncategorized

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the September 18, 2017 Medical Rewind Show More Doctors and Scientists Now Agree: Depression Is a Physical Illness Posted on September 18, 2017Health And Wellness By Alex Pietrowski For those looking for a way out of depression, recent research offers a totally different approach than is what is being offered by most doctors and psychiatrists. It centers around the findings in a host of new research which suggests that many cases of depression may be physical in nature, rather than rooted in a chemical imbalance or...

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Should people without depression take medication to prevent it?

Posted on Jan 2, 2018 in Uncategorized

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the September 18, 2017 Medical Rewind Show By Nathaniel Morris September 17, 2017 If you were at risk for developing depression, would you take a pill to prevent it?For years, physicians have prescribed antidepressants to treat people grappling with depression. Some people can benefit from taking these medications during an acute episode. Others with a history of recurrent depression may take antidepressants to help prevent relapses. But researchers are studying a new use for these medications: to prevent depression...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR…….

Posted on Jan 1, 2018 in Uncategorized

On New Year’s Day and every day, we wish you joy and fulfillment. Happy new...

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