Good Health

“Good” Hearts Aren’t Just About Kindness

In this season of love, the emotions of the heart are the subject of greeting cards, ads, and shared moments with your special sweetie. We’ve all heard it said that the heart is the window to the soul.  Amazingly, it is

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Planet of the Vapes

Is Danger Lurking Behind the “Benefits” of eCigarettes? by Karyn Brodsky You can’t escape the vape. Those slender, flute-like tubes are everywhere—not only being used to inhale vapors by adults, but also by teens and yes, tweens, who are attracted

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Take a Deep Breath

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month We take it for granted, don’t we?  The privilege of taking a deep breath – breathing in the cool mountain air, taking a cleansing breath during a workout, or inhaling the sweet aroma of

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You Don’t Have to Go It Alone

  by Alicia Wanek There is no cure. It’s what makes a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease so scary.  That coupled with the knowledge that you or a loved one will show a progressive decline in mental faculties to the point

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How Early Can Alzheimer’s Be Diagnosed?

  by Alicia Wanek Common belief is that Alzheimer’s can only truly be diagnosed in an autopsy, but with Envision Imaging/CereScan’s neuro-imaging capabilities combined with advanced processing software, you can get a clear assessment of what’s going on in a

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Binge Drinking

  Unsafe, Unhealthy, Unpredictable by Karyn Brodsky There’s something happening on college campuses in epidemic proportions, and unfortunately, it’s not learning. Today, more than ever, binge drinking has become a trend, and its results are disturbing. In the U.S., binge

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Bigger, Stronger, Faster

  Important Facts About Nutritional Supplements           The GNC website has categories like “Nitric Oxide,” “Hardcore Products” and “Mass Gainers” to name a few. My fear is that teens will walk into a GNC or Google “sports

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Overuse Injuries: A Growing Trend in Young Athletes

  by Tricia White As organized youth sports have grown in popularity, the pressure to compete has led to children specializing in one sport only. In generations past, children changed sports with the seasons throughout the year, but today it

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Still No Answers

One Teen’s Heart-Wrenching Struggle Post-Concussion Seventeen-year-old Avery Crowe, a student at Hebron High School, was a competitive D1 club soccer player when she collided heads with another player during a big game in which college scouts were in attendance.  Determined

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