Posts Tagged ‘health’

Eating Well As You Get Older

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Seniors, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

Senior Couple Eating Meal Together In Kitchen From the National Institutes of Health Benefits of Eating Well Eating well is vital for everyone at all ages. Whatever your age, your daily food choices can make an important difference in your health and in how you look and feel. Eating Well Promotes Health Eating a well-planned, balanced mix of foods every day has [&hellip
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Golden Cuisine for the Golden Years

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Seniors, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

COMPANY PREPARES HEALTHY FOODS ESPECIALLY FOR SENIORS By John Friia As people grow older, the chances of getting diagnosed with a chronic illness or weakened immune system increases. The Food and Drug Administration has created guidelines of what seniors should consume, to ensure that they remain healthy. Like the standards for adults, seniors are encouraged [&hellip
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Foods that Improve Your Fertility and Supercharge Your Sex Drive

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections

alt_healthy_Logo   By Alisa Vitti Hormones affect everything. Have you ever struggled with acne, oily hair, dandruff, dry skin, cramps, headaches, irritability, exhaustion, constipation, irregular cycles, heavy bleeding, clotting, shedding hair, weight gain, anxiety, insomnia, infertility, lowered sex drive, or bizarre food cravings and felt like your body was just irrational? It’s not, it’s hormonal. Yet [&hellip
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Healthy Eating Tips for Pregnant Women

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iStock_000013189046Large copy By John Friia Once a woman discovers she is pregnant, everything changes, from what she can do to what she can eat. When it comes to dietary changes, the goal is to try to eat the types of food that are beneficial for your growing baby. With such a wide variety of foods to choose [&hellip
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Heart Disease, a Silent and Ignored Killer in Women

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iStock_000016115660Medium copy By John Friia The leading cause of death for women in the United States is heart disease, and many of the symptoms that signal heart attack in women are different from those experienced by males, sometimes resulting in a fatal self-misdiagnosis. According to the American Heart Association, 477,900 women died from a heart-related conditions in [&hellip
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New Treatments for Breast Cancer

Written by Dr. Cynthia Paulis on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

iStock_000016501839Medium copy   When attorney Barbara Gay found a lump on her breast, she went to her doctor for an evaluation and was referred to a surgeon to have a biopsy. It took a week before the results came in. “I remember he looked at me and said, ‘You have breast cancer,’ then he spun his stool [&hellip
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The Wonderful Dr. Oz

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800px-Dr._Oz_at_ServiceNation_2008 TV’s Most Prominent Advocate Of Health Gets Personal On The Joys Of His Career And Deep Commitment To Family By Whitney C. Harris Take the demands of a world-class cardiothoracic surgeon operating at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and teaching at Columbia University Medical School. Add to that the work of hosting a Daytime Emmy award-winning television [&hellip
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Overcoming alcohol problems: The good news (and the bad)

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Bar Scene By David Gibbons The bad news is alcohol continues to be the most widely abused mood-altering, addictive drug in America, directly and indirectly responsible for billions of dollars in health care costs, crime and property damage—not to mention immeasurable lost productivity and personal devastation. Alcohol problems are widespread, and fewer addicts receive treatment in comparison [&hellip
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