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June is Men’s Health Month

Connie's Corner

June is Men’s Health Month

“According to the men’s health department at NYU, 63 percent of men do not go to the doctor unless they are bleeding or are in serious pain. Heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, kidney, and liver disease are all among the top causes of death for Americans; which men are more likely to die faster from than women. Today, on average, women outlive men by five years. Also, “the biggest problem that men have is not so much a specific disease…but the diseases are the result of lack of health care monitoring earlier in life,” WebMD says. Most of these targeted issues are preventable and...

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This is Your Brain on Coffee

Connie's Corner

I love it when science makes me feel good about my addictions. I love coffee and I am not going to give up that or my hormones until death do us part. So here is a snippet from the NY Times about caffeine with a link to the full article. Now, remember it is not so great to dump a bunch of sugar in said coffee because drinking sugar is the best way to get diabetes. Enjoy, and here is a not to the coffee growers everywhere, buy free trade to keep them and yourself healthy. – Connie “animal experiments show...

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Slathering on Sunscreen Shows Results

Connie's Corner

Slathering on Sunscreen Shows Results

Slathering on Sunscreen Shows Results, Researchers Find – NYTimes.com This is another good article on why to use sunscreen! If you are young enough to not have saggy wrinkled skin yet or you do not want to go any further south than you have read this! Now that being said putting the least amount of chemicals on our skin as possible is good. The Climb On Sunscreen is the cleanest and is great for kids who do not care if they look a bit ghost like at the pool. That stuff stays on too! The Elta Sunscreens are my personal...

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Great 7 Minute Workout!

Great 7 Minute Workout!

If you think you do not have the time for exercise you can now trade total exercise time for total exercise effort and get similar or better health and fitness benefits. Above is a great 7 minute exercise program that works! This is a great one for people who travel and need to exercise in their hotel room as well as for some of us who only have 7 minutes to give some days. Hey can you really talk yourself out of 7 minutes? I probably can but I am going to try this and see how it works. It is...

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Health Care as a Human Right

Very powerful video from Paul Farmer, on believing in health care as a human right.

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