Exercise Alone Won’t Halt Weight Gain

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(DGIwire) A recent study published recently in the British Journal of Sports Medicine looked at the exercise patterns and weight of more than 19,000 adults over a 22 year period. The researchers found that almost everyone gained weight during that time and that only those that exceeded all current recommendations were able to avoid significant … [Continue reading...]

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(DGIwire)  If you are looking for unique evergreen content that is rocking readers interested in learning about today's innovative news about tomorrow's developments in healthy living & fitness; current and future technology; luxury goods; jewelry; national defense and security; arts and entertainment; management & leadership; lifestyle; … [Continue reading...]

Enjoying the Holidays: Six Stay-Healthy Tips for Those with Diabetes

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(DGIwire) -- The holidays are a stressful but happy time for everyone. We have our relatives visiting, or that special ordeal of trying to negotiate freeways or airports during the holiday rush. Everyone is bundled up in their winter clothing, as well as an invisible but distinct layer of anxiety that comes with knowing everyone expects to have an … [Continue reading...]

Hotel Horror Stories: How to Avoid Them

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(DGIwire) -- We’ve all been there: showers that drip, rooms the size of a shoebox that reek of stale cigarette smoke, sagging mattresses that feel like one is sleeping in a canoe, cheap sheets that rub up against skin like sandpaper—the list goes on. Regardless of the scenario, staying in a bad hotel can ruin a trip or even one’s impression of an … [Continue reading...]

A Step in the Right Direction for Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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(DGIwire) – Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) are open sores or wounds that occur in about 15 percent of patients with diabetes, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). Of those who develop DFUs, about six percent will be hospitalized due to infection or other ulcer-related complications. Foot ulcerations, the APMA reports, … [Continue reading...]

Identify and Manage: The Two-Pronged Approach for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

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(DGIwire) -- Diabetes has become tragically widespread. According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 25 million people suffer from the condition in the United States alone. If left untreated, diabetes can severely affect major organs, including the brain, heart, pancreas and kidneys, ultimately leading to stroke, heart attacks, renal … [Continue reading...]

‘Thinking Small’ to Enhance the Early Detection of Breast Cancer

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(DGIwire) – More than 230,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, according to the American Cancer Society. Although frequent screening and early detection can lower the mortality rate by up to 30 percent, the mammography “gold standard” is far from perfect. In a December 2011 article in Fortune magazine, Elizabeth … [Continue reading...]

Symptoms of “Aging” May Mask a Much More Serious Threat

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(DGIwire)   Ebola continues to make headlines on a daily basis. And this year’s flu season is just getting started. But there is another serious health threat sweeping through the country right now that very few people are aware of. Yet if you are over the age of 55, chances are good you may be suffering from it already…along with 40 million other … [Continue reading...]

Re-fresh Your Memory: Eat These Smarter Brain Foods

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(DGIwire)  What do berries, avocados, nuts, seeds and deep water fish like salmon have in common?  They are all natural foods delivered by Mother Nature and have been shown to be very healthy foods for our brains. Strong scientific evidence exists that eating blueberries, blackberries, strawberries and other berry fruits has beneficial effects … [Continue reading...]

Cancer Concerns: Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right

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(DGIwire) -- Please don’t use this as an excuse to justify pulling out your cigarettes, but indoor tanning leads to skin cancer at a much higher rate than smoking leads to lung cancer. Although this might come as a shock, and two wrongs don’t make a right, it’s also a warning worth heeding. This eye-opening fact comes to us courtesy of a recent … [Continue reading...]