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 Coffee’s Benefits Are More Than You Might Think
25
Jun

Coffee’s Benefits Are More Than You Might Think

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By Aaron E. Carroll, The New York Times

When I was a kid, my parents refused to let me drink coffee because they believed it would “stunt my growth.” It turns out, of course, that this is a myth. Studies have failed, again and again, to show that coffee or caffeine consumption are related to reduced bone mass or how tall people are.

Coffee has long had a reputation as being unhealthy. But in almost every single respect that reputation is backward. The potential health benefits are surprisingly large.

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a Guinness man after all.
29
May

Smuggling a Beer for My Hospital Patient

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Article by: By Daniela J. Lamas, M.D.
Photo by: Gilmartin Owen

My pager went off late one afternoon with a message from the oncology service at my hospital, asking me to see a 70-year-old man with metastatic cancer and trouble breathing. I wasn’t hopeful. I had chosen to train in pulmonary and critical care medicine because I wanted to be someone who saved lives. But, it turned out, there was so much sickness I couldn’t fix.

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5 Habits for a Healthier Brain, Vail Ranch Pharmacy in Temecula, CA
21
May

5 Habits for a Healthier Brain (and Life) - By Jennifer Jones

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I started having seizures when I was around 5—the kind of seizures you see in the movies: fall-flat-on-the-ground-shaking-like-you’re-electrocuted-eyes-rolling-to-the-top-of-your-head seizures. These kind of seizures are now called tonic-clonic seizures, but when I was a little girl, they were called “grand mal” seizures, which means “the big bad.” Perhaps they changed the name because calling something “the big bad” isn’t very hopeful for patients.

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What is Kefir and Why Is It So Good for You?
01
May

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