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Get Healthy—Or Else Inside one company's all-out attack on medical costs In August, Joe Pellegrini got yet another nagging phone call. It was his health coach, a woman working on behalf of his employer, the $2.7 billion lawn-care company, Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. (SMG ) The ...
Mar 12 2007 11:21am
Statin drugs lower respiratory death risk People who use statin drugs are less likely to die of influenza and chronic bronchitis, according to a study that shows yet another unexpected benefit of the cholesterol-lowering medications. Their s ...
Apr 11 2007 5:50pm
Blood test helps predict metabolic syndrome: study CHICAGO (Reuters) - A new blood test found that people with high levels of a type of damaged cholesterol were much more likely to develop metabolic syndrome, putting them at higher risk of heart dis ...
May 21 2008 11:50am
WHY FIBER A regular daily intake of fiber helps keep our bowels working regularly and prevent constipation. By providing bulk and softening stool, the pressure of hard bowel movements is eliminated. Fibr ...
Mar 26 2011 5:12pm
Hi. Thanks for the fiber overview. Any thoughts on fiber and gut microflora, and the impac ... more
Mar 30 2011 8:21pm
Clean Air, Clean Arteries A friend of mine is supposed to run the L.A. Marathon with me, but she has reneged on her decision with the excuse that polluted L.A. air will corrode her lungs. While I thin ...
Aug 28 2007 4:12pm
Rising number of Japan's kids have weight problem A growing number of Japanese children have weight problems that could set them up for health problems later in life, and standards must be set to deal with the issue, researchers said on Monday. The ...
Apr 02 2007 10:37am
Super Soy Nuts to the Rescue! I love soy nuts. They are a delicious little baked snack made from whole soybeans. They are similar in taste and texture to peanuts, but slightly crunchier. Chock full of isoflavones, they are as good ...
Jun 30 2007 1:04pm
Supplements for a healthy heart There are certain supplements that have been proven to prevent heart disease. If you are taking heart medication, consult your doctor before supplementing. Vitamin E prevents the development of plaq ...
Jul 12 2007 6:59am
You should check out the liquid multivitamin called Vemma! www.myvemma.com/andrewprat ... more
Mar 28 2008 2:14pm
Do you think the AMA is run by drug companys For an example I was told by a doctor that the cause of high cholesterol is high levels of homocystein it comes from proteins in the lever since the lever is the filter for the blood and this cell is ...
Oct 18 2007 6:42pm
Money and Fraud. I know the drug companies run the AMA in terms of through money, false su ... more
Oct 21 2007 7:25am
Company Check Workers' Fat, Saves on Healthcare LINCOLN, Nebraska (CNN) -- Lincoln Industries looks like a typical blue-collar plant -- workers cutting, bending, plating and polishing steel for products such as motorcycle tailpipes and truck exh ...
Jul 25 2008 8:50am