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Medical Tourism: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Posted Tue, 2013/11/19 - 23:31 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Costs & Insurance, Patient Care

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Medical tourism is an increasingly popular choice to obtain affordable and quality healthcare, and for good reason.

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Traveling for Good Health

Posted Fri, 2013/03/15 - 21:07 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Alternative Treatments

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Medical tourism has been around for a while, and it is becoming an increasingly popular option for many people today.

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Controlling Blood Sugar With Green Tea

Posted Thu, 2013/02/07 - 23:00 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Alternative Treatments, Diabetes

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Green tea is chock full of antioxidants and is believed to have many health benefits, including controlling our blood sugar during a high starch meal.

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Eye Health Linked to Brain Health

Posted Tue, 2013/01/29 - 21:44 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Conditions & Diseases, Patient Care

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Doctors now believe that declining eye health could be an indicator of a larger problem with the brain.

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Vitamin D and Heart Disease for Diabetics

Posted Mon, 2013/01/28 - 23:22 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Alternative Treatments, Conditions & Diseases

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Doctors now think that the risk for heart disease in some patients with diabetes may be linked to vitamin D levels.

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Leisurely Exercise Is Not Only Fun, It May Help You Live Longer

Posted Thu, 2012/12/27 - 01:25 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Beyond Science

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Regularly taking part in leisurely exercise can not only make a person look and feel better, but it may also help them to live longer.

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Pan-Fried Meat May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk

Posted Thu, 2012/11/15 - 01:39 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Cancer

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Pan frying meat can raise the temperature high enough so that carcinogens are created that may increase a person's risk for prostate cancer.

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Sound Mind and Body Slows Memory Loss

Posted Mon, 2012/10/29 - 21:07 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Mind and body, Alternative Treatments, Conditions & Diseases, Beyond Science

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Combining mental and physical stimulation on a regular basis can have appears to have a protective effect against age related memory loss, which can be an indicator of dementia.

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Eating Tomatoes May Protect Against Stroke

Posted Mon, 2012/10/15 - 22:36 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Alternative Treatments, Conditions & Diseases

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Increased consumption of tomatoes was linked to higher serum levels of the antioxidant lycopene in men, which is believed to have a protective effect against strokes.

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Acupuncture as an Alternative to Knee Surgery

Posted Tue, 2012/10/09 - 21:43 by Fred Lee

Costs & Insurance, Drugs & Treatments, Tests & Procedures, Alternative Treatments, Mind and body, Patient Care

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Acupuncture has shown promise as a safe, effective, and more economical alternative to knee surgery.

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