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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Health Information from Dr. Oz and The Doctors Inaccurate — New Study

Finding accurate information about rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other health issues can be a challenge. How do you know what is correct and what isn’t? Who do you trust? For many, the answer is Dr. Oz, the guru of late afternoon TV and host of one of the most highly rated daily television programs. A new study reveals that over less than... Read moreChevron

posted 12/22/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Dehydration and Low Blood Pressure

I realize your bigger concern tends to be how to LOWER high blood pressure, but today I want to touch on the reverse so you are aware of this potential problem.

 

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posted 12/18/2014, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

The FDA Approves the Animas Vibe Insulin Pump And Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System

The FDA approved the Animas Vibe insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system for the management of insulin-requiring diabetes for anyone 18 years of age or older.

 

I’ve been using the Dexcom for 3 years and it has improved my diabetes control and made my life far more relaxing.  The Dexcom helps me... Read moreChevron

posted 12/01/2014, comments (0)|
Maryee

Maryee, Health Guide

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I am in my mid-40s, have kids, work full-time, & manage our home.

Addictive Additives in Food

We have a tremendous obesity problem in our country today, with one in every three adults being either overweight or obese. It seems odd to me that no other generation in our lifetime faced this in such incredible numbers. There has to be something to this that has come about in recent decades. It makes me think that with the introduction of... Read moreChevron

posted 07/28/2014, comments (0)|
Melanie Thomassian

Melanie Thomassian, Health Pro

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Dietitian

Detox Diets: Are They A Good Idea?

With the start of 2012, you may have made a pledge to shed the extra pounds you've gain over the last year.

Recently, I've heard a lot of people saying they intend to go on a "detox diet," as soon as the New Year begins.

But, is that a wise move?

For the most part, the only thing detox products help you to... Read moreChevron

posted 12/31/2011, comments (0)|

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