Tuesday, September 01, 2015

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

What Measurement Ratio Is A More Accurate Predictor Of Your Heart Disease Risk Than BMI?

The waist-to-height ratio is used to measure body fat distribution. A higher ratio is related to increased risk of heart disease due to abdominal obesity.

 

Both waist-to-height ratio and BMI are popular screening tools for Read moreChevron

Lynda Burke

Lynda Burke, Community Member

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Asymptomatic cardiac arrest

 My younger sister, 48yo, suffered a cardiac arrest no warning, no symptoms that we know of. We never found an answer why either in the hospital or after her death. The only thing the doctors thought was a contributing factor was... Read moreChevron

posted 05/12/2015, comments (0)|
Yumhee Park

Being A Woman And Underpaid Could Have A Serious Effect On Your Health

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Think lifestyle and genetics are the only... Read moreChevron

posted 05/06/2015, comments (0)|
Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

How We Can Be Heart Advocates in 15 Minutes or Less

Heart disease comes in many forms. It can be mild to severe; non-life-threatening or life-threatening; diagnosed or undiagnosed; debilitating or not. One issue that... Read moreChevron

posted 05/05/2015, comments (0)|
Yumhee Park

If You Care About Your Health, You Should Care About The Earth

Today is Earth Day, a day to celebrate the planet that gives us life and a home. A day to think about the planet we are born on, live on, and eventually die on, that we (and by we, I mean most of us) actually tend to never really think about.

 

Earth Day is also a day to think about how we contribute in the health or sickness... Read moreChevron

posted 04/22/2015, comments (0)|

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