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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Stephen Hawking was told that he had two years to live by doctors back in 1963. Today, he’s alive and is 72-years-old. 71% of breakups happen because of mood swings.     Banana is a happy fruit. Eating just one can help relieve irritable emotions, anger and or depression. It only takes one lie to completely change a person’s perception of who you are. Happy Friday!  source:   factualfacts.com   https://twitter.com/Fact   @Fact

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Broccoli, cabbage, and brussel sprouts all contain a little bit of cyanide. Eating them primes your liver to deal better with other poisons. Only 6 percent of doctors today are happy with their jobs. If everyone in the world washed their hands properly, we could save 1 million lives a year. Smelling green apples and bananas can help you lose weight. Sleep makes you more creative and makes your memories stronger. Coffee can lower your risk of tooth decay. Happy…

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 Your Doctor Wishes You Would do These 8 Things

 Your Doctor Wishes You Would do These 8 Things

We polled family doctors from across the country, and they laid down the law on eight things they wish we’d do—or stop doing. According to our panel of general practitioners, Canadians aren’t always doing what they should to make the most of doctor visits—and skipping out on these crucial tactics could lead to a delay in diagnosing serious conditions. Here’s what our experts say you should add to your patient checklist. 1. Stop feeling shy Many of us hesitate to…

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Many Manly Men Avoid Needed Health Care

Many Manly Men Avoid Needed Health Care

April 28, 2016     By Alan Mozes     HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Macho men are less likely than women to visit a doctor, and more likely to request male physicians when they do make an appointment, researchers say. But these “tough guys” tend to downplay their symptoms in front of male doctors because of a perceived need to keep up a strong front when interacting with men, according to three recent studies. The…

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6 Things You Should Not Ignore In Mental Health Care

6 Things You Should Not Ignore In Mental Health Care

By Támara Hill, MS, NCC, LPC  Do you have a therapist? What about a psychiatrist to prescribe medication? How do you feel about them? Mental health care has become a controversial field for many reasons but most clients and families are fearful of being mistreated, misdiagnosed,  used, misunderstood, controlled, and mistreated. It is a sad reality that fearful and uncertain clients drop out of therapy completely. Others may self-medicate or speak to and learn from family and friends who can…

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Do You Fall for the ‘Nocebo Effect’? 5 Ways to Stay Positive for Better Health

Do You Fall for the ‘Nocebo Effect’? 5 Ways to Stay Positive for Better Health

Scientific studies confirm that a placebo (a dummy medication or procedure) can genuinely benefit a person’s health. But its sinister cousin, the “nocebo effect,” creates expectations of harm, which can lead to seriously negative health consequences. A patient’s expectations of a treatment clearly influence the way it works. The authors of a 2012 German study note that vulnerable, ill, or injured patients are highly receptive to negative suggestion. A participant in one drug trial developed dangerously low blood pressure by…

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When Patients Manage Doctors

When Patients Manage Doctors

People with multiple chronic illnesses often must take charge of managing their own care By SUMATHI REDDY    Aug. 10, 2015  One in four Americans lives with more than one chronic illness; three out of four among those 65 and older. Managing those people’s health care is often difficult. Integrated health systems, such as Kaiser Permanente and Mayo Clinic, aim to ensure that treatment for one condition doesn’t interfere with care the patient is receiving for other diseases. Often, however,…

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Hippocrates' Diet and Health Rules Everyone Should Follow

Hippocrates' Diet and Health Rules Everyone Should Follow

All new doctors today still pledge to do no harm, which may be Hippocrates’ most famous legacy. But much of the ancient Greek physician’s wisdom applies to everyone—not just those who have medical degrees. “Hippocrates was a visionary who figured out the most important ways we can stay healthy, all of which have been proved by modern science,” says David Katz, MD, founding director of the Yale University Prevention Research Center and author of the book Disease Proof: The Remarkable…

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