Common Painkillers Linked to Heart Attack Risk

Common Painkillers Linked to Heart Attack Risk

The British Medical Journal recently published a large study showing a link between taking common painkillers and an increased risk of heart attack. Familiar over-the-counter medications used in this study include ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve). Both of these raised the likelihood of experiencing a heart attack anywhere from 20 to 50 percent compared
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Active Commuting Linked to Numerous Health Benefits

Active Commuting Linked to Numerous Health Benefits

A large study recently published in the British Medical Journal finds that active commuting, particularly biking and walking, is associated with multiple health benefits. Results show people who cycle to work have a 46 percent lower risk of heart disease and a 45 percent lower risk of cancer compared to those who have a sedentary
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Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Advises People To Go With “Rehab, Rehab, Rehab.”

Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Advises People To Go With “Rehab, Rehab, Rehab.”

Our thoughts are with Coach Steve Kerr, of the Golden State Warriors, as he recovers from a procedure to correct a spinal fluid leak, facing the possibility of missing accompanying his team in the Western Conference finals.  The leak was caused years ago by a previous surgery that was supposed to help resolve his back
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Celebrate National Nurse’s Week

Celebrate National Nurse’s Week

National Nurse’s Week is held each year beginning on May 6th and ending on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. The American Nurses Association (ANA) and other organizations conduct celebrations during the week to recognize the contributions of nurses to our communities. This year’s theme “Ethical Practice. Quality Care.” recognizes the importance of ethics in nursing
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Know the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

Know the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

The American Stroke Association reports that stroke is the 4th leading cause of death and a top cause of disability in the United States. Ischemic strokes are the most common type and occur when a blood clot stops up a blood vessel or artery to the brain. These account for 87 percent of all strokes.
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