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    Americans Urged to Identify Their Cholesterol Goal, Get Health ‘Makeover’

    From fixing leaking roofs to repainting peeling walls, many people take on renovation jobs themselves to enhance their homes. But when it comes to enhancing their health, many Americans simply aren’t tackling the job. Nearly 38 million Americans have high levels of LDL (“bad”) cholesterol – a major risk factor for coronary heart disease and stroke -but a new national survey shows that many people don’t have the right “know-how” to best manage their cholesterol and lower their LDL levels. To raise awareness about the dangers of high cholesterol and the importance of setting a specific, target goal number, WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and the…

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    Video Health Advice

    Hello, I’m a Multiple Sclerosis, or MS for short, sufferer but mostly a caring human being. My name is Peter Vazquez. I hope that’s not my not what I’m remember for when I pass away, except the name 8^), the caring part is OK, but I hope it’s more like “he beat the odds with a little help from his friends”. When I was first diagnosed with MS my general feeling I got was wait until you die and be as comfortable as you can in the mean time. My symptoms have ranged from weakness in m legs to double vision. I wanted to see the world before my timewass…

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    Home Saunas – An easy way to get more beautiful and healthy

    For most people home saunas is a luxury home equipment, but do you know that sauna bath can have a lots of advantage on your health, some of them are: – Help you in your diet program (weight loss) – Have a positive effect on cardiovascular health – Treatment of many skin disorders and beauty needs – Immune system boosting – Eliminating toxins from the body – Regulating your body temperatures – Bringing about deep relaxation to your body that can help you relieve your stress – And also benefits your health in several ways that medicine cannot So it is indeed very important to have a sauna bath as…

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    How bacteria affect your health?

    Under a microscope, bacteria are living things that have only one cell. They look like spirals or balls. They are so small. Some bacteria help to digest food, destroy disease-causing cells and give the body needed vitamins. But there are infectious bacteria that can make you ill. Many give off chemicals called toxins, which can damage tissue. Although, viral infection can cause infections, it is different from bacterial infections. Unlike bacteria, viruses are not “living” organisms. They require living hosts like people, animals’ even plants in order to multiply. When a virus enters your body, it invades some of your cells and takes over the cell machinery. Viruses spread directly…

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    Drink your way to good health

    Water is a very important component of human life. Over 70 percent of the human body is made up of water. More and more people nowadays beat their thirst by gulping other beverages rather than water. People ought to remember that nothing beats good, old-fashioned water. Our body’s main component is water. According to studies a normal inactive person loses about 10 cups of water through breathing, perspiration, and other kinds of elimination in a day. And sad to say a number of individuals are replacing them with sodas, teas, coffee, sports drink, and other unhealthy drinks. Other drinks are able to replenish the water we have lost but they…