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Top Health News | Stress at work could be harming your heart

Job strain could be harming your heart Published Tuesday 5 June 2018 By Catharine Paddock PhD Fact checked by Jasmin Collier Individuals with high-strain jobs are more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, which is a common heartbeat disorder that can significantly raise the risk of stroke. People who have high-stress jobs — such as assembly … Continue reading “Top Health News | Stress at work could be harming your heart”

Week Three of National CMV Awareness Month – “CMV is Preventable”

  National legislation has been passed designating the month of June as “National Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month” recommending “more effort be taken to counsel women of childbearing age of the effect this virus can have on their children”.   In this thhird week, the theme is “CMV is Preventable”. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … Continue reading “Week Three of National CMV Awareness Month – “CMV is Preventable””

Seven Signs of Autism | Autistic Pride Day

The annual Autistic Pride Day is observed each year on June 18 using an ongoing theme of neurodiversity. The pride label – all colors across the spectrum with an infinity symbol –  is intended to encourage a celebration of autistic differences, rather than reinforcing stereotypical perceptions of autism as a disease. Autistic Pride Day educates people directly, drawing on … Continue reading “Seven Signs of Autism | Autistic Pride Day”

6.5 Ways to Refocus on Health this Father’s Day

At HealthLynked, we believe every day is a great day to focus on wellness and remind those around you health is true wealth.  Today, Father’s Day, is another great opportunity to heighten the awareness of preventable health disorders and disease and encourage the men in your life to be more active and health conscious. For … Continue reading “6.5 Ways to Refocus on Health this Father’s Day”

What are the Signs of Not Eating Enough?

What are the signs of not eating enough   By Aaron Kandola Typical signs that you’re not eating enough can include feeling tired, getting ill more often, hair loss, or skin problems. While obesity and related conditions are on the rise, the dangers of undereating are relatively overlooked. Undereating can have a range of adverse … Continue reading “What are the Signs of Not Eating Enough?”

9 Potential Health Benefits of Vinegar Supported by Science

As an ancient folk remedy, Apple cider vinegar  has been used over centuries for various household chores, as a preservative and in cooking.  Today, it is the most popular vinegar in the natural health community, which promotes many of its benefits.  A few find some support in research, including weight loss, reduced cholesterol, lower blood … Continue reading “9 Potential Health Benefits of Vinegar Supported by Science”

Hard Word, Harder Disease: Scleroderma

Scleroderma (skleer-oh-DUR-muh) is a group of rare diseases that involve the hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues — the fibers that provide the framework and support for your body.  “Sclero” means “hard” and “derma” means “skin”. The combined forms of scleroderma, including localized, systemic, recurring and related conditions, affect an estimated 300,000 … Continue reading “Hard Word, Harder Disease: Scleroderma”

Low vitamin D levels could raise bowel cancer risk | Medical News

Low vitamin D levels may raise bowel cancer risk Published Today By Tim Newman Fact checked by Jasmin Collier In the largest study of its kind, low levels of vitamin D are linked with a significant increase in colorectal cancer risk. Conversely, higher levels appear to offer protection.   Vitamin D and colorectal cancer may … Continue reading “Low vitamin D levels could raise bowel cancer risk | Medical News”

Someone Needed Blood While You Read this Title

Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood.  Someone needed a blood product as you read that sentence.  Blood is essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses, and traumatic injuries. Whether a patient receives whole blood, red cells, platelets or plasma, lifesaving care starts with one person making a generous donation. On 14 June … Continue reading “Someone Needed Blood While You Read this Title”

10 Truths about Migraines and Myths They BUST!

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, a dedicated time for migraine specialists and other health care providers, patient advocates and the migraine community to unite their voices to advocate for migraine recognition and treatment. The 2018 theme is “You Are Not Alone,” and it reminds people living with migraine that more than 37 million … Continue reading “10 Truths about Migraines and Myths They BUST!”