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Vitamin K – A Longevity Vitamin

Written by Wellness Club on November 5, 2015 – 10:59 am -

By Nurse Mark   Vitamin K is well known for its role in blood clotting. So much so that otherwise well-meaning but under-informed doctors sometimes warn their patients away from Vitamin K and from foods containing Vitamin K out of fear that it might somehow make them have blood clots. Those are invariably the doctors […]


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My $123 Hip Replacement

Written by Wellness Club on May 5, 2015 – 6:29 pm -

By Dr. Dana Myatt   I’m a better doctor now — and much more sympathetic — since I started having hip pain in March of 2014. It started subtly at first, a little stitch in my right hip that I noticed after my morning walk. "Probably just more walking than I’m used to," I’d tell […]


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A Good Sleep For… Strong Bones?

Written by Wellness Club on June 25, 2014 – 1:28 pm -

By Nurse Mark   Could bone health be improved in seniors by getting a better night’s sleep? If that better sleep involves melatonin the answer could be “Yes”! We have long praised the benefits of a good sleep in our HealthBeat News articles, and we have also warned of the dangers of achieving sleep with […]


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Are You Missing This Important Mineral?

Written by Wellness Club on September 4, 2013 – 5:10 pm -

By Nurse Mark   Magnesium.   You know the stuff; that really lightweight metal that you had fun with in high school chemistry class. There was always the class clown who would put a match to a piece of it, and it would burn with an incredibly bright, white light. Invariably, someone would panic and […]


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Calcium Supplements – The Truth

Written by Wellness Club on March 18, 2013 – 5:51 pm -

By Nurse Mark A half-truth is a whole lie. Yiddish Proverb   “There you go again” – President Ronald Reagan   Taking Calcium May Pose Heart Risks – NYTimes Calcium Supplement Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk – Yahoo health news Calcium supplements may raise heart attack risk – USA TODAY Panel to postmenopausal women: […]


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