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Lutein… Eye Can See Clearly Now (The Haze Is Gone)

Written by Wellness Club on January 30, 2015 – 2:32 pm -

By Nurse Mark   HealthBeat News readers may not know that I will be turning 60 this year, so there it is – my age, now known to all. And I feel that I’m in pretty good shape for being almost 60; I run every morning, I do daily body-weight exercise, I eat well, I […]

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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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Popular Sleeping Pill Sends Thousands to Emergency Rooms

Written by Wellness Club on October 15, 2013 – 7:00 pm -

By Nurse Mark   Are you still taking Ambien? Lunesta? Sonata? After what we have written about their dangers in past HealthBeat Newsletters? Or maybe you just haven’t read those newsletters or maybe you forgot them – well, here are the articles once again so that you can refresh your memory: Kavinace Or The Lunesta […]

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Patients Lied To About Cancer Diagnosis, Doctor Arrested For Fraud

Written by Wellness Club on August 14, 2013 – 4:34 pm -

By Nurse Mark   When is it wise to get a “second opinion” ?   Almost Always!   No matter how “trusted” the doctor may be, no matter how “nice” and “caring” the doctor may seem, if there is a serious diagnosis involved, or an extended course of treatment, or multiple “scans,” or “tests,” or […]

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Men – Use This Daily For A Significant Reduction In Cancer Risk

Written by Wellness Club on April 29, 2013 – 4:23 pm -

By Nurse Mark   A study of male physicians 50 years of age and older found modest but significant reduction in cancer rates associated with daily [XXX] use. Pharmacy Times   Wow! This article, published by a mainstream on-line pharmacy news magazine and reporting on the results of a major study published in the prestigious […]

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