sunflowers: nature’s sun worshippers

sunflowers: nature’s sun worshippers

photo by Rory Doyle “Sunflowers and your face fascinate me…” ~ Stevi Nicks How can you look at a field of sunflowers, all their faces turned to the sun, and not smile? If flowers had a beauty pageant of their own, the sunflower would surely be voted Miss Congeniality. But this giant among flowers is also treasured for the bountiful health benefits in its seeds and the oil that is made from Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Baby Boomers Beware… Could You Have Hep C?

Baby Boomers Beware… Could You Have Hep C?

Here’s what you should know. Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting just a few weeks to a serious, lifelong chronic disease that attacks the liver. It results from infection with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person. Hepatitis C causes inflammation of the liver. Over time, that inflammation can begin Read more »
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May 16, 2017
The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

It feels like a double whammy. As we age, we are likely to experience some degree of hearing loss. And now, we are learning that hearing loss may be a factor in the risk of developing cognitive issues, even dementia. This is significant when we think about the fact that there are approximately 76 million baby boomers living in the U.S. today ranging in age from 52 – 72. As Read more »
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May 16, 2017
MAINTENANCE MATTERS when it comes to the bladder

MAINTENANCE MATTERS when it comes to the bladder

It’s time we talked about a subject that most of us want to avoid like the plague. Let’s face it, whether we want to admit it or not, bladder problems are a fact of life for millions of people – both men and women. And sadly, embarrassment about discussing them with our doctors is one of the biggest stumbling blocks standing in the way of our getting the help we Read more »
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March 06, 2017
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MS Science Fest Comes to the LeFleur Museum District for a Third Year
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