Short Sleep and Prediabetes: A Toxic Combination

Short Sleep and Prediabetes: A Toxic Combination

Prediabetes is a condition where a person is at a high risk of developing diabetes. In 2015, there were 81.4 million people in the U.S. who had prediabetes, according to statistics from the American Diabetes Association. With prediabetes being a prevalent issue, it’s important to understand just what can cause prediabetes to develop into full-blown
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An Eye test for Alzheimer’s?

An Eye test for Alzheimer’s?

Research is ongoing into Alzheimer’s detection. This is important because early detection leads to early intervention. This intervention can mitigate the damage the disorder does to the brain, thus enabling people who have it to live better lives. The Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight has recently published information on a potential new way to scan
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Heart Benefits of Quitting Smoking in Minutes, Weeks, and Years

Heart Benefits of Quitting Smoking in Minutes, Weeks, and Years

Smoking and its effects on lung health receive much attention and for good reason. Smoking is very harmful to the lungs. The harm smoking does to heart health has less attention drawn to it. Cardiovascular disease is the biggest killer of Americans every year, and smoking contributes to that. Below we’ll discuss some benefits that
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Foods That Could Help with Hair Issues

Foods That Could Help with Hair Issues

Good nutrition is important for the body in general. It can help the body function better and can reduce the chances of developing issues down the line. But it’s also nice to know that good food can give us great hair. Below are some foods that specifically help foster healthy hair. • Salmon: This fish
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Red Light Green Light: A New Game for Healthcare

Red Light Green Light: A New Game for Healthcare

With advances in medical technology, there is an increasing number of new ways to treat diseases. One such way that has been gaining traction in recent years is phototherapy. Using light as a healing catalyst is not new. For example, in the 20th century doctors would use sunlight to treat rickets. In this case, we
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