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Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 12:12 am

The solution isn’t simple, and may require lifestyle changes. It’s far better than the usual prevention method – nothing.

 Dale E. Bredesen’s 2017 book, The End of Alzheimer’s, provides a new perspective on this debilitating and dreaded disease. Subtitled The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Declin...
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 12:11 am

The importance of periodontal health to general health

 The mouth serves as a gateway to the body. There is a connection between oral health and general health. Our mouth can tell us whether we’re at risk for developing chronic inflammatory health...
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 12:09 am
 Our mental wellness is just as important as our physical wellness. Many of us are in shape physically but out of shape mentally. The benefits of being in shape mentally include regaining control...
Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 12:08 am

Springfield physician calls president’s physical a ‘teachable moment’

 Test results from President Trump’s annual physical reveal he has atherosclerosis, a common type of heart disease, the leading killer of Americans, often from heart attacks or strokes.At a Whi...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:13 am
 When I first started my journey to fitness and better health almost five years ago, I knew I was overweight. I even had to admit that I was obese, based on my body mass index (BMI) being over 30...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:12 am

One woman’s surprising results

I have lost 40 pounds over the past two years and I work out four to five days a week. When I stepped onto the InBody device, which measures where fat is distributed on your body, I knew in advance, o...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:11 am
Over the past several years, the practice of yoga – derived from a broad range of ancient Indian mental, physical and spiritual practices – has been on the rise as a form of exercise throughout th...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:10 am

If resolutions don’t work, try my Top 10

 It’s that time of year when articles about diets, resolutions, healthy eating and exercise are rampant. Although I’ve been active and generally fit, for several years I made the same resolut...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:09 am

Quell pain and induce healing

A new form of therapy at a local chiropractic office promises to decrease pain and speed up the recovery process. Dr. John Folkerts of Sherman Chiropractic located at 420 Crossing Drive in Sherman is...

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