“Alive Inside” Documentary now on Netflix

An uplifting cinematic exploration of music and the mind, ALIVE INSIDE’s inspirational and emotional story left audiences humming, clapping and cheering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award. Now you can watch this award winning documentary on Netflix. ALIVE INSIDE is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our […]

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Needle-free flu vaccine patch works as well as a shot

A press-on patch that delivers flu vaccine painlessly worked as well as an old-fashioned flu shot with no serious side effects, researchers reported Tuesday. People who tried out the patch said it was not difficult or painful to use, and tests of their blood suggested the vaccine it delivers created about the same immune response […]

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Finding Joy in the Face of Alzheimer’s: Richard Lui Talks Family & Long-Distance Caregiving

The Alzheimer’s Association sat down to talk with Richard Lui, news anchor for NBC and MSNBC and long-distance caregiver for his father, who is living with Alzheimer’s. Every week, Richard travels coast-to-coast to be with his family. Tell us about your father Steven’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis and how it came about. It began with a diagnosis […]

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The Celestial Care Way

According to the Mayo Clinic, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system). In MS, the immune system attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers and causes communication problems between the brain and the rest of our body. Eventually, the disease can cause the […]

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Drug prevents heart attacks in high-risk patients

A new heart drug cuts cholesterol levels to once-unthinkable lows, a treatment that doctors hope may prevent future heart attacks or stroke in high-risk patients, according to results from a highly anticipated study released Friday. However, the drug comes at a high price: approximately $14,000 a year. The injectable drug, Repatha, appears to cut LDL […]

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Arizona Doctor Details the negative impact sugar has on people

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) – It’s a truth that some would say is self-evident: many people like sugar, but the problem is, there can be too much of a good thing. The rate of obesity in America has nearly tripled over the past five decades, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Diabetes […]

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Do you know what an Ileus is?

Your intestines are about 25 feet long. This means the foods you eat have a long way to travel before they’re fully digested or excreted. Your intestines complete this task by moving in a wave-like motion. Known as peristalsis, these muscle contractions move forward your digested food. However, if something slows down or blocks this […]

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Health trends not worth keeping in 2017

Health trends come and go — some helpful, some not so helpful, and some downright dangerous. CBS News asked medical experts about some of the popular trends they recommend ditching in 2017. Trend: Cooking with coconut oil “People seem to be eating it and drinking it with everything — adding it to coffee, cooking their […]

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Dementia Holiday Activities That Lower Stress and Raise the Joy

Holiday stress can soar for caregivers whose loved ones have Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. And for good reasons: Your own already-bursting to-do load stretches longer than the lines at the post office. Safety worries intensify and the person who has dementia may want to drive to the mall to shop, wander away in […]

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The truth about the vitamins you actually need

“How can I make sure I’m getting my vitamins?” . . . is actually a very loaded question. The answer? It depends on whom you ask. If you’re talking to someone “hawking” supplements, they’re going to tell you about the latest nutritional “miracle,” and may not even answer your question. A conventional MD might simply […]

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