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Does Exercise Lower Risk Of Dementia?

Sep 19, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it is a general term for a range of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive impairments. It affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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New Study: Two Hours of Walking Per Week May Considerably Prolong Life

Sep 17, 2018 by Total Access Medical

According to The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, it is recommended that adults engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity, or 75 minutes of intense physical activity, each week to reap "substantial" health benefits.

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EPA: Philadelphia Fails To Meet Smog Standards

Sep 14, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ruled Monday that the Philadelphia metro region, which includes a large area stretching to Wilmington and Atlantic City, has failed to meet ground-level ozone standards.

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Recent Research: 40% of All Cancer Cases Related to Obesity

Sep 12, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The report, titled Vital Signs, was compiled by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with researchers from the National Cancer Institute.

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What Are The Major Risk Factors For Heart Disease?

Sep 10, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Everyone needs to know about heart disease and about the kinds of habits and conditions that can raise risk. It’s your heart, and you’re in charge. This is a basic guide to the most important risk factors for heart disease and how each of them affects a person's health.

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Flu And Common Cold Confirmed In Sick Passengers On Emirates Flight To JFK

Sep 07, 2018 by Total Access Medical

New York City's Department of Health & Mental Hygiene confirmed Thursday that a majority of the test results from passengers aboard Emirates Flight 203 who reported illness Wednesday "showed common viruses such as influenza and the common cold."

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The Right Way To Choose Sunscreen & The Right Way To Use It

Sep 05, 2018 by Total Access Medical

When choosing a sunscreen, what makes you buy one brand over another?

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The Relationship Between Obesity and Cancer

Sep 03, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Globally, 1.9 billion adults are overweight or obese, according to the World Health Organization. Roughly four in 10 adults are overweight, and more than one in 10 are obese, a condition that increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, kidney problems and joint disorders in addition to multiple types of cancers. 

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Top Tech Companies Adopt The Concierge Medical Model For Employee Wellness

Aug 31, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Tech startups are known for their crazy perks — a gym membership, unlimited vacation, and free meals — which are designed to recruit and retain employees. 

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Does Olive Oil Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's Disease?

Aug 29, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The health benefits of olive oil are unrivaled, and research reveals more benefits nearly every day. In fact, we are only just beginning to understand the countless ways olive oil can improve our health, and our lives.

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