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Can Women Lower Their Risk of Breast Cancer?

Oct 01, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Every woman wants to know what she can do to lower her risk of breast cancer. Some of the factors associated with breast cancer – being a woman, age, and genetics – can’t be changed. Other factors – being overweight, lack of exercise, eating unhealthy food – can be changed by making the right choices. By choosing the healthiest lifestyle options, all women can empower themselves and make sure the risk of developing breast cancer is as low as possible.

Researchers prioritized the following breast cancer prevention strategies:

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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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What Are The Major Risk Factors For Heart Disease?

Aug 27, 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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Recent Research: Body Fat, Not Weight, Has Greater Influence On Breast Cancer Risk

Apr 23, 2018 by Total Access Medical
One of the major risk factors for developing breast cancer is being overweight or obese after menopause. However, recent evidence suggests that excessive weight, as such, may not be the only element of risk.
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Dieting To Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Mar 26, 2018 by William Kirkpatrick

People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are constantly seeking to ease its symptoms with food and dietary supplements. While researchers have turned up no magic to cure RA, there is a connection between certain foods and the inflammation that characterizes this autoimmune condition. Before embarking on a special diet or taking supplements, though, consult your doctor.

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Do You Suffer From Rheumatoid Arthritis? 

Mar 23, 2018 by William Kirkpatrick

Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common form of autoimmune arthritis. It causes joints to become painful, tender, swollen, and stiff.

People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) often have more than one joint affected by the condition. The same two joints on opposite sides of the body are frequently involved with RA. RA impacts small joints, which are found in the wrists, hands, and feet.

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What Are The Major Risk Factors For Heart Disease?

Mar 21, 2018 by William Kirkpatrick

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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Tips on How to Stay Healthy This Winter

Dec 08, 2017 by Total Access Medical

We found 15 great ways to stay healthy this winter! From getting your flu shot to having a productive argument with your significant other!

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