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Sep 04th

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Study reveals African diet lowers risk of colon cancer

Study reveals African diet lowers risk of colon cancerConsumption of an African diet for only two weeks may reduce the risk of colon cancer, according to a University of Pittsburgh study published in Nature Communications.
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Former model, B. Smith, seeks greater awareness of Alzheimer's

Former model, B. Smith, seeks greater awareness of Alzheimer'sSmith, the first African American woman to appear on the cover of Mademoiselle magazine in 1976, is reaching out to minorities who are battling Alzheimer's disease.
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Improve Your Gut Health!: One of the most important things you can do for your health!

Improve Your Gut Health!: One of the most important things you can do for your health!Your health begins with your gut! In Western medicine we are not taught the importance of good gut health, yet it is at the root of your overall health. In Eastern medicine, this is commonly acknowledged and this is where they begin whether you are going in for emotional, neurological or physical reasons.
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Minutes matter when it comes to stroke

Minutes matter when it comes to strokeThe statistics around stroke are staggering. Each year over 130,000 people in the United States die after experiencing a stroke and according to the Minnesota Department of health, since 2005, the number of stroke hospitalizations has remained between 11,000 and 12,000 a year. For minorities, the numbers are even more alarming. Minorities have higher stroke risks, stroke occurrence at an earlier age and, for some, more severe strokes.
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MDH releases plan to cut infant mortality rates, tackle disparities

MDH releases plan to cut infant mortality rates, tackle disparitiesThe Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has released an infant mortality reduction plan that calls for improving the state's infant mortality rate with a stronger focus on reducing disparities across racial and ethnic groups.
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Toss the Sugar!! Now we're getting serious!

Toss the Sugar!! Now we're getting serious!We've talked about getting hydrated! Are you drinking your water? Remember the best time to grab a glass of water is right away when you wake up. Starting this habit will help you to realize when you are thirsty throughout the day! We have also talked about adding in GREENS by having a daily green smoothie and adding a salad in daily!
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Hydrate!! One of the easiest things you can do for your health!

Hydrate!! One of the easiest things you can do for your health!It seems obvious that if our plants are wilting, we water them! Those of us with cats, dogs and other animals know that we must give them water or they will die. But sometimes when it comes to our own bodies, we forget to drink the life giving water that we need! There are so many beverage options for us that it seems we are "drinking" enough. In reality, drinks such as caffeine filled coffee, tea, soda, alcohol and beer don't hydrate us and even rob us further of the water our cells need.
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