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Is It Your Genes or Your Environment? Epi-Genetics and You

Blog entry posted by nbruning in Health Info on November 11, 2024 - 1:47pm

Does high blood pressure, a big belly, or cancer run in your family? Does that mean you're doomed to get these too? The burgeoning field of epi-genetics is working on the answer. Epi-genetics is the science of what makes our genes express themselves the way they do.


FREE Lecture on Healing This Sunday Nov 14th

Blog entry posted by Lyngenet in Fitness on November 11, 2024 - 8:24am

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World AIDS Day Conference at Riverside Church

Event posted by Publisher in Health Info on November 10, 2024 - 4:56pm

Dec 1 2024 8:00 am
Dec 1 2024 4:00 pm

On behalf of the New York City Coalition, we would like to cordially invite you to the World AIDS Day Conference in Harlem; a community mobilization event aimed at strengthening Black organizational and individual capacity in addressing the HIV/AIDS pandemic in their communities.


Red Ribbon Week reduction might not be successful

Blog entry posted by AlexisU in Health Info on November 9, 2024 - 12:26am

Red Ribbon Week has, since 1988, been the last week of Oct. Illicit drugs are typically the focus of Red Ribbon Week. A few extend the focus of the week to maltreatment of alcohol and prescription drugs, as well.


The Not So Sweet Side of High-Fructose Corn Syrup

Blog entry posted by eat.move.live in Health Info on November 5, 2024 - 2:11pm

As a nutritionist, I often get asked about whether or not High Fructose Corn Syrup, or HFCS for short, is bad for your health. This is an important question because HFCS has replaced regular old "sugar," also known as sucrose, as our sweetener of choice. HFCS can be found in everything from sodas and snack foods to toothpaste and cough syrups.


Current obesity rates project to diabetes for one third of U.S. in 2024

Blog entry posted by SkyP in Health Info on November 4, 2024 - 12:29am

At its present rate of increase, diabetes will be a fact of life for a third of the U.S. Population by 2024. An increasing trend toward obesity and an aging populace were cited as the main troubles in a Centers for Disease Control report published on Oct. 22. As the cost of treating diabetes is expected to triple, the CDC has launched efforts reduce the number of cases.