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Because February is American Heart Month, it’s only right that we highlight ways to keep your heart healthy.   While heart disease remains the leading…

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There is good news in the fight against HIV. According to Fox 28, a little blue pill could mean big changes in the lives of thousands of people in Central Ohio. Changes for the better. Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a new HIV-prevention approach where HIV-negative people at high risk of coming into contact with the […]

Bullying Prevention is the main focus for many communities this month because October marks National Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying has become an increasingly dangerous threat to our youth and it happens daily with no justification. Many factors go into bullying and why it happens. Trouble at home, emotional issues, anger, peer pressure and more contribute […]

VIA:  Health.Com Excess weight is the number one risk factor for type 2 diabetes.  A person who is over weight or obese is 90 times likely to develop type 2 diabetes according to health.Com.  Because belly fat sits in your mid section and surrounds organs that are vital in regulating blood sugar belly fat can […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Ed Edelson/HealthDay Reporter Although the case for coffee and exercise playing a part in the prevention of prostate cancer has not yet fully been proven, but the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study does show a clear association with both activities. Data on 50,000 men that participated in the study shows a common diagnosis […]

VIA: AmericanHeart.Org Heart Attack Warning Signs: Some heart attacks are sudden and intense — the “movie heart attack,” where no one doubts what’s happening. But most heart attacks start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Often people affected aren’t sure what’s wrong and wait too long before getting help. Here are signs that can mean […]

VIA: MayoClinic.Com No. 1 — Heart disease Heart disease is a leading men’s health threat. Take charge of heart health by making healthier lifestyle choices. For example: • Don’t smoke or use other tobacco products. Avoid exposure to secondhand smoke. • Eat a healthy diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fiber and fish. Cut […]