Category Archives: Healthy behavior

Healthier lifestyle = less cancer

In addition to the many benefits of being fit, such as weight control and improved mental outlook, you may reduce your risk of cancer. About a third of all common cancers in the United States, China and Britain could be … Continue reading

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Aviation safety applied to patient safety

Are you nervous before you fly? Don’t be. Only one passenger per 10 million flights dies in a plane related incident. Are you nervous before you go into the hospital? You should be. There is one healthcare – caused death … Continue reading

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Remember to dance with joy

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Smoking and Obesity: Killers

On this day traditionally associated with chocolates and indulgence, I offer a sobering word about obesity. Life expectancy in the United States is lower than in many other high-income nations due in large part to the nation’s history of heavy … Continue reading

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Walk to Avoid Diabetes

Scientists tracked 592 middle-aged adults who participated in a study to map diabetes levels across Australia between 2000 and 2005. Participants underwent a health examination at the start of the study and provided details about their eating and lifestyle habits. … Continue reading

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