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Amazing Apples!

the amazing apple – 12 healthy reasons to have one now 12 proven ways apples and apple products positively impact health, from head to toe, and from the inside out: 1. Their Anti-Cancer Effect Apples are rich in antioxidants, especially quercetin, which have been identified to help inhibit cancer onset and cell proliferation. In one study, the more apples per day individuals ate, the less li... »

no evidence that black cohosh relieves menopause symptoms

  An Australian study casts doubt on an herbal treatment used by many. By Glenda Fauntleroy (Special to BHL) – Although many women coping with hot flashes and other distressing symptoms of menopause have turned to black cohosh supplements as a treatment alternative, a new review finds no evidence that the herb is effective. “I was a little surprised of the outcome of the review given th... »

fda warns:serious burns may result from topical pain relievers

Many popular products can cause serious burns in rare cases. (BHL) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public that certain over-the-counter (OTC) products applied to the skin for the relief of mild muscle and joint pain have been reported to cause rare cases of serious skin injuries, ranging from first- to third-degree burns, where the products were applied. These OTC topic... »

urmc researchers discover new “brain cleaning” system

U of R Scientists have discovered a system that drains waste products from the brain. The finding may reveal new ways to treat Alzheimer’s Disease. Our bodies remove dead blood cells and other waste through a network of vessels called the lymphatic system. The brain, however, has a different method of keeping clean. Cerebrospinal fluid cleanses brain tissue. But how the fluid moves through t... »

CDC Report on High Blood Pressure

high blood pressure is out of control for too many americans CDC SAYS SERIOUS HEALTH RISK NEEDS MORE ATTENTION AT EVERY HEALTHCARE VISIT The majority of people with high blood pressure are being treated with medicine and have seen a doctor at least twice in the past year, yet their condition is still not under control, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mill... »

Get Your Groove Back!

Join Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital to learn how you can put the groove back into your life. Ladies of all ages if you are facing menopausal changes or symptoms, you will not want to miss this event. Bring your friends for a fun evening where experts will show and demonstrate ways to help you get your groove back. Did you know that 75% of postmenopausal women may experience conditions that imp... »

German Chocolate Brownies

Sound Irresistible Enjoy these German-style brownies made using Betty Crocker® Gluten Free brownie mix with coconut-pecan frosting that are perfect for dessert. Prep Time: 15 MinutesTotal Time: 2 HrMakes: 16 Brownies Recipe Details Ingredients: 1 box Betty Crocker® Gluten Free brownie mix 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 eggs 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips 1/3 cup pac... »

Know About Mini-Strokes: It Can Save Your Life

By Annette Pinder Did you know the rate of stroke death in WNY is 23 percent higher than the national average, and 70% higher than the entire state of New York? That’s one reason Vernice E. Bates, M.D. and Fran M. Gengo, Pharm.D. at DENT Neurologic Institute want people in Western New York (WNY) to know about transcient ischemic attacks or TIAs. Also referred to as a mini-stroke, when a TIA occurs... »

Infertility Not Only a Woman’s Struggle

Women are often the first to undergo a battery of tests when conception is slow to happen, but nearly half of all infertility problems are directly attributed to the male. Although low sperm count is the most frequent culprit, surveys reveal that only 17 percent of men ever get tested. Dr. Lani Burkman, fertility specialist and founder of LifeCell Dx, recommends advanced testing for all men when t... »

What Is Shingles?

By Annette Pinder Shingles is an outbreak of rash or blisters on the skin that is caused by the same virus as chickenpox — the varicella-zoster virus. Anyone who has experienced shingles knows it isn’t fun. It can also be extremely painful, and many people don’t know what’s happening to them until it’s too late to slow the virus progress. So recognizing the symptoms can help prevent the virus from... »

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