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SEPTEMBER 2017
Inside this Issue:
 
 
 
 
 
 

Making Cancer History

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Make Better Food Choices, Live Longer
 
Forty-five percent of U.S. deaths from heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes are tied to a poor diet, a new study from Tufts University shows. The researchers focused on 10 foods and nutrients known to affect health. They found that the risk for death was linked to eating not only too much of the bad choices, but also too little of the good ones.
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Protect Yourself from Hearing Loss
 
Hearing loss is a significant problem, particularly among older adults. And it's a problem that affects more than just the ears.
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Treatment is Important for Atrial Fibrillation
 
Atrial fibrillation (AF) causes rapid heartbeat and raises the likelihood of developing blood clots. These clots can form in the heart and travel to the brain, where they can cause stroke. As many as 15 percent of strokes are a result of AF. For many with AF, blood thinners can lower their risk for stroke. Unfortunately, most patients either aren't taking these medications or aren't taking them in the right amount, according to a new study.
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Exercise Helps Teen Girls Avoid ACL Injuries
 
Jog to the left. Cut to the right. The fast-paced back and forth of sports can really do a number on your knees. And while boys certainly see their fair share of leg injuries, female athletes are actually about 3.5 times more likely to suffer a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
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SHOT(S) HAPPEN

Date & Time:
Wed, Aug 9, 2017
7 - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for a brief history of vaccines. Learn what they do, what they don't, and why they matter.  

To register click here or call 908-277-8889. 


CONSIDERING WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY?

Date & Time:
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
7 - 8:30 p.m.
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
7 - 8:30 p.m.

Does being overweight or obese have a negative effect on your life? Learn how weight-loss surgery can help improve your health, make you feel better, and help you get your life back! Join us for a review of surgical options, including a discussion about lifestyle changes to help you maintain a healthy weight after the surgery.

To register click here or call 908-277-8889. 

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