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Money talk: UGA study to examine complexities of couples’ financial communication

By HealthCanal , June 29, 2015Athens, Ga. – Cited as one of the most common contributors to couple stress and conflict, disagreements about money use in the household is leading researchers at the University of Georgia to learn more about couples’ financial communication. Researchers within the College of Family and Consumer Sciences are currently recruiting additional participants for a study designed to better understand how couples seeking financial counseling services experience and respond to questions, conflicts and shared goals about money […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, Relationship
Beating Advanced Cancers: New Epigenomic Block for Advanced Cancer Progression (Video)

Beating Advanced Cancers: New Epigenomic Block for Advanced Cancer Progression (Video)

By Mayo Clinic, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 19, 2015 – SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — An international research team led by Mayo Clinic oncologists has found a new way to identify and possibly stop the progression of many late-stage cancers, including bladder, blood, bone, brain, lung and kidney. The precision medicine study appears online in Oncogene and focuses on kidney cancer and its metastases. Recent studies of the same epigenomic fingerprint in other cancers suggest a common pathway that could help improve the diagnosis and treatment of advanced disease across […]

by · June 19, 2015 · Featured, Health, MayoClinc.org, Medical, News, Videos
Two bars of chocolate a day “lowers risk of stroke and heart disease” WAIT, WHAT?

Two bars of chocolate a day “lowers risk of stroke and heart disease” WAIT, WHAT?

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 16, 2015 – Like many of you, when I saw this headline I did a double take and said “can this be true?” I mean I could hear my doctors saying, you can’t have chocolate, it’s not good for you, blah, blah, blah….and then this news. For chocoholics (I’m just an ordinary chocolate lover) of the world, it should have been a “BREAKING NEWS” or “NEWS ALERT” headline.  Instead, this article was buried among […]

by · June 16, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, Health, Medical, Science
Study shows non-profit, low-cost weight loss program has long-term results

Study shows non-profit, low-cost weight loss program has long-term results

By David Kelly | University Communications, June 15, 2015 – AURORA, Colo. – As America’s obesity epidemic continues to grow, a new study from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus shows that a low-cost, non-profit weight loss program offers the kind of long-term results that often elude dieters. “We know that people lose weight and then gain it back,” said study author Nia S. Mitchell, MD, MPH, a researcher with the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at […]

Scientists discover a protein that silences the biological clock

Scientists discover a protein that silences the biological clock

By Tim Stephens, HealthCanal, June 14, 2015 – A protein associated with many kinds of cancer cells was found to suppress the circadian clock, with implications for cancer biology and the workings of the clock itself A new study led by UC Santa Cruz researchers has found that a protein associated with cancer cells is a powerful suppressor of the biological clock that drives the daily (“circadian”) rhythms of cells throughout the body. The discovery, published in the June 4 issue […]

The skinny on trans fat

The skinny on trans fat

By Scott Gilbert, Penn State University, June 14, 2015 –  FDA expected to take action to phase out the remaining trans fat Saturated or unsaturated? Mono or poly? Good or bad? Figuring out fats can leave you frazzled, but there soon may be one less fat to keep straight. As early as this month, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to take action to phase out the remaining trans fat in the nation’s food supply. Unlike mono and poly […]

AARP members watch as Lisa Suennen moderates this year's 50 Live Pitch Event at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
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Entrepreneurs Pitch Mobile Apps Geared To Seniors

By Editor of WUSF News – June 12, 2015 – Mary Theresa Anderson is sitting in the back of a Miami Beach Convention Center ballroom, listening as entrepreneurs pitch health apps geared toward her and other retirees. The former trauma nurse from Maryland follows along as venture capitalists drill aspiring businessmen and women about products offering brain exercises, real-time health monitoring, even online vitamin delivery. From FitBits to smartphone calorie counters, mobile health apps are one the fastest-growing parts of today’s […]

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Many older adults going online to discuss, learn about sex

By Liza Berdychevsky, University of Illinois , June 11, 2015 – CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Forget those ageist stereotypes that senior citizens have little interest in sex and are befuddled by technology. Many older adults are going online to dish about the joys of sex and swap advice about keeping their mojos working well into their twilight years, a new study found. “Many older people preserve both a high interest in sex and a high involvement in sexual activities,” said researcher Liza Berdychevsky, a […]

Just say No – How Not to Cancel a Meeting – Part Three

Just say No – How Not to Cancel a Meeting – Part Three

By Dan Lewis of BrwrdHealth For EyesOnNews.com, April 27, 2015 – In “Just say No – How Not to Cancel a Meeting – Part 1” you learned that there were a number of initiatives underway to improve Broward Health’s services at the time David DiPietro, the Board Chair, seemingly orchestrated the ouster of Frank Nask followed by DiPietro’s apparently predetermined CEO choice and his wife’s fellow medical board member, Dr. Nabil El Sanadi as Broward Health’s new CEO.  See  “The Best Broward Health CEO […]

Broward Judge Joel Lazarus: My Fight With Cancer

Broward Judge Joel Lazarus: My Fight With Cancer

By Senior Judge Joel Lazarus for BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Nov 14, 2014 – I retired from the bench almost five years ago, and Browardbeat.com wrote a nice piece about my future plans. You can read it here. That seems like an eternity ago, and things surely change. I was diagnosed with lung cancer in June. I had been a heavy smoker, but quit in 1988. And of course, I have been in 201 SE 6th Street since 1978. That requires no […]

by · November 14, 2014 · Broward County, BrowardBeat.com, Featured, Health, News
Broward Health Foundation receives $1.5 million donation from Lorraine Thomas

Broward Health Foundation receives $1.5 million donation from Lorraine Thomas

Broward Health Foundation (BHF) announced recently a $1.5 million donation, the first major gift toward its $20 million, two-year capital campaign – It’s All About KIDS – A Special Campaign for Broward Health, from Lorraine Thomas, local philanthropist and wife of Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas. The contribution comes on the heels of the recent announcement that the Salah Foundation has committed $10 million to this project in the form of a dollar-for-dollar challenge grant to help raise funds for the expansion […]

This app could safe your child’s life!

This app could safe your child’s life!

By EyesOnNews.com Staff, Aug 9, 2014 – It’s summer and in south Florida the temperatures are often in the 90’s with the “feels like” temperature most days over 100. But we still have things to do, many times involving children. So how is it possible, if we drive someplace, that we manage to forget we have a child in the car? We make sure the windows are closed as we turn off the car and lock it. How can you not remember […]