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Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Heart Health Month – February 2017

Heart Health Month – February 2017

By on February 21 2017 | Exercise | Leave a comment

February is heart health month. All of us should be aware of taking care of ourselves and our loved ones. A lot of heart conditions are preventable and there are a lot of thing people can do for prevention. In addition medical science has come a long way with things that can help.   Heath […]

Diabetes Awareness Month Is November 2016

Diabetes Awareness Month Is November 2016

By on December 8 2016 | | Leave a comment

Diabetes is an important health topic for us all. November is Diabetes awareness month.   December 10, 2016, 7:36 AM|According to the National Center for Health Statistics, life expectancy for the U.S. population fell from 78.9 years in 2014 to 78.8 in 2015. CBS News medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News medical contributor […]

Good Sleep Is Important For Good Health

Good Sleep Is Important For Good Health

By on July 21 2016 | Exercise | Leave a comment

As we all know, in order to have good health we all need  a proper diet and exercise. Along with getting regular exercise people need to get consistent and  proper rest. We are all the product of our parents (lucky if you have good genes) (thanks Mom and Dad) and the lifetime of habits we […]

Health News : Focus on the Heart

Health News : Focus on the Heart

By on April 30 2016 | Health Insurance, Life Insurance | Leave a comment

Fortunately people get warning signs before they have a major heart event. A sudden cardiac arrest is an “electrical problem” in the body , where the heart stops beating. Time is of the essence (Minutes  matter  – 10 or less) This brings me to some things that all of us should keep in mind: Have […]

Diabetes Awareness Month 2015

Diabetes Awareness Month 2015

By on December 14 2015 | | Leave a comment

Diabetes Awareness Month is November of each year and I try to talk about this issue for all of us. This condition can and does effect a lot of people and  it has touched my life and it will for dare I say most if not all Americans. Diet and exercise are key to keeping […]

Prescription Drug Info 2015

Prescription Drug Info 2015

By on August 24 2015 | | Leave a comment

I found a great web tool (GoodRx) to help people do home work on finding info and good prices on presciption drugs.  This looks like a good resource and I have done some additional web homework and provided some other sites as well that provide info on prescription medications. We all have to be proactive with […]

Your Health and Diet

Your Health and Diet

By on April 1 2015 | | Leave a comment

Health Zone from the Houston Chronicle Oct 26 2014 Diet that uses fasting by Greta Kaul  (pdf copy)  houstonchronicle.com-Intermittent_fasting_adds_option_to_dieting_strategy_2014_10_26 A good article o fruit fiber rich diet that we all can draw on. (pdf copy) houstonchronicle.com-Fiberrich_fresh_fruit_is_good_for_keeping_your_heart_healthy_2014_10_24 An article that touches on Bariatric surgery  and talks of the pros and cons. Note for most health insurance this is […]

Houston Chronicle Health Zone March 30th

Houston Chronicle Health Zone March 30th

By on April 7 2014 | | Leave a comment

The Houston Chronicle prints a section on Health the last Sunday of the Month. Here are links to the March 30th Chronicle Health Zone: HealthZone covers various health topics and I will thy to point out and where I can add to the topics this section points out. LM Sixel offers some good advice on […]

The Houston Chronicle HealthZone

The Houston Chronicle HealthZone

By on March 10 2014 | | Leave a comment

The Houston Chronicle, the daily newspaper for Houston, TX publishes a section called the Health Zone on the 3rd or 4th Sunday of every month. Heath Zone: Sunday February 23, 2014 had some interesting articles on weight loss, allergies, cancer issues and spinal cord issues for aging baby boomers. Insurance, In network vs out. Commentary: […]

Diabetes Awareness Month 2013

Diabetes Awareness Month 2013

By on November 15 2013 | | Leave a comment

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, every year, and 11/14 is World Diabetes Awareness Day.     We all should be aware of this real problem, and we all are at potential risk. But by being aware is the first step in preventing the problem for you and the people you love. Take the Diabetes Risk […]