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Obese Fathers (Not Obese Mothers) Increase Their Children’s Risk of Obesity
Sunday, March 11th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new study finds that paternal obesity significantly increases the risk of obesity in children, but not maternal obesity. OBESE FATHERS NOT OBESE MOTHERS INCREASE THEIR CHILDRENS RISK OF OBESITY The incidence of obesity has skyrocketed over the past 10 years, and at this time, n... Read more
Epidemic of Alcohol Abuse Among Surgeons
Monday, February 27th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A newstudy indicates that chronic alcohol abuse among surgeons is far more common than among the general population. EPIDEMIC OF ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG SURGEONS In a previous column Surgeon Performance and Alcohol, I reviewed a clinical research study that revealed just how signific... Read more
Vitamin D Improves Both HDL Levels and Weight Loss
Sunday, February 19th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new prospective randomized clinical study showed that Vitamin D supplements increased levels of the HDL good cholesterol and improved weight loss. VITAMIN D IMPROVES BOTH HDL LEVELS AND WEIGHT LOSS Many health claims have been made for Vitamin D, although very few such claims h... Read more
Heart Disease May Also Increase Prostate Cancer Risk
Monday, February 13th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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Welcome to Weekly Health Update New research strongly suggests that coronary artery disease may significantly increase prostate cancer risk. HEART DISEASE MY ALSO INCREASE PROSTATE CANCER RISK As I discuss in my recent bestselling book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race... Read more
Frying With Olive Oil Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Monday, February 6th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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Welcome to Weekly Health Update New researchfrom Spain shows that frying foods in olive oil and sunflower oil does not increase cardiovascular disease risk. FRYING WITH OLIVE OIL DOES NOT INCREASE CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK As I mention in my recent bestselling book,A Cancer Pre... Read more
The Four Critical Cardiovascular Disease Risks That You Can Change
Sunday, January 29th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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Welcome to Weekly Health Update New research shows that high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and smoking account for the vast majority of all deaths caused by cardiovascular disease. THE FOUR CRITICAL CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISKS THAT YOU CAN CHANGE As I mention in my... Read more
The Four Critical Cardiovascular Disease Risks That You Can Change
Sunday, January 29th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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Welcome to Weekly Health Update New research shows that high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and smoking account for the vast majority of all deaths caused by cardiovascular disease. THE FOUR CRITICAL CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISKS THAT YOU CAN CHANGE As I mention in my... Read more
Effective New Treatment for Chronic Pain
Monday, January 23rd, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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Welcome to Weekly Health Update New research shows that behavioral therapy combined with an exercise program may be the most effective treatment for chronic pain. EFFECTIVE NEW TREATMENT FOR CHRONIC PAIN According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, chronic pain afflicts ne... Read more
Deep Brain Stimulation May Help Severe, Refractory Depression
Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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Welcome to Weekly Health Update DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION MAY HELP SEVERE, REFRACTORY DEPRESSION Depression is both a common and a potentially very serious mental health disorder. According to the Centers for Disease Control CDC, nearly 10 percent of the adult population in the Unit... Read more
Yoga Improves Chronic Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors
Monday, January 2nd, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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Welcome to Weekly Health Update YOGA IMPROVES CHRONIC FATIGUE IN BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS Breast cancer remains the most common serious cancer to afflict women, and the second most common cause of cancer-related death in women second only to lung cancer. In 2012, most patients wit... Read more
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