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Steps to take for a healthy heart

Think cardio when you think about cardiovascular health. It’s much more than getting on a treadmill or stationary bike. Our hearts beat over 100,000 times per day. If this were to cease, our lives would be over. But none of us really pay attention until our doctors mention high blood pressure or mention we’re at a higher risk for a heart attack. Why is that? If you want to better your heart health, try the steps below. They’re going to be a fantastic first step.MORE

 

Fitness Advice That You Will Really Use

Sooner or later, people start realizing that a sedentary lifestyle is not for them. They then search for a fitness program, but there are so many choices that it can be overwhelming to choose one particular regimen. Luckily, there are some fitness tips in this article for you to follow while you’re searching for that perfect fitness program.MORE

 

What to do When Kids Go off Their Meds: Brain-based Learning Strategies for ADD/ADHD

by: MaryJo Wagner

Steven Nissen, a prominent Cleveland Ohio Cardiologist prodded the FDA’s Advisory committee to put a black box warning on Ritalin, warning of potential heart danger. Why? From 1999 to 2003, 81 deaths and 54 nonfatal cardiovascular events such as heart attacks have possible links to Ritalin and similar drugs.

During the same period, 78 million prescriptions were written for children up to the age of 18. Today two million kids a month take these drugs.

These are startling statistics, to put it mildly! Assuming Nissen is correct, Ritalin is a pretty dangerous method of improving brain-based learning.MORE

 

 

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