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To Avoid Diabetes, Get More Zzzz’s

If you have teenage children or grandchildren, you’ll want to listen up. A new study shows that teens who stay up too late texting or studying won’t just suffer from irritability—that lack of sleep can also lead to diabetes. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Psychiatry…

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A New Study Proves It Again—Diabetes Drugs Don’t Work!

…published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that type 2 diabetes is far more aggressive in teens than adults. They also found that the popular diabetes drug metformin often fails to work in teens. For the study, the researchers compared metformin, metformin with lifestyle changes, and metformin…

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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death

…important predictor of sudden cardiac death and that increasing intake reduces risk. Unfortunately, nearly half of all Americans and two-thirds of teens and people over age 70 don’t even get the RDA of 300–400 mg of magnesium. With paltry numbers like these, it’s no wonder sudden cardiac death…

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Preventing Heart Disease With Aspirin

Aspirin is an excellent, inexpensive therapy, and its cardiovascular benefits are backed by hundreds of studies and decades of clinical use. I’ve received many questions about aspirin to prevent heart disease, and most people assume I’m against aspirin because it's a drug and I always recommend…

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