Overlake Cancer Center is Hosting Survivorship Superheroes

On Sunday, June 4, millions of Americans celebrated National Cancer Survivors Day.  Whether you or a loved one has just been diagnosed, is currently living with cancer, or has completed active treatment, the Overlake family recognizes that you are a survivor. In honor of you and those who support you, Overlake Cancer Center is hosting […]

How to achieve a positive attitude 

Mounting evidence from medical studies has indicated that people who think positively have a lower risk of dying of all causes compared with others their own age who have a gloomier view of life. Read the full article — source: How to achieve a positive attitude – Harvard Health Eastside Family Medicine Clinic is dedicated to […]

Sugary Drinks Tied to Accelerated Brain Aging

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Drinking sugary beverages is associated with markers of accelerated aging and early signs of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study reports. Read the full article — source: Sugary Drinks Tied to Accelerated Brain Aging – The New York Times Eastside Family Medicine Clinic will keep you up to date with current topics in nutrition.

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 263 males in the United States will develop testicular cancer at some point in their lives. Although this form of cancer is rare, the incidences of testicular cancer are on the rise in many developed countries including the US. However, with recent advances in medicine, patients with testicular […]

Study ties Mediterranean diet to larger brain volume

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It appears that eating a Mediterranean diet is associated with a lower amount of total brain shrinkage over a three-year period in adults between the ages of 73 and 76. Read the full article — source: Study ties Mediterranean diet to larger brain volume – Harvard Health Eastside Family Medicine Clinic will keep you up […]

Why Your Phone Is Ruining Your Health + How To Take Your Life Back (A Doctor Explains)

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Is this one activity ruining your health? Ahhh. The smell of spring! Don’t you just love it? Oh wait. You haven’t noticed a thing because you’re glued to your smartphone—even when crossing the street. If you’re like most people in the United States, your own a smartphone and you’re addicted to it. Did you know […]

Healthy Gluten-Free Alternatives For Your Favorite Meals

  Just because it’s gluten-free doesn’t make it healthy. Here are your best options. With the popularity of gluten-free diets, there are many, many gluten-free alternatives for the typical gluten-laden foods. Some are better than others, and some just taste like highly processed attempts at a shape resembling bread. Don’t get me wrong: It’s wonderful […]

An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life – The New York Times

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Runners tended to live about three more years than nonrunners, even if they run slowly or sporadically and smoke, drink or are overweight. Running may be the single most effective exercise to increase life expectancy, according to a new review and analysis of past research about exercise and premature death. The new study found that, […]