Posts by Sandra Levin

Steps for Seniors to Take to Prepare for the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Seniors and people with chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease and lung diseases are at a higher risk to get seriously ill from the corona virus COVID-19. Taking preventive steps ahead of time can prevent unnecessary panic. Prepare in advance for the possibility of having to remain at home to avoid being exposed…

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Preventing and Treating the Flu

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend getting a flu shot every year as the best and most important step to take against the flu. This can help to: Reduce the numbers of people sick with the flu Cut down visits to doctors Reduce the number of flu related hospitalizations Prevent missed days…

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Broccoli Compound Indole may Prevent or Treat Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

According to a new study by researchers at Texas A&M AgriLife Research, a compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may be able to prevent or treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Indole, a natural compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables  may help to prevent or treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Indole…

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A Good Night’s Sleep may Help to Prevent Glaucoma and Blindness

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month January 2020 is Glaucoma Awareness Month to raise awareness of the risk of going blind from untreated glaucoma. Glaucoma is an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and can lead to vision loss. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), new research shows that getting a proper good…

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