Month: July 2014

Checking Out Online

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Your doctor is the most reliable source for information about your health, but search engines are there 24/7 with no appointment and they don’t bill each visit. So people often…

Dangers of Extreme Diets & Fasts

By Staff Reports (DGIwire) — It seems everywhere you turn, someone is talking about detox diets or cleansing fasts. U.S. cardiology researchers reported in Science Daily that you can lower your risk of developing coronary artery disease and diabetes along…

Tens of Millions on the Line

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Most Americans don’t use tobacco, and are healthier for it. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention checked the…

Thought of the Day: What Counts in Life

Thought of the day. This section is honestly intended to generate daily quotes to get your day started, going or improved. Think positive High Desert. Unity is key to happiness. Miguel Gonzalez Editor & Founder. From Values.com “What counts in…

Smoking and Suicide

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Researchers have found an indication that something about smoking might raise the risk of suicide. The study checked what happened…