Live Your Healthiest Life Real-life success stories with lasting rewards.
As a new year begins, many people are planning to make healthy changes to their daily lives. Some are planning to join a gym, while others will start new diets. For many of us, putting those “healthier living” plans into action and sticking to them proves too difficult, and we end up back where we started. Living a healthier lifestyle is within anyone’s reach
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January 27, 2007
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Can Fast Food be Healthy Food?
Besides the choices you make each meal, being aware of your day-to-day food habits can have a healthy influence on your diet. Some people don’t notice that they’ve had Khao-Phad-Kraprao (basil fried rice) four or five times this week, said Khun Somsri.  This doesn’t mean that Khao-Phad-Kraprao isn’t good for your health. But it can be dangerous to eat the same food nearly everyday, because there’s a risk of your body building up harmful levels of chemicals from that particular food.
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January 27, 2007
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The Truth About Food Myths

Caution: Food Myths May be Hazardous to a Healthy Diet

Many widely-held beliefs about food and healthy eating are more fiction than fact. Here’s a look at four popular food myths and the facts that disprove them.

Posted by Bumrungrad International
January 20, 2007
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Health briefs
  • Discovery of New Virus Offers Clues to Cause of Prostate Cancer.
  • Overweight Kids’ Health Impacted by Stressed-out Parents.
  • Never Too Late: Even Moderate Exercise Can Improve Blood Flow.
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January 20, 2007
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Q & A
For many years I have experienced frequent, heavy sweating from the palms of my hands. My overall health is good but I am embarrassed to see my doctor about the sweating problem. Could this be something serious?
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January 20, 2007
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Winning Against Cancer
It's a fact: 1 out of every 3 people will get cancer at some point in their life. That’s enough to strike fear in almost anyone. The good news is, new treatments, medical breakthroughs, and a deeper understanding of the disease have combined to make surviving cancer much more likely.
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January 20, 2007
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Prostate Cancer: Promising New LRP Treatment
Thanks to leading edge non-invasive surgical techniques, laparoscopicradical prostatectomy (LRP) is emerging as one of the most effective and safe treatments for prostate cancer.
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January 20, 2007
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Prevention: 10 Ways to Lower Your Cancer Risk
Prevention is the best cure for cancer. Start reducing your risk today with these simple ideas. cancer rarely discriminates. It affects young and old, men and women, rich and poor. In the world’s most developed nations, and in the least, several types of cancer rank among the major causes of death. The good news is, we’re learning more and more about what causes cancer and how to prevent it. Here are 10 steps you can take now to increase your chances of living a life that’s cancer-free.
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January 20, 2007
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Breakthrough: The Cervical Cancer Vaccine
The world’s first-ever cancer vaccine is generating great excitement. The new vaccine, which prevents cervical cancer by protecting women from the human papillomavirus (HPV), is now available in Thailand and many other countries. Here’s a look at the important questions being asked about this exciting medical breakthrough against one of the most dangerous cancers among women.
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January 20, 2007
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Banishing Back Pain
Nearly every adult will experience some type of back pain, and it can be excruciating. The good news is, back pain is often preventable, and there are new and better ways for treating it
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January 20, 2007
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