Dog Owners Fare Better after Heart Attack, Study Says

CLEVELAND – After suffering a heart-related event– a dog really is man’s best friend, according to a recent study. The study looked at 181,696 people between the ages of 40-85, who had previously suffered a heart attack or stroke. They looked at the association of dog ownership with other cardiovascular events – such as repeat heart … Read More

Healthy Choices Can Reduce Diabetes Risk by 75%, Study Says

CLEVELAND – November 14 is World Diabetes Day. While diabetes is a growing world-wide epidemic, a recent study shows choosing healthy habits can make a difference in the long run. Researchers analyzed data from 14 studies which included about one million people. “What they found was that people who had the healthiest lifestyle, had a 75 … Read More

Can Too Many Soft Drinks = Shorter Life?

CLEVELAND – Soft drinks are a popular choice of beverage for many people – but they come with a lot of added sugar, whether real or artificial. Now, a recent study says too many sweet drinks might do more harm than packing on a few pounds. The study looked at data on 451,743 people with an … Read More

Not Enough Americans Get the Flu Shot

CLEVELAND – Flu season has begun – but it’s not too late to get a flu shot. Recent research looked at the number of Americans who get vaccinated against the flu. The study looked at data from a national health survey between the years 2010-2016. “What they showed was, over that time period, there was a … Read More

Research Shows Link between Trans Fats and Memory Loss

CLEVELAND – November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. For years, experts have been working to learn what lifestyle factors can impact our risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Now, a recent study clarifies a link between what we eat and our risk for memory loss later in life. The study looked at 1,628 people over the … Read More

Study Looks at Concussion Rate in High School Athletes

CLEVELAND – Concussions are becoming less frequent among most high school sports according to a recent study. However, concussion risks can vary between practice and competition, and from sport-to-sport. “When it comes down to whether football players have a higher risk of concussions when they’re practicing, versus playing, it’s definitely when they’re playing in the games,” … Read More