In the movies and on TV it’s usually clear when an actor is supposed to be having a heart attack because you’ll see them grabbing their chest and bending over.
Well, REAL heart attacks don’t quite go that way.
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The Body Mass Index (BMI) was designed to take a defined look at someone's height and weight to assess overweight and obesity.
A BMI of less than 18.5 is considered underweight; 18.5-24.9 is normal; 25.0 – 29.9 is overweight and 30.0 or greater is obese.
Cancer detection and treatment is a trillion dollar a year industry and it’s easy to see why.
I remember back in the 80s there was a commercial designed to discourage illegal drug use that showed an egg frying in a pan and the infamous line, “This is your brain on drugs.”
Well, nothing much has changed except LEGAL (prescription) drugs are now largely responsible for many a “fried egg brain!”
Here’s what I mean:
Each year in the US about 750,000 cholecystectomies (gallbladder removals) are done, making it one of the most common surgeries.
It also happens to be one of the most unnecessary surgeries!
I know this is going to make a lot of chocolate lovers very happy. A recent study has shown that chocolate may boost your ability to exercise! The key appears to be in a substance called epicatechin, which is a plant nutrient found in cocoa.