SAVE BIG ON YOUR NEXT PRESCRIPTION!
Compare prescription drug prices and get discounts at pharmacies in your area with Rx Saver (rxsaver.com)! By using their free website or app you can find the best price for your medications at nearby locations — whether you have insurance or not! Rx Saver doesn’t require a membership or any personal information. Simply enter your prescription, compare prices and choose the best price and location for you.
TOO MUCH TV TURNS OFF MEMORY!
Folks over 50 should monitor their TV viewing! Watching too many soaps, documentaries or reality shows has been shown to impair their ability to recall words by up to 10 percent! Excessive viewing may kick off “cognitive stress” that leads to memory loss, according to University of London researchers. Worse yet, the study found too much tubing can lead to the development of dementia. Researchers recommend no more than 3.5 hours of TV a day.
HEAL YOUR HEART WITHOUT EXERCISE!
An experimental protein can “trick” the heart into healthy growth without exercise and reduce the risk of heart disease. The protein, cardiotrophin 1 (CT1), prompts heart muscles to “grow in a more healthy way,” said Lynn Megeney, senior author of a report in the journal Nature. CT1 stimulated the growth of new blood vessels in animal tests, she noted, and led to “dramatic improvements” in heart function. The substance could be used in the future to treat cardiac muscle damage!
300 DID YOU KNOW?
That’s the number in thousands of kids ages 16 and younger who have arthritis or a rheumatic condition. Make sure the pediatrician checks your child for symptoms, like pain, swelling and tenderness in the joints, to ensure early prevention and treatment.