Publication: Atascadero News

First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Centenarians reveal their secrets to a long, happy life

(BPT) - One hundred years ago, the average American's life expectancy was between 50 and 60 years, and so the estimated 53,000 centenarians in the United States today have lived much longer than most of their contemporaries. Perhaps that is why a new ... [Published Atascadero News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Eating clean: Today's top food trend takes a simpler approach to nutrition

(BPT) - Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate? Azodicarbonamide? Sodium Benzoate? Most people will agree that you shouldn't need a chemistry degree to read and understand what goes into your favorite foods. A simple glance at the average ingredient label, however, ... [Published Atascadero News - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Concerned about stroke? A two-year study finds that vitamin E from Malaysian palm oil helps to protect brain's white matter

(BPT) - While you may know about your brain's gray matter, did you also know that about 50 percent of your brain is made of white matter? The health of your brain's white matter affects how well it learns and functions. This is also the area of the brain ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Parents, prevent heatstroke by never leaving a child alone in a car

(BPT) - Warm weather is great for trips to the pool or beach, but not so good for the inside of cars, which can rise to deadly temperatures in a very short period of time.Many people are shocked to learn how hot the inside of a car can actually get. Even ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

4 reasons to make the move to a medical home

(BPT) - The American health care environment is rapidly changing. One model of health care that's expanding across the country is the patient-centered medical home. A medical home is not a physical location, as the name implies, but a team-based model ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Health coverage is available that fits the family budget: Enrollment in Medicaid and CHIP is year-round

(BPT) - Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide free or low-cost health coverage for children and teens in families with low and moderate incomes. Parents and other adults may qualify for Medicaid as well. In many states, more ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Named your car? Then treat it like a good friend with these tips

(BPT) - When cousins Bo and Luke Duke from the television series The Dukes of Hazzard named their car 'The General Lee,' they had the famous General Robert E. Lee in mind. Why? The show was set in the South, so perhaps it was to capture the Southern vibe ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Eyes get sunburned too: Doctor tips for being sun-wise with your eyes

(BPT) - The gentle breezes and bright sunshine of spring and summer entice people young and old to enjoy more time outdoors. Whether you're spending the day at the beach or just relaxing on the patio with a good book, sunscreen is a necessity when you're ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Prevent theft from being the story of your vacation with these security tips

(BPT) - Your school days are finished and that summer vacation is within your sights. This year you've planned the trip down to the last detail and made all of the final arrangements, but even if you've given your destination extensive thought, you may ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

Fascinating facts about everyone's favorite sweet treat: Caramel

(BPT) - There are many confections available to satisfy a sweet tooth, but one that melts the hearts of many is rich, creamy caramel. Both young and old adore this treat that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with other ingredients to create an extra-delicious ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 14 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Diaper disasters to ketchup squirts: How to laugh through life's messiest moments

(BPT) - Diaper changing disasters, milk and cereal splattered across the kitchen floor, ketchup landing right on your white shirt ... mess and ick are an inevitable part of everyday life, especially if you are a parent, but they are also part of what ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 10 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

Self-esteem: A top tool for empowering kids to stay smoke-free

(BPT) - Each day, 4,000 American children take up smoking, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Most are probably aware of the health risks, but the internal pressure they place on themselves to fit in with peers can drive their decision to ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 09 2014]

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...UnitedHealthcare serves more than a quarter of America's centenarians through its Medicare plans. "By looking at how they are living their daily lives, we can glean important insights about the keys to staying healthy and feeling vibrant as we age."
Concludes Sen: "Tocotrienol levels in regular Western diet are very low. The only way we may get enough of it is through nutritional supplementation."
...family's health records are centrally located to be quickly and easily accessed by any provider, from childhood through old age,' says Burke. "As your needs and care changes, your primary care could co-locate with a specialist needed, like an OB/GYN."
"Research tells us that when parents have health coverage, it's more likely that their eligible children get the preventive services they need" Mann says

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Centenarians reveal their secrets to a long, ha... [Published Atascadero News - Jul 09 2014]
Eating clean: Today's top food trend takes a si... [Published Atascadero News - Jul 07 2014]
Concerned about stroke? A two-year study finds ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 26 2014]
Parents, prevent heatstroke by never leaving a ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 24 2014]
4 reasons to make the move to a medical home [Published Atascadero News - Jun 22 2014]
Health coverage is available that fits the fami... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 19 2014]
Named your car? Then treat it like a good frien... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 19 2014]
Eyes get sunburned too: Doctor tips for being s... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 18 2014]
Prevent theft from being the story of your vaca... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 15 2014]
Fascinating facts about everyone's favorite swe... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 14 2014]
Diaper disasters to ketchup squirts: How to lau... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 10 2014]
Self-esteem: A top tool for empowering kids to ... [Published Atascadero News - Jun 09 2014]
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