Do you remember your mother telling you to eat your vegetables? It turns out that was pretty good advice. A recent article in Forbes Magazine reported on an extensive dietary study in England. Study subjects who reported consuming more fruit and vegetables each day were less likely to die of any cause. Instead of saying… Read More


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Friends, have you wondered what Instagram is? You hear about it from your grandkids and on the news. On today’s episode, Katy shows you how to navigate this picture social media network. How to use Instagram – Tech Tuesdays with Katy http://youtu.be/aj96wgaTYnY In this episode: Learn the different parts of Instagram – Your profile, news… Read More


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CBS News’ Dr. LaPook hosted a video conference call with Dr. Mark Pochapin, a professor of gastroenterology at NYU, and Gina Mileo, a registered nurse at NYU Langone Medical Center last week regarding colon cancer. Watch the video below to see what other options there are besides colonoscopy screenings. Colon Cancer Awareness (26-minute video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoiJbuzgeYo… Read More


1 in 3 Cancer deaths could be prevented if smokers quit. Interested in smoke cessation? Part B (Medical Insurance) covers up to 8 face-to-face visits in a 12-month period to help you drop the habit. Medicare Advantage Plans also have programs available. These services must be provided by an approved physician or other Medicare-recognized practitioner. All Medicare beneficiaries who… Read More


In earlier entries, Breast Cancer Awareness Month starts today and Know the Risks: Breast Cancer Awareness, we shared some facts about this lethal form of cancer. Today, we share some signs that may indicate if you have the disease.Although routine self breast exams do not detect cancer the way mammograms do, they can help spot  signs you should not ignore:… Read More