Your Health Matters

Your Health Matters The Importance of Colonoscopies Sponsored: The Importance of Colonoscopies
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer among both men and women and is expected to be responsible for at least 50,000 deaths in 2014. Fortunately, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for more than 20 years, due in part to early detection from screenings.
Your Health Matters 5 Things to Know About Olive Oil Sponsored: 5 Things to Know About Olive Oil
Whether used as part of a salad dressing, as a non-sticking agent for your favorite pan or the base of your favorite pasta sauce, olive oil is a staple in most family’s pantry. Research suggests that Extra Virgin Olive Oil may have a beneficial effect on helping to lower blood pressure.
Your Health Matters Eating Healthy to Reverse Heart Disease Sponsored: Eating Healthy to Reverse Heart Disease
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the US. To keep your ticker in shape, add these foods to your daily health routine and kick the worst to the curb.

Best: Nuts
Tree nuts, especially walnuts, can lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and boost HDL (good) cholesterol.
Your Health Matters The Female Heart: Protect it at Any Age Sponsored: The Female Heart: Protect it at Any Age
Adventist Health invites you to attend Women’s Works, our free Women’s Health Fair on May 1, 2014, starting at 1 p.m. at the Adventist Medical Center Amphitheater.

Join our team of qualified physicians to learn how you can improve your health and well-being.
Your Health Matters Munchable Miracles Sponsored: Munchable Miracles
Did you know that filling 50 percent of your grocery cart with fruits and vegetables will transform your life? Fruits and vegetables help fuel us throughout the day, but they do far more than that.