Updated September 2014 with the latest news on the investigations relating to Pradaxa (dabigatran). Atrial Fibrillation is a particular type of irregular heart beat which can have dangerous consequences to your health if left untreated. People with atrial fibrillation, commonly referred to as AF or AFib, are more prone to blood clots, which can lead to
Do you know your cholesterol numbers? If you have not had a check-up in the past year, now might be the time to find out. Chances are you might have a problem. Lipitor is the most prescribed drug on the planet, used to try to lower cholesterol. Cholesterol is part genetics, part lifestyle. Cholesterol is
Have you seen the headlines? Top doctors and researchers have recently made some very shocking allegations against the manufacturer of the atrial fibrillation drug Pradaxa (dabigatran) in one of the most reputable online medical journals in the world. Learn the facts here: Atrial Fibrillation is a particular type of irregular heart beat which can have
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by Mara Michaels and Carolyn Stone Crock pot cooking is a great way to feed the whole family nutritiously yet inexpensively, using a great number of ingredients you probably already have on hand at home in your pantry or freezer. There is nothing quite like a hearty soup or stew on a cold winter’s day,
Quantity Make sure you have enough of each item to be canned. This way you can make it through the winter. A little prior planning can go a long way and can really make the difference in the winter dishes. Imagine having freshly canned green beans in your casserole during the holidays, instead of having
What You Need: 12 slices of white bread 12 slices American cheese 4 T butter, room temperature How to Make It: Spread each of the slices of bread on one side with the butter. Place a skillet or griddle over medium heat on the stove. Lay 6 slices of bread in the