Category: Health

Ultrasound Screening Can Spot Problems Before You Have Symptoms - Without Radiation!

1 in 3 Americans May Have Had Warning Stroke Without Knowing It Study authors say learn the signs and symptoms that mean you need immediate medical help

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Is it possible to have a small stroke and not even realize it? Yes, according to new research that found about 35 percent of Americans experience symptoms of a warning stroke. Yet only about… Continue reading

OVER 50? GET YOUR FREE CAROTID ARTERIES SCREENING Research shows 50-percent of Strokes Can be prevented with a quick, non-invasive screening

Las Vegas, May 15, 2017 – Every Tuesday and Friday for the month of June 2017, Lions HealthFirst is providing free screenings of the carotid arteries for early detection of blockages or dangerous buildup of plaque in the arteries leading to the brain. Screenings are… Continue reading

Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression

Study finds weekly sessions, plus deep breathing, helped ease cases when medications failed By Mary Elizabeth Dallas Thursday, March 9, 2017 THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The calming poses and meditation of yoga may be just what the doctor ordered when it comes… Continue reading

Mental Health May Affect Chances Against Cancer Early research suggests anxiety, depression might raise risk of dying from certain malignancies

By Robert Preidt Thursday, January 26, 2017 WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Anxiety and depression may increase the risk of death from certain cancers, early research suggests. After analyzing studies involving thousands of patients in Great Britain, researchers found that people with greater… Continue reading

Toastmaster Open House

Sol Lee, director of operations for Lions HealthFirst Foundation is offering Las Vegans an opportunity to develop their confidence and self-esteem and improve their health using public speaking as the latest tool for self-improvement. Learn to be a successful speaker, better communicator and build better… Continue reading