Researchers discuss the link between vitamin D and ischemic strokes.

Researchers finding show that Vitamin D may help prevent ischemic strokes. These new findings were presented at the International Stroke Conference. [1]The research presented at the conference showed that patients with vitamin D levels below 30 ng/mL had infarcts two-fold larger than those with higher levels and had a higher risk for functional dependence at […]

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Free Services and Incredible Specials Now Being Offered At Pasadena Health Center

Pasadena Health Center is offering a number of free services. In addition we have several specials to help our clients with their medical needs: Dental Specials: Oral Screening, 4 Bite wing X-rays, and Cleaning just $49.00. Take advantage of this special. Teeth Whitening includes all of the above plus a teeth whitening kit for just […]

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CDC ENCOURAGES PARENTS TO GET THE MMR VACCINE NOW TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF MEASLES

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) is encouraging parents to get their children immunized for measles right away. CDC is encouraging Americans to get vaccinated for measles amid an outbreak that began at Disneyland in December, saying that 2014 saw the highest number of cases in two decades. So far more than 90 […]

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New Study Shows Benefits to Aspirin

A new study released today indicates in its findings that Aspirin may actually be beneficial to patients. There has been a lot of speculation and controversy on this topic in the past. Experts have now declared, for the first time, that the benefits of taking aspirin to prevent some types of cancer outweigh the harms. […]

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Cut Animal Protien and Lower Risk from Diabetes and Cancer

Many people debate what diet is best. As we reach middle age it seems keeping the weight off becomes harder. It is not uncommon for people to develop diabetes at age 45 and then to continue into type 2 or insulin dependent diabetes. What is worse is as people are battling weight gain many turn […]

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Are You Getting Enough Magnesium in Your Diet?

Magnesium is believed to be a vital mineral that may help people prevent type 2 diabetes. In addition it is a mineral that people who are diabetics should incorporate into their diets. It is a necessary component of more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Without magnesium, the hormone insulin can’t do its job […]

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DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR CHICKEN WAS JUST PROCESSED?

The USDA will now allow chickens slaughtered in the U.S. to be processed in China, but no labeling will be required to identify those chicken products that they ship back to the U.S. Some believe this in reaction to China agreeing to take USA Beef after they stopped due to mad cow disease. The concern is that […]

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New Video Produced by Pasadena Health Center to Help Teach Children Good Oral Health

Pasadena Health Center is very excited about a project we have just finished. The Texas Legislature passed House Bill 2483 which adds oral health education as part of the coordinated school health program guidelines. In response to this legislation the health center wanted to produce a short, fun, video that would teach children things like […]

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CDC REPORTS FLU IS WIDESPREAD IN TEXAS

The CDC released a statement today that flu cases are continuing to climb. The U.S. Southwest — Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas — is the region hardest hit by the flu this season. The flu has been seen strongest in people of young and middle age. Young and middle-aged adults also were disproportionately […]

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New Study Confirms That Early Mammography Test Are The Best Choice For Women

A recent study conducted by physicians from Harvard University has published a conclusion that has not been previously suggested. The study states that,” Most deaths from breast cancer occur in unscreened women. To maximize mortality reduction and life-years gained, initiation of regular screening before age 50 years should be encouraged.”[1] The study examined the records […]

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