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Get assistance from Freedom Home Care before and after a colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer, which includes cancer of both the colon and rectum, is the second-leading cancer killer of men and women in the United States. By undergoing an endoscopic examination of the bowels, individuals can receive a diagnosis for the potential of colon cancer or for the presence of ulcers or polyps. More commonly referred to as a colonoscopy, this examination has been a life saver for thousands of men and women. For anyone who makes the smart choice to undergo the out-patient procedure, Freedom Home Care can assist with the preparation involved. The Colonoscopy/Out-Patient Program is scheduled as a 24-hour
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4 of 4: The signs of aging, a four-part series

Over the past week, we here at Freedom Home Care have been looking at the National Institute of Health’s “Eight Areas of Age-Related Change.” And we’ve been quite captivated by the list because we believe that being aware of the physical changes that our bodies undergo later in life is the best way to combat old age today. So as we post these last two topics, we’d like to thank the NIH for arming us with the knowledge that will help us better enjoy our twilight years. 7. Skin “The simplest and cheapest way to keep your skin healthy and young
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How Can Resveratrol Help You?

Resveratrol, an antioxidant that seems to boast big benefits for people of all ages, is found in red wine grapes and other foods, such as seeds, peanuts and berries.  Resveratrol is also available in many alternate forms, including pills, drinks and powder.  But don’t increase your wine consumption or dash to the health food store just yet. Much research has been done on resveratrol, which lays claim to everything from anti-aging properties to the ability to kill cancer cells.  Let’s take a look at how resveratrol just might benefit you. Anti-aging and resveratrol The anti-aging properties of resveratrol have been
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