James Miller

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James Miller is Vice President, Partner Relationships for Sharecare and is responsible for the development, integration and ongoing engagement of strategic content partners on the Sharecare platform.

James has spent his professional career in the healthcare and life sciences industries. He was a principal in Standing Stone Partners, a full service creative, communications and strategic consulting firm serving early and mid-stage healthcare, medical device and biotech companies. Prior to Standing Stone, James was Vice President and General Manager of a leading San Francisco Bay area video, animation and multimedia company specializing in creating high end patient and clinical professional programming.

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    A glass of red wine has been shown to reduce the risk of strokes as well as heart attacks. Most strokes are caused by blockages in blood vessels, and red wine contains a chemical that can open up blood vessels. Researchers are working on a pill that contains a similar chemical.
     
     
     
     
     
     
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    Treating blockages of the blood vessels can help to prevent a major stroke. In this video, neurointerventional surgeon Samuel Hou, MD, of Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center, describes the procedure done to treat someone who has had a mini-stroke. Read More
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    You can prevent strokes by managing risk factors, says Phaniraj Iyengar, MD, a vascular neurologist at Sunrise Hospital. In this video, he describes controlling blood pressure and diabetes, eating proper food and exercising. Read More
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    The important first step in dealing with depression is to see your primary healthcare provider. What happens next depends upon the severity of your symptoms (mild, moderate or major), your medical advice and your choices for treatment. While depression responds to many treatments, it often can recur. Read More
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    Severe sadness, as well as other emotions, have a halo effect over the fabric of social relationships. In particular, people close to the person facing a depressive episode may experience similar feelings, an expression of their own empathy (feeling the other’s feelings as if they were your own)....Read More
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    Foods That Cure

    Every winter, my hands get painfully dry and cracked, and my lips start flaking. I was complaining about it to a friend, who told me that coconut oil is the only thing that makes her dry, itchy skin stop cracking. I found a jar at the local health food store for under $10 and decided I had nothing

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    Avoid a cooking disaster, or a trip to the ER, with these food-safety tips.

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    The Health Benefits of Having a Hobby
    Bonnie Raitt says her parents would drag her out to play the guitar for visiting family and picking and strumming was just a childhood hobby. The Wright brothers needed something to break-up the monotony of selling and repairing bicycles, so they
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    Foods that are good for your heart are also good for your brain and memory! In this video, neurologist Gayatri Devi, MD, explains why whole, unprocessed foods rich in protein, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial for a healthy brain. Read More
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    Walnuts are made up of 15 to 20 percent protein and contain linoleic (omega-6 fatty acids) and alpha-linoleic acids (omega-3 fatty acids), vitamin E and vitamin B6, making them an excellent source of nourishment for your nervous system.

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    Specific nutritional supplements can improve brain function in specific circumstances. For example, some people with dementia appear to have a decreased capacity to transport vitamin B12 from the bloodstream into the brain (J Orthomolec Psychiatry 1983;12:305-311). This defect can be overcome (with an

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    High-fat fish such as salmon are called brain food for a reason. Fats don't just add cushion and warmth; they are necessary for energy production, and even for your sanity. About two-thirds of our brains are composed of fat, and the protective sheath around communicating neurons is 70 percent fat. So...Read More
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    The Mediterranean diet, which contains food that are high in omega-3 fatty acids, has shown to be good for brain function. In this video, Robin Miller, MD, reports on how this type of diet helps prevent problems with memory and thinking. Read More
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    The specific causes of atypical depression are not known. Research has identified several possible factors which may trigger depression. Genes may play a role because depression tends to run in families. Problems with the neurotransmitters in the brain may cause depression but so can early trauma,

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    Inflammation can negatively impact any part of the body; therefore inflammation can increase the risk for depression symptoms. Watch neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, discuss how gut health is linked to inflammation, the root of many health issues.  Read More
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