Tagged: "diabetes"

How Often Should You Visit Your Dentist?

Most people have been advised to visit their dentist twice a year. Others have been told once a year is enough to keep teeth and gums healthy. Some people go frequently over the...

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Poll: Should There Be A Sugar Tax?

Yes. At least, that's what some health officials say. Many propose that sugar should be identified as a health danger like alcohol and tobacco. If it were approved, the tax wou...

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Weight-Loss Surgery's Many Health Benefits

People battling their weight, along with other health conditions got some good news in two studies published this month that suggest weight-loss (bariatric) surgery may improve ...

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Slow Down On Sugary Drinks

Once again, we are reminded to not only watch what we eat, but to also watch what we drink. While it may be less obvious to stay clear of sweetened sodas and juices than candy a...

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The Final Word On Busting Belly Fat

For those who want to banish belly fat but don't know the best way to go about it, the verdict is in: aerobic activity is the answer. Researchers from Duke University Medical Ce...

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Is Fasting Good For You?

Fasting is usually associated with political protests, religious rituals and fad diets (that doctors are usually not endorsing). New evidence from cardiac researchers shows that...

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Can Blueberries Whittle Your Waist?

Anyone who's seen Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory makes an association between blueberries and an expanding waistline. But recent research shows that Violet's favorite fru...

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Bariatric Surgery Before Baby

The decision to undergo weight-loss surgery can be a difficult one. But for obese women who wish to have a baby, the choice may become easier when they learn about the results o...

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Is Your Beauty Bad For His Health?

Looking good may make you feel good, but it could be having the opposite effect on the men around you. In fact, a new study out of Spain shows that your mere presence may create...

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The Two Forms Of Fat

Our bodies contain two types of fat: white and brown. Both types are believed to be present in adults, and each serves a different purpose. Simply put, white fat is considered b...

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