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  • Sugary drinks: The way to weight gain

     
    Are you a Coke-aholic? Must you do the Dew? If so, you have a lot of company. On any given day, half of America is downing at least one can of a sugary drink, according to a new CDC report. The most likely candidate is a male between the ages......
  • Baby in bed: Bumper pads out, breast feeding and vaccinations in

     
    Fresh off their headline-making pronouncements about no television for children under 2 years of age, the American Academy of Pediatrics came out with a few other recommendations for babies. First, the group says, cribs should not have bumper pads,...
  • Healthy 100 Kids joins WebMD and Sanford Health’s Fit Initiative to reach more kids

     
    Two hundred school kids gathered Tuesday on the front lawn of the Walt Disney Pavilion of Florida Hospital to celebrate the launch of the bigger, better Healthy Kids 100 Program. As the kids moved through four interactive stations, they learned about...
  • Eat the cookies, not the dough

     
    Here's a reminder that when it comes to holiday cookies, you should eat them only after baking them. Our reminder comes via the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, which recently published a report on a 2009 outbreak of E. coli that sickened 77 people...
  • Are you affected by the ADHD drug shortage?

     
    It sometimes takes the heft of a media giant such as The New York Times to concentrate the rest of the news media's attention on significant medical issues. The latest one is the nationwide shortage of drugs to treat attention deficit hyperactivity...
  • Is it time to give high heels the boot?

     
    As a member of the male of the species, it certainly is not my place to speak poorly about high heeled shoes. It is interesting, nevertheless, to point out what some investigators reported recently in the Journal of Applied Physiology and recounted on...
  • Use the Internet to improve your health

     
    Patients will need to be proactive and take control of the kind of care they want to receive. Here are a few things you can do to apply the Internet and current technological advances to your benefit....
  • Sitting for long periods increases death risk, study finds

     
    Spending too much time sitting can be deadly, according to a study just published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Researchers found that people who sit 11 hours or more a day are 40 percent more likely to die — from any cause. Even those who...
  • For starters, Peavy can't think about relieving

    For starters, Peavy can't think about relieving
    Thanks for the offer, Jake. Now shut up and make a rehab start in the minors. Jake Peavy told White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper he would pitch out of the bullpen. Heck, Peavy told anybody and everybody he would pitch out of the bullpen. Understand,...
  • Doctors Left Out Of The Sexual Loop

    Doctors Left Out Of The Sexual Loop
    They've been dubbed the TMI Generation for their willingness to share almost anything online. "From what I'm eating to where I'm going to who I'm with. What I'm thinking. Some sarcastic comments I might think of like that I won't say out loud" 'guilty'...
  • Dr. Sue Varma, Stress Management Specialist

    Dr. Sue Varma, Stress Management Specialist
    Remedy Magazine has included Dr. Varma’s mental health tips amongst its “nation’s top 5 doctors” advice. Dr. Sudeepta Varma is a board certified psychiatrist and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU Langone...
  • Obamas launch campaign to help military families

    WASHINGTON — With the country at war for nearly a decade, the president and first lady today unveiled a new campaign called "Joining Forces," to enlist all segments of society in helping service members and their families. President Obama said...