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Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelDieters have weighed in on their favorite weight loss plans, and this month’s Consumer Reports has the score. After tallying more than 9,000 surveys, magazine editors found that a high-tech app and a caveman approach were respondents favorite ways...
Lincoln ParkThey say a Mediterranean diet is good for you. I'm obviously biased being of Greek decent, but I predictably agree. The countries in southern Europe along the coast of theMediterranean Seafollow a seasonal diet – the produce that is in season...
HealthIn a study released this week, researchers found that a high fat diet damaged important appetite-regulating cells in the brains of mice. Once this area of the brain was damaged, the mice were rendered permanently hungrier. There's a lot of debate about...
EvanstonBy Susan J. White NorthShore University HealthSystem While a myriad of activities and media coverage draw attention to breast cancer awareness, there are still some …...
Booster ShotsJetting to the sunny climes of the Mediterranean couldn't hurt if you feel a bout of depression settling in. But a new study in the Archives of General Psychiatry finds that if your aim is to minimize your risk of......
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adding a plant-derived compound called a sterol to the cholesterol-lowering agent red yeast rice doesn't make it work any better, according to a new study. "I expected to see a synergistic effect with red yeast rice, and I was...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fish oil supplements did not prevent heart problems in people who hadn't had a heart attack yet, in a large long-term study from Italy. The study - a gold-standard randomized, controlled trial - tested the effect of omega-3...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who eat diets high in fruit, certain vegetables, pasta and red wine are less likely to have hot flashes and night sweats during menopause, a new study from Australia suggests. Researchers found that of about 6,000...
The Spokesman-ReviewAmericans spend boatloads of money on medical care -- roughly twice as much, per capita, as other industrialized democracies. And what do they get in return? Shorter lives and poorer health. According to a recent study by the National Academy of...
Despite a growing consensus that cardiovascular disease is a "food-borne" illness, many physicians are ill-prepared to advise patients on what they should eat to best protect them from heart attack or stroke. One provocative new study found that a...
A Mediterranean-style diet emphasizes foods traditionally consumed in countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Here is a sample day's menu provided by Dr. Stephen Devries, executive director of the Gaples Institute in Deerfield, which promotes the value...
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Brooke Burke-Charvet is sharing her tips on aging gracefully and staying healthy now that she's beaten her thyroid cancer. The "Dancing With the Stars" co-host revealed her cancer diagnosis in early November through a video posted on her blog. She was...
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