Counseling before and after weight-loss surgery can be a big helpFamily Health

Counseling before and after weight-loss surgery can be a big help

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Colorectal screening can save livesCancer

Colorectal screening can save lives

Source: Parkland Hospital, Dallas Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death of the cancers that strike both men…

Research hints at a nutritional strategy for reducing autism riskPediatrics

Research hints at a nutritional strategy for reducing autism risk

By Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine Folic acid has long been touted as an important supplement for…

Strict, gluten-free diet important for anyone with celiac diseaseGastroenterology

Strict, gluten-free diet important for anyone with celiac disease

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: If someone has been diagnosed with celiac disease but has never had any symptoms,…

Travel abroad for low-cost careBusiness of Healthcare

Travel abroad for low-cost care

By Miriam Cross, Kiplinger Personal Finance After an emergency-room visit in 2014 revealed a bleeding blood vessel in his brain,…

Five bad eating habits you should breakNutrition

Five bad eating habits you should break

By Kerri-Ann Jennings, M.S., R.D. Feel like you’re doing everything right, yet still struggling to keep your weight in check?…

Vitamin D: What’s the ‘right’ level?Tribune

Vitamin D: What’s the ‘right’ level?

Harvard Health Blog By Monique Tello, M.D., M.P.H. Many of my patients who come into the office for their physical…

4 easy tips to help you walk 10,000 steps every dayFitness

4 easy tips to help you walk 10,000 steps every day

By Christopher Travers, M.S. Walking is one of the easiest and best activities for losing weight and staying fit. To…

How to buy eggs: What do organic, cage-free and free-range labels mean?Nutrition

How to buy eggs: What do organic, cage-free and free-range labels mean?

By Kathy Gunst Buying a simple carton of eggs, like a lot of things in life, has become more complicated.…

Brain MRI shows why meditation helps reduce painFamily Health

Brain MRI shows why meditation helps reduce pain

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: For years, I have needed narcotic medications to…