PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits.
In my columns thus far I’ve mentioned very little about the third leg of the nutritional triad — fats.
LOS ANGELES — Struggling with a difficult kid? You might want to take a hard, honest look at how often he or she actually gets to bed on time.
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Resistance training, or strength training, is incredibly beneficial when creating an exercise routine. Resistance training increases muscle mass and helps with weight control as muscle burns more calories than fat at rest.
The newest frontier in the genetic revolution is riddled with questions and ethics challenges.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Little Amelia Sloan became a pioneer shortly after her birth.
Many women have watched their mothers, siblings and other loved ones experience the often devastating and deadly effects of breast and ovarian cancers. Naturally, such women will wonder and worry about their own risks of developing cancer and, of course, worry about what cancer risks their own children may face as adults.
A set of six healthy habits, including eating more tomatoes and less processed red meat, helped men reduce their risk of dying from prostate cancer, a study found.
MUNICH — Psoriasis, with its patches of itchy, flaky skin, is often nothing more than a benign cosmetic problem. Yet for many people it’s as disabling and threatening as rheumatoid arthritis or cancer.
Patient navigation is a term increasingly used in health care.
I often experience women who come to my clinic and tell me that their friend was diagnosed with breast cancer and was treated with a pill. They ask me, “Why am I getting chemo and not the pill?”
Kids want to be healthy. They want to be good. They want to do the right thing.
WASHINGTON — After 81-year-old Clara Marshall badly bruised herself in a tumble from her bed at a care facility in Vancouver, Wash., the staff urged her husband to buy a metal safety rail to protect her from another fall.
COLLEGE PLACE — The Impact! Life Transitions Program will startat 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at SonBridge Community Center, 1200 S.E. 12th Ave.
Hypo means low. Glycemia means sugar in the blood. Put the words together and it simply means low blood sugar.
The SNAP Challenge invites people to “shop for your meals with the daily average per person benefit provided by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as Food Stamps) to get a sense of some of the challenges faced by those struggling to put food on the table.” I decided to take the challenge.
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