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Kitty Dumas

Cancer and Nutrition: ‘Individualized Approach’ is Key

For people with cancer and cancer survivors, nutrition is a crucial but often underestimated part of treatment and ongoing patient care. Both the disease and...

May 14, 2019 / 3 min read

Here’s Why COPD is Deadlier for Women

While fewer Americans are dying from the disease in recent years, a lack of public awareness may explain, in part, why COPD has remained the...

December 15, 2016 / 3 min read

More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Genetic...

If you carried a genetic mutation that increased your risk of developing breast cancer, would you want to know? Increasing numbers of people are answering...

November 2, 2016 / 5 min read

Found in Translation: Advancing Cancer Treatments Via...

Though little known outside the medical field, both translational research and genomic medicine have revolutionized cancer treatment, increasing success rates.

October 17, 2016 / 3 min read

Prescription Diet Meds: What You Should Know

Doctors warn that if you are looking for a long-term weight loss solution, you won’t find it on drug store shelves.

October 3, 2016 / 3 min read

Three Ways to Help Your Teen Reverse...

If you are looking for ways to help your teen get healthy, experts say you have more power than you think.

September 19, 2016 / 3 min read

Public Response to Zika Varies from Apathy...

With Zika-carrying mosquitoes literally in some of our back yards, South Florida residents are now more alarmed than most.

August 10, 2016 / 4 min read

Baby Boomers Most at Risk for Hepatitis...

Despite breakthrough drugs that changed the prognosis for patients with hepatitis C over the last decade, disease-related deaths remain at an all-time high, according to...

August 9, 2016 / 3 min read

Severe Fractures: Advances are Shortening Recovery Times

Significant advancements in both surgical procedures and devices used to repair serious fractures have occurred over the past 20 years, decreasing recovery time and improving...

July 27, 2016 / 4 min read

Osteoporosis on the Rise as Population Ages

The prevalence of the disease, which causes bones to weaken, become brittle and fracture, is expected to dramatically increase in the coming years.

July 11, 2016 / 3 min read