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Nancy Eagleton

This Small Change in Your Diet May...

Reducing your caloric intake by 15 percent may lead to a longer, healthier life, according to a recent clinical trial. Participants in the two-year study...

June 19, 2018 / 2 min read

Fighting Back Against Fibromyalgia

Severe pain from fibromyalgia forced Lady Gaga to recently cancel the remaining dates of her world concert tour. Fibromyalgia can make it difficult for a...

April 16, 2018 / 2 min read

How A1C Test Helps Detect, Manage Diabetes

Diabetes Alert Day falls on March 27 this year. The annual observance by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) sounds a warning alarm on the prevalence of...

March 27, 2018 / 3 min read

Inflammatory Foods May Increase Colon Cancer Risk

We have known for years that healthy, high-fiber foods — especially those with anti-inflammatory properties — can promote wellness and reduce your colon cancer risk....

March 13, 2018 / 2 min read

Understanding Cancer-Related Cognitive Dysfunction – ‘Chemo Brain’

Cancer-related cognitive dysfunction, frequently referred to as “chemo brain,” has been reported in as many as 75 percent of people receiving cancer treatment. Cancer care...

January 30, 2018 / 3 min read

Q&A on Living With COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a progressive lung disease that damages the airways in your lungs and makes...

November 30, 2017 / 2 min read

Get Control of AFib (Video)

Many people affected by atrial fibrillation (AFib) do not realize they have it and those who have it may not realize the seriousness of the...

October 10, 2017 / 2 min read

Standing Water: Protect Your Family From Infections,...

In addition to street flooding from seasonal rainstorms, South Florida gets an extra dose of standing water throughout October and early November with the stronger-than-normal...

October 9, 2017 / 3 min read

Diabetics With Sleep Apnea at Higher Risk...

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is known to be associated with many health problems, but most people do not realize that it can lead to some...

September 5, 2017 / 2 min read

Rude Awakening: Nighttime Muscle Cramps

Painful muscle cramps in the calf, thigh or foot tend to jolt a person awake in the middle of the night. The strong muscle contraction...

July 11, 2017 / 3 min read