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  • How common is eclampsia today?

    How common is eclampsia today?
    A popular "Downton Abbey" character died in childbirth from eclampsia in a storyline that shocked audiences. But what exactly is eclampsia, and does it kill modern-day moms? Barbara Deller, a nurse-midwife and senior maternal and newborn health adviser...
  • Ditching dairy

    Ditching dairy
    "Canned salmon: It does a body good" doesn't pack quite the same punch as that other slogan. "Got edamame?" Not much better. They're worth remembering though, given a growing movement away from milk. Consumption is at its lowest level in 36 years,...
  • Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning

    Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning
    As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...
  • Two cups of milk daily enough for most kids: study

    Two cups of milk daily enough for most kids: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two cups of cow's milk per day may be enough for most kids to have the recommended amount of vitamin D in their blood while maintaining a healthy iron level, suggests a new study. "One of the common questions I get from...
  • 5 spots for a spa-style detox

    5 spots for a spa-style detox
    You're a mess. You've been eating and drinking nonstop since Thanksgiving. You haven't seen an elliptical in weeks. And you're badly in need of pruning. But hey, that's what resolutions are for, right?  So have a ball this New Year's Eve knowing that on...
  • Vitamin D, calcium disappoint in dementia study

    Vitamin D, calcium disappoint in dementia study
    (Reuters) - Vitamin D and calcium supplements taken together in low doses offered no protection against dementia in a large U.S. study of older women, but scientists are still holding out hope for vitamin D alone. Past research has suggested that vitamin...
  • Fall's fabulous bounty

    Fall's fabulous bounty
    A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Debra Schulze weighs in on fall fruits and vegetables. The chill of fall is in the air along with the bright red, orange and yellow colors of the...
  • Lactose intolerance: When drinking school milk makes students feel sick

    Lactose intolerance: When drinking school milk makes students feel sick
    Khalil Beckwith has never been formally diagnosed with lactose intolerance. He just knows that drinking milk makes him feel lousy. "When I drink milk with nothing else ... finishing the carton can be a nauseating endeavor," said Beckwith, a senior at...
  • Love it, Like it, Hate it - Diabetes-Friendly Snacks

    Love it, Like it, Hate it - Diabetes-Friendly Snacks
    November is National Diabetes Month, and today is World Diabetes Day, a perfect opportunity to help raise awareness about this condition that affects more than 100 million Americans (26 million Americans have diabetes, and 79 million are estimated to have...
  • Love it, Like it, Hate it - Fast Food Oatmeal

    Love it, Like it, Hate it - Fast Food Oatmeal
    Many fast food restaurants are serving up oatmeal in an effort to offer a healthy breakfast option for people on the run, but some varieties can have more sugar than a Snicker’s bar!  Today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on which...
  • Superfoods

    Superfoods
    A healthy diet is key to ensuring your child grows and develops properly.  Growing children require specific vitamins and minerals to aid in their growth. Add these superfoods to your children’s diet to help them grow strong and healthy. 1. ...