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  • Tea: A cup of good health?

    Tea, especially green tea, is often said to be good for your health. But if tea is good for you, how good? And why? It turns out that tea contains substances that have been linked to a lower risk for heart disease, cancer and other health problems. But...
  • Mini meals vs. three squares: Which is best?

    It's a popular notion that eating smaller, more frequent meals, such as six small meals a day, is a healthier approach than the traditional three square meals a day. Some people believe eating more frequently may help keep their hunger under better...
  • Younger Women Often Ignore Early Heart Attack Signs

    Younger Women Often Ignore Early Heart Attack Signs
    Women between the ages of 30 and 55 tend to ignore early heart attack symptoms, which may be part of the reason more young women die from heart attacks than young men, according to new research by Yale School of Public Health. Many women delay seeking...
  • Dear Pharmacist: Is there a link between statins, diabetes?

    Dear Pharmacist: Is there a link between statins, diabetes?
    Did you get diagnosed with diabetes after starting a statin drug? Statin users often find better cholesterol ratios over time but higher blood glucose. Sit down for my next comment: It's entirely possible you've been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes...
  • MedImmune tapping local partners to speed discoveries

    MedImmune tapping local partners to speed discoveries
    The story of MedImmune, the Maryland startup that British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca bought for $15.6 billion in 2007, is an example for entrepreneurs striving for their own blockbuster deals. But MedImmune leaders say they want to go beyond leading...
  • Bill looks to put healthy drinks in kids' meals

    Bill looks to put healthy drinks in kids' meals
    Restaurants could be required to offer healthy drink options — not just soda — with kids' meals under legislation that has pitted public health advocates against the beverage and dining industries in Annapolis. The original legislation...
  • Seminar takes on prevalence of diabetes, heart disease in Hispanic community

    Seminar takes on prevalence of diabetes, heart disease in Hispanic community
    Francisca Amaro was almost giddy with relief Thursday after a health screening found her blood pressure to be normal. The screening was part of a cardiovascular disease seminar sponsored by the Mano a Mano Family Resource Center at the Round Lake Area...
  • Dear Pharmacist: New research shows coconut water may help diabetics

    Dear Pharmacist: New research shows coconut water may help diabetics
    Here's a surprise: Brand-new research published in the February 2015 Journal of Medicinal Food suggests that coconut water helps improve diabetes. The catch is that the research was done with a rat study, not a human study. Nevertheless, many animal model...
  • Merrillville moving along with the (Jasmine) Wright stuff

    Jasmine Wright walked into Amy Govert's office when school started last fall and Merrillville's coach was instantly concerned. "I thought, 'Oh, my gosh,' because she was so thin,'' said Govert, who had last seen the sophomore guard when summer workouts...
  • Why the 'I ate junk food and turned out fine' argument doesn't work

    Why the 'I ate junk food and turned out fine' argument doesn't work
    I was chatting with a father on the sidelines of a sports game the other day. He told me he doesn't believe that food impacts health, because he grew up eating bologna sandwiches and Fritos on white bread with a Twinkie for dessert. He's healthy after a...
  • Too much sitting linked to heart disease, diabetes, premature death

    Harvard Health Blog Like many people, I have a job that involves sitting in front of a computer most of the day. Because I work from home, I don't have to sit through a long commute, and my dog gets me up out of my chair for walks a couple of times a...