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Diabetes

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  • CBO explains jump in VA claims

    America's population of living veterans fell by almost five million, or 17 percent, from 2000 to 2013. So why did the number of veterans drawing disability compensation climb by 55 percent over that period? And why have yearly VA disability payments...
  • Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next

    Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next
    He went to Harvard and Stanford universities to become a scientist, but then Gary Taubes discovered investigative journalism. He had a bachelor's degree in physics and was working on a master's degree in aerospace engineering at Stanford when he chose a...
  • Staying in shape does great things for your health

    When many people decide to "get fit," they assume it involves rigorous activity. But you don't have to spend hours in a gym to be physically active. Playing outdoors with your child, swimming a lap, climbing a flight of stairs, walking to the store,...
  • Special 9-year-old Lower Macungie girl to be featured on CNN on Wednesday

    Special 9-year-old Lower Macungie girl to be featured on CNN on Wednesday
    Carly Lenett, the amazing 9-year-old from Lower Macungie Township who is planning another 3-mile swim marathon on Sept. 20 at Emmaus High School, was recently interviewed by CNN and will be featured on the all-news network in the 8 a.m. hour and in the...
  • For a healthy brain, control blood glucose through diet

    Poor dietary choices, being overweight, and being inactive often lead to blood glucose problems. And research suggests that elevated blood glucose levels--in people with or without diabetes--may be linked with cognitive problems. In a study published...
  • Wellness Fair encourages healthy lifestyle

    On Aug. 24, the Connecticut Valley Seventh-day Adventist church held a health and wellness fair from 11-3 p.m. at the South Windsor Fire Department. Pastor Thomas Dombrowski was co-organizer of the event, which furthers his mission to help people learn...
  • I won't accept Ice Bucket Challenge

    I won't accept Ice Bucket Challenge
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the prevalence of ALS in the U.S. at about 12,000 persons, while other diseases such as Alzheimer's (5.2 million) and diabetes (25.8 million) remain more costly in terms of numbers afflicted and are...
  • EatingWell: Staying in shape does great things for your health

    When many people decide to "get fit," they assume it involves rigorous activity. But you don't have to spend hours in a gym to be physically active. Playing outdoors with your child, swimming a lap, climbing a flight of stairs, walking to the store,...
  • Take Primary Care Training Out Of Hospitals

    Primary care doctors may receive most of their training in community settings rather than in hospitals if policy-makers follow the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine in its July report "Graduate Medical Education That Meets The Nation's Health...
  • Public health nurses promote healthy communities

    By Erinn Hutkin After 35 years as a public health nurse, Cecilia Libunao still treasures the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others - especially children. Libunao, 56, grew up in the Philippines and spent 11 years there as a public...
  • State doesn't monitor syringe disposal at home

    Thousands of Pennsylvanians poke themselves each day with needles and lancets to treat or test for medical conditions such as diabetes, hepatitis and multiple sclerosis. They do this at home, school and work. In most places, there are no biohazard...