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  • Newport twins buy toys for hospitalized kids

    Newport twins buy toys for hospitalized kids
    Newport Beach twins Syd and Zach Cohen have raised more than $6,500 to buy toys for children in the pediatric cancer units at UCLA Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County. It's a tradition started, in part, as a mitzvah project, a social...
  • Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

    Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average...
  • Despite industry claims, soda isn't an entitlement

    The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Tuesday, Jan. 20: Last summer, a study out of Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco found that nearly 700,000 Americans would be saved from obesity or Type 2...
  • 2015 launching point for Orlando area's health, biomed sectors

    2015 launching point for Orlando area's health, biomed sectors
    After more than two decades at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., Dr. Peter Crawford and his wife, Dr. Jane Chen, decided to move to Orlando in 2014. Crawford, a cardiologist and a well-known cardiometabolic scientist, was recruited by the...
  • Optimal blood sugar level not the same for all diabetics

    Q: I've had type 2 diabetes for 20 years. I'm now 74 years old. I take both pills and insulin for my diabetes. I think my blood sugar level is too low. What's a good blood sugar level for me? A: The American Diabetes Association recommends striving for a...
  • Diabetes Takes Disproportionate Toll On Hispanics And Blacks

    Diabetes Takes Disproportionate Toll On Hispanics And Blacks
    Connecticut's diabetes rate ranks lower than the national average, but Hispanics and African-Americans are more than twice as likely to have the disease compared with their white neighbors and are at greater risk of dying from diabetes-related causes....
  • The best home health aides pair skill with compassion

    By Erinn Hutkin Home health aide Keany Obi said her passion for the profession came from caring for her mother-in-law, who suffered from severe diabetes and dementia. After her mother-in-law died and Obi immigrated to the U.S. from Nigeria in 2011, she...
  • Potent spices add a flavor punch and protection against disease

    Look no further than your own spice rack to help protect against chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer. Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, but they can also boost your immune system to help fight disease. Some herbs and spices...
  • Ayasdi CEO Gurjeet Singh uses 'big math' to tame big data

    MENLO PARK, Calif. Gurjeet Singh is chief executive officer and co-founder of a company that reflects an emerging trend in Silicon Valley the intersection of computer science and mathematics to tackle real world problems. A native of India, he earned his...
  • Diabetes among many possible causes of hair loss

    Q: Is there a connection between diabetes and hair loss? A: Hair loss can result from many factors. Age is a universal reason. All of us lose hair as we grow older. Some people inherit the tendency to lose hair early or excessively. Medications, stress,...
  • 10 tired food trends that should expire in 2015

    10 tired food trends that should expire in 2015
    It seems that everyone is interested in food these days -- from supermodels such as Chrissy Teigen to our very own President Obama to everyone on Instagram posting food photos. Because of this surge of interest in the food world and its inextricable...