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Diabetes

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  • Nine-year-old invents 'D-Girl Backpack'

    Nine-year-old invents 'D-Girl Backpack'
    Having Type I diabetes hasn't brought 9-year-old Anna Bemiss down, but it sure makes going places more difficult. Since her diagnosis two years ago, Anna must carry with her a blood sugar meter, lancers and test strips so she can test her blood several...
  • Youngster's fundraiser helps fight diabetes

    Youngster's fundraiser helps fight diabetes
    Just in time for National Diabetes Month in November, Davie first-grader Jace Tacher — who has Type 1 diabetes — raised $900 for the Diabetes Research Institute. The youngster teamed up with the Whole Foods Market store in Pembroke Pines for...
  • Country's first soda tax passes

    Country's first soda tax passes
    Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier

    Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier
    For all its flaws, the federal Affordable Care Act is beginning to fulfill one of its missions: to change a health-care system that could only be described as sick itself. While much of Obamacare focused controversially around health insurance, other...
  • Tax on sugary drinks approved in Berkeley; S.F. measure falls short

    In voting Tuesday, Berkeley voters became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • 10 simple changes to make your life healthier and less stressed

    10 simple changes to make your life healthier and less stressed
    We all know we should live a healthier life, but getting started can feel like climbing Mt. Everest. Do you really have to spend hours at the gym and eat 12 servings of vegetables every day to get in shape? No — the way to get started is to take...
  • Does your employer really care about your 'wellness'? Maybe not

    Does your employer really care about your 'wellness'? Maybe not
    A federal judge in Minneapolis on Monday refused to block Honeywell International from imposing penalties on workers who refuse to participate in a workplace "wellness" program, denying a request for an injunction by the Equal Employment Opportunity...
  • Enfield Girl Creates Backpack For Dolls To Help Children Deal With Diabetes

    Enfield Girl Creates Backpack For Dolls To Help Children Deal With Diabetes
    Enfield fourth-grader Anna Bemiss was diagnosed with Type I diabetes when she was in first grade. Last school year as a third grader, Anna took part in the Connection Invention Convention, sponsored in town by the Enfield Foundation for Excellence in...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Relax about all that scary advice

    It's frightening to have so many conflicting voices out there telling us what to eat. For example: High-fat meat and dairy foods are high in saturated fat that can increase "bad" LDL cholesterol in the blood a risk factor for heart disease. But wait....
  • Health: A New Face On Medical Care

    Health: A New Face On Medical Care
    Robots bathing patients, storefront medical clinics and nurses conducting procedures once done by doctors. The future of health care is bound to include practices that might surprise us today but will be commonplace 50 years from now. When hasn't that...
  • Consumer Reports: Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day

    Breakfast eaters tend to have better diets overall, consuming more fruit, vegetables, milk and whole grains than non-breakfast eaters, according to Consumer Reports. And because the time between dinner and the next morning's meal is the longest your body...