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  • Harvard Health Letter: New concerns about diet sodas

    They're linked to calorie absorption, high blood pressure and heart trouble. For weight-conscious people who love the bite of carbonation and the taste of various soft drinks, the advent of sugar-free sodas 60 years ago seemed a blessing: If there were...
  • Founder retires, hands over leadership at Patient Advocate Foundation

    Founder retires, hands over leadership at Patient Advocate Foundation
    The health advocacy group that started with fewer than a handful of volunteers and a $5,000 budget, now employs more than 185, has an annual budget of more than $50 million, and each year serves more than 90,000 patients with chronic or debilitating...
  • The Crowd: Putting a dent in diabetes

    The Crowd: Putting a dent in diabetes
    They called on donors to "Join the Revolution" to end diabetes — in particular, Type 1 diabetes (T1D), affecting some 3 million Americans, including a large number of children. It is estimated that, currently, some 26 million Americans overall are...
  • Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar

    Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar
    Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar Our mothers told us that sugar is filled with "empty calories," and it can rot your teeth, make you fat and give you diabetes. They told us this because, unfortunately, it's true. But this is...
  • Boost the power of your breakfast cereal

    Source: Harvard Health Letter Grocery store shelves are filled with dozens of breakfast cereals, all promising important health benefits. But how do you know if you're getting what you need? "Labels and marketing promises on boxes can be confusing. It's...
  • IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark

    IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark
    First, Sesame Street's Cookie Monster gets grilled over his diet. Now this: There is a billboard near Coca-Cola Park in Allentown that is urging baseball fans to keep bacon off their plates. The billboard is part of an effort by the Physicians...
  • Health center services in demand at new site in Evanston

    Health center services in demand at new site in Evanston
    Lisa Robinson, the operations director at the Erie Evanston/Skokie Health Center, was leading some visitors around the center earlier this year when she stopped in front of a station where a health worker in medical gown and surgical mask was leaning over...
  • Women's health focus of Aurora event

    Women's health focus of Aurora event
    Saturday morning in Aurora, scores of women took a step toward taking care of their health as the locally-based Partners in Health - a nonprofit coalition of community agencies - held its 12th annual "Pathways to Wellness" health fair at the Prisco...
  • Environmental Nutrition: A is for Asparagus

    Environmental Nutrition: A is for Asparagus
    Environmental Nutrition The folklore. A harbinger of spring, the name asparagus (asparagaceae) comes from an old Greek word meaning "stalk or shoot." The plant is a member of the lily family, which originated in the eastern Mediterranean where it still...
  • Realities of the diet treadmill spur 'leanest livable weight' concept

    Realities of the diet treadmill spur 'leanest livable weight' concept
    If, like millions of people, you've been on diets, perhaps lots of them, researcher Traci Mann says you should be relieved to know that it's not a flaw in your character that they didn't work. Or at least they didn't work for long. That may seem to make...
  • Rollins lacrosse team to honor late teammate on senior day

    Rollins lacrosse team to honor late teammate on senior day
    WINTER PARK — Written on 11x17 sheets of paper, the words conveyed what Will Hauver's lacrosse teammates at Rollins would require for their most challenging season. Fifteen regular-season games, the first coming three days after Hauver died on...