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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New blood sugar monitor for diabetes -- with a Chicago connection

    New blood sugar monitor for diabetes -- with a Chicago connection
    A new company to be led by former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman won regulatory approval this week for a device that will help diabetics better monitor their blood sugar levels and alert family and friends to abnormalities. The handheld, called In Touch,...
  • Commentary: Believe in a broader use of statins

    September is National Cholesterol Education Month, and it's time that people take the necessary steps to prevent and treat one of the main risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Recently, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart...
  • Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar

    Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar
    Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests. High doses of artificial sweeteners like saccharin, sucralose and aspartame can change the population of healthy gut...
  • Kutztown University to name its football stadium in Andre Reed's honor

    Kutztown University to name its football stadium in Andre Reed's honor
    If you thought the Andre Reed celebrations ended with his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame last month in Canton, you were badly mistaken. The honors and accolades keep pouring in. Kutztown University announced Thursday it will rename its...
  • READER SUBMITTED: F.T. Waverly-Simpson School And The Links Inc. Present Community Health Fair

    The F.T. Simpson-Waverly School, in partnership with the Farmington Valley Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, will present its Fourth Annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the F.T. Simpson Waverly School, l55 Waverly St., in...
  • Triple the thrills for kids during triathlon challenge

    Weston's Darlene Mizrahi is only 10, but she isn't afraid to take on a challenge. Mizrahi was one of 99 participants in the Davie PAL (Police Athletic League) Kids Triathlon last Sunday at Bamford Park. The youngster earned the silver medal in the...