| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Remember when green coffee bean extract was the next big thing in weight loss, a remedy with positive clinical findings touted as a breakthrough by Dr. Mehmet Oz and aggressively hawked online?
Last week, the 2012 study that...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:20 AM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:38 AM
A woman's pre-pregnancy lifestyle may strongly impact her risk of developing diabetes while pregnant.
Healthy eating, regular exercise, healthy weight and no history of smoking before pregnancy were each powerfully linked to whether women would develop...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:33 AM
If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 6:47 AM
After a lifetime working to crack Diabetes 1, a Harvard researcher and parent of a son with the disease, is on the cusp of a cure. Read the full story in Britain's The Telegraph:
| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The best-known wonder dog named Astro was from "The Jetsons," the futuristic family featured in the 1962 television cartoon series.
In 2014, Luke Van Ginkel, the senior kicker for Upland High, thinks his 3-year-old Labrador retriever named Astro is...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:28 PM
People in low-paying jobs may be at higher risk of developing diabetes if they work long hours, suggests a new analysis of past research.
Low-income workers were more likely to develop type 2 diabetes if they put in more than 55 hours per week than if...
| Oct 8, 2014
Delray Beach Medical Center observed World Heart Day to encourage employees and the community in heart-healthy habits. Healthcare staff was on hand with motivational material and giveaways.
World Heart Day is an international event that takes place...
| Sep 10, 2014
Palm Healthcare Foundation, Palm Beach County's public healthcare foundation, has approved $905,750 in grants to 10 nonprofits in an effort to solve the county's most complex healthcare issues.
Two of those nonprofits, Caridad Center and Pathways to...
| Sep 5, 2014
We often hear health care discussed in terms of big numbers — millions and billions. Take diabetes, for example. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 26 million Americans have diabetes and its treatment and impact...