| Mar 1, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Laura Cipullo, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, provides sound, ethical nutrition advice to both adults and children. Laura has office in Manhattan, N.Y., where you can meet in a private setting for one-on-one consultations, family...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Rush Limbaugh is an attention-hogging, obnoxious and ignorant loud mouth ("Rush to judgment on birth control," March 7). His crudeness sicken me. The controversies about oral contraceptives are passe. Yes, insurance companies have to make them available...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Q: Is it true that ovarian cancer may start in the fallopian tubes? Will having a tubal ligation lessen my chance of developing it? I have a family history of the disease and am a BRCA1 carrier.
A: Recent research suggests that some of the cells that may...
| Mar 9, 2012
Soon after we finished our story on migraines, I came down with the worst headache of my life. For me, migraines began a few years ago, but it was a rare occasion. Now, I typically get a migraine once a month due to what I call, “the perfect...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 1:57 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with diabetes may have better blood sugar control during workouts if they lift weights before doing cardio exercise, according to a new study by Canadian researchers.
It's important to define the best way for people...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:09 PM
As a sport dietitian, I find it very interesting to be on the sideline listening to what parents and players have to say about feeding and hydrating lacrosse players. Where do they get this information? Do they really believe that three Red Bulls before a...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:00 PM
I signed another sympathy card last week for the family of a wonderful female golden retriever that died from mammary adenocarcinoma (breast cancer). This type of cancer would most certainly have been prevented if she had been spayed at an appropriate...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:15 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For about a third of women taking antidepressants to treat menopause symptoms, hot flashes and night sweats will return after discontinuing the drug, according to a new study.
"It's important for people to understand that......
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:15 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diabetes has already been tied to an increased risk of kidney and cardiovascular troubles, nerve damage and vision loss, and now a new study finds diabetics to be more than twice as likely as those without the disease to have...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The holidays are in full swing and for most people that means lots of opportunities to eat delicious, high-calorie foods that they normally don't eat during the rest of the year.
According to the Calorie Control Council, during Thanksgiving alone,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:30 AM
In the ever-shifting lineup of dietary villains, sugar has taken a commanding lead. Even New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has fingered sugar as the major culprit in the obesity epidemic and proposed a ban on the sale of supersize sodas in city...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Leave it to some thoughtful physicians to put good medicine ahead of good politics. Last year, the Obama administration wrongly chose to limit access of teens to the emergency contraceptive pill known as Plan B. This week, pediatricians are urging their...