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Ask the Dietitian: Is it better to eat natural forms of sugar instead of refined white sugar?
We were born to love sugar. Humans have a natural taste preference for sweets. Back in the day, sugar was a source of extra calories that was easily burned off with exercise and everyday physical acti...
3/19/13 at 2:19 PM 10 Healthy On-The-Go Snacks 8/15/12 at 2:01 PM
Ch-ch-ch Chia: Health Benefits of the Green Furry Animals 5/29/12 at 9:58 AM
The financial wallop of surviving a heart attack
Surviving a heart attack comes with a considerable price tag to patients as well as to their employers. In a new study presented this week at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012...
11/6/12 at 3:57 PM The traumatic side of illness 6/26/12 at 3:06 PM
Hearts by the numbers 2/27/12 at 5:22 PM
1961: Heart Association: Please Do Not Kill Yourself Shoveling
The Heart Association of Maryland offered up some tips for shoveling in 1940, in hopes people would be more careful not to stress their hearts....
2/6/11 at 11:00 AM 1945: Darwin Gidel Returns from Nazi POW Camp 3/10/10 at 12:00 AM
1944: Reading Man Wounded; Receives Purple Heart 10/28/09 at 4:00 AM
The Eyes Have It
See the yellow spots in the image below, in the skin around the eyes? These spots are called xanthelasma or xanthelasmata (plural). They are deposits of cholesterol under the skin, usually near the...
2/3/11 at 9:32 PM