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Eat What You Like This Holiday

When the holidays roll around, the term “survival” tends to be used for people trying to actively lose weight. However, holidays are a time to celebrate, and, let’s be honest, viewing celebrations as an obstacle course is a bit of a downer. Food is meant to be enjoyed and it is possible to enjoy your holiday favorites without ruining your weight-loss efforts.

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 5:19 pm

Understanding the Influenza Virus

As the weather turns colder, it’s that time of year to start thinking about influenza (flu) prevention. While people often associate everything from gastrointestinal illness to routine colds with influenza, it’s important to understand what it is and what it isn’t in order to protect yourself and your family.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:18 pm

Screening Options for Colon Cancer

Despite great strides in the early detection and treatment of colorectal cancer, the American Cancer Societyestimates that more than 50,000 will lose their battle to the disease in 2014.

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 5:58 pm

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Health News

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now

Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in.

Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes

Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests.

Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows

Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk.

Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets

Parasite was causing seizures, headaches in 50-year-old, researchers say.