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Celiac Disease: Defined

OVERVIEW Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, in which eating gluten causes damage to the small intestine. Gluten is a protein found in grains like...
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Something to Chew On

Eating slowly and chewing less decreased blood sugar We were all told as children to chew each bite 30 times or some variation close to...
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Memorial Day Tips & Trick

Memorial Day is just around the corner and the summer-welcoming holiday can be a lot of fun for the whole family. There are cookouts...
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Diabetes Defined

OVERVIEW Diabetes is a group of disorders affecting the body's metabolism — the way the body turns food into energy. More specifically, diabetes refers to...
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Alcohol Addiction

OVERVIEW Alcohol addiction is a chronic dependence on alcohol. This addiction often involves being preoccupied with alcohol and when you will have your next drink,...
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For Young Smokers, Cigarettes Paired Best with Alcohol

Findings on co-use of cigarettes and alcohol could have implications for smoking cessation efforts. When it comes to health, cigarettes are never a good thing....
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Beer, Hot Dogs and Stomach Cancer

Alcohol, processed meats like hot dogs and excess weight linked to increased risk of stomach cancer. When it comes to stomach cancer apparently, you are...
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Death from Diabetes: Three Times More Likely Than Once Thought

About 12 percent of Americans might be dying from diabetes, despite what has been reported on death certificates, Boston University study finds. Diabetes is a...
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How Are Alcohol Use and Skin Problems Connected?

Alcohol use disorders were prevalent in patients with eczema and other skin disorders. You've probably heard the expression “you are what you eat.” There may...
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Risky alcohol consumption can increase at time of retirement

New research shows that some employees drink more alcohol when they retire. Researchers followed 5,800 employees that retired between 2000 and 2011 and answered a...