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Blog Profile / Well

Filed Under:Health
Posts on Regator:2017
Posts / Week:6
Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Ask Well: Fatty Liver and Diet

2 months agoHealth : Well

A reader asks: My 22-year-old son has been diagnosed with fatty liver. What kinds of foods should be avoided in his diet?

Supplements Found to Ease Gestational Diabetes

2 months agoHealth : Well

Pregnant women with the condition who took calcium and vitamin D during a six-week trial reduced their blood sugar and cholesterol levels, researchers say.

Living With Cancer: The New Medicine

2 months agoHealth : Well

For almost two years, I have benefited from the new medicine derived from the new science, much to my surprise.

Putting Us All at Risk for Measles

2 months agoHealth : Well

When it comes to public health, bad personal choices can have potentially devastating effects on others.

Longer Heart Monitoring Backed for Stroke Patients

2 months agoHealth : Well

Two new studies suggest that atrial fibrillation may be the unrecognized cause of many strokes, and that patients should be monitored for a month to find out.

For Fitness, Push Yourself

2 months agoHealth : Well

To realize the greatest benefits from exercise, we probably need to ramp up our workouts.

Vitamin D Screening Not Backed by Expert Panel

2 months agoHealth : Well

The United States Preventive Services Task Force decided not to recommend routine testing for vitamin D levels in part because it was not clear whether otherwise healthy adults with low levels actually benefit from taking supplements of the vitamin.

I Had Alice in Wonderland Syndrome

2 months agoHealth : Well

A daughter’s admission that during a bad headache things around her looked smaller led to a discovery of a rare syndrome in one family.

Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

2 months agoHealth : Well

A study finds that after early adolescence the social status of socially precocious teenagers often plummeted.

Too Hot to Handle

2 months agoHealth : Well

Extreme heat claims American lives each year, and with climate change, some experts predict the number will rise.

Broccoli, Stems and All

2 months agoHealth : Well

Broccoli stems often play second fiddle to the more popular crowns, and are sometimes even shunned altogether. That’s a shame, because stems have a charm all their own. These recipes highlight the differences in texture and flavor of two parts of the same vegetable.

Ask Well: Weekend Warriors

2 months agoHealth : Well

A reader asks: Is infrequent cardiovascular exercise (like jogging once in a while) better, or worse, than not exercising at all?

Who Can Speak for the Patient?

2 months agoHealth : Well

Our patient was never going to wake up, and no decision should ever be made without consulting the spouse. But I hadn't known she existed.

Exercise and the ‘Good’ Bugs in Our Gut

2 months agoHealth : Well

Frequent exercise may influence our weight and overall health by altering the kinds of organisms that live inside of us, a new study suggests.

Putting Fun in Fatherhood

2 months agoHealth : Well

What does being a fun dad really mean? From moonwalks to early-morning sandwich-making, our readers share their stories of dads who put the fun in fatherhood.

Ask Well: Feeding Heavy and Thin Kids Together

2 months agoHealth : Well

How do you feed two children in a family when one is overweight and one is underweight?

Dense Breasts May Obscure Mammogram Results

2 months agoHealth : Well

Such tissue makes it hard to read mammograms, and additional tests like ultrasounds and M.R.I.s may not help much.

Steering Clear of Poison Ivy

2 months agoHealth : Well

Simple precautions can prevent a nasty reaction from contact with poison ivy and related plants, which can harm even those who have had previous uneventful exposures.

A Better Ranch Dressing

2 months agoHealth : Well

Here’s a salad dressing base made with yogurt and white beans that can be the foundation of a healthful ranch dressing as well as a few variants.

More Protein in Diet May Lower Stroke Risk

3 months agoHealth : Well

Getting more protein in your diet, though not red meat, may reduce your risk for stroke, a review of studies found.

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