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Holiday Overeating Can Be Big Problem for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Overindulging at a holiday party or two this season isn't going make a big difference in someone's health. But it could be a much different story for people with type 2 diabetes.

Changing the Course of Prostate Cancer Treatment: Life Expectancy Estimation, Active Surveillance, and Drug Development

NCCN has published the 20th annual edition of the NCCN Guidelines(r) for Prostate Cancer, one of the eight original NCCN Guidelines published in November 1996.

Amotivational Syndrome and Marijuana Use

Overall, the symptoms of the amotivational syndrome are very similar to the symptoms of depression. Long term use of marijuana may, depending upon many factors such as genetics and age, ultimately produce a condition in the brain that is very similar to that produced by long term use of Acomplia, leading to the condition known as amotivational syndrome. read more

HIV/AIDS Drugs Could Be Repurposed to Treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A landmark study published today in the journal Science by an international group of scientists, led by the laboratory of Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University...Show More Summary

Friday Funny 828: 1st vs 2nd Kid

Our current Parents Magazine had this all-too-true comparison about your first and second kids: That's all true for us so far, except for Henry's (our first) potty training. He was a CHAMP and just decided one day BEFORE HE WAS TWO that he didn't need diapers. Show More Summary

MS International: 9 Years of Blogging, 4 Blogs, 3 Nations

It’s hard for me to believe that our first Life With MS Blog posted nearly nine years ago. A Yank’s Life with MS (for the MS Society of the UK) is more than three years old, and  The Unspeakable Bits from a Life with MS (for the National MS Society) leaves the terrible twos next month. Where [...]

Caveteen Overcomes Unbearable Symptoms with Primal

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

Two Dudes Invented A Probiotic That Will Make Women’s Vaginas Smell Like Peaches

Silicon Valley, man. Those tech-obsessed, profit hungry nerds have their hands in everything—including your vagina. More » Two Dudes Invented A Probiotic That Will Make Women’s Vaginas Smell Like Peaches is a post from Blisstree - Get tips on healthy living, work outs, wellness & health food recipes. Advice & news on mental health & healthcare..

Former Miss USA Tara Conner Opens Up About Getting Sober

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Conner has been sober for seven years and is now hoping to help others in their battle with addiction.

Facing not only diabetes, but the stigma that can come along with it

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

At a baby shower for a co-worker, Patti Smith reached for a cookie and was scolded by an officemate. “People watch what you eat,” says Smith, 56, who lives in El Cajon, Calif., and was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes three years ago.Show More Summary

9 steps you can take toward healthier habits

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

Eat more fruit and vegetables, steer clear of fried foods, walk more, sit less and so on. Heard these messages a time or two? Although you know all too well that implementing one or more of these healthy behavior changes could help prevent...Show More Summary

Well: Apples From Thanksgiving Start to Finish

yesterdayHealth : NYT: Health

Apples will see their way from the beginning to the end of my Thanksgiving meal.

Researchers campaign against Americans’ sweet tooth with public health initiative

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

Dean Schillinger is a primary-care physician at San Francisco General Hospital. He first came to the city in 1990 at the peak of the AIDS epidemic. “At that point, one out of every two patients we admitted was a young man dying of AIDS,” he says. Read full article >>

29 million Americans have diabetes — but a quarter of them don’t realize it

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

William Herman has spent decades researching diabetes, treating patients grappling with complications from it and trying to educate people on how to prevent it. During those same years, he also has seen the prevalence of the disease grow virtually unabated. Read full article >>

Well: Antibiotics During Pregnancy May Increase Child’s Obesity Risk

yesterdayHealth : NYT: Health

A new study reports that antibiotic use during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for obesity in the child.

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