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Exercise: How Much is Enough?

Everyone benefits from some sort of activity.

Stay Sober, Stay Safe

With a warning against driving impaired, Maryland State Police urge motorists to ring in the New Year Alive and well.

Safe Feasting! And Happy Holidays from the Health Beat!

As the end of the year approaches, it’s likely there are multiple meals and parties in your future.

A food supplement that prevents weight gain? Don’t pop the Champagne just yet…

File this in the possibly too good to be true file.

Is Sugar the New Salt?

Once upon a time, the dietary bogeyman for cardiologists was salt. A new culprit, however, may be usurping old man sodium. Meet that foodie fem fatale, sugar.

Slippery slopes

Orthopaedic physicians at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital want us all to be safe now that cold weather is here.

The sour news about fructose

A 2013 study using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner found that fructose consumption has distinct effects on brain regions that regulate appetite.

Did Christopher Columbus bring syphilis to Europe?

The disease was unknown in Europe, his critics asserted, until the return of Columbus and his crew from the New World.

Be a diaper rash genius

According to the American Academy of Dermatology there are several steps to take to prevent or treat classic diaper rash.

Reducing the damage done by chemotherapy

Preventing cardiotoxicity (damage to the heart muscle) in patients receiving chemotherapy is a crucial step in the battle against cancer.