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Health Tip – Mar. 22 – BMI A Bit High? Your...

Here’s some cheerful news: an analysis of nearly 100 studies involving data on more than 2.88 million men and women found that being a...

Health Tip – Feb. 25 – Another Reason to Avoid Soft...

We know that sugary soft drinks can promote weight gain, but they also can worsen arthritis of the knee, particularly in men. This association...

Health Tip – Aug. 10 – Your Waist Size and Your...

The body mass index (BMI) is the ratio of your weight in kilos to the square of your height in meters and can be...

Health Tip – June 8 – Chemicals May Pose Diabetes Risk

Some chemicals may pose a diabetes risk. The chemicals in question are phthalates (pronounced THAL-ates), and they’re everywhere - in plastic toys, detergents, food...

Health Tip – May 4 – Loneliness and Your Blood Pressure

If you're over 50 - and lonely - you may need to watch your blood pressure. New research from the University of Chicago shows...

Health Tip – Apr. 4 – Diet Advice from Overweight Physicians

If you suspect that an overweight physician is less likely to advise overweight patients to shape up, you’re right. A new study from Johns...

Health Tip – Mar. 30 – Obesity and Pain

The heavier you are, the more likely you are to be in pain. This finding comes from data gathered by telephone survey of more...

Health Tip – Mar. 27 – Spine Disc Degeneration and Your...

If you’re overweight or obese, chances are that you’re at increased risk for low back pain due to spinal disc degeneration. Results of a...

Health Tip – Jan. 13 – Eating to Keep Your Mind...

The more antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables in your diet, the greater your chances of keeping your wits about you as you get older. German...

Health Tip – Jan. 10 – Fitness Trumps Leaness

Even if you're carrying a few extra pounds, if you get in shape and stay in shape - and you’re male - your risk...