The Connection Between Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Women’s Health

The Connection Between Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Women's Health

Reviewed by Nieca Goldberg, M.D.In 1994, iconic singer Patti LaBelle lived every performer’s worst nightmare — she collapsed on stage in front of thousands of fans. LaBelle attributed her fall to exhaustion until she learned she had Type 2 diabetes.

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A Healthy Microbiome Builds a Strong Immune System That Could Help Defeat Covid-19

A Healthy Microbiome Builds a Strong Immune System That Could Help Defeat Covid-19

By Ana Maldonado-Contreras, University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolTakeaways Your gut is home to trillions of bacteria that are vital for keeping you healthy. Some of these microbes help to regulate the immune system. New research, which has not yet been

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Bill Is Staying on Track, Even While Traveling

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This post appears as part of our Healthier 2021 series, in which we follow three WebMD team members as they strive to improve their health this year. You can follow their journeys here. By Bill Kimm I

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18 Million US Children Are at Risk of Hunger: How Is the Problem Being Addressed and What More Can Be Done?

18 Million US Children Are at Risk of Hunger: How Is the Problem Being Addressed and What More Can Be Done?

By Heather Eicher-Miller, Purdue University; David Himmelgreen, University of South Florida; Diana Cuy Castellanos, University of Dayton, and Kecia Johnson, Mississippi State UniversityEditor’s note: The economic crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic has increased the number of Americans who

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Vitamin K: A Little-known but Noteworthy Nutrient

Vitamin K: A Little-known but Noteworthy Nutrient

By Kyla Shea, Tufts UniversityWhen Danish scientist Henrik Dam fed a cholesterol-free diet to baby chicks in his lab about 90 years ago, he noticed excessive bleeding in some of them. It did not stop after he replaced the cholesterol.

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Bill Lost Weight Before — Now He’s Starting Over

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2020 was a wild ride. And for many of us, healthy eating, exercise, and self-care habits went flying off the rails. If you’re feeling ready to get back on track, we’re with you. Three of our

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