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Oct. 25, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Cancer survival rates can vary depending on several factors

Who survives cancer and why do some people survive it and others don't? There are many factors that influence cancer survival rates, including the type of cancer, stage at diagnosis, treatment given and other factors, such as country.


Sep. 24, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Healthy classes, programs and screenings


Sep. 23, 2013 @ 12:15 AM

Reducing early-onset dementia risks

When you look at the cover of a magazine in the grocery store (and the picture isn't Dr. Oz), do you ever mutter, "Who's that?" It could just be a matter of generational "Star Gaposis." Your granddaughter couldn't pick Barbra Streisand out of a lineup, and you haven't a clue about who Amanda Bynes is. But there are specific memory lapses that indicate you are at risk for early-onset dementia (before age 65).


Sep. 22, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Zesty tomato soup great for season

Tomatoes are a good source of lycopene, an antioxidant that may help protect against cancer and cardiovascular disease. Lycopene is most plentiful in red tomatoes and is best absorbed when the tomatoes have been cooked. Recipe courtesy of the Mayo Clinic.


Sep. 19, 2013 @ 09:10 PM

Hard to eat healthy when dining out

Eating healthy is hard when cooking at home, but is even more difficult when dining out. Whether it be breakfast, lunch or dinner, choosing the healthiest selection is tough.


Sep. 18, 2013 @ 11:00 PM

Focus on legs can begin by just using them more often

One of the easiest ways to tone your legs is to get up and use them more with consistent walking, jogging or biking routines. These cardio activities will also burn calories and help reduce overall body fat. But if you are looking for lean, strong legs, the prescription is strength training. Rely on variations of good old-fashioned squats, lunges and deadlifts to firm up the muscles in your glutes, quads, hamstrings and calves.


Sep. 17, 2013 @ 10:30 PM

Connection between autism, gut bacteria

The bacteria in your guts are like a baseball team. Let's call them the Biomes. If the players are out of sync, the team will suffer. But if the manager (you) puts a good mix of players on the field (and in your gut), you'll see better results.


Sep. 16, 2013 @ 11:25 PM

Healthy Classes, programs and screenings

HUNTINGTON -- A number of health-conscious classes, programs and screenings are scheduled in the Tri-State this week. Some of the activities offered in the area:


Sep. 16, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

It's in your jeans, not your genes

When Humble Pie sang "I Don't Need No Doctor," they were extolling the healing power of love -- one of the essentials for a long, healthy life. (And little did they know, they were advocating something that could reduce future avoidable health care problems.)


Sep. 15, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Applesauce with touch of maple, cinnamon

Turn fresh fall apples into delicious maple-and-cinnamon-spiked homemade applesauce with this easy recipe.