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The aging of the Baby Boom generation and a sharp rise in the incidence of diabetes and obesity in the larger population have literally opened a stubborn wound — a dramatic increase in the prevalence of chronic wounds that resist basic … more
You've heard of the following potentially deadly childhood diseases — whooping cough (pertussis), diphtheria, and tetanus — but we rarely see anyone suffering from these serious illnesses these days. Why? Because almost all children in … more
PASADENA, Calif. — When I arrived for my first mammogram it didn't take long for my sense of secrecy to shatter.Behind the counter were five young women, unoccupied and anxious to help."Andrew Dalton, appointment for 8:45," I say."What for?" … more
You don't want to get to your dying time with regrets. The regrets are worse than the disease that is killing you in terms of letting go of life. I have witnessed this play out in those who are in their dying time. One man, in particular, was … more
Q: Is there any treatment besides surgery that can reliably help an older man urinate when he is experiencing difficulty due to prostate enlargement? A: This common problem becomes all the more common as men get older. In fact, 40 to 50 percent of … more
Plant-based diet workshops held ThursdaysIf you are new to plant-based eating, struggling to make the change or need a review, come to MamaSezz's introductory class where you'll get key information, great ideas, and new resources for a whole food, … more
BRATTLEBORO — Employers looking to create or improve a workplace wellness program can apply for a financial boost from the Vermont Department of Health. The Health Department is offering grants of $3,000 to six worksites around the state to … more
Q: How bad are trans fats really? Seems hard to believe that simply banning them in restaurants could cut heart attacks and strokes, as a recent study suggests. A: First, let's start with hydrogenation, a process that adds hydrogen to the fats found … more
BRATTLEBORO — After helping to bring more than 7,000 babies into the world in her long career of working with area women, Dr. Cheri Ann Brodhurst will be stepping back from the business of birth and will limit her care to gynecology, including … more
Time for a vacation? What will you eat while you're away from home?Packing good, nutritious food along with other vacation supplies will help you stay healthy. It will also keep your energy on an even keel, so you'll arrive at your destination not … more
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