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Know What to Expect From Your Diabetes ..

Diabetes is a serious condition that affects many Western New Yorkers. Just look at the numbers: adults with diabetes are two to four times more likely to die from heart disease. The rate of amputation for people with diabetes is 10 times higher than for those who don’t have the condition. Finally, $12.8 billion was spent ..

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Stop After-School Hunger by Reaching for California ..

A new study from the University of Toronto suggests that not all snacks are created equal when it comes to filling up kids’ rumbling tummies. The new ..

Research Suggests Type 2 Diabetes is a ‘Preventable ..

You can’t blame it on your parents anymore.A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health makes clear that your genes “take a back seat” to ..

Ultrasound Technology Helps Clean and Whiten Teeth ..

Although braces are essential to correcting a variety of dental issues, cleaning braces with a standard toothbrush is as difficult as trying to floss ..

Survive the Ups and Downs of Walking for Fitness

Let’s face it. Walking is a popular low-impact exercise. Now, new iPods are equipped with pedometers, half-marathons are packed with walkers and ..

How Parents Can Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

Recent surveys show that teens are abusing prescription medications in record numbers. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 70 ..

Sleep Apnea May Rouse Other Critical Diseases

The oxygen starvation experienced by patients who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may lead to other severe diseases, like Type 2 diabetes, ..

What Health Care Questions Do You Want Answered by ..

What are my options? What would work best for me? Those questions are asked every day by individuals in doctor’s offices and hospitals when trying to ..

Diabetes and Eyes, Making a Stand for Vision Care

Diabetes is a serious disease that can affect many aspects of the body—the heart and kidneys, blood circulation and even the eyes. In fact, diabetic ..