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Coping with Crohn's: Student talks about living with the disease

Crohn's disease is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal, or digestive, tract. But for a kid, it translates to so much more.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 08:09am EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Leah Packer, Crohn

How an iPad can prevent critical stroke injury

The University of Virginia Health System is working with local rescue squads to outfit ambulances with iPads and tablets, so that doctors can diagnose such patients en route to the hospital.

Saturday - 01/11/2014, 11:58am EST

Tags: stroke, University of Virginia, University of Virginia Medical Center, Kathy Stewart, iTREAT

Common nutrition myths debunked

Whether you've resolved to eat better in 2014, or just want to know if the information you've heard is actually true, one health professional sets the record straight when it comes to nutrition myths.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 09:51am EST

Tags: Lisa Reed, nutrition, Myths,

Drinking monkeys show stronger immune system

We've known for years that drinking moderate amounts of alcohol is good for the heart. But now, it looks like it could help our bodies take to vaccines and boost immune systems.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 09:03am EST

Tags: drinking, Oregon Health and Science University

Group says travel promotes health, longer life

There's good news for travel enthusiasts.

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 04:55am EST

Tags: aging, travel, andrew mollenbeck, Global Coalition on Aging

Holiday survival guide: Stay healthy this season

Americans tend to gain between 1 to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's -- and we're not talking muscle. Stay on track with this guide.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 07:51am EST

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, Survival guide, holidays,

Long-term use of some antacids can trigger vitamin deficiency

Prolonged use of some types of antacids has been linked to a B12 deficiency because the body fails to absorb the vitamin properly.

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 02:20pm EST

Tags: antacids, B12, vitamins, science, Kristi King

How old are you really? Don't be so sure

Fifty may not be the new 30, if you smoke, or drink or don't exercise. Your body could be older than you really are.

Saturday - 12/07/2013, 02:12pm EST

Tags: age, vitality calculator, Randi Martin

5:2 Diet: 'Fast' diet a new way to prevent weight gain this holiday?

A new fad diet has the attention of holiday overeaters to keep the pounds at bay. But is it the best option to manage your weight during this season of parties and treats?

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 01:28pm EST

Tags: dieting, weight gain, Paula Wolfson, 5:2 Diet, Fast Diet

Your phone is talking behind your back -- to your doctor

Your phone knows everything about you -- how much you walk, talk and what level of Candy Crush you're stuck on -- but soon it could be spilling secrets to your doctor.

Monday - 11/25/2013, 07:34am EST

Tags: phone, apps, doctor, Capital News Service

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