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Living With Diabetes Living With Diabetes

What To Know About The Threat Of Hypoglycemia
There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescribed) will help you control your weight …

What is Alzheimer’s? What is Alzheimer’s?

What We Understand Today
Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.

Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on
Organic and Healthy
Texas Fresh Juice Focuses on </br>Organic and Healthy

Offering Wellness In A Glass

Drink fresh. Feel Good. The motto of Texas Fresh Juice expresses co-owner Marita Pratt’s philosophy behind the organic juicery now open in Sienna Village. She talks more about her business and …

What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer? What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer?

A look at lifestyle choices and other possible concerns
A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease, such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. For example, exposing skin to …

Living With Low-Back Pain Living With Low-Back Pain

A conservative care approach may include chiropractic treatment and less reliance on prescription painkillers
The American Chiropractic Asso­ciation (ACA), in response to recent research calling into question the efficacy of acetaminophen in the management of spinal …

Learning About Leukemia Learning About Leukemia

Leukemias are cancers that start in cells that would normally develop into different types of blood cells. Most often, leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells, but some leukemias start in other blood …

Elaine Turner Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Elaine Turner Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness

Designer Will Donate Percentage Of Sales Of BCA Collection To MD Anderson Cancer Center Through Dec. 31
Luxury lifestyle brand Elaine Turner has announced the launch of its Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign starting on Oct. …

Dental Composite Fillings Dental Composite Fillings

Tooth-Colored Fillings Can Dramatically Enhance
The Appearance Of Your Teeth
By Judy Latta
Even if you brush with fluoride at least twice a day, floss regularly, and avoid sweets, you can still develop oral health problems that necessitate …

Psoriasis Awareness Psoriasis Awareness

Learn More About This Common Autoimmune Disease
Psoriasis (sore-EYE-ah-sis) is a chronic (long-lasting) disease. It develops when a person’s immune system sends faulty signals that tell skin cells to grow too quickly. New skin cells form …

Don’t Sugar Coat Our Future Don’t Sugar Coat Our Future

Consumption of sugary drinks is now the single largest caloric intake in children.

Initiative By American Heart Association Aims To Curb Childhood Obesity
Over the past year, the United States has seen a dramatic incline in childhood …

Put Away Your Turtlenecks for Summer
Skin rejuvenation for the neck and chest
Put Away Your Turtlenecks for Summer</br>Skin rejuvenation for the neck and chest

By Judy Latta
Most of us obsess over our complexions, the most visible part of our bodies, and would never forget to pamper our faces with meticulously selected cleansers, exfoliators, sunscreens, toners and moisturizers. Why, then, …

Radiotherapy After Prostate
Cancer Surgery Declining
Radiotherapy After Prostate <br />Cancer Surgery Declining</br>

Despite Evidence Of Benefit, Study Finds Fewer Patients Receive Radiation Therapy
Despite strong evidence and guidelines supporting its use, post-surgical radiation therapy for prostate cancer patients at risk of recurrence is declining in the United States. …

Prevent What’s Preventable And Immunize – On Time, Every Time Prevent What’s Preventable And Immunize – On Time, Every Time

Parents Need To Be Mindful Of Their Child’s Immunization Status
By Dr. Julie Boom, Director, Infant and Childhood Immunization at Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, and Rachel Cunningham, MPH
As children everywhere wrap up …

The Ultimate Arthritis Diet The Ultimate Arthritis Diet

Mediterranean Staples Fight Pain And Inflammation
By Amy Paturel
One of the most common questions people with any form of arthritis have is, “Is there an arthritis diet?” Or more to the point, “What can I eat …

Managing Stress and Blood Pressure Managing Stress and Blood Pressure

Be Mindful Of These Tips To Lower Your Stress Level
In today’s fast-paced world filled with increasing demands, it’s important to manage your stress level. Some people cope with stress by overeating or eating unhealthy foods, …

Your Risks for Bone Loss Your Risks for Bone Loss

Diseases And Conditions That Can Lead To Osteoporosis
There are many health problems that may increase your chance of getting osteoporosis. If you have any of the following diseases or conditions that can cause bone loss, …

Kidney Disease Undiagnosed in Majority of Type 2 Diabetics Kidney Disease Undiagnosed in  Majority of Type 2 Diabetics

A New Push To Screen For It Sooner
Only 12 percent of type 2 diabetics with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are properly diagnosed as having CKD, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine.
Diabetes is …

Adults, Brace Yourself! Adults, Brace Yourself!

Orthodontic Treatments Are Not Just For Kids Anymore
By Judy Latta
Aside from being prominent celebrities, what do Faith Hill, Katherine Heigl, Gwen Stefani, Tom Cruise, Kate Middleton and Katy Perry have in common? They all opted …

A New Trend for Teeth A New Trend for Teeth

Patients Want A More “Natural” Smile Rather Than Perfection
By Judy Latta
Not blessed with naturally perfect teeth? No worries. Leading cosmetic dentists with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry say that more patients are now requesting …