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  • Word of mouth is spreading for dental implants

    Dental implants have been around for hundreds of years. But today’s implants aren’t your grandma’s i ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Life with a food allergy; any bite could be your last

    One of Matthew Mitchell’s earliest memories involves a fast-food hamburger in a drive-thru late at night.
    July 28, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Studies: To fend off dementia, run — or dance, bike, power-walk or step

    Scientists testing experimental drugs to prevent or reverse Alzheimer’s disease have for years endur ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Eli Lilly: Experimental drug shows some benefit

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Eli Lilly & Co. reported Wednesday that an experimental medication might slow mild ...
    July 22, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • Beyond Trim: Don't make fitness a sore subject

    Do you suffer from arthritis? You have lots of company. According to the American Arthritis Foundation, more than 50 million adults and hundreds of th ...
    July 22, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • Exercising in the water offers benefits over workouts on land

    Done correctly, water workouts can give you gains similar to those on land, including aerobic fitnes ...
    July 16, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Study: Early clue to why some children may have reading woes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New research suggests it may be possible to predict which preschoolers will struggle to read — and it has to do with how the brain d ...
    July 14, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • Down with calorie counting

    In my last column, I talked about the paleo diet and mentioned that calorie counting is not emphasized much. While I believe that managing calories is ...
    July 7, 2015 - 9:51 pm
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