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Latest by Amy Hendel, P.A.

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Recipe/Cooking

To Live Longer, Change Your Eating Habits

If longevity is on your mind as you get older, research shows that changing your diet is the best way to add years onto your life.

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Living With

Healthier Heart Challenge: Release Your Stress

In week five of the challenge, we look at the best ways to relieve and eliminate stress that can improve your heart health.

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Symptoms

Symptoms of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma symptoms like fatigue, chills, and swollen glands are easy to mistake for minor ailments, but get a checkup if they persist.

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Doctor & Patient

What to Look for in Dietician/Nutritionist

If you’re one of the many people committed to a New Year’s resolution this year, that means choosing a lifestyle program that includes a long-term sustainable diet and exercise program. Consider creating a support team to help. One important member o...

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Living With

Healthier Heart Challenge: The Wrap Up

Your biggest obstacle to heart health is sustaining these new habits long-term. Here are some scenarios you may encounter and some possible solutions.

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Living With

Healthier Heart Challenge: Change Your Diet

If you're taking the Healthier Heart Challenge, try adding these heart-healthy foods to your diet.

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Complications

Catching Your Breath With Lung Cancer

A common side effect of lung cancer is shortness of breath, which can be uncomfortable and even frightening. Here are some ways to manage the challenge.

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Treatment

Childhood Abuse Ups Bariatric Surgery Risk

Bariatric surgery complications may be more common for obese people who have experienced childhood physical or sexual abuse, according to this study.

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Nutrition

Can You Trust Science-based Nutrition Advice?

Major journal retractions have called into question some popular nutrition research. Can you tell the difference between good and bad food science?

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Is Diet Soda Helpful or Harmful?

Could diet soda be part of the solution to the obesity epidemic, or part of the problem? Here's what you should know about no-calorie drinks.