Latest by Amy Hendel, P.A.

Race Affects Breast Cancer Chemo Completion

New research suggests that non-white women are less likely to complete the full-term course of chemotherapy to treat their breast cancer. What gives?

Can Your Diabetes Diagnosis Help Others?

If one family member gets a diabetes diagnosis, it can lead to healthier lifestyle choices for your whole family, according to this study.

A 12-Month Plan For Weight Loss

If you're have a hard time losing weight, maybe you’re trying to change too many habits at the same time. Follow this 12-month approach to reach your goals.

How Judy Won the War on Weight

Losing weight after menopause and keeping it off long-term was a challenge for Judy. Learn how a close friend helped her finally achieve her goals.

Say No to Trigger Foods During the Holidays

If you often find yourself overeating during the holidays, follow these strategies to help you say no to trigger foods, and stop a binge before it starts.

Low Carb Vs. High Carb Diets

Low carb diets are popular for weight loss and diabetes management. Learn how they compare to modern high-carb diets and their long-term health impacts.

Mindfulness May Curb Stress-Eating

Mindfulness techniques could help you avoid overeating when you're stressed out, according to this study.

Does Mental Health Affect Bariatric Surgery?

Surgeons may refuse to consider candidates with mental illness for bariatric surgery, but this study says that could be a mistake.

Diabetes Risks Rise With Inactivity

Just two weeks of inactivity increases the risks associated with diabetes. Learn how to avoid step reduction and increase your daily activities.

An Apple a Day May Keep COPD Away

Research shows that loading up on antioxidants such as apples, tomatoes, and Vitamin C can repair lung damage caused by smoking, and slow decline for those with COPD.