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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Key Risk Factors for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Test your knowledge of the risk factors for non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

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Treatment

Treatments for Advanced Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

What type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma you have informs the treatment. Read more to learn about the differences between indolent, aggressive, and other types and the treatment options.

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Nutrition

Spring Cleaning Your Pantry and Fridge

Inspire yourself to lose weight with these spring cleaning tips that can help create order in your kitchen and support healthy eating.

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Treatment

How Virtual Reality (VR) Can Treat PTSD

VR allows a person to confront reminders of trauma “safely” and deal with those exposures.

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Nutrition

Is Meal Size the Secret to Glucose Control?

This 2018 study suggests that it's not only what you eat, but also how much you eat and when that affects weight loss and blood glucose control with diabetes.

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Risk Factors

Young and Obese May Lead to Cardiac Death

Obesity is a major risk factor of sudden cardiac death in young people, according to this study. Learn why increased screening and prevention could save lives.

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How Does Metabolic Flexibility Affect Weight?

If you're having trouble losing weight, a lack of metabolic flexibility could be the reason. Learn what that means for your weight loss goals.

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Risk Factors

Lesson from President Trump: Healthy Obesity?

In light of President Trump’s excellent health assessment, is there such a thing as metabolically healthy obesity?

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Living With

Best Fruit Choices if You Have Diabetes

Fruit is not off limits if you have diabetes, although some fruits have more carbs or sugar than others. Try adding these healthy fruit choices to your diet.

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Risk Factors

Better Sleep May Help You Lose Weight

If you're struggling with obesity, improving your sleep could help reduce your sugar consumption and promote a healthy weight.