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Juices to Keep You Healthy All Week

Juices to Keep You Healthy All Week

With the dog days of summer in full swing, treat yourself to a cold and refreshing homemade juice. We’ve got a different recipe for every day of the week tailored for your body’s specific needs.

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Latest Crohn's Disease Research

Check out the newest developments in the fight against Crohn’s making headlines.

Understanding Acid Reflux: Q&A

Understanding Acid Reflux: Q&A

Dr. Constance Pietrzak discusses the challenges of managing acid reflux and the common treatments.

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OAB Surgery Options

Overactive bladder (OAB), also known as urge incontinence, occurs when the destrusor muscle surrounding the bladder begins to improperly contract as the bladder fills, causing frequent urination and urinary leakage. Surgery is usually performed only ...

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Nutrition

Have You Eaten These Little-Known Antioxidant-rich Foods?

Most of us know that blueberries, garlic and green tea are packed with antioxidants that help prevent cell damage. But there are plenty more foods that are as effective.

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Tips for Exercising with OAB

Living with overactive bladder (OAB) affects your daily activities. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy them—you just need to plan ahead. Exercise is one activity that’s important to sustain, even with OAB. Here are some helpful ways to stay ...

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Understanding Celiac Disease

Think you know what it really means to be gluten-free? Read this Q&A to learn about the autoimmune disease and its common myths.

Understanding COPD: A Doctor Q&A

Understanding COPD: A Doctor Q&A

UPMC’s Dr. Frank Sciurba explains what this disease is and how to treat it.

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Tips for Traveling With COPD

Get their advice by sharing your planned activities and locations. Obviously, you don’t need their permission, but it’s good to consider their medical input. Your doctor should write a medical travel letter stating your diagnosis and treatments.This ...

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Celiac Disease and Mental Health

People have been switching to gluten-free to treat behavioral problems. But does it help?