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Winter

10 Healthy Winter Foods

Believe it or not, the winter months provide quite the bounty of fresh and healthy foods.

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Ten Tips to a Thinner Holiday

The holiday season does not have to mean an unhealthy diet.

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6 Reasons You Should Journal Your WayThrough IBD

The simple secret to living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is keeping a journal. With a pen and notebook or a laptop, you can track your diet, express your thoughts and have a therapeutic outlet.

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Supplements

Vitamin B12: A HealthCentral Explainer

What is it? Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble member of the B vitamin family (there are eight B vitamins total). It is the largest and most structurally complex of any vitamin. What does it do? In the world of B Vitamins (there are eight of them) vitami...

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Nutrition

Seven Natural Sources of Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that helps form red blood cells, and aids in neurological function and DNA synthesis. It is found naturally in many animal products such as fish, meat, poultry, eggs and milk but generally not in plant-based foo...

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10 Reasons to Drink More Water

Sixty percent of your body is made up of water. Sixty percent! It is the principle chemical compound found in your body. The bad news is that your body loses water almost constantly. Each time you sweat, urinate and even breathe, a little bit of your ...

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A Brief History of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer diagnostics, treatment, and prevention have improved greatly since ancient Egyptian times. Learn more about the history of this common disease.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Foodborne Outbreaks

The recent outbreak of salmonella in some brands of Trader Joe’s peanut butter and their subsequent recall, begs the question of what exactly happens before a product is recalled off the shelves due to a foodborne contaminant. It turns out, a whole l...

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Top 5 Tips for Traveling with Breast Cancer

Before you embark on a trip, check in with your doctor, and make sure you follow these 5 tips for traveling during breast cancer treatment.

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Symptoms

What to Do About 8 Common Breast Symptoms

Not all breast cancer symptoms are cause for alarm. Learn which symptoms demand immediate attention and which are probably not signs of cancer.