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The Unique Link Between Obesity and Asthma Risk

How does obesity affect the progression of asthma? Asthmatics who are also diagnosed with obesity are in a unique situation that poses a different set of risks.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Is It Asthma or Something Else?

Asthma doesn't always respond to conventional therapies. Should it be treated as severe asthma or could it be caused by something else?

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Low Carb Diets and Gender Differences

Low carb diets have become increasingly popular for promoting weight loss and heart health. Learn how gender might affect the outcomes.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Pantry and Fridge Spring Cleaning: Ticket to Weight Loss

Springtime is the perfect time to focus on cleaning and organizing your fridge and pantry. Try these tips to help create order in your kitchen and inspire weight loss.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Scoop on Powdered Collagen Supplements

The chronic illnesses that benefit from collagen, including tips on how to buy the best.

By Nancy Monson

Obesity’s Negative Impact on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research suggests that RA patients with high BMI suffer higher rates of disability, other problems.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How to Lose Weight When You're Hypothyroid

Losing weight can be hard when you’re hypothyroid. Here are some key tips for success.

By Mary Shomon

Weight Loss Challenges for Thyroid Patients

It’s important to understand these five key challenges to weight loss when you have a thyroid condition.

By Mary Shomon

Childhood Obesity Heralds BIG Diabetes Risk

Big wake-up call! Childhood obesity appears to nearly quadruple the danger of developing Type 2 diabetes.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Are You Over-consuming the Wrong Omega Fat?

If you’ve been tuning into nutrition headlines, then you know that consuming “fatty acids” can be quite beneficial to your health. The problem is that there are different types of omega-based fatty acids, and most Americans are consuming too much of ...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.