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A few items to share: Today’s PSA: Exercise with caution in today’s inferno It’s been so darn hot the past week or so in the DC area and East Coast.  Make sure you are paying attention to tips and advice about exercising in this sort more »

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Study Finds Certain Drugs Can Keep Some Forms of Cancer in Remission Longer – NYTimes.com. Using certain anticancer drugs for years at a time can help keep some types of cancer in remission longer, doctors reported Thursday. In another finding, researchers said they had made more »

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Still a bit under the weather so my initial idea of getting up and going for a run fell to the wayside. I did want to share some interesting news I have come across the past few days: Vitamin D and colorectal cancer focus of more »

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Boston Marathon Great for Winners; What About the Rest of Us? – Health Blog – WSJ. The debate over whether running marathons is a fine form of exercise or dangerous to your health, however, isn’t likely to stop any time soon; arguing the pros and more »

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Personal Health – Risks for Youths Who Eat What They Watch – NYTimes.com. We have all been there with our kids. They are watching a show on TV or at the store with us and you hear the “mommy, can you buy <insert product here> more »

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FDA plans to limit amount of salt allowed in processed foods for health reasons. I have never been one to pay attention to the salt content in things. My blood pressure isn’t high, my heart is healthy. I am not known to add salt to more »

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EAT: DIY Greek Style Yogurt So many of us eat Greek Yogurt. It can be really expensive and I have found the newer ‘cheaper’ versions – like from Yoplait – are actually a small bit higher in calories and a small bit lower in protein. more »

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Coffee As An Antioxidant Source – How Good Is It? The results of a long-term study on the impact of coffee consumption on aggressive prostate cancer indicate there may be tangible health benefits.  A study that lasted 20-years and included nearly 50,000 men showed that more »

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Organic: What it means on different products – latimes.com. Organic: What it means on different products You see the word more and more, but what does it say about what it’s on? Here are tips for fruits and vegetables, dairy and meat, cosmetics, processed foods more »

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Study: Women who drink are less likely to gain weight – CNN.com. a new study suggests that women who are moderate drinkers actually tend to gain less weight over time than teetotalers. And if you don’t drink, experts say, these findings shouldn’t inspire you to more »