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Portland is the largest city in the country that doesn’t have fluoridated water, and voters have resoundingly decided it’s going to remain that way. A proposal to add the cavity-fighting mineral to tap water was defeated Tuesday, with more...
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Endocrinologist and Hospital of Central Connecticut medical staff memberHaving a baby brings feelings of joy and excitement—but complications can occur for both mother and child if diabetes is present or develops. Some women may develop gestational diabetes, when excess sugars from digested foods build up in the...
Are Americans getting mixed messages about how much sodium they should be consuming? Lately, yes, and some of those messages are muddled because studies themselves are muddled, a panel of doctors has concluded. The Institute of Medicine panel...
Amgen Inc. is a biotechnology company that develops medicines used in the treatment of cancer, kidney disease, arthritis, bone disease and other serious illnesses. The Thousand Oaks company's top-selling products include arthritis medication Enbrel,...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
South Bend TribuneMISHAWAKA -- Nephrologists traditionally are brought in to care for patients who are suffering from chronic or end-stage kidney disease and approaching the need for dialysis. But two doctors at the Memorial Kidney & Hypertension Center want to intervene...
First, a couple of definitions: Intermittent fasting is when you eat your regular, fairly sensible way, say five days a week, and then take in only about 600 calories a day for the remaining two days. Calorie restriction is living on fewer than the...
Pauline H. "June" Brannan, an artist and former owner of a Mount Washington frame shop, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure and kidney disease at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The longtime Ruxton resident was 85. The daughter of farmers, Pauline...
Robert Brown was healthy, willing and a good match: So why not give a kidney to his wife, who otherwise would need dialysis? There was just one potential obstacle: Brown was 74, an age once unthinkable for a kidney donor. For this retired psychologist...
Ephraim McDowell Health recently was awarded the American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for its quality diabetes self-management education program. The ADA believes this program offers high-quality education that is an essential...
Homeless advocates and a city councilwoman sharply criticized Monday a Rawlings-Blake administration plan to remove an encampment of about a dozen homeless people this week from under the Interstate 83 overpass in central Baltimore. But administration...
MESA, Ariz. — Whenever new Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro would go home questioning whether he still belonged in the big leagues during his struggles the last three seasons, his wife, Sherley, liked to remind him of his baseball claim to fame. "She'd...
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