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Starvation diet that can reverse type 2 diabetes

The starvation diet that can REVERSE type two diabetes: How dramatic weight-loss could lower blood-sugar levels<p><b>Drastic, short-term dieting may lower</b> …

Diabetes

Exercise is still the best medicine

Image: Thinkstock<p>Regular exercise may be able to offset disease-causing cellular damage and slow the aging process.<p>Published: October, 2014<p><i>You can</i> …

Is fasting the key to weight loss, good health, youthful vitality and longevity?

The hugely successful 5:2 diet has introduced millions to the concept of fasting. Now, an accumulation of cutting edge science suggests that the 'hunger cure' may be the answer to the epidemic of lifestyle diseases from obesity and diabetes to cancer.<p><b>“Everyone can perform magic, everyone can reach</b> …

Holistic Medicine

What Could Go Wrong When Doctors Treat Their Own Kids?

Famed doctor and medical educator William Osler once said, "A physician who treats himself has a fool for a patient."<p>What, I wonder, does that say about us doctors who treat our own kids?<p>This past winter, my daughter got the flu. She was miserable: daily fevers, achiness, sore throat, stuffy head …

Medicine

6 Strategies to Boost Your HDL Cholesterol

Think you can wait 3 years? You can't. A man with a low HDL-cholesterol level—40 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl) or lower—can have as much as a three times greater risk of death from heart disease. So unless you're blessed with blood that consistently scores in the mid-40s or higher, you need to …

Maybe You Should Skip That Annual Physical

It's a warm afternoon in Miami, and 35-year-old Emanuel Vega has come to Baptist Health Primary Care for a physical exam. Dr. Mark Caruso shakes his hand with a welcoming smile.<p>Vega, a strapping man with a thick black beard, is feeling good, but he came to see the doctor today because his wife …

Breast Cancer