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Nutrition Tips for Older Adults
Eating healthy food packed with vitamins and minerals is important at any age. As people get older, however, changes in the body can affect how it processes food. Certain nutrients will become more important for maintaining and promoting good health. Below are some nutrition tips to help you stay healthy as you age. Eat less, … Continued
Lymphedema: What Are Your Surgical Options?
Reviewed By Just below your skin, you have a vast network of lymph vessels that help rid the body of toxins, waste and other unwanted materials. These vessels, as part of the lymphatic system, filter fluid through the lymph nodes and then take the cleaned fluid — which now contains infection-fighting white blood cells — throughout your body. Lymphedema is an abnormal buildup of this fluid in any part of the body, but usually in your arms and legs. The main symptom of lymphedema is swelling of your arms or legs. What Are the Stages of Lymphedema? To get started, Aliu says that you need to know what stage of lymphedema you have based on your symptoms. Your doctor will help assess which stage you’re in and tailor medical or surgical options to…
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
10 Tips for Weight Loss Surgery
10 Tips for Weight Loss Surgery People often see vast improvements both their physical and emotional well-being once ...
Dr. Day: Five tips for younger looking skin
(KUTV) Taking care of your skin is important, especially as you get older. Dr. Day, a cardiologist at Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, stopped by 2News this Morning to share five proven secrets to younger looking skin. 1. Daily skin careRemove
Breast Milk Storage Tips
How long after you pump should you dump? That’s a question many mothers ask to ensure their breast milk is as fresh as possible for their baby. Lactation consultants from Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children say most breast milk will keep for five to seven days in the refrigerator. As a general rule of thumb, breast milk will stay fresh for the following times when stored: At room temperature (60-85 degrees): 3-4 hours In the typical home freezer (approximately 32 degrees): 3-6 months In a deep freezer (-4 degrees): Up to 12 months
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Aneurysm advice from the Petersons
Gary Peterson, MD, left, and his son, Brian Peterson, MD An expert in treating abdominal aortic aneurysms, Brian Peterson, MD, teaches courses in abdominal aneurysm repair to doctors throughout the country. He also was the first surgeon in the world to implant a branched aortic iliac device to treat abdominal aneurysms when they have accompanying iliac aneurysms. His father, Gary Peterson, MD, has been a vascular surgeon for more than 36 years. Their practice specializes in treating all major arteries and veins, outside of the heart “Aneurysms are scary because they don’t cause symptoms before they expand and burst,” said Dr. Brian Peterson. “Often, patients learn they have an aneurysm when they have imaging tests done…
What Makes a Heart Healthy Diet? Tips from a Dietician
Listen to an interview with Kim Evans, RD, from the UVM Medical Center to get tips on eating a heart healthy diet during Heart Month.
What can I do about Sagging Breasts? Tips from a Breast Surgeon, Dr. Ennis
Learn what you can do about sagging breasts with the help of a board certified plastic surgeon, including a breast lift or breast lift with augmentation.