Monthly Archives: April 2015

Easing Diabetes Risk, One Beverage at a Time by NICHOLAS BAKALAR


By NICHOLAS BAKALAR

Substituting just one serving a day of water or unsweetened tea or coffee for one serving of a sugar-sweetened soft drink or dairy beverage can significantly reduce the incidence of Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found.

Published: April 30, 2015 at 12:00AM

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Injection Offers Option to Slim Down Double Chin Without Surgery by CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS


By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS

The Food and Drug Administration approved on Wednesday the new treatment, whose active ingredient, deoxycholic acid, dissolves fat.

Published: May 1, 2015 at 12:00AM

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Doctors Worry Acquittal in A.L.S. Murder Case Could Further Stigmatize the Disease by CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS


By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS

The case of a Wisconsin man with A.L.S. who lawyers argued had dementia and was not responsible in the deaths of his wife and sister-in-law has raised concerns about A.L.S. patients being branded violent.

Published: April 30, 2015 at 12:00AM

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