Monthly Archives: November 2011

Have yourself a heartburn-free holiday

Have yourself a heartburn-free holiday (ARA) – For frequent heartburn sufferers, the abundance of rich food and drink at the myriad holiday gatherings between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve can be trouble. Even those who suffer occasional heartburn can find their mild indigestion flares up more during the holidays. Contrary to its name, heartburn, which…

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Take control of your arthritis pain

Take control of your arthritis pain Learn how self-management workshops can help (ARA) – Arthritis affects the lives of nearly one in five American adults and limits the lives of countless citizens each year. In fact, arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States, and yet only 11 percent of those…

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Tell diabetes ‘not me’ this winter and holiday season

Tell diabetes ‘not me’ this winter and holiday season (ARA) – Each winter, the cold weather and holiday festivities can bring special challenges to the nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes – and the 79 million with prediabetes who are at grave risk of developing it. With the season fast approaching, experts caution people…

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Healthy holiday eating advice for people with diabetes

Healthy holiday eating advice for people with diabetes (ARA) – The holidays can be difficult for people watching their diet. For those with health issues such as diabetes, the dietary minefield of holiday temptations can be especially troublesome. In the United States, 8.3 percent of the population (nearly 26 million adults and children) has diabetes,…

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