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New Dietary Guidelines: Will They Help Reduce Obesity?

Today the government has issued new Dietary Guidelines for Americans, something they do every five years.  With obesity (and the deadly medical conditions associated with it) at a critical level in this country, they are guidelines that we can’t afford…

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

There is a lot of stigma and misinformation surrounding eating disorders, and I imagine the biggest misconception about eating disorders is that it’s somehow the patient’s fault…But that couldn’t be further from the truth.  Since this week is National Eating…

Breast Cancer Treatment (new study)

Sometimes less is more, and in the case of breast cancer surgery this seems to the case.  In a  just released study on women with breast cancer, it turns out that the removal of cancerous lymph nodes may not always be necessary.   The results…