Category: Health

MBC Partnering with Your Doctor

Treatment decisions should be a team effort between you and your doctor.  Asking the right questions will help you manage and determine the best course of action for your treatment.  You can ask your doctor: Can you recommend...

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Walk Off Heart-Failure Risk

One in five Americans will develop heart failure, a progressive condition in which the heart is unable to pump blood efficiently. But in a recent study of 137,303 older women by the University of Buffalo, those who walked...

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Recent Advances in Cancer

From August 2017 through July 2018, the FDA approved 14 new anticancer therapeutics. These included nine molecularly targeted therapeutics, part of the new wave of precision medicines, as well as two targeted forms of...

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Put Your Gut in a Good Mood

Having a healthy GI tract may play a significant role in mood regulation, says GH Nutrition Director Jaclyn London, M.S., R.D. That’s thanks to probiotics, beneficial bacteria found in your gut that can help improve...

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Fit More Fiber Into Your Diet

Fiber is probably best know for its ability to help with constipation. But fiber also can lower your risk for diabetes and heart disease. How can you get more fiber?  Choose cereals with bran or fiber in the name. Switch to...

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Bruising Basics

Being left with a reddish-purple bruise at the slightest bump is a side effect of skin changes that naturally occur  with age. Your skin’s outer protective layer becomes thinner, as does the padding of fat underneath....

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Sit Less, Move More

How much sitting in a day is okay, and how much is too much? There’s no magic number, but in some recent study that tracked 127,554 women and men for 21 years, those who spent more than 6 hours a day sitting were more...

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