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PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: SCOTT KEITH - Great sources of probiotics include kombucha, sauerkraut and Greek yogurt.
February 28, 2017

Get your daily dose of bacteria

by Scott Keith
Healthful probiotics can be found at your nearby grocery dairy case
COURTESY: AHA/RICHARD GREENHOUSE - Heart failure survivor Shane Mandel with American Heart Association president Dr. Steven Houser in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.
February 21, 2017

Research funding, heart disease burden in spotlight on Capitol Hill

by AHA
American Heart Association is working to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease
COURTESY: PROVIDENCE - Dr. Ruben Halperin, a general internist with Providence Health & Services.
February 21, 2017

Is testosterone replacement therapy a good fit for you?

by Scott Keith
There are both risks and benefits to the hormone treatment


SCOTT LAFEE
February 21, 2017

Results of Canadian sugar study questioned

by Scott Lafee
Should a sugar study funded by Coca-Cola, Kellogg's and Hershey be trusted?
February 07, 2017

Kickbox your way to better health

by Scott Keith
Kickboxing is a fun form of exercise that will get you fit and allow you to blow off a little steam at the same time.
February 07, 2017

Older women need to prepare themselves for osteoporosis

by Dean Baker
'Men do get it, but it's mostly women,' Dr. Shaw said. 'It's a silent disease so the key is prevention and screening and being aware. Unfortunately, most of those who see me found out because of a fracture.'
January 31, 2017

Beef up your fish intake and benefit from Omega-3 fatty acids

by Scott Keith
A visitor to the state of Oregon will soon learn about Mt. Hood, the Oregon Coast and freshly-caught, scrumptious salmon.
January 31, 2017

In Florida, being dead is merely a health condition

by Scott Lafee
Some of the best health-related news is the information you don't get, i.e. the unexpected medical bill - usually from an out-of-network provider.
January 17, 2017

Don't try to be Superman when starting a New Year's exercise regimen

by Scott Keith
If you've been out of shape for a long time, don't think you can become a Navy SEAL overnight by grunting through a series of sit ups and pushups.
January 17, 2017

Don't try to be Superman when starting a New Year's exercise regimen

by Scott Lafee
Smoking is arguably the single most important preventive measure you can take to ensure good health.

Don't miss the local news

Jan 10, 2017

New procedure helps pinpoint prostate cancer in male patients

by Scott Keith
Doctors have diagnostic tools to look for prostate cancer in men, but to be certain of a diagnosis, a biopsy of the walnut-sized gland is necessary.
Jan 10, 2017

Exercise to increase your brain power

by Scott Lafee
Apart from that pesky breathless feeling, aerobic exercise is almost always a good thing.
Jan 03, 2017

Diabetes can be harder on women

by Mara Stine
Everyone with diabetes needs to take care of his or her health, but women with diabetes face even more health challenges than their male counterparts.
Jan 03, 2017

Lifelike without the life using 3D modeling

by Scott Lafee
For doctors-in-training and surgeons preparing to perform a brand-new procedure, practice is a good thing. For patients, maybe not so much.