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The Best Way to Enjoy the Summer Sun

The summer sun finally made an appearance in New York this week, bringing with it the warmest temperatures we’ve had so far. I took the opportunity on Sunday to get…

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Knowing the Signs of Stroke Could Save Your Life

I’ve talked a lot about stroke on my show, both because strokes are often disabling and deadly and because most women don’t realize how at risk they really are. Stroke…

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Treating Sleep Apnea Lowers Risk of Diabetes

How often do you wake up in the morning feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the day? Every morning? Some mornings? Never? Sleep apnea is a common problem that affects…

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Your Genes Might Help Explain Why Mosquitoes Find You Tasty

We’ve all had that friend who never seems to be bothered by mosquitoes even when the rest of the crowd is being eaten alive. While research has accounted for some…

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5 Days of Fatty Foods Change Muscle Metabolism

Sticking to a healthy diet can be a challenge, especially when you’re tempted with regular access to delicious foods. That temptation can escalate when you head off for vacation, where…

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Why Visiting the Doctor Is Worth Your While

I know how busy life can get. Between the patients I see and the guests on my show, I’m constantly amazed with how much people are squeezing out of their…

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Getting Some Exercise Drops Your Risk of Liver Disease

It used to be that people with liver disease were mostly heavy drinkers. But as waistlines began to expand in the ’80s and ’90s, doctors noticed an increasing number of…

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Food Recalls: Why They Happen and Why We Should Care

It’s a fact of life that bacteria are everywhere around us. They’re on our clothes, in our guts and all over the food we eat. Most of those bacteria don’t…

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Yolanda Hadid on Her Battle With Lyme Disease

Written by Yolanda Hadid Thank you so much for the extraordinary kindness and empathy. Knowing that you care and that you are now aware of this confusing disease is all I…

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Why Talking About Race Is Still Important in Health Care

One of the things I’ve been most proud of about my show is the way it reaches people from all different backgrounds. I’m always amazed by the way my audience…

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