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You are ‘here’: A smoker’s guide to quitting smoking

If you’re a smoker, you may be at the point where you want to stop, but need a guide for how to get from the “here” of smoking to the “there” of not smoking.

What are the differences between acute and chronic pancreatitis?

Simply put, pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. This occurs when digestive enzymes released by the pancreas become active while still in the organ.

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What to watch Thanksgiving Week: Streaming movies for the family

It’s Thanksgiving week, and along with the turkey, pie and rest of the fixings, there’s another thing to keep on hand for the weekend of family feasting, and that’s a movie choice in your back pocket.

 
Genetic testing can help guide cancer treatment

Genetic counseling can be an important part of a cancer journey. A genetic test looks for specific harmful gene changes, called mutations or pathogenic variants.

Facing a historic water shortage, agencies across the west target decorative grass

With the federal government calling for major cuts in water use to address the historic shortage on the Colorado River, the leaders of 30 agencies that supply cities from the Rocky Mountains to Southern California have signed an agreement committing to boost conservation, in part by pledging to target decorative grass.

 
Feeding kids with Type 1 diabetes is tricky

Experts tell us that no single “diet” is best for children with Type 1 diabetes. That’s why the technology of CGMs and insulin pumps is so great for kids.

Watch out for health insurance scams in enrollment period

“It’s a prime time to go looking for consumers who are out shopping for insurance and take them down the wrong path,” said JoAnn Volk, co-director of Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms.

Lymphoma treatment advances improving patient outcomes

Lymphomas are very diverse cancers. There are more than 80 different types, broadly divided into two categories: Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin.

Boost longevity, health in 2 minutes a day? Study says yes

Finding the time to exercise can be difficult for many people. But a new study finds you might need just two minutes a day to achieve those goals.

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