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Kombucha Tea: Join the Craze

Kombucha is a naturally-carbonated tea with probiotic benefits. Learn how to support local kombucha and the best and worst picks at the grocery.

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Added Sugars Are Not So Sweet For You

Added sugars including fructose, dextrose and honey are commonly added in foods and beverages that you wouldn’t expect. Learn what the health risks are of too much sugar in...

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Acid and Gastrointestinal Reflux – Know the Signs and Symptoms

Imagine a volcano erupting from your stomach into your throat. Unfortunately, many with acid reflux know this feeling all too well. Get to know the available treatment options.

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Store Bought Shredded Cheese: Debunking the Myths and Best Picks

Did you know there can be more than just cheese in your store bought shredded cheese?  Molly Kimball’s best picks.

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Preventive Screenings Better Than Treatment

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States?

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Kidney Cancer: Facts and Figures

In 2016, there is estimated to be approximately 63,000 new cases of kidney cancer. Protect yourself by knowing the facts and symptoms.

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Kidney Stones: What You Need to Know

Approximately one in 10 people will have a kidney stone at some time in their lives.

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Physician Battles Cancer With Help From His Colleagues

After 35 years as a practicing internist, Ochsner’s Dr. Barry Goldman was diagnosed with rectal cancer in February 2015. Like so many of the patients he had treated during his career,...

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