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3 Steps to Controlling Your Diabetes

If you have diabetes, it is vital that you keep your blood sugar levels within the doctor recommended range. Controlling your diabetes will leave you less susceptible to common diabetes symptoms and future health issues. Put yourself in the best possible position by following these three steps:


Fad Diets vs. a Healthy Lifestyle

As the radio blares, your ears immediately perk up at the sound of “you can lose up to 40 pounds in just two weeks and still eat what you want.”  By now, most of us have become aware that there’s a big different between a fad diet and healthy weight loss, but sometimes the sales […]


Why and When I Should Get Screened for Lung Cancer

According to the CDC, lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, and is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women. Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center recommends that everyone understands the known risk factors for lung cancer and takes preventative action against them by […]


New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines You Should Know

If you have been confused in the past by changes in breast cancer screening guidelines,buckle up! Recently, more changes have been passed down as guidelines, so it’s important to make sure you’re knowledgeable. Differing guidelines are espoused by three important groups involved in protecting women from breast cancer. The newest change was announced in May […]


10 Specific Stomach Pains That Require Further Treatment

We have all had our share of nasty stomach pains after overeating, eating undercooked food, or eating something that has spoiled. We recognize and suffer the consequences, and maybe we pop a couple of antacid pills and move on.  At other times our stomach pain can be a more serious situation, like these 10 specific […]


Tips for Your Kid’s First Day Back to School

The first day back to school after the long summer break might be something your child is dreading (or maybe just a few are excited), and yet it can’t come soon enough for some parents.


10 Sources of Stress Relief to Improve Your General Health

Technology is supposed to make life easier and help us accomplish tasks more quickly, but for many, today’s technological advances have only made life more stressful.


5 Easy Running Strategies To Help You Lose Weight Even Faster

Running can be one of the best ways to lose weight. It’s cheap, you can do it when you want to, how long you want to, and you can do it alone or with a buddy. All you need are some great running shoes and the motivation, but there are certain strategies that can help […]


The Truth About Carbs

Are carbohydrates good for you or will they cause weight gain? Carbohydrates have a bad reputation and a lot of people who are trying to lose weight end up avoiding them like the plague. But, a majority of nutritionists would agree that carbs are 100 percent necessary for peak athletic performance and a well-balanced diet. […]


How Long Does it Take to See Weight Loss Results?

Many people who are trying to lose weight get overwhelmed because they assume they have to lose a substantial amount of weight in order to reap the benefits. While your weight loss goal depends greatly on your current weight, a recent study published in Cell Metabolism found that you can start benefiting from weight loss […]