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Ask the Expert: Should My Kids Get the HPV Vaccine?

UPDATED, July 19, 2016: On Tuesday, the American Cancer Society endorsed guidelines from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices that call for all boys and […]

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Ask the Expert: Can I Really Eat Fat?

A growing number of nutrition experts are now saying that fat, contrary to years of popular belief, may not be that bad, after all. The […]

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Ask The Expert: Where Does It Go?

You finally decide to pursue some injectable skin-smoothing miracle, and then, four or five months later, you have to go back for another round. Where, […]

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Ask The Expert: What Do The New Food Labels Really Mean?

By now you’ve heard that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced their intention to update the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to […]

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Ask The Expert: The Myths and Facts about Women and Heart Disease

February is Heart Health Month, and while you may see people wearing red for “National Wear Red Day” on February 7th, there is more to […]

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Ask The Expert: Are Spray Tans Safe?

We all know that tanning beds are bad for you. But then came along spray tans, and the Snooki’s of the world united. Until, that […]

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The Luxury Effect

Does fitness work much the same way as beauty and cars—that is, do people place higher value on the more expensive?  I think so. We […]

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The Truth About Fad Madness

Is it okay to choose a workout because it satisfies your personality?  If you mean is it okay to choose a workout you like, then […]

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Ask The Expert: Energy-Boosting, Healthy Snacks For Mom And Kids

With Christmas shopping in full swing and long days of holiday traveling ahead, both moms and kids are going to need a little extra boost […]

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Ask the Dietitian: How Can I Have a Healthier Holiday Meal?

I get asked this question every year: Q: Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for our family and friends with a celebration through food. […]

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Ask The Expert: Winter Skin Care Tips

The temperatures are dropping, the cold wind is kicking up, the snow is bound to start falling any day now (sorry, but it’s true). You […]

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Ask The Expert: Should We Still Be Eating Chicken?

As of October 17, 2013, the CDC reported more 330 cases of salmonella in the United States directly connected to a contamination of three Foster […]

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Ask The Expert: Do Hand Sanitizers Work?

As the cold and flu season begins, your morning commute on the T will soon become a trolley car full of potential diseases. As a […]

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Ask the Expert: Can You Really Be Scared to Death?

Can people really be “scared to death?” It sounds like the stuff of ghost stories and movies, but physicians say although the phenomenon is rare, […]

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Ask the Expert: How to Clean Your Yoga Mat

Whether your yoga mat is used on a regular basis or not, it can still get filthy. Think about it: After class you may notice […]