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Dr. Sandy Says: Dietary Calcium is Best for Bones

Calcium can help make strong bones. But it can also help make kidney stones. Dr. Sandy details the best places for you to get the calcium you need. Tune in to GPB this weekend for the full story....

July 16, 2013

Hepatitis A Signs and Symptoms

Hepatitis A is a virus that causes liver inflammation. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine, clay-colored stool, joint pain, and yellowing...

July 12, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: Weight Loss Myths Debunked

From fad diets to unregulated potions promising quick and easy ways to lose weight, there is a lot of mis-information about obesity. A new study debunks some of these weight loss myths. Here's the...

July 12, 2013

Dr. Sandy Says: Smoking to Stay Thin Is Unhealthy

You may smoke to help you diet. If you stop, you may gain weight. Which is the lesser of these two evils? Dr. Sandy examines the relative dangers of weight gain or keeping smoking. Watch the full...

July 8, 2013

Name Change: Obesity

You have probably seen the headline from the recent American Medical Association meeting: obesity is now classified as a disease. This is a controversial and complex decision. Some argue that how...

July 5, 2013

Dr. Sandy Says: Low Calorie Sweeteners Can Be Great Sugar Substitutes

When it comes to sugar, calories can add up fast! Low-calorie and non-caloric sweeteners can help you cut calores, but don’t use them as an excuse for consuming other calorie-laden products. Here's...

July 1, 2013

'Tiger' Mosquito Raises West Nile concerns

The prime time for West Nile infection is right now: June through September. Get ready. West Nile is spread to humans and other animals from the bite of infected mosquitoes. This year, there’s a...

June 28, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: How Much Exercise?

The CDC says all adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic activity each week plus muscle strengthening exercises at least 2 days per week. You decide what to do -- just do...

June 26, 2013

New Developments in Chinese Bird Flu

The CDC has been working diligently and has identified a candidate vaccine virus that can be used to make vaccine against H7N9 if needed. The CDC has not yet recommended against travel to China but...

June 21, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: Does Breast Feeding Prevent Obesity?

Breast milk is nutritionally complete. It has great benefits for your baby. But is preventing obesity one of them? Find out in this installment of Ask Dr. Sandy....

June 19, 2013

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