Top News: ThanksgivingFoodAndHealth

Here are the top read news for #ThanksgivingFoodAndHealth: Serving Teens with Special Diets: A Tricky Thanksgiving Recipe: One in 6 parents say their teen has tried a diet that is vegetarian (9 percent), gluten-free (6 percent), vegan (4 percent) or paleo (2 percent) in the past two years, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital…

Top News: #SugarAndNutrition

Here are the top read news for #SugarAndNurition: If you have high cholesterol, the culprit may be sugar: Sugar has a complicated relationship with cholesterol. But, simply put, if you eat more calories than your body needs to fuel daily activity, the excess is stored as triglycerides, a type of fat or lipid that circulates…

Top News: #SugarAndNutrition

Here are the top read news for #SugarAndNutrition: Sugar industry secretly paid for favorable Harvard research: As nutrition debates raged in the 1960s, prominent Harvard nutritionists published two reviews in a top medical journal downplaying the role of sugar in coronary heart disease. Newly unearthed documents reveal what they didn’t say: A sugar industry trade…

Top News: #KidsHealth

Here are the top read news for #KidsHealth: As More Parents Refuse Vaccines, More Doctors Dismiss Them — With AAP’s Blessing: But doctors’ dismissal of non-vaccinating families has remained controversial because the AAP has not promoted or supported dismissing families who don’t vaccinate for non-medical reasons. The organization instead urges pediatricians to continue providing unvaccinated…

Top News: #Alzheimers

Here are the top read news for #Alzheimers: Is Dementia the Same as Alzheimer’s Disease?: Though many diseases can cause dementia, Alzheimer’s accounts for 60 percent to 80 percent of dementia cases, “which is why you’ll often hear the terms used interchangeably,” said Heather Snyder, the senior director of medical and scientific operations for the…

Top News: #KidneyHealth

Here are the top read news for #KidneyHealth: Kidneys Hurt? You Could Be Stoned! (Infographic): They’re tiny. They carry no weapons. But few things on earth cause more pain than a kidney stone on its way to the toilet. Here, Juan Calle, MD, shares his tips on staying stone-free: Read more       New guidelines published for physicians…