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Metabolizing Sugar

July 20, 2011 at 5:23pm

What makes your body more efficient at metabolizing sugar?

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Trying to Get Pregnant

July 18, 2011 at 2:29pm

I’m trying to get pregnant but haven’t so far. How long should I wait before I see a fertility specialist?

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Osteoporosis Drugs

July 11, 2011 at 6:35pm

I recently heard that osteoporosis drugs can actually increase the risk of fractures in older women. Should I stop taking this medication?

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Calcium Levels for Women Over 40

July 4, 2011 at 6:32pm

I recently read that women over 40 should stop taking calcium supplements. Is that true?

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Skin Tags - A Concern?

June 28, 2011 at 11:12am

As I get older I seem to be developing more skin tags. Is this something to be concerned about? They aren’t misshapen or colored funny, just skin colored tags. Can I just clip them off?

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Vitamin D Levels for Healthy Living

June 20, 2011 at 9:12am

I recently read that most people have acceptable vitamin D levels and don’t need to supplement. Is that true?

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Depressed During Winter

April 28, 2011 at 9:22am

I get so depressed during winter, but my husband doesn’t believe in seasonal mood changes. Is there really a connection between winter and depression?

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