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Guidelines: Obesity surgery viable treatment for diabetes

05/27/2016 01:46 PM EDT
WASHINGTON >> New guidelines say weight-loss surgery should become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are mildly obese. 
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Ask Dr. K: Vaccine is valuable for boys and girls
05/27/2016 01:46 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> A friend says that my young son should get the vaccine that protects girls against cervical cancer. Full Story

Health Take-Away: Easy steps to improve your health this summer
05/27/2016 01:46 PM EDT - We're all feeling a little better these days. Maybe a lot better. We love the extra sunlight that the longer days bring; the warmer air, green grass, promising gardens — all of the signs that a beautiful summer is on the way. Full Story

Living with pulmonary fibrosis
05/23/2016 12:11 PM EDT - John Dominguez can't wait to get back out on the golf course. Before the Dalton, Mass. Full Story

Ask Dr. K: Take children's teeth seriously
05/20/2016 01:50 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I just took my 4-year-old daughter to the dentist, and she has three cavities! Full Story

Trauma and health: Connecting the dots
05/20/2016 01:48 PM EDT - Today is the town wide clean up, with residents walking the edges of the streets, clearing the past year's accumulation of litter. Full Story

Ask Dr. K: Daily headache could be serious
05/13/2016 01:13 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I've had a headache every day for at least six months. Full Story

Mental Health Awareness Month: Negative labels
05/13/2016 01:12 PM EDT - Medical professionals want you to know that people suffering from a mental illness are still human. Full Story

Health Take-Away: Stay injury free and active with these tips
05/13/2016 01:05 PM EDT - Not so long ago, only elite athletes had access to physicians specializing in Sports Medicine who helped them avoid or recover from injuries and maintain peak performance. Full Story

Living with Lyme disease
05/06/2016 04:29 PM EDT - Deborah Lazar, 63, of Putney, Vt., was diagnosed with Lyme disease on Aug. 15, 2015. Full Story