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Pittsfield girl, family cope with Rett Syndrome, raise awareness

10/21/2016 08:35 PM EDT
Jaycee Danforth recently turned 3. But when you say hello to her, she may not talk back. 
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Ask Dr. K: Strength training slows bone loss
10/21/2016 08:35 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I was recently diagnosed with osteopenia. My doctor advised strength training because it can help slow bone loss. Full Story

Myth vs. Fact: Nothing 'natural' about synthetic substances
10/21/2016 08:35 PM EDT - Have you ever heard of K2, and Spice or Charge Plus and Hurricane Charlie? They are labels given to substances within two categories of the hundreds of synthetic drugs sold in the U. Full Story

Why you should eat the rainbow — and the paler foods, too
10/14/2016 03:26 PM EDT - How many times have you heard the phrases "eat the rainbow" or "avoid white at night"? Full Story

Ask Dr. K: Why you should volunteer for health study
10/14/2016 03:26 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I have a particular disease. A nearby medical school is recruiting people with my condition to participate in a research study. Full Story

Health Take-Away: Mammograms save lives; schedule yours today
10/14/2016 03:26 PM EDT - If you've had a recent mammogram, you may have received something new in your report. Full Story

8 health numbers you should know
10/10/2016 06:18 AM EDT - Sometimes, going to the doctor for your annual physical can feel like a numbers game. Full Story

Ask Dr. K: Avoid diet sodas during pregnancy
10/07/2016 11:58 AM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> My beverage of choice is diet soda, but my girlfriend told me I should stop drinking it now that I'm pregnant. Full Story

Deborah Alecson | Musings on Mortality: How you deal with illness says a lot about you
09/30/2016 03:42 PM EDT - In 2010, I was finally diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease. By the time I started treatment, I couldn't bend over to brush my teeth. Full Story

Want to stay mobile as you age? Get walking
09/30/2016 03:42 PM EDT - WASHINGTON >> It's not too late to get moving: Simple physical activity — mostly walking — helped high-risk seniors stay mobile after disability-inducing ailments even if, at 70 and beyond, they'd long been couch potatoes. Full Story

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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.