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Dr. Oz's take on America's new diet guidlines

Dr. Oz's take on America's new diet guidlines

A top science panel's suggestions for America's ideal diet spark some debate.

April 12, 2015 7:11 pm Photos

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Do statins increase risk of diabetes?

Do statins increase risk of diabetes?

Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz answer readers' questions weekly.

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Whole grains could help save your life

Whole grains could help save your life

If the label doesn’t say “100 percent” whole grains, you’re missing out.

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Feeling tired? Try these 5 better-sleep strategies

Feeling tired? Try these 5 better-sleep strategies

A whopping 50 million to 70 million Americans don't get enough sleep.

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Gootter Foundation reaches 10-year milestone

Group promotes awareness of sudden cardiac death; need for portable defibrillators.

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Refuse to become grim statistic of heart disease

Refuse to become grim statistic of heart disease

A large percentage of heart attacks and strokes are preventable.

February 02, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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E-cig toxins; younger women at heart attack risk

E-cig toxins; younger women at heart attack risk

Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz answer readers' questions weekly.

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BPA and your health: should you worry?

BPA and your health: should you worry?

This chemical in everyday products has been linked to high blood pressure.

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Dangers of stress; just diagnosed with MS

Dangers of stress; just diagnosed with MS

Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz answer readers' questions weekly.

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Give yourself an extra longevity bonus

Give yourself an extra longevity bonus

Taking these seven steps can help you feel younger today (and tomorrow).

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UA physician advises Tucsonans on what to eat

UA physician advises Tucsonans on what to eat

Many factors affect how our body digests and reacts to foods.

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Dental care ranks as a top concern for seniors

Dental care is a top concern among Tucson seniors, recent surveys show.

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Gnaw on this: Advice for keeping teeth healthy

Gnaw on this: Advice for keeping teeth healthy

Here are some tips to improve your dental care.

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Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Study was for working-age population from 2006 to 2010.

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Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

On April 12, 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a massive stroke at the Little White House, his personal retreat, in Warm Springs, Ga. Writing in CNS Spectrums, Drs. Jeffrey M. Jones and Joni L. Jones note “… while sitting for a portrait, FDR suddenly developed a severe headac…

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Tucson Giving: Tucson Heart & Stroke Walk

If Dr. Mateja de Leonni Stanonik wants people to know two things about stroke, they’re this: Speed is of the essence for treatment, and FAST — an acronym to help people recognize the first signs of stroke — can save your life.

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The 50-year war on smoking

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

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Study: Radiation for breast cancer can harm hearts

Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts five years after treatment and lasts for decades, doctors found.

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Free chest-compression-only CPR training in Marana tonight

The University of Arizona's Sarver Heart Center is offering a free, public training for hands-only CPR at 5:30 p.m. today at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library Children's Room, 7800 N. Schisler Drive in Marana.

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Blog: Cardiovascular session for docs and nurses next weekend

The 2012 TMC CardioVascular Symposium is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Westin La Paloma, 3800 E. Sunrise Drive on Saturday, Sept. 15.

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