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Four Ways With Maple Syrup

07/21/2016 | Food & Diet

Recent research suggests that maple syrup is high in antioxidants, has anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory agents, and might even be able to help manage type 2 diabetes. Just be sure that you’re buying 100 percent pure syrup, not that colored corn syrup on supermarket shelves. Here are some creative ways to put this great ingredient to good use. 1. Consider it in coffee It might sound like a strange flavor pairing, but Vermonters know a thing or two about maple syrup, and using it to sweeten…

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A Look at a Leader: Dr. Larry Cripe

07/21/2016 | StoriesCancer

It was while Larry D. Cripe, M.D., was looking for new leukemia treatments and treating patients with the disease, that he had an epiphany. “I realized I was often taking care of people who were dying,” recalls the Indiana University Health oncologist, “but I didn’t know how to prepare them for what was the most likely outcome.” This revelation led Dr. Cripe, who has been with the hospital since 1995 and is also currently a professor at Indiana University School of Medicine,…

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Four Ways to Use Lemons

07/21/2016 | Food & DietHealth & Wellness

Lemon is a kitchen powerhouse, and there isn't much it doesn't do. It’s one of those rare ingredients that can be sweetened, or used to brighten savory dishes, or turned into a beverage. It’s even an amazing, natural household cleaner. Here are some versatile ways to put this incredible ingredient to good use: 1. Use the peel It’s common to squeeze the juice out of a lemon and toss the peel, but then you can miss out on the great potential of its peel. Use a zester…

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The Best Way to Solve Stubborn Insomnia? Consider This Successful New Treatment

07/21/2016 | ConditionsHealth & Wellness News & Trends

In my work as a board certified behavioral sleep medicine psychologist at Indiana University Health, I consistently encounter individuals who suffer from insomnia. By the time they make it into my office, patients have tried everything to improve their sleep - from old wives tales, herbal remedies to prescription and over the counter sleep aides. One thing most people haven’t tried: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I). Indeed, The American College of Physicians, one of the most…

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Want Better Sleep? Stronger Body? A Slimmer Waistline? 6 Tiny Tweaks To Make For Better Health

07/21/2016 | Food & DietHealth & Wellness

Sure, taking the stairs instead of the elevator at the office now and then won’t single-handedly overhaul your health. But little tweaks like that to your usual routine can add up to big benefits and make you more mindful about the choices you make throughout the day that can impact your health. “There’s no one magic bullet to weight loss or other lasting health changes,” explains Wesley Delbridge, registered dietitian and spokesman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.…

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