Dec 14, 2013
eat healthy holidays

‘Tis the Season to Be…Healthy

Making healthy food choices at this time of the year is challenging. Holiday feasts. Office parties. Sweet treats and high-calorie goodies everywhere you turn. But thanks to the following smart strategies, you can enjoy all those occasions and still stay healthy and trim. Be realistic. Don’t plan to lose weight… Read more »

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Dec 13, 2013
pumpkin-soup

Healthy Holiday Recipes: Roasted Pumpkin-Apple Soup

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s sometimes difficult to find healthy foods to prepare. The experts from UPMC BodyChangers, a weight loss and support group program, recommend that eating healthy around the holidays is important to maintaining your overall health and weight loss goals. Vicki March, MD, co-director of UPMC… Read more »

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Dec 12, 2013
psoriasis

Is This More Than a Rash?

Rashes are common, and can be caused by many things. But, how do you know if you have just a minor rash, or if it’s something more serious, like psoriasis? Rash A rash is anything that involves changes in the color or texture of the skin. It often starts quickly and… Read more »

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Dec 12, 2013
eye floaters

Frequently Asked Questions About Eye Floaters

Vitreous floaters, more commonly known as eye floaters, are small spots that appear in your vision. Denise Gallagher, MD, an ophthalmologist at UPMC Eye Center explains more about the cause and treatment of eye floaters. What Are the Causes of Eye Floaters? The most common cause is aging.  It is… Read more »

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