A summer camp to keep diabetes at bay
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A summer camp to keep diabetes at bay

Diabetes is a major health problem in South Texas, one that tends to run in families. Just as alarming is the large army of children in our community on the…

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Coffee with a clear conscience

That coffee habit of yours? It's probably good for you — minus the sugar, the milk, the whipped cream and the high-calorie flavor shots. That's the view of the federal nutrition…

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Swimming in sweetness

So how much sugar is lurking in the things you eat and drink? It adds up. That popular sports drink, for example, has five teaspoons of sugar. That orange soda…

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A South Texas medical mystery

It’s long been a grim medical mystery in this region why rates of liver cancer are high here, particularly among Hispanics. Taking a deeper look at rates of the most…

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