Is walking as good for you as running?

Is walking as good for you as running? I asked physical therapist Mary Kroth-Brunet, from Back in Motion Physical Therapy.

By | December 14th, 2016|Fitness, Q & A|2 Comments

Is Greek yogurt healthier than regular yogurt? 

Like yogurt? Should you be eating Greek yogurt or regular yogurt? Which is healthier?

By | December 7th, 2016|Q & A|2 Comments

Yes, there are calories in alcohol. But how many and are they like calories in food?

If you're wondering whether alcohol has any calories or thinking that one little glass of wine couldn't possibly be fattening – you'll want to read this blog post.

By | November 30th, 2016|Q & A|2 Comments

What are empty calories?

If you think the phrase empty calories means you don't have to worry about putting on any extra pounds, think again. Read this explanation and see some examples.

By | November 23rd, 2016|Q & A|0 Comments

How much water should I drink every day and why?

How much water should you drink every day? Why is it important to get enough liquids? Does it always have to be water?

By | November 16th, 2016|Q & A|2 Comments

Is it worth it to quit smoking late in life?

If you think you're too old to quit smoking because the damage is already done, think again. Take a moment to read this expert advice.

By | November 9th, 2016|Q & A|0 Comments

Is it safe to whiten your teeth?

Have you noticed how almost everybody has sparkling white teeth these days? And how many whitening product there are? Are they all safe to use?

By | November 2nd, 2016|Q & A|0 Comments

Why a colonoscopy is still the gold standard for preventing colon cancer

Colonoscopies save lives because virtually all colon cancers start out as benign polyps. Colonoscopy is not colon cancer detection, it's colon cancer prevention. Read more.

By | October 26th, 2016|Q & A|0 Comments

Where to get some answers to your health insurance questions

The MaineHealth Learning Resource Center gets more questions about health insurance than anything else. Here's where they direct people for the answers.

By | October 19th, 2016|Q & A|0 Comments

Answers to frequently asked questions about breast cancer

Two questions one breast cancer specialist hears often — why did I get breast cancer and is there anything other than a mammogram that could have caught it sooner? We give some answers on the WCSH 6 Morning Report.

By | October 5th, 2016|Q & A|0 Comments