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Entries by Erin N. Marcus, M.D. from 07/2010

10 Practical Diabetes Tips for the Budget Conscious (PHOTOS)

| Posted 07.07.2010 | Healthy Living

"Self-management" isn't a term doctors use much when they talk to patients about most illnesses. But with diabetes, self-management, with guidance from a medical professional, is key.

To Mitch McConnell: We're Already Rationing Care

| Posted 07.08.2010 | Healthy Living

I have to scratch my head a bit at Senator Mitch McConnell's complaint that Dr. Donald Berwick shouldn't be appointed to run Medicare and Medicaid because he supports "rationed health care."

10 Ways to Cut Sodium Without Sacrificing Flavor (PHOTOS)

| Posted 07.13.2010 | Healthy Living

Contrary to what you might think, low sodium foods can be tasty and inexpensive. Below is some advice on how to reduce your salt intake!

Renters: Know Your Health Rights

| Posted 07.23.2010 | Healthy Living

Mold, mites and insect droppings can worsen the symptoms of asthma and other illnesses. But some patients tell me it's impossible to reduce exposure to toxins. Why? They live in rental housing.