Strong statin-diabetes link seen in large study of Tricare patients

In a database study of nearly 26,000 beneficiaries of Tricare, the military health system, those taking statin drugs to control their cholesterol were 87 percent more likely to develop diabetes.

The study, reported online April 28, 2015, in the Journal of

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Article source: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-05-strong-statin-diabetes-link-large-tricare.html

New Ferry Travel Routes to Open Up Between US-Cuba

Americans hoping to jet down to Cuba could soon have the option of going by ferry instead. And if one company has its way, travelers will ride in style on a vessel filled with gambling, restaurants and other amenities.

Two Florida

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Article source: http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/u-s-cuba-relations/new-ferry-travel-routes-opening-between-u-s-cuba-n354186

Audubon Declares Areas In And Around The Florida Keys A Birder’s Paradise

You already know about great fishing in the Florida Keys; but are you aware of the winged riches there? The National Audubon Society has just recognized Florida’s Everglades and Biscayne Bay as “Globally Significant Important Bird Areas,” measured by a

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Article source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/lealane/2015/07/05/audubon-declares-areas-in-and-around-the-florida-keys-a-birders-paradise/

What’s the safest way to travel

CNNMoney calculated how many people are killed for every one billion passenger miles traveled to compare the safety of different modes of transportation. So a 500-mile trip on a plane carrying 100 people would be equivalent in passenger miles to

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Article source: http://money.cnn.com/2015/05/13/news/economy/train-plane-car-deaths/

Pope Francis’ Encyclical Urges Swift Action on Climate Change Ahead of Paris Climate Talks

Today in Rome, Pope Francis released his long-anticipated encyclical on climate change, fueling precisely the international conversation the Pope hoped to drive. The widespread media coverage of the 180-plus page document, Laudato Si, or Praised Be to

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Article source: http://ecowatch.com/2015/06/18/pope-encyclical-action-climate-change/

Fossil Fuel-Funded Lawmakers Want to Weaken Human and Environmental Health Protections

Americans consistently support environmental safeguards by wide margins. A survey of likely 2016 voters, for instance, found that 91 percent of Americans endorse strengthening drinking water and air pollution protections, 87 percent want expanded renewable energy development,

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Article source: http://ecowatch.com/2015/06/16/lawmakers-weaken-health-protections/

10 Tips For Eating Well When You Have Diabetes

Instead of macaroni and cheese, try cauliflower florets and cheese.

Especially in the colder months, my body craves carbs. It turns out, though, that what I actually crave are the flavors associated with carb-rich dishes, macaroni and cheese being a prime

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Article source: https://www.yahoo.com/food/10-tips-for-eating-well-when-you-have-diabetes-117281346656.html