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Yankees legend Bernie Williams raising awareness for lung disease in honor of late father

How Yankees legend Bernie Williams is taking his superpowers off the baseball field Most people see four-time World Series Champion and New York Yankees legend Bernie Williams as their Superman. For Bernie Williams, however, his Superman was his father, Bernabé, who he lost in 2001 to the rare and serious lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis… Read More »

High-fiber diet lowers risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, prevents cancer, WHO says

People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fiber, a study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fiber eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »