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By Janet Podolak Drinking milk can cause cancer. Cheap yellow mustard may prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Heavy cardio workouts can reverse Parkinson’s disease. These statements by Dr. M…
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If you’re a male or female entrepreneur who wants to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or Steve Jobs or Mark Cuban, listen up. No, I’m not casting another Shark Tank. [Link to SharkTank &a…
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Turns out, all the canned foods we’ve been eating and worse, donating to the poor for decades, has actually been making everyone sick. And milk and OJ in cartons and all those cute li…
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A 5-year-old girl has been credited with saving her mother's life after the woman fell unconscious in their swimming pool in South Texas.
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You can read an excerpt from my book here. #HEALTH   
books.google.com - Healthy Within: A Story about Loss and Gain is an inspirational true story about the author's journey from a traumatic event to a spiritual encounter, w...
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First time completely paralyzed person moves using his thoughts. #HEALTH   #INNOVATION  
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There is now a non-surgical alternative to gastric bypass. It’s for people with a BMI of 40 or over who despite changing habits can’t lose weight. It’s called ORBERA and it involv…
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Add good nutrition and percentages for reducing your chances of illness skyrockets. That one thought can help you when faced with unhealthy vs. healthy food choices. Th…
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#HEALTH   Must read if you buy food in cans, milk or juice in cartons or drink caffeine. 
Turns out, all the canned foods we’ve been eating and worse, donating to the poor for decades, has actually been making everyone sick. And milk and OJ in cartons and all those cute li…
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Update:  Carlsbad Mineral Water is now carried in Orange County, Los Angeles and all of San Diego. Note to Costco: We REALLY need this water on East Coast.

If you can make ONE positive change for your well-being begin with the water you drink.  Your body is made up of 70% water. Think about that.

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My prior blog was why to drink water before working out. I didn’t mention what type of water is best. It reminds me of a few reasons I love Carlsbad, CA. The sunsets are STUNNING. It’…
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  • NBC
  • CBS
  • American Broadcasting Company
  • 20th Century Fox
  • Discovery Channel
  • Cleveland Clinic
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New York, NY - Apex, NC - Miami, FL - Plainfield, NJ - Carlsbad, CA
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Maria Dorfner is an award-winning health journalist and CEO of NewsMD Communications, LLC. Maria's original programs and segments have aired on NBC, Discovery Health, CNBC, CBS, ABC, FOX and CNN. She is part of CNBC Originals, originally launching the cable network in 1989. She has produced talk shows, reality shows, documentaries, original health and lifestyle programming, specials and news. She graduated Sigma Tau Delta with national English Honors from the Dyson School of Arts and Sciences at Pace University and covered health for her college newspaper. She was awarded a Medical Reporting Scholarship from the American Medical Association and an Advanced Writing Scholarship at Columbia University from NBC News. She won an Outstanding Leadership Abilities Award after speaking at her alma mater, and has written/produced videos for and co-hosted charity events to raise funds for hospitals, health causes and communities in need. In 2014, she authored 3 books; one nominated for Columbia University's Pulitzer Prize in non-fiction, and was invited to speak again at her alma maters. In 2015, she joined Good Morning America, the #1 national morning show as a producer, while continuing work on her start-up. She created a health blog and continues to volunteer at several health organizations. She is in Who's Who in American Women.
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Hiked Grand Canyon. Helicopter skiid. Certified Scuba Diver. Survived Producer Bootcamp in 1989. Reporter on first reality cop show. One of 4 Producers in Berkshires when John Williams created opening theme music to NBC Nightly News. Petite model for Sak's Fifth Avenue and Lord and Taylor in NYC. Maria's voice has perfect pitch. She has done a tremendous amount of voice-over work.
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  • Columbia University
  • Pace University
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