About the Author

Diane Muhlfeld

Diane Muhlfeld

Editor/writer Diane Muhlfeld joined Belvoir Media Group in 1996. Since 2002, she has focused on the company's growing health publishing division, which comprises 11 institution-affiliated newsletters and 24 annual Special Reports on various medical conditions and disorders, an exercise series, and numerous nutrition-oriented topics. Prior to her health publishing work, Muhlfed was involved in multiple Belvoir titles in other areas, including boating, aviation, antiques, and animal divisions. Muhlfeld first got into publishing after graduating from college, when she worked as an assistant editor at American Aviation Publications in Washington, DC, eventually covering the House and Senate for aviation legislation. After moving to the New York area, Muhlfeld spent six years as an editor for Yacht Racing Magazine, covering a variety of sailboat racing topics and personalities. She later worked for Greenwich Magazine in Greenwich, Conn., as a columnist and restaurant reviewer for the magazine’s "What’s New" monthly column and as a news-feature writer.

Articles by Diane Muhlfeld

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Migraine Risk after a Stressful Event

If you suffer from migraines following periods of stress, new research can explain why those serious headaches seem to kick in while you’re coming down from that stressful time, rather than during the thick of it. A study published in the journal Neurology finds that people are at a higher

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Gum Disease Linked to Rare, but Deadly, Mouth Cancer

Previous research has indicated that that poor oral health and hygiene can increase the risk of mouth cancer. Now, a small study has found evidence of a link between gum disease and the onset of a deadly form of mouth cancer called Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS).
Researchers writing in the Journal of

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HIIT Moves Out of the Exercise Lab and into the Real World

The HIIT movement (high-intensity interval training) has been gaining popularity among elite athletes and serious, younger, well-conditioned exercisers for several years. Now a scaled-back version may be ready for wider use among older, less fit, and overweight individuals, as well as those with certain health issues.
The science behind HIIT is

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Newsbriefs: PCI; Diabetic Leg Complications

PCI reduces the likelihood of dying from heart disease.
Coronary artery disease remains the most common killer in the United States, yet interventional treatment of the disease is saving more lives than expected. A Mayo Clinic study found that two of three patients who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) eventually die

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Little-Known Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

After reviewing hundreds of studies, a panel of experts recently recommended to the American Heart Association that depression be added to the list of risk factors linked to heart disease. This list includes high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar levels, obesity, diabetes, and smoking. The recommendation was

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New Science on Multivitamins and Cancer

Should you pop a multi to protect against cancer? Previous studies have found no cancer protection from taking daily multivitamin supplements. For example, the large-scale Physicians’ Health Study-II, which followed nearly 15,000 men for an average of eight years, found that vitamin E and vitamin C supplements did not reduce