About the Author

Larry Canale

Larry Canale

Larry Canale has been editorial director or editor-in-chief of a number of launches in the areas of consumer magazines, newsletters, and websites. During the launch of University Health News, working with Editor-in-Chief Timothy Cole and Belvoir Media Group's team of editors, Canale has been involved in the editing and presentation of our medical and consumer health posts, features, and blogs.

In the past, Canale launched the music magazine Digital Audio (later CD Review) and also spent six years as editorial director of Tuff Stuff Publications, publishing a variety of sports and entertainment magazines, books, and Internet content. He also launched an online magazine for an auction website and, in 2001, served as launch editor of Belvoir's Antiques Roadshow Insider, a monthly publication he edited through 2015.

Canale's byline has appeared in a variety of websites and publications, from NewYorkTimes.com, CIO.com, and TheNationalPastimeMuseum.com to Sports Collectors Digest, Consumer's Digest, Better Nutrition, the children's magazines Odyssey and Faces, and Ski New Hampshire, published by Yankee.

Canale also has authored a number of sports-related books, including two with photography legend Ozzie Sweet: Mickey Mantle: The Yankee Years and The Boys of Spring, both of which were nominated for Casey Award honors as best baseball books of the years 1998 and 2005.

Articles by Larry Canale

What Causes Nightmares? 7 Common Triggers

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What Causes Nightmares? 7 Common Triggers

You may remember, as a kid, occasionally waking up in a cold sweat, startled out of your slumber by one of those frighteningly vivid nightmares. Perhaps the experience still pops up from time to time; bad dreams may be more common in children, but adults aren’t immune to them. Around

Frostbite Treatment: Quick—and Smart—Action Required

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Frostbite Treatment: Quick—and Smart—Action Required

If you live or in a cold-weather climate, you’ve had experience “braving the elements.” And you also know that frigid weather is nothing to take lightly: The danger of frostbite is very real and can result in permanent damage, leading in severe cases to amputation. So at the first symptoms

Zero-Calorie Foods? Nice Thought, But…

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Zero-Calorie Foods? Nice Thought, But…

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could sit down to a hot fudge sundae with zero calories? Or chow down on guilty pleasures like cookies, chips, and bread without adding any calories? The concept of “zero-calorie foods” is a fantasy, although there are certainly low-calorie foods that can help you

How Far Does a Sneeze Travel?

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How Far Does a Sneeze Travel?

As long as we frequent public places—grocery stores, malls, plazas, restaurants, offices, schools, airports, train stations—it’s bound to happen. Someone walking toward us lets loose with a spontaneous sneeze. Can the germs suddenly floating in the air make us sick? To answer that question, let’s first address this one: How

Flu Season: How Long It Lasts—and How to Survive It

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Flu Season: How Long It Lasts—and How to Survive It

You likely read about the historic and unsettling flu season of 2017-18: In America, some 900,000 people were hospitalized and 80,000 died from the flu and its complications. The 2017-18 flu season was the worst we’ve seen since 2011, when there were 56,000 deaths. By comparison, flu-related deaths during a