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

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 read about the rough 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. By comparison, deaths in a typical flu season number around 30,000. The 2017-18 flu season was the worst we’ve seen since 2011, when

Best Energy-Boosting Foods: A Meal-by-Meal Approach

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Best Energy-Boosting Foods: A Meal-by-Meal Approach

Never mind gimmicky energy drinks and protein concoctions claiming to infuse your body with bursts of energy. Instead, make sure your pantry and refrigerator are filled with the right kinds of foods—foods that give energy naturally. In considering energy-boosting foods, start with smart carbohydrates. Carbs have been given a bad

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

Confused About How Much Water to Drink? A Myth-vs.-Reality Check

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Confused About How Much Water to Drink? A Myth-vs.-Reality Check

“Drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day.” You’ve likely been hearing that mantra forever, and it’s worthy advice for staying hydrated. But is “eight glasses per day” a science-based recommendation—or one of those old axioms repeated so often that it’s become known as fact? The truth is, there are

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

High-Energy Diet: 5 Ways to Fuel Your Body

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High-Energy Diet: 5 Ways to Fuel Your Body

Our bodies, as many say, are like cars; they need the right kind of fuel to run well. That means an energy diet that provides the proper vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to keep your strength steady throughout the day.

You may already adhere to a high-energy diet. But if you find