Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer in October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the proliferation of pink ribbons is about to start. Too...

After age 50, health worries and anxiety increases

TYGER WILLIAMS/THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS Renee Tucker, 51, poses for a portrait in the dining room of her home on Thursday, Sept. 12....

Study: ‘Step up’ asthma treatment for Black kids

DREAMSTIME/TNS In a study, nearly half (46%) of Black children responded better to increasing the inhaled corticosteroid dose alone and just...

Study: Shorter people more likely to develop diabetes

DREAMSTIME/TNS The researchers said taller people typically have lower liver fat content, while shorter people have higher levels of it, which...

Dolphins visit young cancer patients; to honor survivors at Oct. 13 game

COURTESY OF MIAMI DOLPHINS Miami Dolphins’ Doug Middleton and Christian Wilkins greet a patient on Oct. 8 at alex’s place at...

Vaping illness cases in Florida continue to rise

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE More than 1,000 pulmonary illness cases had been reported as of Oct. 1 to the CDC.

Cooling stress tips: Setting goals can reduce stress

DREAMSTIME/TNS Setting goals – measurable, reachable ones – can help reduce stress and give you something to work toward and feel...

Dealing with sickness or injury at sea

What passengers should know before booking a cruise  MATT CARDY/GETTY IMAGES/TNS In January, hundreds of passengers aboard...

Mathew Knowles tells about battle with breast cancer

Mathew Knowles BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWSTRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE HOUSTON – Entertainment executive Mathew Knowles...

Mild hypothyroidism may not need treatment

SEBASTIAN KAULITZKI/ DREAMSTIME/TNS Hypothyroidism develops when the thyroid doesn’t make enough hormones

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