Is six miles a week the magic number for runners?

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS When it comes to the idea that running is good for the heart, six miles a week may be the magic...

Roller coaster ride could dislodge kidney stones

Painless passing of stones reported in research conducted at Disney World BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Just ask any one of the 300,000 Americans...

Surgery helps blind artist see art in a new light

BY ALEX HARRIS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — When Selris James painted a month ago, he held his face so close to the canvas his nose nearly...

University study focuses on high school brains

Researchers will be looking for evidence of microscopic brain bleeds among young football players. BY COURTNEY PERKES ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE IRVINE, Calif. — Christian LaBow...

African diet reduces colon cancer risk for Black Americans

BY DAVID TEMPLETON PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE / TNS PITTSBURGH – When African-Americans and rural South Africans swapped diets for two weeks, they also swapped risk factors for...

First lady inspires ‘farm-to-table’ initiative in Virgin Islands

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES MIAMI HERALD (TNS) MIAMI — When most people think of farm-to-table, the images that usually come to mind are fresh vegetables and fish...

Study: PTSD in Black women needs attention

BY GRACE WONG CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS CHICAGO – Nortasha Stingley doesn’t remember a lot about the weeks after her 19-year-old daughter was shot and killed nearly four...

Take precautions to BE SAFE this holiday season

From Family Features Although good tidings and joy abound during the holiday season, this time of year can also pose a serious threat to your...

Dietary help for men at risk of prostate cancer

Lycopene has been shown to help lower PSA levels and lower the risk for developing it. BY BARBARA QUINN MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE If you’re a...

Medical weed petition moves forward

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana this week sent 100,000 petitions...

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