Is diet soda really that bad for you?

BY KAREN D’SOUZA MERCURY NEWS/TNS Just how bad is diet soda for you? It may be more complicated than you think. There may be hope for...

How the GOP candidates compare on health care

A glance at what Cruz, Kasich and Trump would do as president BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS AND MARIA RECIO TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Six years after the passage...

Vaccination could be necessary before traveling abroad

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS If you are planning a trip abroad, you may need to make an appointment to see a medical provider along with making...

State approves another nursery for pot production

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – State health officials on Monday paved the way for Gainesville-based San Felasco Nurseries to join five...

FIVE QUESTIONS

The state’s top health care professional, Dr. Celeste Philip, speaks about the Zika virus, how the state tracks HIV/AIDS, and children’s medical care in...

There’s a new technique for repairing knee cartilage damage

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Dear Mayo Clinic: I’m interested in the new procedure approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that can...

A look at health care outside of the US

Citizens in Canada, Britain and France spend less, report better medical access BY NOAM N. LEVELY TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Declaring the U.S. health system the...

Trump travel ban could worsen doctor shortage

BY JEREMY REDMON ATLANTA JOURNAL- CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA – Dr. Heval Kelli has treated all sorts of patients while studying in Atlanta to become a physician: Young and...

THE GIFT OF LIFE

Florida Courier writer Penny Dickerson, a cancer survivor, reflects on her personal challenges and blessings during this year’s holiday season. BY PENNY DICKERSON The Florida Courier Cancer...

Technology advances help to prevent and lessen impact of colon cancer

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Approximately 140,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the U.S. each year. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Affecting the colon —...

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