Cutting back on meat? You’re a reducetarian

BY CATHIE ANDERSON SACRAMENTO BEE/TNS SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After giving up meat, Brian Kateman returned home to Staten Island, New York for Thanksgiving dinner and under...

Black pharmacists going ‘above and beyond’

African Americans get support, education from health advocates at drugstores nationwide MICHAEL B. THOMAS/KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS Customer...

World can’t find pocket change to fight Zika

Governments and philanthropies have pledged just $4.1 million to date, with donations from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Norway and the Bill & Melinda...

Study: Cigarettes go better with booze than weed

BY TRACY SEIPEL MERCURY NEWS/TNS For millennials, cigarettes go better with booze than they do with weed. That’s the conclusion of a new University of California, San...

Need a crisis counselor? How to get help

Stress, anxiety and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the following information on...

What to know before getting a genetic test for breast cancer

BY ALISON BOWEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS A genetic test to find out if people are more susceptible to breast cancer is available, but how do you decide...

History hinders African-Americans from Alzheimer’s studies

Wisconsin program director spent years building trust to get more Blacks involved in research BY CROCKER STEPHENSON MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE MILWAUKEE — While African-Americans are...

Sensational salads

Add fruits, veggies to meals for plant-forward nutrition FROM FAMILY FEATURES

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...

‘Natural’ or negligence?

Lawmaker questions nursing home deaths BY CHRISTINE SEXTON THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A Republican state senator – and funeral director – is suggesting that...

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