Researchers cite progress in cancer treatment

Johns Hopkins team has discovered that two drugs can slow metastasis significantly. BY CARRIE WELLS BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE — Hasini Jayatilaka was a sophomore at the Johns...

Late bedtimes for tots can lead to teen weight problems

BY ALLIE SHAH STAR TRIBUNE/TNS Benjamin Franklin may have been on to something when he prescribed “early to bed” for better health. This could be especially true...

‘I have no fear’

South Florida woman loses baby, arms and legs during pregnancy BY MIKE CLARY SUN SENTINEL/TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE CORAL SPRINGS – When Kayleigh Ferguson-Walker returned to church...

Study: Parenthood can boost your longevity

Having children more beneficial as you age and greater for men than women BY ANA VECIANA-SUAREZ MIAMI HERALD/TNS Want to live longer? Have children. If you don’t...

Moffitt Cancer Center hosting Men’s Health Forum on March 16

PHOTO COURTESY OF MOFFITT CANCER CENTER At the 2018 Men’s Health Forum, hundreds participated in exams that are critical to health...

‘Big Weed’ takeover?

Proposed rules favor existing growers BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Authors of Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana are...

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...

Rise in Florida’s child Baker Act cases draws attention

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With a dramatic increase in the number of children being taken in for involuntary psychiatric examinations, a state panel on...

Christie slams the first lady’s involvement in school lunch program

BY MADDIE HANNA PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER (TNS) COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Siding with a boy who bemoaned the absence of “square pizza” and other favorite lunch foods...

Injured nurse challenges workers comp law

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the Florida Supreme Court agreeing last month to take up the case, an injured nurse has filed a brief...

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