Obese Americans now outnumber those who are merely overweight

Study shows Blacks with highest rates of obesity among women and men BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Americans have reached a weighty milestone: Adults who are...

Bacteria alert: Beware of warm saltwater if you have open cuts

BY RICHARD TRIBOU ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS There’s lots of ways Florida can kill you, not the least of which is Vibrio vulnificus, a rare and potentially deadly...

AGING AMERICANS NEED EYE CARE MOST

But do they have the benefits? From Family Features Julie Beall might be a cancer patient, but she’s truly defined by any number of other titles....

Young spenders often want food fast, healthy

Many millennials are hungry for higher quality foods at affordable price points BY ALEJANDRA CANCINO CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Darren Tristano’s daughter had a definite preference when it came...

Pass the joint

Patients cleared to get medicinal weed BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Patients could have access to long-awaited, non-euphoric pot products by the...

Beyonce’s ‘trainer’ releases book to get readers in shape

BY MADELEINE MARR MIAMI HERALD/TNS Since most New Year’s resolutions have gone by the wayside by now, you’ll need a better excuse to kick-start your diet. Here’s...

Egg freezing an option for able, single women

Parties teach guests about investment and procedure BY MARY MACVEAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS If you peeked in on a recent party at the Viceroy Santa Monica, you...

Medical marijuana ballot initiative moving forward

United for Care will try to get amendment on 2016 ballot THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA After lawmakers adjourned last week without taking up the medical-marijuana...

The nutrition gap: Too many missing critical nutrients

Take stock of daily diet; add right vitamins if necessary FAMILY FEATURES Our busy lifestyles make it challenging to ensure we’re getting all of the nutrients...

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...

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