Dietary changes may reduce the risk of colon cancer

BY ALISON BOWEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Can changing your diet reduce your risk of colorectal cancer? Dr. Scott Strong, surgical director of Northwestern Medicine’s Digestive Health Center, said...

Some pesky facts about bedbugs

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS A recent study found that bedbugs have distinct color preferences. Researchers discovered bedbugs are drawn to red and black and repelled...

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...

CDC: HIV infections not decreasing significantly

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1.2 million people in the U.S. States are...

New marijuana law prompts another challenge

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A new law that legalized full-strength marijuana for terminally ill patients has spurred the latest challenge in the competition for...

Is it possible vegetarianism is in your genes?

BY ALLIE SHAH STAR TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Those who favor a plant-based diet may be hardwired that way. In a new study, researchers at Cornell University report...

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...

CDC updates guidelines on Zika and pregnancy

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its guidelines to help couples who are thinking about pregnancy...

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...

Dietitian’s advice: Put down that salt shaker

BY BARBARA QUINN MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE How much is too much sodium? Depends who you ask. According to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans —...

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