Some confusion about new breast cancer guidelines

American Cancer Society now advises women to get mammograms at 45 instead of 40 BY JONEL ALECCIA THE SEATTLE TIMES (TNS) The American Cancer Society aimed for...

More moms are choosing birth centers over hospitals

Facilities nationwide now covered by many insurers because of Affordable Care Act BY PHIL GALEWITZ KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS GREENVILLE, S.C. — Kristen Shorey gave birth to her...

Spinning class helps female inmates battle weight gain

BY TAUNYA ENGLISH WHYY/TNS The gym at Riverside Correctional Facility in Philadelphia is through the metal detector, two heavy doors and down the hall. There’s a basketball...

Officers helping colleagues with fragile mental health

BY CHRISTINE BYERS ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH/TNS ST. LOUIS —  Filling out a traffic crash report felt as challenging as a chemistry test to Joan “Joann” Glover...

Life after surviving breast cancer

Why time after treatment can be the hardest stage of the disease BY ALISON BOWEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS For some cancer patients, the time after treatment ends can...

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...

Putting the brakes on stress during commute

Benefits of mindfulness can turn a long drive into a productive and positive experience BY ALISON BOWEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Commuters are sentenced to spend part of each...

Cost of US health care increasing again

Workers’ deductibles rising much higher than their wages BY NOAM N. LEVEY TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — American workers saw their out-of-pocket medical costs jump again this...

Study: Seniors who keep working are healthier

BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Is retirement hazardous to your health? It’s an intriguing question in light of a new study that finds senior citizens who...

Plain soap more effective than anti-bacterial soap

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Previous studies have shown that regular soap is just as effective as anti-bacterial soap, and with a new study published in...

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