Bizarre birth defect in Black babies on the rise

CDC says infants being born with intestines outside of their bodies BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Physicians are seeing more instances of a birth defect in...

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...

First lady inspires ‘farm-to-table’ initiative in Virgin Islands

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES MIAMI HERALD (TNS) MIAMI — When most people think of farm-to-table, the images that usually come to mind are fresh vegetables and fish...

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...

SPECIAL REPORT – OxyContin

How it became America’s most widely abused prescription drug BY HARRIET RYAN LISA GIRION AND SCOTT GLOVER LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE The drugmaker Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two...

Average runner ‘has never been slower’

Statistician cites overall decrease in health as one reason Americans are slowing down. BY JEFF STRICKLER STAR TRIBUNE/TNS If you’re planning to enter a race, allow a...

Why are we still questioning vaccines?

Measles cases have cropped up across 12 states over the last ten weeks – nearly two decades...

Cooking up comfort

Hearty dishes for cold, dreary days FROM FAMILY FEATURES

Gap being bridged between medical and mental health care

Partnerships improving patients’ overall health, reducing costs BY ANNA GORMAN KAISER HEALTH NEWS TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Even on her worst days, Tracy Young goes to her appointments at...

Another challenge for HIV patients

Long-term study will explore way to curb heart attacks BY MEREDITH COHN BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE — People infected with HIV can now live long, healthy lives —...

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