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Have a feel good summer

Family Features For many, making better-for-you food decisions and staying physically active go hand in hand with maintaining a quality lifestyle. According to an article published...

Exploring the cause of asthma in kids

Poverty and race drive rates more than city living BY MEREDITH COHN THE BALTIMORE SUN (TNS) BALTIMORE — It was the day after Mother’s Day in 2012...

Chocolate milk, saltier food heading back to schools

Donald Trump administration changing standards set by Obama on low-fat foods and lower sodium levels BY LINDSDAY WISE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Chocolate milk is coming...

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...

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...

No prescription necessary

You can stop an overdose with this drug BY TONY PUGH MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s fight to slow the death toll from heroin...

Who diagnosed it best? Doctor or an app?

BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS If you’re feeling sick and you want to know what’s wrong with you, there’s an app for that. But...

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...

Health care act, math and politics

Florida among states not budging on Medicaid expansion BY CHRISTINE VESTAL STATELINE.ORG TAMPA — With its ruling in King v. Burwell last month, the U.S. Supreme Court...

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