Study examines how weight gain changes the entire body

BY LISA M. KRIEGER MERCURY NEWS/TNS Weight gain isn’t just a number on your bathroom scale. A new Stanford University study has found that the entire body...

Childbirth for women in their 30s at 50-year high

The higher birthrates among older women help offset a decline in births among younger women age 15 to 24. BY TIM HENDERSON STATELINE.ORG/TNS WASHINGTON – Women in...

Mild hypothyroidism may not need treatment

SEBASTIAN KAULITZKI/ DREAMSTIME/TNS Hypothyroidism develops when the thyroid doesn’t make enough hormones

Trump unveils sweeping goals on kidney disease

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GETTY IMAGES FOR NORTH AMERICA/TNS President Trump holds up an executive order on Advancing American Kidney Health after delivering remarks...

Legal fees increase in workers’ comp system

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Injured workers racked up nearly $186 million in approved legal fees in 2016-2017, a 36 percent...

BROTHERS, WHAT’S YOUR MOTIVATION?

In this series of first-person articles, Florida Courier Publisher  Charles W. Cherry II describes how he’s facing health issues and...

Donald Trump’s big lie about health care

Donald Trump’s madcap presidency is now seeking to strip 20 million Americans of their health care coverage....

Clues on why FluMist now considered ineffective

A CDC advisory panel says the spray version should not be used by anyone during the 2016-2017 flu season. BY JULIE APPLEBY KAISER HEALTH NEWS TRIBUNE NEWS...

Is diet soda really that bad for you?

BY KAREN D’SOUZA MERCURY NEWS/TNS Just how bad is diet soda for you? It may be more complicated than you think. There may be hope for...

Doctor clears up common questions about psychiatric medications

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK / TNS Taking medications on a daily basis can be a chore, but it becomes more challenging if there’s lack of...

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