SOUL FOOD – THE LEGACY

The imagination and desperation of enslaved Africans forever changed the way the American South cooks and eats. But there’s an unhealthy price to be...

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...

THE GIFT OF LIFE

Florida Courier writer Penny Dickerson, a cancer survivor, reflects on her personal challenges and blessings during this year’s holiday season. BY PENNY DICKERSON The Florida Courier Cancer...

Are your lungs trying to tell you something?

PHOTO COURTESY OF GETTY IMAGES Your provider will design a treatment plan to help address your symptoms and improve your lung...

Diet soda unlikely cause of high blood pressure

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Dear Mayo Clinic: I typically drink three or four cans of diet soda each day, and my doctor told...

CDC issues warning about ‘crypto’ in pools, water parks

DREAMSTIME/TNS The fecal parasite can survive for days in chlorinated water in pools and water playgrounds. BY STEPHANIE...

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...

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...

Study examines lack of sleep and chronic illnesses

BY NAJJA PARKER THE ATLANTA JOURNAL- CONSTITUTION/TNS If you’ve been diagnosed with hypertension, diabetes or heart disease, getting enough...

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...

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