‘New Lens on Aging’

Scholars shine light on Blacks and aging during annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Little Freddie...

Thousands more dead

Report shows large overdose increase COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – A highly anticipated report from Florida’s medical examiners shows dramatic increases in all types...

Study: 13.1 million coastal residents could face flooding

Rising sea levels could lead to forced evacuation, study shows BY ANN M. SIMMONS LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE As many as 13.1 million people living along...

Studies: Coffee drinkers live longer, have lower risk of disease

BY BRADLEY J. FIKES SAN DIEGO UNION -TRIBUNE/TNS Coffee drinkers live longer, according to two large-scale studies released this month that add to extensive research indicating...

Vaccination could be necessary before traveling abroad

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS If you are planning a trip abroad, you may need to make an appointment to see a medical provider along with making...

Why drinking hydrogen peroxide can be deadly

BY ALLIE SHAH STAR TRIBUNE It’s meant to boost your health but Minnesota doctors caution that this alternative health remedy can send you or a loved...

Dietary help for men at risk of prostate cancer

Lycopene has been shown to help lower PSA levels and lower the risk for developing it. BY BARBARA QUINN MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE If you’re a...

Florida leads way in forcing opioid abusers to get help

BY CHRISTINE VESTAL STATELINE.ORG/TNS TAMPA – In an opioid epidemic that is killing more than a hundred Americans every day, many families of overdose victims feel...

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