‘OBAMACARE’ FIGHT CONTINUES

As Congress goes on recess, Republican senators get an earful from constituents, including a ‘die-in’ at Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s office. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON...

Researchers cite progress in cancer treatment

Johns Hopkins team has discovered that two drugs can slow metastasis significantly. BY CARRIE WELLS BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE — Hasini Jayatilaka was a sophomore at the Johns...

Lead detected in 20 percent of baby food samples

BY LYDIA ZURAW KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS Pediatricians and public health researchers know they have to be on the lookout for lead exposure from paint chips and...

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...

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 —...

Jacksonville children’s hospital challenges trauma center denial

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Jacksonville children’s hospital is challenging a decision by the Florida Department of Health that prevented the hospital from opening...

Considering surgery? Here are questions to ask doctor

BY MIKE BAKER SEATTLE TIMES/TNS Surgery is a daunting moment in patients’ lives, with high-stakes decisions made difficult by jargon, uncertainty and a lack of public...

‘A Dining Room of Hope’

Aaron’s House event raises awareness, funds to help individuals living with bipolar disorder and depression and their families. BY JENISE GRIFFIN FLORIDA COURIER TAMPA – Pamela Robinson...

Study highlights transgender health disparities

Overall, they were younger, poorer, less White and more likely to be unemployed than their cisgender counterparts. BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Being transgender in America...

Toddlers eating more fries than veggies

BY KATHERINE BURGESS WICHITA EAGLE/TNS Would you rather eat french fries than your vegetables? That’s no surprise, considering that even U.S. toddlers are more used to eating...

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