Monday, March 30, 2020

Veteran has three kidneys, but none work

Dreams of becoming a pharmacist halted after debilitating disease.  Frantz Roseus, 32, Francesca Roseus, 7, and Francesse...

Daily discrimination and its effect on Black teens

Racism contributing to mental health issues, study shows MOTORTION/ISTOCKPHOTO/GETTY IMAGES/TNS Black male teens in particular have experienced...

Researchers: By 2030, nearly half of all US adults will be fat

DREAMSTIME/TNS Defined as having a BMI of 40 or above, severe obesity will become about as common in 2030 as regular...

6 keys to the best possible stroke recovery

FAMILY FEATURES Work with your doctor to create a plan to manage risk factors to prevent another stroke. This may include...

Take action now to keep your brain sharp

Florida doctors using new approaches to fight off memory loss  ANDRZEJ WOJCICKI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY RF/GETTY IMAGES/TNS A...

Romaine lettuce recalled nationwide due to E. coli outbreak

DREAMSTIME/TNS The recalled salad products have “Use By” dates ranging from Oct. 29, 2019, to Nov. 1, 2019, according to CDC,...

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...

Tylenol use during pregnancy linked to higher rates of ADHD, autism

BY RITA GIORDANOTHE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/ TNS Exposure to acetaminophen in the womb may have some connection with a child’s...

Beware of ‘free’ genetic testing Medicare scam

PHOTO COURTESY OF GETTY IMAGES Review your Medicare Summary Notice or explanation of benefits. The terms “gene analysis” or “molecular pathology”...

Connection drawn between THC and vaping illnesses

TNS A woman smokes an e-cigarette. As of last week, 1,604 cases of vaping-related illnesses and 34 deaths had been reported...