Average runner ‘has never been slower’

Statistician cites overall decrease in health as one reason Americans are slowing down. BY JEFF STRICKLER STAR TRIBUNE/TNS If you’re planning to enter a race, allow a...

Christie slams the first lady’s involvement in school lunch program

BY MADDIE HANNA PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER (TNS) COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Siding with a boy who bemoaned the absence of “square pizza” and other favorite lunch foods...

Another health disparity

Blacks unlikely to get addiction treatment JOE RAEDLE/GETTY IMAGES/TNS Bottles of the generic prescription pain medication...

Scott gets advice from mental health experts

Coordination of care, early screening and assessment were among the strategies discussed at governor’s workshop. BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Better integration of...

What you need to know about lead poisoning

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK (TNS) The recent news about high lead levels in the Flint, Mich., water supply has raised concerns about lead poisoning in...

Study: White patients far more likely to get buprenorphine

JOE RAEDLE/GETTY IMAGES/TNS Bottles of the generic prescription pain medication Buprenorphine are seen in a pharmacy in Boca Raton. The narcotic...

Egg freezing an option for able, single women

Parties teach guests about investment and procedure BY MARY MACVEAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS If you peeked in on a recent party at the Viceroy Santa Monica, you...

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...

‘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...

Florida congressman battling pancreatic cancer

Hastings is the first Black elected to Congress from state since reconstruction TONG WU/MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS “I...

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