Sunday, March 29, 2020

It pays to compare using Medicare’s new plan finder during open enrollment

Explore your options before Medicare Open Enrollment ends Dec. 7 FROM FAMILY FEATURES 

Men and belly fat: A bad combination

SERGEY FUSS/DREAMSTIME/TNS Belly fat is one of the most common types of fat for men. BY ARMIN...

How stressed-out college students deal with sleep

Meditation apps claim to help them cope with anxiety and insomnia PHOTOS BY TIM TAI/THE PHILADELPHAI INQUIRER/TNS...

Inmates ask appeals court to back hepatitis C ruling

BY JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Arguing that the state has shown “deliberate indifference to serious...

Health providers get guidance on vaping injuries

DREAMSTIME/TNS Vaping is inhaling (and exhaling) water vapor mixed with other substances, like nicotine or CBD oil. NEWS...

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...

Study shows potential link between sleep, Alzheimer’s in Latinos

BY MICHELLE MARCHANTE MIAMI HERALD/TNS Hispanics who have trouble sleeping may be at a...

Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer in October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the proliferation of pink ribbons is about to start. Too...

After age 50, health worries and anxiety increases

TYGER WILLIAMS/THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS Renee Tucker, 51, poses for a portrait in the dining room of her home on Thursday, Sept. 12....

Study: ‘Step up’ asthma treatment for Black kids

DREAMSTIME/TNS In a study, nearly half (46%) of Black children responded better to increasing the inhaled corticosteroid dose alone and just...