Health department: Reduce the time cell phone’s near your body

BY BARBARA ANDERSON FRESNO BEE/TNS Put your cell phone down — and keep it away from your pillow, the California Department of Public Health is advising. Smartphone...

Give your family the gift of good health

FROM FAMILY FEATURES As colder months approach, many families enjoy spending time together on the couch watching football, indulging in delicious family recipes and preparing...

Cost of injectable insulin ‘out of control’

Diabetics shocked at how price of medicine has skyrocketed BY DAVID SELL PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE PHILADELPHIA — Injectable insulin, which keeps some diabetics alive and keeps...

Hug more, stress less

PHOTO COURTESY OF GETTY IMAGESHugs increase serotonin, which is the body’s natural antidepressant. FAMILY FEATURES

Heart disease associated with NSAIDs

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Research has shown that taking NSAIDs can raise the risk of heart disease, particularly heart attacks and strokes. To keep your...

Old makeup can be hazardous to your health

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE There’s something lurking at the bottom of your makeup bag, and it’s not pretty. According to Mayo Clinic Health System...

Signs of eye damage from staring at solar eclipse

BY NASEEM S. MILLER ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Ophthalmologists expect to see a few patients who might have injured to their eyes by staring at the sun during...

Autism spectrum disorders appear to have stabilized

Data collected on kids and teens from 2014-2016 BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Researchers have a new reason to believe that the prevalence of autism spectrum...

Why gay men in US can’t donate blood

The FDA’s latest guidance imposes a one-year delay on donation. BY JOHN TOZZI BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS NEW YORK — In the aftermath of the shooting at a gay...

Is diet soda really that bad for you?

BY KAREN D’SOUZA MERCURY NEWS/TNS Just how bad is diet soda for you? It may be more complicated than you think. There may be hope for...

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