Sunday, February 23, 2020

Think before you eat to help ward off Alzheimer’s

A poor diet can increase the risk of developing hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes, which in turn can end up compromising an individual’s...

You can smoke it now

Medical weed gets green light HAYNE PALMOUR IV/SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE/TNS Medical marijuana like this can now be...

Black moms and postpartum depression

African American women get less treatment than other mothers BY NINA FELDMAN AND ANERI PATTANI WHYY / THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/ TNS Portia Smith’s most vivid memories of...

Surgery helps blind artist see art in a new light

BY ALEX HARRIS MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — When Selris James painted a month ago, he held his face so close to the canvas his nose nearly...

Find some time for yourself

Five self-care tips to improve your well-being PHOTO COURTESY OF GETTY IMAGES Finding a quiet place to...

Sensational salads

Add fruits, veggies to meals for plant-forward nutrition FROM FAMILY FEATURES

Breast milk depot helps premature, critically ill babies

BY EMILY MILLER SUN SENTINEL/TNS BOCA RATON — A hospital here has joined a movement in Florida and elsewhere to become a breast milk depot that...

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...

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...

Zika cases now top 1,000

The number of reported Zika cases in Florida topped 1,000 on Tuesday as Gov. Rick Scott announced the state will send another $7.4 million...