Wednesday, August 5, 2020

How to fend off skin damage and illness while traveling

BY LISA IANNUCCI TRAVELPULSE/TNS Flying can take its toll on your body. From the dry air on the plane to the jet lag and the dehydration,...

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...

Take a mindful approach to fighting spring allergens

FAMILY FEATURES While springtime means blooming flowers, warmer temperatures and more time spent outdoors, it also means allergies and pollen. Tackling dust mite matter, tree...

Childbirth for women in their 30s at 50-year high

The higher birthrates among older women help offset a decline in births among younger women age 15 to 24. BY TIM HENDERSON STATELINE.ORG/TNS WASHINGTON – Women in...

Study: PTSD in Black women needs attention

BY GRACE WONG CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS CHICAGO – Nortasha Stingley doesn’t remember a lot about the weeks after her 19-year-old daughter was shot and killed nearly four...

Hospital bill for gun injuries is $730 million a year

BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS Americans paid more than $6.6 billion over eight years to care for victims of gun violence, according to...

Study: Parenthood can boost your longevity

Having children more beneficial as you age and greater for men than women BY ANA VECIANA-SUAREZ MIAMI HERALD/TNS Want to live longer? Have children. If you don’t...

Florida lawmakers target sexually transmitted diseases

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A House panel Monday approved expanding the legal definition of sexual intercourse as part of an effort to prevent the...

Trump travel ban could worsen doctor shortage

BY JEREMY REDMON ATLANTA JOURNAL- CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA – Dr. Heval Kelli has treated all sorts of patients while studying in Atlanta to become a physician: Young and...

More women stocking up on birth control

Consumers worried Trump administration policies could impact funding for family planning services BY CHRISTINE VESTAL STATELINE.ORG/TNS WASHINGTON — Mary Bonheimer wants to wait a few years before...