Monday, August 3, 2020

Take action now to keep your brain sharp

Florida doctors using new approaches to fight off memory loss  ANDRZEJ WOJCICKI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY RF/GETTY IMAGES/TNS A...

Study explores influence of ‘13 Reasons Why’ on suicide rate

BETH DUBBER/NETFLIX/TNS Christian Navarro and RJ Brown are shown in a scene from season two of the Netflix series "13 Reasons...

Have a feel good summer

Family Features For many, making better-for-you food decisions and staying physically active go hand in hand with maintaining a quality lifestyle. According to an article published...

A little-used benefit for diabetic patients

Millions missing out on Medicare’s nutrition help ZHEN CHYEN LAU/DREAMSTIME/TNS Medicare covers personal nutritional counseling for people...

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...

Thousands more dead

Report shows large overdose increase COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – A highly anticipated report from Florida’s medical examiners shows dramatic increases in all types...

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...

Is it wiser to wait for a flu shot?

Some medical experts are wary of marketing that promotes early vaccinations. BY JULIE APPLEBY KAISER HEALTH NEWS TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE The pharmacy chain pitches started in August: Come...

Mistakes with medication are common for discharged patients

BY JORDAN RAU KAISER HEALTH NEWS TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Within two weeks of Joyce Oyler’s discharge from the hospital, sores developed in her mouth and throat, and...

Is it possible vegetarianism is in your genes?

BY ALLIE SHAH STAR TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Those who favor a plant-based diet may be hardwired that way. In a new study, researchers at Cornell University report...