Friday, August 7, 2020

Study: Cigarettes go better with booze than weed

BY TRACY SEIPEL MERCURY NEWS/TNS For millennials, cigarettes go better with booze than they do with weed. That’s the conclusion of a new University of California, San...

How Miami-Dade got outgunned in war on Zika

Despite early alarms, records show the county largely proceeded with business as usual as the summer mosquito season approached. BY JENNY STALETOVICH MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – As...

Beware of ‘free’ genetic testing Medicare scam

PHOTO COURTESY OF GETTY IMAGES Review your Medicare Summary Notice or explanation of benefits. The terms “gene analysis” or “molecular pathology”...

Kidney disease hits Blacks hard

Diet, stress, socioeconomics considered BY ANDREA K. MCDANIELS THE BALTIMORE SUN / TNS BALTIMORE – For the past 13 years, Keith White has scheduled his life around...

How much vitamin D do you need?

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Understanding how much vitamin D you need can be confusing because there are different recommendations about how much vitamin...

Health disparities summit set for Feb. 5-6 in Tampa

SPECIAL TO THE COURIER The Florida Health Equity Research Institute, W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute and Student National Medical Association are hosting the Florida Health...

Health and safety go hand in hand

Family Features Most people recognize the importance of a healthy lifestyle when it comes to physical and emotional well-being, but you may not realize that...

Grant to help FAMU nursing students serve rural communities

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE – The Florida A&M University (FAMU) School of Nursing has launched new efforts to increase opportunities to prepare students...

Celebs open up about mental health struggles

Holdsclaw says she’s encouraged that others are sharing their stories BY ALISON BOWEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS CHICAGO — Many find it difficult to speak out about mental illness....

Dolphins visit young cancer patients; to honor survivors at Oct. 13 game

COURTESY OF MIAMI DOLPHINS Miami Dolphins’ Doug Middleton and Christian Wilkins greet a patient on Oct. 8 at alex’s place at...