Friday, August 7, 2020

After age 50, health worries and anxiety increases

TYGER WILLIAMS/THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS Renee Tucker, 51, poses for a portrait in the dining room of her home on Thursday, Sept. 12....

Rise in Florida’s child Baker Act cases draws attention

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With a dramatic increase in the number of children being taken in for involuntary psychiatric examinations, a state panel on...

‘New Lens on Aging’

Scholars shine light on Blacks and aging during annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Little Freddie...

98.6 isn’t the normal body temperature anymore

BY KATE THAYER CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS For centuries, 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit was said to be the average, normal body temperature. It’s not. More recently, researchers have known normal...

Poll: Most Americans say Obamacare should get time to work

BLOOMBERG NEWS It may come as news to Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, but a majority of Americans is not, in his words, dreaming of...

Gap being bridged between medical and mental health care

Partnerships improving patients’ overall health, reducing costs BY ANNA GORMAN KAISER HEALTH NEWS TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Even on her worst days, Tracy Young goes to her appointments at...