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( - JAN. 18, 2017 The U.S. Census Bureau released retail and food services sales data on January 13, 2017, that included sales for the holiday season — November and December 2016.

Jan 18, 2017 - 2:53:55 PM

Eye Care

( - CHICAGO (Jan. 18, 2017) - Prevent Blindness, in partnership with See Now, is taking the campaign to end avoidable blindness in the United States to congressional leaders in an effort to stop the growing number of people living with preventable vision loss.

Jan 18, 2017 - 11:55:16 AM

Cancer Issues

( - Sacramento Calif - A national study by researchers at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that a significant number of lung cancer patients are not receiving treatment

Jan 18, 2017 - 11:44:09 AM

Health Tips

( - It can be easy to fall into unhealthy patterns — such as smoking, overeating or over-thinking — and difficult to pull ourselves out of them.

Jan 18, 2017 - 11:31:39 AM

Health Tips

( - We've all had those well-intentioned moments when we resolve to make sweeping lifestyle changes: Quit smoking. Lose 20 pounds. Join a gym and start exercising every day.

Jan 18, 2017 - 11:24:40 AM

Alzheimer Issues

( - Patricia Boyle, PhD, is motivated by at least one purpose in life: figuring out if it would be beneficial for people to find similar meaning from their own pursuits

Jan 18, 2017 - 11:17:16 AM

FDA Approval

( - Albertson, NY, January 18, 2017 - It's a smelly problem no one wants but millions of people cope with: severe underarm sweat and odor

Jan 18, 2017 - 10:18:40 AM

Children's Health

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio – In the U.S., infant deaths have consistently declined over the years, yet the rate among African Americans remain twice as high as that of whites.

Jan 18, 2017 - 10:13:10 AM

Alcoholism Issues

( - Long-term heavy use of alcohol in adolescence alters cortical excitability and functional connectivity in the brain

Jan 18, 2017 - 10:07:54 AM

News : National

( - A new 50-state report from NARAL Pro-Choice America finds that reproductive-health-care access is severely restricted in a majority of states...

Jan 17, 2017 - 3:46:39 PM

Nursing Isues

( - Hospitals have always been looked upon as places of safety where people gather by choice or circumstances to heal.

Jan 17, 2017 - 3:35:38 PM

Marijuana Issues

( - HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 17, 2017 -- Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr.Karen Murphy today announced applications for medical marijuana growers/processors and dispensaries are now available...

Jan 17, 2017 - 3:29:01 PM


( - For the first time since 1975, the number of abortions in the United States dropped under one million (958,700 in 2013 and 926,200 in 2014), according to “Abortion Incidence and Service Availability in the United States, 2014,”

Jan 17, 2017 - 3:09:38 PM


( - Within two weeks of each other, two patients arrived in my office with almost identical stories.

Jan 17, 2017 - 2:59:19 PM


( - Nia Dennis could tell something was wrong as she began her tumbling routine during a gymnastics event.

Jan 17, 2017 - 2:53:06 PM


( - Greenwich, CT and NY, NY, January 17, 2017 - Weekend warriors are people who find little time to play in their favorite sports during the workweek

Jan 17, 2017 - 2:46:04 PM

News : National

( - Today, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare, announced that Dolphin Quest passed a rigorous third-party audit....

Jan 17, 2017 - 2:33:50 PM

Vaccine Issues

( - Few health care topics elicit stronger opinions than pediatric vaccines.

Jan 17, 2017 - 9:47:54 AM

News : National

( - As Republicans contemplate repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “ObamaCare”)—seriously, not just as a political gesture—alarms are sounding about millions of individuals losing coverage.

Jan 17, 2017 - 9:27:05 AM

Cancer Issues

( - Normally, the glue that holds cells together in the human body – what scientists call the extracellular matrix – is soft and pliable.

Jan 17, 2017 - 8:51:23 AM


( - ANN ARBOR, Mich.– It can be a nerve-wracking, game time decision for parents: whether their sick child should stay home from school.

Jan 16, 2017 - 12:07:21 PM

Mental Health

( - Questions of solid mental health are some of the most delicate – and important for employers to consider and answer about their employees.

Jan 16, 2017 - 11:54:46 AM

Food/Nutrition Columnist

( - Oatmeal is a great addition to anyone’s diet. A 1-cup serving costs 20 cents or less, has only 150 calories, and is a whole grain rich in a soluble fiber ....

Jan 15, 2017 - 8:55:21 AM

Contributing Columnist

( - The term “probiotics” refers to certain microorganisms (bacteria or yeast), ingested for therapeutic benefits--especially for gastrointestinal problems.

Jan 15, 2017 - 8:46:59 AM


( - At 81, John lives a very active life. This Massachusetts resident works full-time as a CPA and stays active with four grown children, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. However, in April, while walking to the bathroom one night, John fell.

Jan 13, 2017 - 4:00:14 PM


( - GENEVA, IL USA (January 13, 2017) - The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery today issued a consumer alert with a warning that increasing numbers of unlicensed personnel worldwide are performing substantial medical aspects of hair restoration surgery....

Jan 13, 2017 - 3:52:53 PM


( - A study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that as little as five to 10 minutes of low-intensity running a day can extend your life by several years....

Jan 13, 2017 - 2:48:08 PM

News : National

( - With cold winter weather already upon us, families without a home heating system or who are struggling to pay their heating bills....

Jan 13, 2017 - 1:54:10 PM

Medicare Issues

( - More than 11.8 million Medicare beneficiaries have received discounts over $26.8 billion on prescription drugs

Jan 13, 2017 - 1:08:24 PM

Health Tips

( - Planning for a dazzling smile on your wedding day—and in all those wedding photos—may be one of the smartest moves brides and grooms can make as they plan their big day.

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:43:23 AM

News : National

( - American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare, announced the appointment of Dr. Janet Helms to the position of National Director of its American Humane Farm Program.

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:29:07 AM

Eye Care

( - SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 13, 2017 -- Most Americans do not realize that glaucoma typically has no early warning signs or symptoms.

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:23:07 AM

Health Tips

( - Veins that have become enlarged are termed as varicose veins. It is mostly the legs and ankles impacted by such veins.

Jan 13, 2017 - 10:47:33 AM

Obesity Issues

( - Children whose parents considered them to be ‘overweight’ tended to gain more weight over the following decade

Jan 13, 2017 - 9:08:35 AM


( - HERSHEY, Pa. — Even though the Zika virus hasn’t been in the news as much lately, it remains a serious public health concern.

Jan 12, 2017 - 3:26:34 PM

Health Tips

( - Certain quality-of-life factors, such as pain and anxiety, have a significant impact on the likelihood of endometrial cancer survivors....

Jan 12, 2017 - 3:06:45 PM

Cosmetic Surgery

( - In the first study evaluating patient-reported cosmetic outcomes in older women with breast cancer....

Jan 12, 2017 - 3:00:08 PM

Cancer Issues

( - In a pilot study conducted at MD Anderson Cancer Center, image-guided biopsies identified select breast cancer patients who achieved pathologic complete response....

Jan 12, 2017 - 2:53:15 PM

Food and Nutrition

( - Washington, DC (January 12, 2017) – New research analyzing the diets of people who eat pasta has revealed more good news about one of America’s favorite foods.

Jan 12, 2017 - 1:04:04 PM

Health Tips

( - A new CDC study demonstrates that Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes than their urban counterparts.

Jan 12, 2017 - 1:02:05 PM

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