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  • Foods that can help reduce inflammation

    Inflammation is the body’s response to injury or illness. Inflammation can be acute, which means short-term, or it can be chronic, which means long-te ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:48 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: What about Trump's vow on health coverage?

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump told Americans he'd do it all on health care: "insurance for everybody," better coverage and lower consumer costs. ...
    March 14, 2017 - 8:38 am
  • Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders

    CORRECT SWALLOWING DEPENDS ON A PROPER RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MUSCLES OF THE FACE, TONGUE AND THROAT ...
    March 8, 2017 - 12:40 pm
  • GOP tries to sell new health care bill, absent key specifics

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders embarked on an ambitious plan Tuesday to try to sell their new health care proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the ...
    March 7, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Get A Grip: Finding constructive ways to deal with difficult people

    Today I talked to a man who has spent hours thinking about killing himself. His neighbors call him names, talk about him loudly in the hallways where ...
    March 5, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Straight Talk: Tim becomes just another cautionary tale

    “Tim” had been in and out of rehab several times in his early 20s. His drug of choice was whatever he could get his hands on, but primarily cocaine an ...
    March 5, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Appetite loss linked to simple, serious health issues

    While some people dream about “losing weight without even trying,” it may indicate a health problem, especially for senior citizens. 
    March 2, 2017 - 2:11 pm
  • Skin patch aims to test sweat for health

    WASHINGTON – Breaking a sweat? Researchers are creating a skin patch that can test those droplets while people exercise and beam results to their smar ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 3:43 pm
  • Doctors warn against teen pot use amid looser laws

    CHICAGO – An influential doctors group is beefing up warnings about marijuana’s potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 3:43 pm
  • UN issues list of top 12 most worrying bacteria

    LONDON – The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 3:42 pm
  • Conservatives rebel on health care, and GOP looks to Trump

    WASHINGTON – Republicans confronted a conservative rebellion in their own party Tuesday over their long-promised plans to repeal and replace the healt ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 12:41 pm
  • Straight Talk: Set firm boundaries for children, alcoholic ex

    Mr. Atwater: I’ve got a 10-year-old son and a 13-year-old daughter. I divorced a little more than two years ago, not because I wanted to but because I ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • What to look for in a plastic surgeon

    Whether a woman is looking to enhance her body or undergo reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy, her choice of a plastic surgeon is of the utmost ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:27 pm
  • Designers take a holistic approach to health care spaces

    Health-care facilities can be stressful places for patients and visitors, with depressing waiting rooms, rows of uncomfortable seating, a blaring tele ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Legalized same-sex marriage linked to fewer youth suicide attempts, study finds

    Suicide, after fatal injuries and homicides, is the most frequent cause of death for U.S. citizens between the ages of 15 and 24. Certain young Americ ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 4:14 pm
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