Monday, March 30, 2020

Spoonfuls of yogurt could benefit adults with high blood pressure

BY MICHAEL MCGOUGH SACRAMENTO BEE/TNS In the realm of snacks, yogurt has always been considered one of the healthier options. But is it so healthy, it...

Protect your health and your card

Family Features Making the most of Medicare Open Enrollment Eating well and regular exercise are part of a healthy lifestyle, and so is making sure you...

Halifax Health-Hospice seeks volunteers

Halifax Health-Hospice seeks caring, supportive and dedicated volunteers to provide assistance with patient meal preparation, front desk reception, patient visits, and building...

Medicare tightening requirements for many home devices

BY KRIS B. MAMULA PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE (TNS) Medicare is taking aim at questionable medical claims again, this time by requiring pre-approval for a number of medical...

How to help your dog fight the flu season

FAMILY FEATURES People who have suffered from the flu know how exhausting the fever, chills and upset stomach can be. Your dog may be at...

Florida Senate committee backs medical tourism bill

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The state will spend $5 million next year to entice people to bring their aches...

Partnership helps pregnant women quit smoking

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Nearly three months after its launch, the first Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program in Florida has a full roster. To...

Health experts give the skinny on top diet trends

BY MARTHA ROSS SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS (TNS) For your New Year’s resolution, maybe you have vowed to go gluten-free. After all, your neighbor said it’s...

Being overweight costing more than extra food

BY SHARELLE D. LOWERY NNPA NEWS SERVICE Sometimes celebrities or otherwise physically fit people will put on a fat suit and document their experience with a...

Volusia youth receive nearly $4,000 in dental care

Hygienist Christine Hulme is shown with Delmi Lopez, 10, during her visit to the Department of Health in Volusia County’s dental...