Having trouble sleeping? It could be your dusty bedroom

BY ALISON BOWEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TNS) It’s cold and flu season, but if you have the sniffles and feel exhausted, the culprit might not be a...

Pertussis: What to look for and when to be treated

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE ROCHESTER, Minn. — Pertussis is a contagious bacterial illness spread when a person coughs or sneezes. Those at greatest...

Medical professionals aren’t keen on new hangover remedies

BY KAVITA DASWANI ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Unless you’re the designated driver, holiday parties are often associated with that wrecked morning-after feeling: nausea, dehydration, dizziness. And typical remedies...

How to kick off a year of good health

Check early for hidden risk factors of heart disease FAMILY FEATURES A fresh beginning with a new year is the perfect time for a health assessment...

Libraries to host breast and cervical cancer programs

Women between 50 and 64 who have no health insurance and limited income may be eligible for free Pap smears, clinical breast exams and...

Hospice seeks volunteers for Palm Coast, Ormond Beach

Halifax Health - Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide assistance for patients in the Palm Coast area and at the Ormond Beach Care Center,...

Health care signup help available at library

Trained navigators will offer enrollment assistance from noon to 6 p.m. Mondays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through Jan. 28 (except Dec. 24)...

The cancer treatment that worked for Carter

In clinical trials, about 24 percent of those who received a late-stage melanoma drug experienced tumor shrinkage. BY VIRGINIA ANDERSON ATLANTA JOURNAL- CONSTITUTION (TNS) ATLANTA — Jimmy Carter...

Deaths skyrocket among African teens With HIV

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE A report released this month by the children’s rights agency UNICEF states that AIDS is the No. 1 killer of adolescents...

For better health, watch the sugar intake

FAMILY FEATURES Consuming more than nine teaspoons of sugar a day for men and six teaspoons for women can lead to health problems such as...

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