More people join ‘Veganuary’ movement to try animal-free diet

ERIN HOOLEY/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Penny Shack cooks a vegan vegetable and tofu stir fry for lunch on Jan. 8 at her home...

To reduce stress, try more hugs

FAMILY FEATURES PHOTO COURTESY OF GETTY IMAGES Hugs increase serotonin, which is the body’s natural antidepressant.

Study sets record straight on food allergies

DREAMSTIME/TNS The most common food allergies are peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish and milk. BY NAJJA PARKER ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS

The connection between stress and strokes

The idea of a stroke is frightening because it comes without warning and can change your life...

Are those alcohol drinks sabotaging your diet?

DREAMSTIME/TNS Twelve ounces of regular beer has 153 calories. Craft beer, which often has higher alcohol content, can have more. Five...

Ambulance workers’ treatment toward Blacks

Research points to racial bias among EMTs, paramedics PHOTOS BY KRISTIAN FODEN-VENCIL/KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS Talitha Saunders...

Health-care advocates trying to help millennials get mental-health help

TYLISA C. JOHNSON/PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS Aishia Correll, 27, is a North Philadelphia native and health care strategist who wants to intertwine art...
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The truth about knee replacements

Up to a third of patients who get the surgeries have pain and regret. ...

Adult coloring book geared toward Black women

BLACKNEWS.COM Latoya Nicole is founder of the “Entrepreneurs Color Too” book series. North Carolina-based entrepreneur...

Genealogy group to meet in Ormond

The East Central Florida Historical and Genealogical Chapter will meet at 11 a.m. April 14 at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond...

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