Friday, July 3, 2020

Smartphone-free bedroom could help kid sleep better

BY DEBORAH NETBURN LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) If you want your kid to sleep better, consider taking the smartphone away from them at least an hour...

Volusia has most cases of hepatitis A

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Hepatitis A is caused by contagious virus that infects the liver, which can lead to serious liver...

Social Security lists its most helpful sites for 2019

BY NICOLE TIGGEMANN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE We provide our online services to improve our service to you. Here are...

National HIV Testing Day to be recognized June 27

FROM STAFF REPORTS An estimated 1.1 million people are living with HIV in the United States and almost one in five don’t know they are...

Steps to help you get a good night’s sleep

Steps to help you get a good night’s sleep FAMILY FEATURES With overscheduled days full of early-morning conference calls and endless to-do lists, it’s impossible to...

Alcohol, obesity, stress taking toll on millennials’ heart

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Many of the heart disease risk factors are the same for everyone. Lifestyle choices, such as lack of exercise, obesity, smoking...

Health experts: Get flu shots by Halloween

COMPILED BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is urging residents to get vaccinated against influenza by the end...

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...

Avoid complications during pregnancy

BY SHANTELLA Y. SHERMAN NNPA NEWS SERVICE Even before a woman decides to become pregnant, a thorough health assessment should be undertaken. This should determine how well...

Is weight-loss surgery a good option for you?

Doctors say lack of insurance and education keeping Blacks from going under the knife BY VICTORIA T. DAVIS NNPA NEWS SERVICE In the last few weeks, Dalelynn...