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Tele Friend Oct. 16, 2019

Wellnews

Telemedicine is consulting with a medical professional via computer or smartphone. With screens ever... Read More

Retractable Leashes Risky for Dogs and People Oct. 10, 2019

Ask the Vet

Q: I usually walk my golden retriever, Jake, on a retractable leash, which we both love. Our local p... Read More

Social Media and Girls Oct. 09, 2019

Wellnews

A study of nearly 10,000 teens in the United Kingdom found that more than 25% of girls who used soci... Read More

How Exercise and Movement Reduce Pain Oct. 04, 2019

C Force

It remains the single most common medical complaint by patients. It is sensory, emotional and percep... Read More

Planting the Idea Oct. 02, 2019

Wellnews

You know this, but it bears repeating: A diet rich in plant-based foods may be better for heart heal... Read More

From Polypharmacy to Polypills: Where Will It Lead? Sep. 27, 2019

C Force

In September 2018, I talked about health issues related to "polypharmacy," a word new to me at the t... Read More

No Fan of Heat Sep. 25, 2019

Wellnews

When temperatures rise, it seems like a no-brainer to reach over and flick on an electric fan. But i... Read More

Don't Let Dogs Chew Bones or Tennis Balls Sep. 19, 2019

Ask the Vet

Q: Baxter, my 5-year-old retriever mix, broke a tooth while gnawing on a bone. The veterinarian extr... Read More

Dems' Health Care Whoppers Sep. 18, 2019

Betsy McCaughey

When it comes to health care, Democrats are selling snake oil. Americans are grappling with rising m... Read More

Suicide Rates Rising, Prevention Needed: There's a Lot to Live For Sep. 13, 2019

C Force

At times, there are issues we would rather not talk about but must. Certainly, suicide has historica... Read More

Lyme Disease Is Infecting More Dogs and Spreading to New Areas Sep. 12, 2019

Ask the Vet

Q: My veterinarian offers Lyme vaccination, but I'm uncertain whether I should have my dog vaccinate... Read More

Colorbind Sep. 11, 2019

Wellnews

Nearly 52 million people in the U.S. wear some sort of device with a heart rate tracker, such as a F... Read More

The Health Care Conversation Few Are Having Sep. 06, 2019

C Force

I'm no doctor, but I can recognize a prescription for disaster when I see one. What would you predic... Read More

Here's the Real Deal on 'Medicare for All' Sep. 04, 2019

Jim Hightower

What do we want our health care system to do? Care for our health! Yours, mine, our families', our c... Read More

Baseball Is Life Sep. 04, 2019

Wellnews

A new study finds that major league baseball players tend to fare better, healthwise, than the gener... Read More

Prescription for Danger: Risky Chinese Meds Sep. 04, 2019

Betsy McCaughey

When you pick up your prescription at the pharmacy, it isn't labeled "made in China," but odds are t... Read More

Judgment Against Johnson & Johnson Serves Notice to Corporate Pill Pushers Aug. 28, 2019

Daily Editorials

Compared with the landmark $27.5 billion settlement states made in 1998 with Big Tobacco, Oklahoma's... Read More

Grain of Truth Aug. 28, 2019

Wellnews

With Americans more health-conscious than ever (even if we're more talk than action), there are pres... Read More

The Anti-Vaccination Movement Is Now Claiming Lives Aug. 27, 2019

Daily Editorials

The recent death of an Israeli flight attendant from measles should serve as a tragic reminder of so... Read More