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Highlighting an Important Topic Feb. 27, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Please pass on this information to anyone who wants to donate blood. This is an importa... Read More

Getting There, Alive Jan. 08, 2020


Among the most common ways of getting to work each morning, riding a motorcycle is the most likely t... Read More

Park Yourself Jan. 01, 2020


The idea of living near a park is generally attractive. Who wouldn't want close access to a bit of g... Read More

Is There a Doctor ... ? Dec. 25, 2019


Each year, the nation's medical schools produce more than 20,000 graduates with M.D. degrees. Medica... Read More

Dad, We Need to Talk Dec. 18, 2019


When adult children begin taking care of aging parents, conflict is common and often inevitable as n... Read More

Cancer Cuts Dec. 04, 2019


As cancer rates increase, the number of doctors trained to treat cancer patients is declining. A new... Read More

Don't Think Too Hard About This Nov. 27, 2019


We've all heard the admonitions about how keeping mentally active boosts overall health and longevit... Read More

Unhealthy Relationships Nov. 20, 2019


Which is worse for your health: a troubled relationship with a significant other or prolonged proble... Read More

Migraines and Dementia Sep. 18, 2019


Migraines and dementia have much in common. Headaches, including migraines, are the most common neur... Read More

Baseball Is Life Sep. 04, 2019


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

Life's Simple 7 Aug. 21, 2019


Most likely, you've heard this advice before. Maybe you ignored it; maybe you've forgotten. Either w... Read More

Stemming the Tide Aug. 14, 2019


Judging from the ubiquity of advertising by clinics touting stem cell-based treatments for everythin... Read More

Unexpected Pain Jul. 31, 2019


A surprising and disturbing number of Americans are ill-prepared for the financial consequences of a... Read More

Mixed Thinking Jul. 17, 2019


Almost half of older adults (ages 50 to 80) think they'll develop dementia sometime in their life, a... Read More

Taking Mental Note Jul. 10, 2019


Private insurance claims for mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety, have increa... Read More

Fat of the Land Jul. 03, 2019


Rural areas — not cities, as in the past — are the major contributor to the global rise ... Read More

Smoke and Fears May. 08, 2019


Cancer deaths overall in the United States dropped more than 25% between 1991 and 2016, but the good... Read More

Illiteracy in the Old Jan. 16, 2019


Roughly 90 percent of Americans age 65 and older use prescription drugs, with an average 20 prescrip... Read More

Eagles and Rams and Bears ... Oh, My! Oct. 03, 2018

The Word Guy

NFL owners aren't generally known for supporting liberal legislation, but the investors who founded ... Read More