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Meals on Wheels could help keep seniors safe

Drivers can spot health changes.

Published: 07/16/2019

Screening guidelines for lung cancer may need revising

African American smokers get lung cancer at a younger age.

Published: 07/15/2019

Cool it! 8 tips to beat the summer heat

As temps rise, so does the risk of a heat-related illness.

Published: 07/14/2019

Pack healthy foods for the road

Here's how to put the health in your highway travels.

Published: 07/13/2019

Panel backs HIV prevention pill

You may have seen it advertised as Truvada.

Published: 07/12/2019

Bats to blame for most rabies deaths nationwide

Still, deaths are rare.

Published: 07/11/2019

Low vitamin K levels linked to disability and limited mobility

Vitamin K is found in a number of foods.

Published: 07/10/2019

Combined endometrial cancer treatment doesn't boost survival

Study suggests many women could skip radiation.

Published: 07/09/2019

Most people lack advance directives before elective surgery

Don't leave your family with tough decisions.

Published: 07/08/2019

Lightning: Do you need to see it to be in danger?

Plus: What to do if someone is struck by lightning.

Published: 07/07/2019

Don't be a tick target this summer

Ticks carry dangerous diseases. Step up your protection.

Published: 07/06/2019

Some popular dietary supplements are risky for young people

One common ingredient may even cause a miscarriage.

Published: 07/05/2019

Fireworks: Leave the kabooms to the pros

Can't resist setting off a few? Read these tips first.

Published: 07/04/2019

Half of all dads criticized for parenting style

How dads discipline is the most common criticism.

Published: 07/03/2019

Alcopops pack a potentially deadly punch

These cheap drinks have alarmingly high alcohol content.

Published: 07/02/2019

People who head outdoors more often are healthier, happier

How much nature time is enough to reap the benefits?

Published: 07/01/2019

On the menu: Arthritis-friendly foods

A diet rich in fruits and veggies may help ease sore joints.

Published: 06/30/2019

Stay safe from mosquito-borne diseases

5 ways to fight the bite. Plus a tip for travelers.

Published: 06/29/2019

Liquid laundry packets carry big risk, despite safety rules

Even some adults are being poisoned.

Published: 06/28/2019

Heart failure deaths on the rise among younger adults

The disease typically occurs in people 65 and older.

Published: 06/27/2019

Working on balance and strength helps prevent a second fall

Trial shows exercise program helps folks stay on their feet.

Published: 06/26/2019

Crosswords and number puzzles may help the brain age better

But research doesn't prove that puzzles stop dementia.

Published: 06/25/2019

Many men with prostate cancer miss follow-up screenings

Skipping recommended tests could put men at risk.

Published: 06/24/2019

How to feel better after a bad sunburn

To soothe a sunburn, use moisturizers with aloe vera or soy.

Published: 06/23/2019

What's the buzz on bee stings?

Why you shouldn't use tweezers, plus other smart tips.

Published: 06/22/2019