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How to Protect a Loved One With Dementia During a Heat Wave

MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 — Heat waves can pose a serious risk to people with Alzheimer’s disease, so their families should know how to keep ...

Exercise Your Blues Away

FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 — Exercise is good medicine for depression, researchers report. “The evidence of the use of physical activity and exercise for the ...

5 Health Tips to Promote Back-to-School Success

SATURDAY, Aug. 17, 2019 — Healthy kids do better in school — something parents need to think about as they prepare for a new academic ...

Fast-Food Joints in the Neighborhood? Heart Attack Rates Likely to Go Up

THURSDAY, Aug. 15, 2019 — If you live in a neighborhood where fast-food restaurants abound, you might be more likely to have a heart attack, ...

Many Doctors Refusing Care of People Prescribed Opioids

THURSDAY, Aug. 15, 2019 — Folks taking opioids for chronic pain may run into trouble if they need to find a new doctor. A new ...

Many Parents Would Switch Doctors Over Vaccination Policy, Poll Finds

MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 — Forty percent of U.S. parents say they would likely find a new doctor if their child’s primary care provider sees ...

FDA Approves Inrebic Capsules for Myelofibrosis

FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 — Inrebic (fedratinib) capsules have been approved to treat adults with intermediate-2 or high-risk primary or secondary myelofibrosis, making it the ...

As School Starts, Pack That Lunch With Nutritional Goodies

SUNDAY, Aug. 18, 2019 — Planning for your children’s return to school this fall should include thinking about how to pack healthy lunches that they’ll ...

Pot Poisonings Among Kids, Teens Double After Medical Marijuana Law Passed

FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 — Pot-related poisoning calls involving kids and teens more than doubled in Massachusetts after the state legalized medical marijuana, a new ...

Do You Know Your Cardiorespiratory Fitness Level?

News Consumer News Do You Know Your Cardiorespiratory Fitness Level? FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 — You might know your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers, but ...

Who Multitasks Better: Men or Women? The Answer May Surprise You

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 14, 2019 — Multitasking is equally taxing for women and men, according to a study that challenges the popular notion that women are ...

Here’s How Too Much Social Media Can Harm Girls

WEDNESDAY, Aug 14, 2019 — Bingeing on social media isn’t good for any teen, but new research has pinpointed three ways in which hours spent ...