Bowl of assorted nuts
Nuts, if you eat them in moderation, are full of healthy nutrients for your heart and may even help you ward off other diseases like cancer. So why do only 4 in 10 of Americans eat them on any given day — and a measly 1 in 10 eat them daily?
Woman receiving radiation therapy
Women 50 or older who have lumpectomies for small breast tumors are being given follow-up radiation treatment that lasts nearly twice as long as guidelines recommend, new research finds.
Gossip magazines
Ever wonder why the magazines in your doctor’s waiting room are so out of date? One office I was in had a Golf Digest from 2012. Are our docs just trying to bore us to death? Do they put out only old magazines and keep the new ones for themselves? Or is something else going on?
Sport fans In Pub
Men are idiots. No, truly, they are, and now all the long-suffering, eye-rolling women of the world have the hard science to prove it.
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A nagging sore throat had President Obama checking in for an exam recently with his doctors. The diagnosis was one that’s familiar to millions of Americans: acid reflux.
Close-up of flu shot syringe with word 'flu'
Sorry, folks, but we’re headed into a nasty flu season.
Prescription Medication costs
Inexpensive generic drugs have helped millions of Americans save money on brand-name medication, but lately soaring prices on some longtime generics are prompting investigations into this pricing U-turn by pharmaceutical companies.
Two white aspirin tablets
Is a daily low-dose aspirin losing some of its luster as a cheap, easy way to prevent a heart attack?
African-American woman sneezing into tissue
It’s that season again. The one with lots of coughing, sneezing, sniffling, aching and carrying around large wads of tissues. So how do you protect yourself from colds and the flu, other than staying home from now through May?
Woman about to swallow capsule
If you have trouble swallowing pills, you’re not alone.
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