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Old-fashioned drinking habits are making a comeback

According to a new study, deaths from liver disease have increased sharply in recent years in the United States. Read more



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5 things to know about acute flaccid myelitis, a poliolike condition

At least two children who have been diagnosed with a rare but serious condition that weakens muscles and limits mobility are being treated … Read more

Old-fashioned drinking habits are making a comeback

According to a new study, deaths from liver disease have increased sharply in recent years in the United States. Read more

Social Security: Achieving self-support with social security

Work means different things to different people, but it can give you a sense of self, a community to rely on, and much-needed structure. So… Read more

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Processed meats linked to breast cancer, says study

Eating processed meats like bacon, sausages and ham could increase the risk of breast cancer, a study has said. Read more

Must Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to. Read more

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH: Probiotics not right for everyone

Dear Dr. Roach: Your recent column regarding probiotics was very interesting. While I would think that following the Mediterranean diet is … Read more

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Want to live to age 100? Work less, rest more

The number of hours you log at work each week can have a significant impact on your health and your longevity — especially if you overwork. Read more

Flu killed more Americans last season than car crashes and drug overdoses. Here are 7 things to know as the flu returns.

These states have the highest rates of breast cancer

See which states have the highest, and lowest, breast cancer incidence rates. Read more

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Talk to your parents about caregiving

Even if your parents are active and healthy, there comes a time when you realize they may need a little help as they age. While I'm hopeful that my parents, who are in their early 60 s and in good health, won't need much assistance from me for another 10 or 15 years, I've already started asking about their... Read more

Shop for a better deal on plans during Medicare open enrollment

If you've ever been to a restaurant with a long and bewildering menu, you know it can be tough to find appealing options that fit your budget. That's the challenge that seniors face this fall as they peruse Medicare coverage options that are more confusing than ever. From Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, Medicare... Read more

Get your passion (fruit) on!

Passion fruit is a type of berry that grows on a vine. It's been said that after eating passion fruit, you'll fall in love with the next person you see. Playful, or risqué as that may be, the historical passion behind this tropical Brazilian native is related to the passion of Christ, given by South American... Read more

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