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Published: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 13:10:39 GMT2016-10-01T13:10:39Z

 



The dilemmas of parents aging at home

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 13:10:39 GMT2016-10-01T13:10:39Z

Staying in a family home can become a strain for both the elderly and their adult children. Forcing an obstinate parent to move can be wrenching.



Thousands to walk Sunday for suicide prevention

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:30:35 GMT2016-10-01T05:30:35Z

Thousands of people who have lost loved ones and friends to suicide will converge on the Art Museum area Sunday for an annual fund-raiser for prevention.



Chat: When Mom won't leave home

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:31:05 GMT2016-09-30T22:31:05Z




'Always stretch before a workout' and other fitness myths debunked

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:58:08 GMT2016-09-30T18:58:08Z




Gift of Life brings donor families and recipients together

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:57:39 GMT2016-09-30T18:57:39Z

As Arlinda Griffin stood alone on stage, singing a gospel hymn, and Mary Smith sat in the audience, fighting to hold back tears, no one could have guessed at the bond between them.



Organ donation helps mother make peace with son's tragic end

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:29:19 GMT2016-09-30T17:29:19Z

The first time George Flocco wrote to Cynthia London to thank her for her son's heart, she didn't reply. Still, he kept trying.



How to talk with a stubborn parent about health issues

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:47:20 GMT2016-09-30T15:47:20Z

Choosing the right words can help adult children have conversations - rather than fights - with aging parents about living circumstances.



Many doctors not using site for keeping painkillers in check

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:13:21 GMT2016-09-30T13:13:21Z

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio doctors are supposed check patients' prescription histories against a state website before recommending prescription painkillers, but an audit has found that some 12,000 physicians appear to be violating the policy aimed at stemming the opioid epidemic.



GMO Foods: Are they really bad for us?

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:20:47 GMT2016-09-30T03:20:47Z

A closer look at the science behind the safety of consuming GMOs foods.



No light matter: Sun is getting up later and later

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:07:25 GMT2016-09-29T22:07:25Z

We are in the peak days for day-to-day light loss.



Report says Obama administration failed to follow health law

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:00:11 GMT2016-09-29T22:00:11Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients, Congress' investigative arm said Thursday.



Did landmark laws from Congress enable high drug prices?

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:45:09 GMT2016-09-29T18:45:09Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers are venting outrage over high prescription drug costs, but lawmakers and presidents of both parties may have set the stage for the startling prices that have consumers on edge.



How to avoid a decline in your health after a breakup

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:21:59 GMT2016-09-29T16:21:59Z




Aging parents and children tell their stories

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:47:02 GMT2016-09-29T15:47:02Z

Staying in a family home can become a strain for both the elderly and their adult children. Forcing an obstinate parent to move can be wrenching.



Election Buzz: A Look At Brain Science As 5 States Vote On Legalizing Pot

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:52:41 GMT2016-09-29T14:52:41Z










FDA approves 'artificial pancreas' to manage diabetes

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:10:18 GMT2016-09-29T14:10:18Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed.



Herbal supplement maker agrees to quality control measures

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:52:06 GMT2016-09-29T13:52:06Z

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's attorney general says the state has reached an agreement with an herbal supplement maker to implement new quality control measures to confirm the authenticity of its products.



For Wolf, opioid crisis offers chance to flex political muscle

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:31:22 GMT2016-09-29T05:31:22Z

HARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf has called it a public health crisis and an epidemic, crisscrossing Pennsylvania for more than a year to participate in roundtables and work sessions on how to combat prescription drug and heroin addiction.