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A national outpouring of sadness greeted the news when former first lady Barbara Bush died this month. Her decision to refuse aggressive life-prolonging medical treatment in favor of comfort care...
As he got older, Pinellas County resident William Nelms had to wake up at night more and more frequently to urinate.  Often, he would be up five or six times a night. Like many older men, Nelms was...

Healthy Recipes

Salt-and-vinegar smashed potatoes with miso ketchup is the perfect summer side for cookouts, weeknight dinners, or easy entertaining. Ingredietns 2 lbs. new or baby Yukon Gold potatoes 1½ cups white...
Seared tuna with avocado salsa verde is a super-simple summer dish that is elegant enough for entertaining, but quick enough for weeknight dinners. Ingredients ⅔ cup fresh cilantro 1 garlic clove 2...
Sweet and sour shrimp egg roll bowls highlight the best part of the Chinese staple: the filling! Crunchy, deeply savory, and rich in umami, these weeknight-friendly bowls come together in less than...
Whole-grain blueberry-chai buttermilk pancakes are wonderfully hearty, yet their texture is still fluffy and light. They're a delicious excuse to make every day pancake day. Ingredients: ½ cup quick-...

TGH Health News

Maybe it’s a little awkward, but it’s an important conversation between physicians and parents of middle-schoolers: It concerns the most common sexually transmitted infection, the human...
Arie Malone knew something was wrong when she tried to stand. “I woke up that morning and needed to go to the bathroom,’’ the 80-year-old Lakeland resident said. “But I couldn’t get off the bed.’’...
Working parents, you know how it is. You get home at the end of another hectic work day. You’re tired and stressed. Sometimes the last thing in the world you want to do is cook a healthy,...
The alert went out to Tampa General Hospital team members at 8:50 a.m. Thursday: Code Green. The annual countywide mass casualty drill was underway. In this year's drill, emergency workers across...

Health News Around the Nation

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You've probably heard the health warning: Sitting is the new smoking. The importance of getting up and walking to prevent serious health issues when you sit...
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Headaches are common in children and teens, but many parents aren't sure when to seek professional help for their child, a new survey finds. The survey of...
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The more you smoke, the greater your chances of developing a common heart rhythm disorder that increases your risk of stroke and early death, researchers say...
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many children are prescribed powerful opioid painkillers they don't really need, putting them and those around them at risk, a new study shows. More than one...