ARCHIVE: November 2016

Fewer Americans die from these chronic killers, but overdoses...

Fewer Americans are dying from heart disease, stroke, and cancer. That’s the good news, says the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The bad news? More Americans are dying from...

For these women, a higher risk of heart disease

Early menopause did not catch Patricia Kelly by surprise. She knew it was coming. At age 44, the Tampa judge had a hysterectomy, as well as removal of her ovaries. At the time, her biggest concern...

On World Prematurity Day, visitors with messages of hope

  To honor World Prematurity Day, representatives from the March of Dimes visited parents in Tampa General Hospital’s Jennifer Leigh Muma Neonatal Intensive Care Unit on Thursday,...

Need Thanksgiving inspiration? We've got all the sides

So, it’s almost Thanksgiving. You know what your main dish will be…but what are you having besides turkey? If you’re looking for inspiration, we have some recipes from dietitian Jamie Vespa....

The health risks of soda; what's ahead for Obamacare; kids...

Drinking just one can of sugar-filled soda a day dramatically boosts a person’s chance of getting prediabetes, scientists report. The good news? Diet soda doesn’t have the same effect. MT @...

Do fitness trackers have magical superpowers? Science says no.

Last December, Catherine Williams bought a Fitbit as a holiday gift to herself. “I’d been using a calorie counter app on my phone,” she said, “but I didn’t feel that it actually captured the full...