Cooking at Home Means Eating Better, Spending Less

SUNDAY, April 30, 2017 — Your best bet for healthy eating is having plenty of home-cooked meals, a new study states.
Researchers asked more than 400 Seattle-area adults about what they cooked and ate for a week. They were graded using the U.S….
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Summer Camp Prep for Kids With Allergies, Asthma

SATURDAY, April 29, 2017 — Heading to summer camp for the first time is always a little unnerving. But for a child with allergies or asthma, there are special concerns.
For these children, a few precautions can make summer camp a safe and fun…
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Seizure Control Eases Life for Young Adults With Epilepsy

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 — Young adults with uncomplicated epilepsy who remain seizure-free do as well as siblings without the disorder in education, employment, driving and independent living, a new study says.
The 15-year study included 361 people…
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Happy Mom Means Less Colicky Baby

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 — All babies fuss at times, but crying jags appear less likely when a new mother has strong social support or a loving, helpful partner, researchers report.
In a new study of 3,000 mothers, relationship happiness, a solid…
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U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 — As a new outbreak of mosquito-borne yellow fever continues to grow in Brazil, U.S. health officials say they’re taking steps to avert any shortage of vaccine travelers might need.
On Friday, the U.S. Centers for Disease…
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Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 — You’ll feel more energized if you do some easy stair walking rather than drinking caffeine, a new study recommends.
The study included college women who said they were chronically sleep deprived, meaning they got less than…
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House Delays Vote on Obamacare Overhaul

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 — The Republican pledge to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act remains on hold.
The GOP had hoped to replace the health reform law with its own version, but those efforts broke down Thursday…
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Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 — When you think of cellphones and driving, you probably picture a chatty teen behind the wheel. But new research suggests that seniors are often guilty of this dangerous practice, too.
And that’s true even if they have…
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Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 — Have you ever wondered when it might be time to step in and help your aging parents manage their finances? Or, their ever-growing list of prescription medications?
Researchers from the Netherlands did, and found that the…
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Rydapt Approved for Adults With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 — Rydapt (midostaurin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in combination with chemotherapy, to treat adults with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic mutation dubbed FLT3.
AML, a…
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