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Health

Product hailed in India for life-saving properties

VAISHALI, India – The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at the conference in the … Full story    

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Iowa woman calls for lift of FDA donation ban

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – An Iowa mom is speaking out against the Food and Drug Administration’s ban on donations of some tissue from gay … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Patient advocates say insurers avoiding the sick

WASHINGTON – Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation’s health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Time is on your side before school starts

Let’s not talk about back-to-school. After all, why shatter a perfectly good delusion? Why rain on the summer parade or confront the denial? Maybe if … Full story    
Published:  August 17, 2014

Product hailed in India for life-saving properties

VAISHALI, India – The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at the conference in the … Full story    
Published:  August 17, 2014

Disabled man encourages others to like themselves

Ra’Shad Solomon is in a battle with cerebral palsy that seldom lets up, but these days, he feels he’s winning more often than losing. A … Full story    
Published:  August 10, 2014

Donated breast milk aids preemies

LANDISVILLE, Pa. – A Landisville woman’s hold on the Guinness World Record for most breast milk donated was fleeting. Cathie Rosado, who donated more than … Full story    
Published:  August 10, 2014

‘Gluten-free’ labeling standards kick in across US

WASHINGTON – Starting Tuesday, “gluten-free” labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term “gluten-free” was unregulated and manufacturers made their own decisions … Full story    
Published:  August 10, 2014

Feel-good outcomes build ‘self’

I’m a big fan of words. I’m interested in etymological origins. I love a good pun (no, that is not an oxymoron). And I am … Full story    
Published:  August 3, 2014

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

NEW YORK – When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. … Full story    
Published:  August 3, 2014

Transplant programs nationwide seek Kansas livers

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an AP Member Exchange shared by The Kansas City Star. When Gil Alicea was diagnosed with liver cancer and told he … Full story    
Published:  August 3, 2014

Decatur woman lends voice to bipolar disorder

DECATUR, Ala. – Amy Griffith pulled the worn piece of paper from her purse. Reading over the names, she finds comfort, hope and acceptance. Some … Full story    
Published:  July 27, 2014

HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from … Full story    
Published:  July 27, 2014

Suicide prevention efforts to start early

PITTSBURGH – The world changed for Rita McWilliams on Nov. 20, 2012, when her daughter, Karla, committed suicide. She locked herself in a bathroom in … Full story    
Published:  July 27, 2014

Fitness is more than a workout

Doing the physical part of a workout alone is not going to make you better. In fact, it could hurt you. When most of you … Full story    
Published:  July 27, 2014