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  • Anthony Orlando: You might not believe it, but health insurance works

    Michael Barone and Charles Krauthammer have medical advice for you: Don't get health insurance, they say. It won't make you healthier. It's a waste of money. They must be desperate. They don't want to admit that they've run out of criticisms of...
  • Regular exercise can be a hearty prescription for longer life

    You don't have to be an athlete to make your heart stronger. Engaging in as little as 15 minutes of exercise per day can benefit your heart and even extend your life span. In one study, exercising 15 minutes a day for eight years reduced all-cause...
  • Devo guitarist Bob Casale dead at 61

    Devo guitarist Bob Casale dead at 61
    Devo founding guitarist Bob Casale died Monday after medical complications unexpectedly led to heart failure, his brother Gerald said. Bob Casale was 61.  Bob had recently been hospitalized due to stomach ailments, his brother said when reached by phone...
  • TV drug ads may trim lengthy list of side effects

    Lengthy lists of drug side effects recited in TV ads are so baffling that they may cause consumers to overlook the worst harms of the medicine, U.S. regulators said. The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that it is studying whether disclosure...
  • A plant-based diet has impressive benefits, including longer life

    Recent findings indicate that instead of a meat-heavy diet, you're better off focusing on plants--whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and soy. People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh...
  • Photo essay | Gaza’s poorest struggle to survive

     
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Salih Alwadiya is among the Gaza Strip's poorest. The 61-year-old's home consists of a kitchen, several small rooms and a space devoted to pigeons and a goose. Many of his 20 children¬†live with him and his three wives near...
  • Frankfort seeks contractor for $5 million expansion

    Frankfort seeks contractor for $5 million expansion
    Frankfort is preparing to seek contractors for its $5 million village hall expansion. "It's an exciting time. We're getting ready to bid two portions of our village hall addition," Village Administrator Jerry Ducay said during the Jan. 21 village...
  • L.A. hospitals gird for rise in flu cases

    L.A. hospitals gird for rise in flu cases
    Despite a statewide drop in reported influenza cases, Los Angeles hospitals are preparing for this year's season to worsen in the coming weeks, fearful of the deadly H1N1 "swine flu" virus strain that is to blame for most of this year's flu deaths. H1N1...
  • Health monitoring via the Internet and digital devices offers important benefits

    If you've ever tried to get your doctor on the phone on short notice, you appreciate the challenge of staying connected in modern medicine. But the coming era of "connected health" promises to change all that--using the Internet and wireless digital...
  • Drugs combined with lifestyle changes best way to lower blood pressure

    Q: My last two blood pressure readings were over 150/95. My doctor plans to recheck them in two weeks, but she thinks I will likely need to go on medicine to lower my blood pressure. How does a doctor choose what drug to start? A: In general, high...
  • Energy drinks speed heart contractions, MRIs show

    Energy drinks speed heart contractions, MRIs show
    This is your heart on an energy drink, and it’s contracting significantly faster than it was before you opened that can full of liquid stimulant. So says a team of cardiac radiologists who were concerned about adverse side effects from energy...
  • Intermittent fasting, or IF, gains ground as a dieting tool

    Intermittent fasting, or IF, gains ground as a dieting tool
    It's a real heavyweight on the diet scene these days: intermittent fasting, a.k.a. IF (having ascended to heights where mere initials are enough). True, a fasting diet may not sound as appealing as, say, a cookie diet or a chocolate diet or a beer diet,...