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- No practicing on patients: New docs get boot camp CHICAGO (AP) — First-day jitters come with any new job but when the work involves pushing needles into strangers’ bellies, stitching up gaping wounds or even delivering babies, that debut can be especially nerve-wracking — for everyone involved.Brand
- Meal solutions with short-cut vegetables Here at Hy-Vee, we understand that life gets hectic and creating a time-intensive homemade meal doesn’t always fit into your busy schedule. That’s why we offer healthy options that are simple, easy and can be incorporated into a meal in just minutes.
- BMI not a total picture of health DEAR DR. ROACH: About seven years ago, my blood pressure was high, and I was overweight and in a stressful job.I quit the job, my blood pressure went down, and I lost over 40 pounds. I have kept the weight off all these years. I work part time, stand
- Poor New Yorkers getting fancy food leftovers NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the world’s fanciest foods are going to New Yorkers who can’t afford even basic meat-and-potato meals.Last week they got about 90,000 pounds of delicacies left over from the largest marketplace of specialty foods and beverages
- Rethinking sushi rolls for a filling packed lunch With a new school year on the horizon, it’s time to think about what’s for lunch. Brown bagging it is plenty economical, but a steady diet of sandwiches becomes boring pretty quickly, to say nothing of the fact that all those servings of refined carb
Backlash has begun against gluten-free dieters
The swelling ranks of Americans adopting gluten-free diets have given rise to another hot trend: people calling the whole thing a bunch of baloney.
Avoidable injuries are killing too many young Americans
Not so cheerful news before your holiday weekend: Some sobering new government numbers show just how many young people die from injuries that could have been avoided.
- Low body temperature worth exploring DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 55-year-old, active female. My body temperature is consistently 95-96 F. Also, my blood pressure seems to be going down each time I visit the doctor. At my most recent visit (two days ago), it was 96 over 67. The nurse tells me
- Sing your way to improvement of sleep apnea DEAR DR. ROACH: I appreciate your columns. Recently, in a column about sleep apnea, you did not mention one thing that I have heard of that will help. I was told this by a dentist who makes mouth appliances for apnea patients: singing.I haven’t tried
- Health law sign-ups dogged by data flaws WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration is struggling to resolve widespread data discrepancies that could call into question coverage for millions under the health overhaul, the government’s health care fraud watchdog reported Tuesday.In a pair o
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