“We’re increasingly thinking of caregiving as a public health issue,” a Stanford University expert says.

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Perhaps the most important feature of the bill is the elimination of the so-called King Amendment.

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A box containing matcha tea, accompanied by a whisk and a bowl, makes a lovely gift.

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Make conscious choices, learn to “surf the urge” and have a plan for food pushers.

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Trump administration to let companies run deafening seismic tests that can kill marine life, a step toward oil drilling in Atlantic

The planned Friday announcement by the National Marine Fisheries Service, a division of the Commerce Department, that it will issue the permits to five companies is likely to further antagonize a dozen governors in states on the Eastern Seaboard who strongly oppose the administration’s proposal to expand federal oil and gas leases to the Atlantic. […]

Only romaine lettuce from certain parts of California is unsafe to eat, FDA says; new labeling will be added soon

Federal health officials said the most likely source of romaine lettuce contamination is from the Central Coastal growing regions in northern and central California. No common grower, supplier, distributor or brand of romaine lettuce has been identified. Several major romaine lettuce producers have agreed to label products with a harvest date by region, and new […]

FDA approves ‘precision medicine’ drug for different cancers with the same mutation

The Food and Drug Administration normally approves drugs based on what type of cancer they treat, such as lung or skin cancer. The new drug, called Vitrakvi, is the second treatment to receive FDA clearance based on a biomarker found in an array of cancers. This “site-agnostic” approach means the approval is based on a […]

The island abounds with opportunities to enjoy fresh food, contemplation and exercise.

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Chicken wings, veggie chips, leftovers and even brownies come out nicely in this countertop appliance.

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At-home test kits are not reliable.

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Dining out, attending a party or catching the latest Christmas blockbuster all pose dangers.

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Long-distance running raises cardiac biomarkers, though it is probably temporary and not a sign of heart damage.

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Despite its gentle reputation, yoga can be harmful, especially for those age 65 and older.

Studies have shown that adopting a culture that promotes health and wellness can help companies reduce health-care costs, cut absentee rates and perhaps attract top talent.

  • Elizabeth Heubeck
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Fun facts, nutritional information and serving suggestions about persimmons, star fruit, dragon fruit, litchi and horned melons.

Programs to help patients get in shape for operations can cut down on complications.

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An exercise enthusiast learns that there’s no consensus when it comes to effective encouragement.

  • Eliza Berkon
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When preparing and eating, keep in mind that some of these gourds are more like starches than vegetables.

  • Jae Berman
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A study found taking low-dose aspirin reduced the chance of developing the disease, but more research is needed.

  • Carrie Dennett
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These carbohydrates have health benefits, so you shouldn’t automatically avoid them.

  • Carrie Dennett
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The key is to stop pressuring kids and to make mealtime positive.

With different practices that focuses on postures, breathing, sequences or sweat, there’s one that’s right for you.

  • Elizabeth Kiefer
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All can be good sources of healthy fats, but some stand out in terms of nutrients.

Some practical ways to find the time, and philosophical adjustments for feeling good about it.

  • Amanda Parrish Morgan
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