| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:20 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas Declines in tobacco use, along with screenings, advances in cancer prevention and treatment combined to create good news: Cancer rates have dropped 22 percent in two decades, according to the American Cancer Society.
Death rates from...
| Feb 4, 2015
WASHINGTON – It was a mostly familiar story in the House when it came to the Affordable Care Act Tuesday: Republicans voted overwhelmingly to repeal it while Democrats were equally firm in voting to preserve it.
But for four freshmen lawmakers from...
| Jan 24, 2015
Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs out there. And yet researchers are still learning what it can — and cannot — do.
It's clear that daily aspirin can be beneficial for people who have had a heart attack or an ischemic stroke. Scores of...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:30 AM
When scientists observe that lots of people don't meet their needs for particular nutrients, they are dubbed "shortfall nutrients." Here are four essential nutrients most likely to be insufficient in your diet, based on the National Health and Nutrition...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Whether he goes to Duke or the NBA, Shaun Livingston realizes he is blessed to be facing a decision most everyone else can only dream about.
As a first option, there's Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has won over Livingston's family--especially...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:56 AM
Look no further than your own spice rack to help protect against chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer.
Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, but they can also boost your immune system to help fight disease. Some herbs and spices...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans sent me a holiday note, and I asked if I could share it with you.
"Absolutely," she said. "I hope they know how much every note and kind gesture has helped us through."
Evans lost her husband, Joe Clark, on Nov....
| Dec 20, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, they also can boost your immune system to help your body fight disease. Some herbs and spices have specific benefits, such as calming an upset stomach or aiding in blood sugar control. It's no...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:30 PM
MOUNT DORA — Golden memories will be extra special Saturday for John and Barbara Parisian as they celebrate 50 years of marriage with about 50 close friends and family members coming from all over the U.S. and even as far as Italy.
It will be...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:34 PM
Cleveland Clinic Florida is finishing construction of a $90 million cancer and neurological center at its Weston campus to accommodate a growing patient load.
The clinic expects to open the 143,000-square-foot Egil and Pauline Braathen Center late...
| Dec 27, 2014
Over a hundred presents filled the living room of the Cohen house this Christmas. Even more waited in the garage.
The giver was the same person.
The wrapping paper was torn, Christmas cards written weeks in advance were read and tears were shared....