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  • Orlando In-Home Senior Care: How to Help Seniors Reduce Heat-Related Health Risks

      Factors that Contribute to Heat-Related Illnesses; Tips to Help Lower Risks   Staying inside a parked car with the windows rolled up when the outdoor temperature is 95°F could end up being more than just a hot mess... Recently, I stayed inside my...
  • Researchers find potential clues to detecting ovarian cancer

    TEMPE, Ariz. � Arizona State University researchers said they have identified three promising biological signals that could help detect ovarian cancer before patients display any symptoms. Researchers from the university's Biodesign Institute said...
  • Medication may help slow progression of PBC

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with primary biliary cirrhosis three months ago. I don't have any symptoms yet but wonder what I should look for. Are there things I can do to slow its progression? ANSWER: Your situation is common. Most people diagnosed...
  • Mike Sielski: Jim Kelly backs cause that is close to his heart

    Not long ago, a father could not cry. He had been diagnosed with cancer in his jaw in 2013, and it had returned last year, and the chemotherapy and radiation treatments had cost him his tear ducts. The fluid backed up, infecting his eyes. So in the middle...
  • The Rev. William Chiganos, Greek Orthodox priest, dies at 82

    The Rev. William Chiganos, Greek Orthodox priest, dies at 82
    The Rev. William Chiganos was tapped to lead Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Westchester in the late 1950s, at a time when Greek-Americans were beginning to migrate from the city to the near west suburbs. The Rev. Chiganos remained at the helm of...
  • Keeping your brain healthy actually can be a fine art

     Keeping your brain healthy actually can be a fine art
    Since she moved to Florida, said Mary O'Neill, 91, "painting keeps me happy and fills the empty frames" in her Port St. Lucie home. It also keeps mild cognitive impairment (MCI) at bay, said a study from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Unlike memory...
  • Sky gets first sponsor, will put Magellan on jerseys

    Sky gets first sponsor, will put Magellan on jerseys
    The Chicago Sky took a step closer to profitability, announcing its first sponsorship Thursday after reaching a deal to put the logo of steel products supplier Magellan on their jerseys. The team didn't disclose the terms of the multi-year agreement...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Teach your children the importance of good dental habits

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that some children are more susceptible to getting cavities than others? My 11-year-old has never had a cavity, but my 6-year-old already has needed four fillings. What's the best way to prevent cavities in kids? At what age...
  • Sandra Lee reveals breast cancer diagnosis, double-mastectomy plan

    Sandra Lee reveals breast cancer diagnosis, double-mastectomy plan
    An emotional Sandra Lee has gone public with her breast cancer diagnosis, explaining that she'll be getting a double mastectomy after doctors told her she was a "ticking time bomb." The lifestyle guru, celebrity chef and 10-year partner to New York Gov....
  • Party for future moms, FYOE (freeze your own eggs)

    Party for future moms, FYOE (freeze your own eggs)
    If you peeked in on a recent party at the Viceroy Santa Monica, you might have noticed that the guests, almost all female, were chatting quietly, hesitantly, in pairs or trios. This wasn't a group of good friends — Prosecco and hors d'oeuvres aside....
  • Acid reflux often associated with hiatal hernia

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Six years ago, I was diagnosed with acid reflux and a hiatal hernia. I've had an endoscopy, as well as other tests, but doctors say there's nothing I can do other than take medication. (I'm currently on doxepin.) I'm still having sharp...