Featured Stories
Day-Tripping: People In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits? Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life? Why ‘Medicare For All’ Better Cost More Sunset At The Palms: Getting One’s Goat In Jamaica A Late-Life Surprise: Taking Care Of Frail, Aging Parents Is Social Security Still A Third Rail Issue?
 
Megan Baker (left) of Papa & Barkley Co., a cannabis company based in Eureka, Calif., shows Shirley Avedon different products intended to help with pain relief. (Stephanie O’Neill for KHN)

Day-Tripping: People In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus

Shirley Avedon, 90,­­ had never been a cannabis user. But carpal tunnel syndrome and an aversion to conventional steroid and surgical treatments is prompting her to consider some new options.

mindy:story

Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story

I remained steadfastly attached to my story, rooted to a past that had no future. Instead of confronting what I feared would be totally destructive to the present

Laurie travel

What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits?

You think you know a place, even if you’ve never seen it. After all, you’ve watched television shows about it.

Couple, happy, smiling, outdoor, love

Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life?

Research shows having a partner whom you feel understands you, and cares about and appreciates you is linked to better health and well-being.

Bernie Sanders promoting Medicare For All

Why ‘Medicare For All’ Better Cost More

Recent polling by the Kaiser Family Foundation suggests that more than half of all Americans support a national health plan, an increase from 40 percent 20 years ago.

Fire cooking lunch

Sunset At The Palms: Getting One’s Goat In Jamaica

I was delighted when my husband and I received Betty’s invitation for a picnic lunch at the Sunset in the Palms Resort in Negril, Jamaica.

parent-caregiver

A Late-Life Surprise: Taking Care Of Frail, Aging Parents

The implications of later-life caregiving are considerable. Turning an elderly parent in bed, helping someone get into a car or waking up at night to provide assistance can be demanding on older bodies

Social Security Piggy Bank

Is Social Security Still A Third Rail Issue?

Every year, the Trustees of the Social Security Trust Funds urge Congress to take action on the gaps developing in the beloved program’s finances.

exercise, health, weights

6 Simple Tips Prevent Falls

01 September 2018

Overwhelmingly, people say that they want to stay independent and in their own home as they age.

Read the full story

Posted in Family Care, Healthy Lifestyle0 Comments

3395339640_0651a68f45_b_3

Holiday Barbecue: Sirloin Steak Tips Meet Their Match With Tangy Corn Relish

31 August 2018

Sirloin steak tips have deep flavor and a tender texture that calls out for a bright and texturally interesting accompaniment.

Read the full story

Posted in Good Eats0 Comments

Medical, doctor, depression

Life Expectancy Declines Seen In U.S. And Other High-Income Countries

30 August 2018

A particularly severe influenza season drove declines outside the U.S. in 2014-2015, primarily among adults 65 and older, the study found.

Read the full story

Posted in Health studies0 Comments

finance, money, home, equity,

Managing Debt In Retirement Takes Some Planning

29 August 2018

People have the most options to deal with debt if they create a plan before they retire, financial planners say.

Read the full story

Posted in Retirement, Your Money0 Comments

doctor, patient

How To Get Better Care From Your Doctor

26 August 2018

Have you ever wanted to ask your doctor a question but didn’t because you felt uncomfortable?

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Healthy Lifestyle0 Comments

yutaonoda_vitamind_1350x1400

The Man Who Sold America On Vitamin D — And Profited In The Process

25 August 2018

Holick’s role in drafting national vitamin D guidelines, and the embrace of his message by mainstream doctors and wellness gurus alike, have helped push supplement sales to $936 million in 2017. 

Read the full story

Posted in Health0 Comments

Page 4 of 417« First...23456...102030...Last »