FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The devastation left by one of the strongest hurricanes to hit Florida in years is immense. But residents flooded out of their homes by Hurricane Ian must be cautious when they return, federal experts warn. First off, always assume there’s potential risk fromContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans with heart disease also have limited access to food, and this dangerous combination is growing rapidly, a new study finds. “Food insecurity is a common problem among people with cardiovascular disease, and we are seeing that issue become even more prevalentContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Places of worship may provide respite for Black men that not only enhances their lives, but may extend them, new research suggests. “Black men have been oppressed, commodified, surveilled and criminalized like no other group in U.S. history and they often experience disproportionatelyContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As Hurricane Ian slams Florida, a new study finds that many hospitals positioned near the Gulf and East Coasts are vulnerable to severe flooding from such storms. Ian struck the West Coast of Florida Wednesday and careened toward the East Coast. It’s thenContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As Florida and nearby states brace for the potential impact of Hurricane Ian, residents in the storm’s path should also think about the hazards they may face in its aftermath. If high winds take out your electricity, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Salmon can’t be labeled a “healthy” food under existing federal regulations, because it contains high levels of fat. But sweetened cereals can bear the “healthy” label on their packaging if they tick specific boxes related to individual nutrients — even though they mightContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Five years back, “Nugget” the Jack-A-Poo was in serious need of some tender loving veterinary care. “He needed vaccinations and a few other things,” Seattle native Grace Stroklund recalled of her sidekick, a Jack Russell Terrier/Toy Poodle mix. “But I was just notContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — While many older Americans are experiencing sticker shock when they shop for food, lower-income and less-healthy adults are hurting the most, a new poll reveals. Three-quarters of respondents in the latest University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging said the price ofContinue Reading