Is intermittent fasting better than counting calories? Maybe not, but you might stick with...

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By JONEL ALECCIA AP Health Writer As weight-loss plans go, it’s easy to see the allure of intermittent fasting: Eat what you want, but only...

Researchers find a single, surprising gene behind a disorder that causes intellectual disability

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By LAURA UNGAR AP Science Writer Scientists have found the genetic root of a disorder that causes intellectual disability, which they estimate affects as many as...

Hooked on sugar? 3 surprising ways to break the habit for good

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By Anne Mauney, MPH, RD Looking around the internet, you'll find most of the advice around how to get rid of sugar cravings centered around...

TONI SAYS: Does Medicare Part D cover prescriptions for clinical trials?

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By Toni King Dear Toni: I turn 65 in September, am covered under my wife’s employer’s health insurance and fighting liver cancer. I am participating in...

CATES: Emergency Medical Services Week

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By Carol A. Cates, MSN, MBA, RN Chief Nursing Officer Odessa Regional Medical Center Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week has just concluded, and I thought it would...

Older Americans often don’t prepare for long-term care, from costs to location to emotional...

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By BRIAN AROLA CNHI News MANKATO, Minn. Seven tough weeks passed with her husband in the hospital before Nancy Gag Braun found long-term care for...

Use of Wegovy and other weight-loss drugs soars among kids and young adults

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By JONEL ALECCIA AP Health Writer At 17, Israel McKenzie was so burdened by obesity that he stopped going to high school in person and...

TONI SAYS: What Medicare plans cover emergency medical overseas?

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By Toni King Hi Toni: I met with you in 2023 for a Toni Says personalized Medicare consultation. I have a quick question regarding travel outside...

The growing trend of Americans seeking medical care abroad

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By Alexandra Caspero | Wealth of Geeks There has been a sharp increase in Americans leaving the country for medical care. There aren’t hard numbers...

AFA offers tips to caregivers traveling with a loved one living with dementia this...

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NEW YORK With the busiest Memorial Day travel weekend in nearly two decades approaching — according to AAA, an estimated 43.8 million Americans are...