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A national outpouring of sadness greeted the news when former first lady Barbara Bush died this month. Her decision to refuse aggressive life-prolonging medical treatment in favor of comfort care...
As he got older, Pinellas County resident William Nelms had to wake up at night more and more frequently to urinate.  Often, he would be up five or six times a night. Like many older men, Nelms was...

Healthy Recipes

Salt-and-vinegar smashed potatoes with miso ketchup is the perfect summer side for cookouts, weeknight dinners, or easy entertaining. Ingredietns 2 lbs. new or baby Yukon Gold potatoes 1½ cups white...
Seared tuna with avocado salsa verde is a super-simple summer dish that is elegant enough for entertaining, but quick enough for weeknight dinners. Ingredients ⅔ cup fresh cilantro 1 garlic clove 2...
Sweet and sour shrimp egg roll bowls highlight the best part of the Chinese staple: the filling! Crunchy, deeply savory, and rich in umami, these weeknight-friendly bowls come together in less than...
Whole-grain blueberry-chai buttermilk pancakes are wonderfully hearty, yet their texture is still fluffy and light. They're a delicious excuse to make every day pancake day. Ingredients: ½ cup quick-...

TGH Health News

So you’re still just trying to get used to the idea of school starting on a Friday and you have no idea what to pack in your kid’s lunch. That’s okay…because we’re back with our third annual list of...
When fewer and fewer people die from a certain disease each year, that’s called progress. So why, after decades of declines, are death rates from prostate cancer suddenly no longer falling? Why did...
Maybe it’s a little awkward, but it’s an important conversation between physicians and parents of middle-schoolers: It concerns the most common sexually transmitted infection, the human...
Arie Malone knew something was wrong when she tried to stand. “I woke up that morning and needed to go to the bathroom,’’ the 80-year-old Lakeland resident said. “But I couldn’t get off the bed.’’...

Health News Around the Nation

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For women with advanced breast cancer who carry the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, an experimental drug could improve survival, a new study suggests. The...
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There's good news and bad news for smokers who worry about packing on extra pounds when they try to quit. In a new study, quitters who gained a lot of...
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Scottish scientists say they've found new clues to why some kidney transplants fail. It has to do with the amount of "wear and tear" a transplanted kidney...
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they have restored some degree of vision in blind lab mice, by activating stem cells in their eyes. The procedure is the first of its kind...