- FDA will investigate added caffeine in foods
Germ-zapping 'robots': Hospitals combat superbugs
NEW YORK — They sweep. They swab. They sterilize. And still the germs persist. In U.S. hospitals, an estimated 1 in 20 patients pick up infections they didn't have when they arrived, some caused by dangerous 'superbugs' that are hard to treat.Continued ...
Poll: Aging nation in denial about long-term health care
WASHINGTON — We're in denial: Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older — and are taking few steps to get ready.Continued ...
Boxing helps Parkinson’s patients fight back
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - “Right uppercut! Harder, harder, harder!“Continued ...
At T3 Health and Fitness in Cooper City, Fla., physical therapist Craig Marks barks instructions as he spars with William Defreitas, who swings wildly and charges forward with more jabs.
Study seeks 100,000 participants - and key to staying cancer-free
CHICAGO - When Alpa Patel’s grandfather was diagnosed with cancer, he seemed healthy: The 64-year-old had been training for a triathlon when doctors found a lemon-size tumor in his brain. He died almost a year to the day from when he was diagnosed.Continued ...