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When Jon Mead, a devoted cyclist, visits a new city, he goes right to his smartphone app Strava to find the best bike routes. In Read More...

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Chinese Medicine is more than just needles
Mar 20, 2015 10:07PM

Say the word acupuncture, and immediately many people conjure up an image of pincushion patients with needles sticking out of … Read More...

Seven remarkable years
Oct 11, 2014 03:52PM

Oct. 5 marked the seventh anniversary since I was diagnosed with lung cancer. I have been thinking about what I … Read More...

Free cruise gives local caregivers a much-needed break
Oct 3, 2014 10:32PM

"People who work in an assisted living facility, which I do, work eight to 10 hours a day and then … Read More...

Charlotte gyms offer SilverSneakers programs
Aug 30, 2014 10:21PM

Use it or lose it. If you don't wear out, you rust out. It's better to burn out than fade … Read More...

OCEAN serves as clearinghouse of information, aid for seniors
Aug 23, 2014 10:21PM

Like most superheroes, Karen Amador leads a double life. By day, she works in sales for the South Port Square … Read More...

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Asthma Drug Use in Infants Linked to Stunted Growth
Oct 5, 2015 05:00PM

Treating babies with asthma medication may stunt their growth, new research suggests. Read More...

Surviving Mars: Putting 'The Martian' to the Test
Oct 1, 2015 03:40PM

The producers of Matt Damon's new movie, 'The Martian,' have said that almost everything that happens in the film is backed up by science. Read More...

This Treatment May Help Depression in Older People
Oct 1, 2015 03:39PM

When a doctor prescribes aripiprazole (Abilify), an antipsychotic drug, for an older person already taking the antidepressant venlafaxine, that combination can help ease depression that doesn't get better with typical treatment, according to a new study. Read More...

Hormone Therapy Safe During Ovarian Cancer?
Sep 29, 2015 04:14PM

Hormone replacement therapy may be safe for women with ovarian cancer, according to a new study. Read More...

Fetal Tissue Research: FAQ
Sep 29, 2015 04:13PM

Although fetal tissue research has made headlines in recent months, the controversy about it is nothing new. Read More...

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