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A third of GoFundMe campaigns are for medical needs. What does that say about our system?

A third of GoFundMe campaigns are for medical needs. What does that say about our system?

Of the $5 billion GoFundMe says it has raised, about one-third has been for medical expenses. The company's CEO says that "saddens me."
Published: 01/17/19
The best Rx for teens addicted to vaping? No one knows

The best Rx for teens addicted to vaping? No one knows

The nation's top health authorities agree: Teen vaping is an epidemic that now affects some 3.6 million underage users of Juul and other e-cigarettes. But no one seems to know the best way to help.
Published: 01/16/19
Need weight-loss inspiration? Walk Bayshore with a man who is pushing 3,200 days in a row

Need weight-loss inspiration? Walk Bayshore with a man who is pushing 3,200 days in a row

Many people call Adam Brown "The Bayshore Walker," but he's open to other nicknames, too. Like "Half Brown," for cutting his weight from over 300 pounds to 155 pounds.
Published: 01/11/19
U.S. cancer death rate hits milestone: 25 years of decline

U.S. cancer death rate hits milestone: 25 years of decline

Lower smoking rates are translating into fewer deaths. Advances in early detection and treatment also are having a positive impact, experts say.
Published: 01/08/19
Seminole dentist leads medical mission trips to Peru

Seminole dentist leads medical mission trips to Peru

Sandra Lilo leads an international team to fix cleft palates
Published: 01/07/19
Hurricane Irma study links pre-storm hype to post-storm trauma

Hurricane Irma study links pre-storm hype to post-storm trauma

The University of California Irvine found that the more people followed news before the storm, the more they stressed later.
Published: 01/03/19
Updated: 01/04/19
Passengers fall ill on Frontier flight from Cleveland to Tampa

Passengers fall ill on Frontier flight from Cleveland to Tampa

The passengers were said to be vomiting by the time the plane landed, according to reports. Water fountains at the Cleveland airport may have been the cause.
Updated one month ago
Low carb? Low fat? What the latest dieting studies tell us

Low carb? Low fat? What the latest dieting studies tell us

If you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an opinion.
Updated one month ago
Does an aspirin a day really help? A new round of studies sows confusion.

Does an aspirin a day really help? A new round of studies sows confusion.

Three new studies, including two from Florida researchers, say different things about the benefits of aspirin. Depending on your circumstances, it can help you or hurt you.
Updated one month ago
'Tech addicts' seek solace in 12 steps and rehab

'Tech addicts' seek solace in 12 steps and rehab

For some people, tech gets in the way of daily functioning and self-care. We're talking flunk-your-classes, can't-find-a-job, live-in-a-dark-hole kinds of problems.
Updated one month ago