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The Best Cities for Vegans & Vegetarians

According to a 2016 Harris Poll commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group, about eight million U.S. adults are vegan or vegetarian. Read more

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New app offers solutions for 'cancer refugees'

China's rural residents become "cancer refugees" in the big cities due to lack of quality diagnosis and treatment in their regions; one US-… Read more

Can this app help China's forgotten cancer sufferers?

For Cao Ruizhe, the life or death drama of her fight with cancer plays out in a small windowless room. Read more

U.S. Army Veteran, Sam Rhodes, was ready to take his own life until he began spending time with his stepdaughter's horse

Veteran battling PTSD and suicidal thoughts opens horse ranch to help military families Read more


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of La Crosse need to know before they decide.


Security solutions to keep your La Crosse family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.


127 cases of polio-like illness under investigation, CDC says

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of 127 patients under investigation for acute flaccid myelitis this year. Of these, 62 have been confirmed by the CDC, and the remainder continue to be investigated, said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the agency's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. noting that the confirmed cases are in 22 states. Read more

Health Care Tops Guns, Economy As Voters’ Top Issue

Nearly three-quarters of voters say that health care is the most important issue for them, but fewer than half are hearing much from candidates about it, according to a poll released by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Read more

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate John Cox: Limit Government In Health Care

John Cox, California’s Republican candidate for governor, contends that policies on abortion, health insurance and health care access should be guided by the conservative ideals of free market competition and personal responsibility. He hasn’t offered specific policy positions on health care, except that government should largely stay out of it. Read more


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Want to live to age 100? Work less, rest more

The number of hours you log at work each week can have a significant impact on your health and your longevity — especially if you overwork. Read more

These states have the highest rates of breast cancer

See which states have the highest, and lowest, breast cancer incidence rates. Read more

These are the 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

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The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Antibiotics offer an alternative for simple appendicitis

Q: A friend was recently treated with antibiotics for appendicitis. I thought appendicitis required an operation. A: For more than 100 years, appendicitis was considered an emergency that required immediate surgery to remove the appendix. Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Cellulite can't be completely eliminated, but some treatments may reduce its appearance

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is dry brushing effective for getting rid of cellulite? What about creams with caffeine? Is there anything else that works? Read more

Joint replacement expert: Exercisers in their 40s and 50s should 'agercise' their workouts

Courtesy of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "It's a wake-up call," said Robert Klapper, M.D., co-director of the Cedars-Sinai Joint Replacement Program. "It's your body whispering rather than shouting at you." Read more