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Our populations are growing older, but we still have work to do to ensure we stay healthier for longer, too. The key is to promote collaboration between different sectors. This will generate new possibilities and innovations. Over the past century, great efforts have been made to improve human longevity. Public health policy and strong healthcare …

The people of Willmar, Minn., gathered virtually last week to celebrate five years of real togetherness. The online festivities marked the end of Healthy Together Willmar, a program designed to show that the secret to healthy living isn’t only in the doctor’s office — it’s also at the playground, the library and the coffee shop. …

Residents in LaFayette, Georgia, and surrounding areas of Walker County have concerns over a proposed health care campus that could be built in their neck of the woods. Michael Allen Hicks is worried about possible flooding and how traffic will be controlled on the narrow and winding Burnt Mill Road that borders his property. Randy …

Sara Meeks  |  Wayne County Extension Have you felt overwhelmed, unorganized, disconnected or out of sorts lately? Would you just like to slow down or pause every now and then? Do you need a break? Us too! We have been spending so much time with technology, worrying about online school or staying healthy that it has been …

As a physician and a Seventh-day Adventist Christian, I am concerned about both protecting religious freedom and protecting the rights of others, including their health. How can we live in a society where we all have the ability to follow our conscience and at the same time protect the health and happiness of others? First …

It didn’t take the business sense of an e-n-t-r-e-p-r-e-n-e-u-r for the staff at Healthy Learners to realize they had to reinvent their biggest fundraiser — a spelling bee. Healthy Learners is a local nonprofit dedicated to removing health barriers to learning. They work with school nurses, who identify health issues, contact with parents and connect …

While a healthy lifestyle has long been linked to a longer life span, there’s been very little research to date on how lifestyle factors affect people with “multimorbidity” — living with two or more long-term mental or physical health conditions such as hypertension (high blood pressure), asthma, cancer, depression, migraine, diabetes and angina. To find …

President Trump on Tuesday denied that he had “a series of mini-strokes” prompting an unscheduled visit to Walter Reed hospital in November 2019. JUDGE THROWS OUT TRUMP’S BID TO STOP MANHATTAN DA SUBPOENA FOR HIS PERSONAL AND BUSINESS TAX RECORDS “It never ends! Now they are trying to say that your favorite President, me, went …

Hours before the United States surpassed 6 million coronavirus cases and reached a death toll of 183,000, President Donald Trump and his defenders seized on an amateurish misreading of federal data to claim that the COVID-19 pandemic has killed hardly anyone at all.  It started Sunday, when Trump retweeted a QAnon conspiracist who claimed that …

Vaccinations and the need for them are in the news daily. The short answer is, yes indeed. Oh, I know, as a child you couldn’t wait till you got old enough not to need doctor visits for vaccinations. No lollipop ever made up for those shots. Well, I have some news for you. To protect …