WICHITA - The American Red Cross urges eligible blood donors to roll up a sleeve and give to help prevent a summer blood shortage. Blood donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative are especially needed.
WASHINGTON (AP) - People who signed up for coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law are paying about $80 a month in premiums on average, the administration reported.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For a lot of kids, the sound of school's final bell signals fun and freedom. But it leaves many students wondering from where their next meal will come.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty - a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.
The Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy sessions at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center have caught the eye of Donna Krug, who strongly encourages people to eat well-balanced, healthy meals in her professional and personal lives.
In recent years, physicians and patients have paid increasing attention to lifestyle changes and screening tests with the goal of disease prevention and wellness.
Those who are living with cancer and other chronic illnesses may find a way to alleviate that tired feeling by learning about the ancient Japanese art of Jin Shin Jyutsu, said Liz Paugoulatos, practitioner of the art.
Catholic students from the Dodge City Diocese learned about the importance of forming healthy habits and spoke about their knowledge at the annual Civic Oration Contest held Saturday in Great Bend.
Editors note: Below is the speech prepared by Josh Hoisington, winner of the Modern Woodmen of America Civic Oration Contest for the Diocese of Dodge City.
The simple exercises that will be demonstrated at the next Parkinson's Support Group meeting could help with everything from walking to reaching for an item on a shelf.
As cold winter months give way to prime bicycling weather, USA Cycling anticipates more than 70,000 Americans will take to roadways and pathways by bike this year. In fact, the number of cyclists has increased by 67 percent over the last decade.
CHICAGO (AP) - Leaders of many U.S. academic medical centers sit on the boards of some of the world's biggest drug companies, which a study suggests raises the potential for worrisome conflicts of interest.
Leaving aside anything made with powdered eggs (which don't really count as eggs at all in my book), I've never met an egg dish I didn't like. But at the tippy top of my list of favorites is the edible magic trick known as the souffled omelet.
Diana Hayward has lost nearly 50 pounds on her journey toward a healthier life. Although she has far to go, the Great Bend woman said she's already noticing she has more stamina and is breathing better as a result of her weight loss.
One man lost over 70 pounds during the eight-week Battle of the Bulge 2014, conducted by Club One Fitness.