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6 Summer safety tips for senior citizens

From bug spray to sunscreen, staying safe in the summer means taking a few extra steps. Here are a few tips to protect you and the seniors in your life this summer. Read more

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Live from Aspen!

In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times report from the Spotlight Health portion of the annual Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado. They’re joined by Democratic Govs. John Hickenlooper of Colorado and Steve Bullock of Montana. Read more

House Passes Package Of More Than 50 Bills On Opioid Crisis

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend. Read more

With unemployment at a 19-year low, Napa Valley puts out 'help wanted' sign

JENNIFER HUFFMAN jhuffman@napanews.com

Sergio Padilla, recruiting manager at Silverado Resort and Spa, doesn’t just sit around and wait fo… Read more

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Administration Eases Way For Small Businesses To Buy Insurance In Bulk

The Trump administration issued the final rule on association health plans, which supporters say will make coverage more affordable for some employees but led others to warn about “junk insurance.” Read more

6 Summer safety tips for senior citizens

From bug spray to sunscreen, staying safe in the summer means taking a few extra steps. Here are a few tips to protect you and the seniors in your life this summer. Read more

Why do our brains love fatty foods?

A study has found that our brain is to blame for our love of french fries and other fatty/carbohydrate loaded meals. Read more

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10 great Father's Day gifts for all kinds of dads

You could go with a classic tie or "World's Best Dad" mug, but why not step your Father's Day game up a bit? These 10 gift ideas have a lit… Read more

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

Which candies pack the most sugar?

While it's unlikely that candy will ever be classified as healthy fare, some confections have a lot more sugar jam-packed into their bright… Read more

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The war against childhood cancer: Who's winning?

Every day, the terrifying reality of a cancer diagnosis changes a child's life. But as technology and treatments improve, many more children could be able to call themselves survivors. Read more

Equine-assisted therapy may help autism, PTSD and pain. Why isn't it used more?

Belle Swersey knows firsthand how therapeutic horseback riding can be. The 7-year-old girl, who is in remission from a rare type of muscle cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma, has been using equine therapy to help ease her pain for the past 2½ years. Read more

When does a sinus infection need antibiotics?

Q: I experience occasional bouts of sinus pressure and am never sure when I need antibiotics. How can I tell when it is a bacterial infection? A: Your sinuses are moist air spaces between the eyes and behind the forehead, nose and cheeks. Read more