NEW YORK — A rising number of reports about deaths, injuries and malfunctions linked to the robotic surgery system made by Intuitive Surgical may pressure hospitals to bolster training for doctors using the $1.5 million device.
Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause — during a 30-year Harvard study.
LONDON — It’s never too late to start exercising to improve your health, even if you’re about to retire, according to a study.
Probiotics are microorganisms intentionally introduced into the body for their beneficial qualities.
A report shows we’re not getting a comensurate bang out of huge bucks we spend on health care.
My favorite fitness topic continues to be the benefit of short, efficient and diverse workouts.
The new nutritional recommendation these days is to “eat rainbow.”
’Tis the season — the season for turkey, mashed potatoes, holiday cookies and an array of pies.
In our last column we discussed the many health benefits of vegetable sprouts. Today let’s learn how simple it is to make them in your kitchen during any season of the year.
As a nutrition coach, I believe that going “on” a diet always implies that eventually there will be an end — when you go “off” the diet.
WASHINGTON — Debating whether to seek a strep test for that sore throat? One day there could be an app for that: Researchers are developing a home scorecard that aims to prevent thousands of unnecessary trips to the doctor for this common complaint.
The cruciferous vegetables — broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, kale — are known to contain some very potent anti-cancer factors called glucosinolates, sulforophane and glucoraphanin, as well as having many nutritional enzymes.
WALLA WALLA — Starting to Stop, a free smoking cessation class, will be 5-6 p.m. Tuesday at Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center, 401 W. Poplar St. Another class is at 5 p.m. Nov. 12.
Walla Walla Community Hospice, 1067 Isaacs Ave., will host a two-part workshop at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 and Nov. 20. Topic is dealing with the death of a loved one during the holiday season.
COLLEGE PLACE — Chiropractor Brandon Hatch will speak at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Family Caregiver Group, SonBridge Community Center, 1200 S.E. 12th St.
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