Tips for staying healthy when traveling abroad
Let’s start with what you’re most likely to suffer from while traveling: food poisoning. About a quarter of travelers will get gastrointestinal problems within the first two weeks of an international trip, studies say. Read more
Is ‘internet addiction’ real?
Estimates of how many people are affected vary widely, researchers say, and the problem isn’t restricted to kids and teens, though some — especially those who have depression or anxiety disorder — may be particularly vulnerable. Read more
Medicaid changes worry school districts
For school districts still getting their financial footing after the Great Recession, the Medicaid changes being advanced as part of the health care overhaul are sounding familiar alarms. Read more
Life expectancy can vary widely depending on where you live
New research documents significant disparities in the life spans of Americans depending on where they live. And those gaps appear to be widening, according to the research. Read more
Many new drugs have safety problems, study finds
Almost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected — sometimes life-threatening — side effects or complications, according to a new analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Read more

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