CNN: Mexican authorities have detained Servando Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel, federal police told CNN En Español on Friday.
Tobacco and nicotine users working for Pima County will be required to enroll in a cessation program of their choice in the 2015-16 fiscal year after the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to support the measure last week.
The Foothills Forum will present “Stopping the Revolving Door of Prisons” from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. Saint Andrews Drive.
(NAPSI)—Wendy, of Fort Worth, Texas, had daily migraines for a decade. Numerous visits to medical doctors and specialists brought no relief. But one day, while waiting for her daughter at her orthodontist’s office, Wendy read about TruDenta (www.TruDenta.com). “Who would have thought a dentist could fix your headaches? But what could it hurt? I had tried everything else!”
(NAPSI)—It’s not something any new parent wants to anticipate, but the reality is, infants and toddlers sometimes don’t feel well. Upset stomachs from gas and runny noses are common among youngsters and can happen at any time of the year. When children are not at their best, there are several easy, tried-and-true remedies that are safe for parents to learn to help kids start feeling better quickly.
(BPT) - In the U.S., about 14 million people suffer from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) or clinical depression in a given year. Most people think MDD is just being sad. The truth is that depression is more than saddened mood; it is a constellation of emotional, cognitive and physical symptoms. These symptoms include loss of interest or pleasure, significant changes in weight or appetite, trouble sleeping or sleeping too much, lack of energy, restlessness or slowed thinking or movements, feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt, difficulty concentrating, or indecisiveness, and recurrent suicidal thoughts or actions. If you suffer from multiple depression symptoms nearly every day, it can be hard to feel like yourself.
(Family Features) Did you know that small, positive additions to your diet and lifestyle can help promote a healthier heart? Instead of denying yourself the delicious flavors you crave, try weaving a few subtle changes into your menu and you can healthfully and conveniently meet your wellness goals.
(BPT) - Today’s rising health care costs can feel out of control. Fortunately, prescription drugs are an exception. Consider these five simple ways to save money on your prescriptions so you can stay healthy and maintain your budget.
(NAPSI)—There are some 10,000 Americans turning 65 each day, with many joining the growing pool of Medicare enrollees trying to control their health care costs. And among the worries is how best to afford and manage what for some can be a not-so-simple prescription drug regimen.
(NAPSI)—There’s good news for Americans 50 or older who are at average risk for colon cancer and who have not been screened. A new test that is designed to be convenient and noninvasive is now available. The best part? You can do it at home.
(BPT) - Finding your passion and doing what you love isn’t always simple. And as Troy Howell knows firsthand, living with a chronic medical condition can make these pursuits even more challenging. But with a strong support system, hard work and a lot of courage, Troy is now living the life he wants while managing a rare bleeding disorder.
(BPT) - For those living with acromegaly, a rare and potentially life-threatening hormonal disorder, the approval of a new treatment option may help them to effectively manage this chronic disease. Signifor® long-acting release (LAR) (pasireotide)* for injectable suspension, for intramuscular use, was recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with acromegaly who have had an inadequate response to surgery and/or for whom surgery is not an option. This is potentially great news for many patients as a recent analysis showed as many as 45% of people with acromegaly fail to achieve recommended levels of GH or normalized levels of IGF-1, underscoring the need for alternative treatment options.
CNN: Police say around 100 women in Japan who thought they were participating in a sleep study were actually drugged and raped, their attacks recorded and sold to porn sites.
(NAPSI)—If you’re an expectant mom-to-be you may be included in the 80 percent of pregnant women affected by “morning sickness.” “Morning” sickness can range from queasiness to vomiting, day or night, mainly for the first trimester of pregnancy.
(NAPSI)—If you’re like most people, you’ve noticed differences in the way your mind works over time. The good news is that understanding the potential threats to brain health can help you make smart choices to strengthen mental alertness.
I look forward to February because it’s that time of year when we begin visualizing springtime. Especially during this time of year humans tend to conjure thoughts of romance. In spite of age, most of us feel a twinge of spring fever. This unusual feeling dates back to the Roman Era when love and fertility celebrations occurred in February. They called it Lupercalia, a time of love, eroticism and sexual permissiveness. I suppose today it could be referred to as merely another day of the week.
Several times a year the Marana Police Department hosts a citizen’s academy, which allows residents and business owners to gain a greater understanding of police operations through classroom instruction and hands-on experiences.
(BPT) - Go to the seafood counter or local restaurant and over 91 percent of the seafood is shipped from thousands of miles away. If you are looking for a source of safe, sustainable, high quality, local seafood, you’re probably having difficulty finding it.
CNN: Benjamin and Kristi Strack, the parents found dead alongside their three children in their Springville in September, Utah, killed themselves and their children fearing the apocalypse.
(NAPSI)—According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sleep deprivation is a serious and growing epidemic in the U.S. with potentially life-threatening consequences. The chronically sleep deprived may be at greater risk for obesity, heart disease, heart attack and even premature death.
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(BPT) - The winter months should be a time when you can slow down and cozy up next to the fireplace with a blanket and good book. Instead, you may often find yourself juggling multiple commitments with your family, keeping an eye on the weather for winter storms, and balancing the increasing amount of work in your inbox.
(NewsUSA) - Throughout the years, chronic back pain sufferers haven't had much in the way of options to relieve their pain. Aside from drug therapy, surgery was often it -- leading many who understandably wanted to avoid an invasive approach to search for an alternative. Now, many patients are saying they've found that relief through chiropractic care. To learn more, visit www.F4CP.org/findadoctor.
(Family Features) Each year, more than four million women in America give birth and 2,600 infants are born with neural tube defects. While there are simple preventative steps women can take, Americans are generally unaware of the impact that diet, specifically enriched grains, has on pregnancy and infant health.