Eight states recall melons citing salmonella outbreak in ongoing investigation

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The Healthy Geezer: memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease

I’m 78 and I’m forgetting things more often now. Should I be worried? For starters,.

New Jersey approves controversial health insurance law

On May 30, Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey enacted a law that demands all.

Can medical marijuana help combat Illinois’ opioid crisis?

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have proposed an unusual plan to expand the use of.

The Healthy Geezer: The difference between unwanted growths and skin cancer

My skin has all kinds of small thingies on it like my father used to.

Music May Help Reduce Anxiety, Improve Brain Function in Dementia Patients

Now that we are all constantly connected through digital means, the uninterrupted barrage of noise.

CDC warns tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease are on the rise

WASHINGTON/SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — As warm weather returns to Illinois, the U.S. Centers for.

The Healthy Geezer: Aches, pains and the colon

When seniors gather, it doesn’t seem to take long before we get to our aches.

3 Thoughtful Tips For Choosing the Right Assisted Living Community

Almost 70% of Americans turning 65 will need long-term care at some point. But the.

In Light Of Opioid Epidemic, VA Reduces Opioids Prescriptions For Chronic Pain

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is turning to alternative treatments for pain relief in.