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Candy companies will no longer advertise to children

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 12:25 PM David Paul Morris/Getty Images The Jelly Belly Factory produces approximately 14 billion jelly beans a year and is among the candy companies that has volunteered to not advertise to children. ...

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Teenage medical marijuana advocate dies after seizure

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Thursday, March 17, 2016, 7:04 AM Facebook Cyndimae Meehan, (seen with her mom) a 13-year-old who became a medical marijuana advocate after treating her Dravet Syndrome with cannabis oil, died Sunday. A teenager with epilepsy ...

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How to choose the right health insurance — and a good doctor

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:00 PM Every year, whether it be as an individual or as an employer, we must make a decision about health insurance — and along with that choice comes picking the group of ...

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Named unhealthiest, Bronx battles back

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, March 17, 2016, 12:21 PM Luis Gonzalez/CLP Media Fast food restaurants are in abundance in the Bronx and are often the cheapest food option. After coming in dead last in health stats again, the Bronx ...

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Obese women more likely to have asthma

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 3:17 PM TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images Obese women are nearly twice as likely to develop asthma as those who maintain a healthy weight, according to a new study. But oddly, the same does ...

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CDC calls for new guidelines on opioids to reduce risks

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 4:49 PM Rich Pedroncelli/ASSOCIATED PRESS Some of the opioids on the market which the government wants doctors to drastically curtail giving to patients because 40 Americans die every day from overdoses. The ...

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Todd Palin has collapsed lung, broken ribs, Sarah Palin says

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 2:01 PM JOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS Todd Palin, husband of Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, was hurt Sunday in a snowmobile crash in Alaska. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sarah Palin has given more details on ...

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A patient’s guide to high-deductible health care plans

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Friday, March 11, 2016, 6:01 PM iofoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto Healthcare consumers today are facing a rapidly changing landscape. In the past, you could go to a provider and expect a $ 20 copay. Now, patients are absorbing the ...

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Harrison Ford tearfully reveals his daughter has epilepsy

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 10:02 PM Jim Spellman/WireImage Harrison Ford has revealed that his daughter suffers from epilepsy. At the NYU Langone Medical Center’s Find a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (a.k.a “FACES”), the actor ...

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Uterus transplant recipient excited for chance at pregnancy

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday, March 7, 2016, 7:35 PM Marvin Fong/AP Lindsey and her husband Blake stand with Cleveland Clinic medical staff as they announce Monday she was the nation’s first uterus transplant patient. CLEVELAND — The recipient of the ...

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