Less healthy seniors are hit the hardest by rising grocery costs

Three-quarters of people over the age of 50 in the United States say rising grocery prices have affected them somewhat or a lot, and nearly a third say they are eating less healthily because of increased food costs, according to new results from the survey. But food cost inflation has hit certain groups of older … Read more

Less healthy seniors are hit the hardest by rising grocery costs

Three-quarters of people over the age of 50 in the United States say rising grocery prices have affected them somewhat or a lot, and nearly a third say they are eating less healthily because of increased food costs, according to new results from the survey. But food cost inflation has hit certain groups of older … Read more

Microneedle technology for cheap, painless and bloodless tattoos

Instead of sitting in a tattoo chair for hours and enduring painful pricks, imagine getting tattooed with patches of skin containing microscopic needles. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed cheap, painless and bloodless self-applied tattoos that have many uses, from medical signals to tracking neutered animals to cosmetics. We’ve miniaturized the needle … Read more

New High-Tech K9 Joins College’s Veterinary Technology Program | News

The newest staff member in a program at Northeast Community College has a way of barking out orders. The college’s veterinary technology program now has an advanced canine medical trainer (K9 Diesel) — a full-body simulator designed for rapid response dogs, military working dog handlers, veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Designed in partnership with the US … Read more

New High-Tech K9 Joins College’s Veterinary Technology Program | News

The newest staff member in a program at Northeast Community College has a way of barking out orders. The college’s veterinary technology program now has an advanced canine medical trainer (K9 Diesel) — a full-body simulator designed for rapid response dogs, military working dog handlers, veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Designed in partnership with the US … Read more

BAT Study: Smokeless Cigarettes Reduce Smokers’ Health Risks | Local

The conclusion of a one-year study of 267 people in the United Kingdom found a significant risk-reducing role for British American Tobacco Plc traditional cigarettes compared to traditional cigarettes. The final report was published last week by the Journal of Internal and Emergency Medicine. A preliminary six-month report was released on July 1. The glo … Read more

Research highlights the serious health consequences of type 2 diabetes at an early age

Men and women who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2D) at age 40 or younger are much more likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) and die prematurely than those under 40 in the general population , according to new research to be presented at this year’s European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) … Read more

Focus on the health of the mother and the baby during the visit of the senior health official | News

NEW ALBANY — Indiana’s top health official focused on the state’s programming to support maternal and infant health during a presentation Tuesday at Baptist Health Floyd. Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Chris Box discussed the state’s efforts to support mothers and children across the state. The event included a talk about My Healthy Baby, a … Read more

Commissioner of Public Health Visits Murray | News

MURRY – Dressed in blue jeans instead of his signature bow tie, Kentucky Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Stephen Stack came to Murray last Monday for an informal visit with Calloway County Public Health Director (CCHD) Jamie Hughes and his staff. When Stack was appointed commissioner by Gov. Andy Beshear in February 2020, he … Read more

Local health agencies cooperating on monkeypox precautions | News

PLATTSBURGH — Although no cases of monkeypox have been reported in Clinton County, local health agencies and officials are working together to prepare for any possible outbreak in the future. The Clinton County Health Department (CCHD), University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH), SUNY Plattsburgh and Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) … Read more