Can Coffee Extend Your Life?

MONDAY, July 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Having a morning cup of java — and another and another — might prolong your life, a new study suggests. In fact, drinking lots of coffee was associated with a lower risk of early death, including among people who downed eight or more cups per day. And it’s…

Beat the Heat on Your Summer Vacation

MONDAY, July 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Before you head out for a sunny summer getaway, get familiar with the signs of heat-related illnesses. Once at your destination, build in time for your body to adjust to the climate. If you’re lounging by the water and taking only short walks, your risk of a heat…

Don't Skip Kids' Sun Protection on the Fourth

SUNDAY, July 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When planning your Fourth of July outing, remember sun protection for youngsters. “It is imperative for parents to protect their children from the harmful effects of extreme sun exposure,” said Dr. Alberto Pappo, director of the Solid Tumor Division at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.…