Timely Tips for Sick-Free Travel

THURSDAY, March 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If traveling is in your near future, there are a number of things you can do to keep from getting sick and spoiling your trip. “We are having a bad cold and flu season, so it is really important to remember to practice good general health hygiene so…

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Falls Among Elderly Cost $50 Billion Annually

THURSDAY, March 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Falls by older Americans have devastating medical and economic consequences, reaching $50 billion a year, a new study finds. “Falls among men and women 65 and older are a common, costly and growing public health problem,” said lead researcher Curtis Florence, a health economist with the U.S. Centers…

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Why 'False News' Spreads Faster Than Truth

THURSDAY, March 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Amid growing concerns about the impact of “fake news,” a new study finds that false stories take off much faster than truth on Twitter. The study, of news and rumors shared by 3 million Twitter users, found that false information spreads more quickly and further than accurate information.…

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