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Added sugar will now be displayed on nutrition facts label

It’s been a busy season for the Food and Drug Administration’s venerable Nutrition Facts Label. First the FDA rolled out a pending overhaul of the label, which had remained more or less the same for the past 20 years, then announced the launch of the Nutrition Facts Label Online, a useful tool for consumers to  

Download your half marathon training plan

If you signed up to run the Honor Run Half Marathon, you’re down to just ten weeks left to train, which sounds like a lot of time. But, if you are a beginner, you may want to hop off the couch now. (Haven’t registered, yet? That’s OK – there’s still time! Click here to sign  

Reduce the risk of prostate cancer

According to a 2014 World Health Organization publication, prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer in men worldwide,  

Zika may require travelers to take extra precautions

During the Summer Olympic Games, a lot of attention was focused on the safety of athletes and spectators  

How to make reading hands-on

At the Erlanger branch of the Kenton County Public Library, Lise Tewes – coordinator of children’s services – oversees children’s activities for the busiest single building of a branch library in the state of Kentucky. “More people come in and out of our doors than any other single building of a branch library anywhere in  

Sneezing more lately? Here’s why

Sneezing is more often associated with colds, the bane of the winter season. But if you’ve noticed that you’re fielding more “gesundheits” and “bless yous” this summer and fall, you’re not alone. The typical summer allergy season has been exacerbated in the Tri-State because of the high humidity blanketing the area, leading to more nasal  

These signs indicate your heart may not be keeping up with you

Short of breath? Bothered by a dry cough? Are your legs swollen? Sleeping propped up by pillows because it’s not comfortable to lie flat? These are signs your heart can’t keep up with the flow of blood your body needs to operate effectively. Each sign should be discussed with your doctor. The American Heart Association  

Workplace allergens: What you need to know

Office jobs may not seem dangerous. And for most people, they usually aren’t. But for allergy sufferers, an  

Are you actually getting a good workout?

You go to the gym, work up a sweat, and think, man, that was a great workout! But  

Video: Learn more about the scoliosis screening

Dr. Aleah Gibson, a family physician with St. Elizabeth Physicians explains what the scoliosis screening looks like during your child’s physical exam, and why it’s performed in the first place. Click here to learn more about scoliosis and how it could affect your child in the short- and long-term.          

Ever wake up to an explosion that didn’t happen? You’re not alone

Ever wake up suddenly to the sound of an explosion that never happened? If you have, you’re not  

Dealing with gestational diabetes

Pregnancy can be a wonderful experience in a woman’s life, but it’s a journey that often comes with challenges. Morning sickness, unusual cravings, and back discomfort can conspire to make being pregnant difficult. Pregnancies can have more serious complications, as well, such as gestational diabetes. Though it is a manageable condition, gestational diabetes can cause  

LOL: Bolt still winning, smiling [Video]

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is arguably one of the greatest athletes of all time. After setting world records  

Sitting and cancer: Exercise isn’t enough

Regular exercise is essential for overall health and well-being, but if you have a sedentary job or like to spend long hours vegging in front of the TV, be forewarned: the time you spend sitting at your computer or slouched on your couch is putting you at risk. A growing body of evidence shows that  

When is it time to get a joint replacement?

You’ve put up with the clicking, the pain and stiffness. You’ve gotten medication and injections, tried physical therapy