Vegetarian diets have been used worldwide for thousands of years. These days, it seems, vegetarianism continues to get more popular, even among kids. Teens, pre-teens and even younger children can be healthy on a vegetarian diet if it's well planned and has the ingredients they need to grow.
He's been a national TV news correspondent and a beloved anchorman. Mort Crim covered news for decades. Over the years, he's seen everything from the first landing on the moon to political unrest in other countries. But perhaps his most challenging assignment wasn't while he was on a story in a dangerous place, but during his own personal battles with cancer.
As summer comes to an end, many people are heading out for one last vacation. Maybe it's the beach, camping, a cruise or visiting a foreign city. Where ever you go, it's a good idea to put some thought into how to stay healthy while traveling. A travel specialist from Mayo Clinic has some advice.
For many years, doctors have known that screening for certain cancers saves lives. Breast cancer and prostate cancer are two examples. Now you can add lung cancer to that list. The National Lung Screening Trial results show screening people at high risk of lung cancer with CT scans saves lives.
When summer heats up, so does your risk of heat-related health issues — dehydration, heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Paying attention to the heat is especially important if you have a chronic illness such as diabetes. Here's what diabetics need to know about staying healthy in the heat.