Twin Falls Times-News - Health-fitness

It’s National Bike to Work Day. What cities commute the most by bike?

May 17 is National Bike to Work Day. What cities have the most bike commuters? Find out. Read more

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10 ways to reduce your food waste

Here are 10 scenarios to help identify and reduce your food-waste footprint. Read more

Do I need orthotics? What kind?

Many people come to my office complaining of foot pain from conditions such as bunions, hammertoes, a pinched nerve or heel pain. I perform a thorough evaluation and examination, and together we review the origin, mechanics, and treatment plan for the specific problem or issue. The patient usually asks if they need an orthotic and, if so, which type would be best. Read more

Daily aspirin use may do more harm than good for healthy people, UF Health researchers find

Among otherwise healthy people, a daily dose of aspirin does not save lives and causes additional bleeding, an analysis by University of Florida Health researchers has found. Read more


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25 most commonly used recreational drugs in America

Drugs that are legal have the highest recreational use, but Americans partake in plenty of illegal substances as well. Here's a breakdown o… Read more

These are the 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

The most sleep-deprived cities in America

The most sleep-deprived cities are largely found on the East Coast and in the Midwest. Read more

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How Obamacare, Medicare And ‘Medicare For All’ Muddy The Campaign Trail

A talking point used by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refers to all three of these distinct concepts in a way that could magnify public misperceptions. Read more

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don't have to. Read more

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ ‘Conscience’ Rules, Rx Prices and Still More Medicare

Joanne Kenen of Politico, Jen Haberkorn of the Los Angeles Times and Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss the latest news about the Trump administration’s effort to allow health care practitioners and organizations to refuse to provide care or refer patients for services that violate their conscience or religion. Also this week, the administration orders TV ads for prescription drugs to include list prices. And Tennessee wants free rein from the federal government to run its Medicaid program. Plus, Rovner interviews Joan Biskupic, author of a new book on Chief Justice John Roberts, about the behind-the-scenes negotiations that led to the 2012 ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Read more