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Health and wellness news, articles, discussions and more in The Villages, Florida. Medical doctors, physical therapists, and other professionals offering tips/information on improving health and wellness for Villagers, The Villages, and surrounding communities. Submit your health and wellness-related articles for consideration!

Major alcohol study canceled over conflict of interest

The National Institutes of Health canceled and withdrew funds for a prospective study on how drinking alcohol affects heart attack risk because it was...

FDA warns against using sunscreen pills

There are no pills or capsules that you can take to prevent the sun from damaging your skin. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has...

What the food industry doesn’t want you to know  

The gigantic food industry in North America and its lobbyists are happy with the concept that most people are fat just because they eat...

Physically active jobs vs. leisure-time exercise

A review of 17 studies, covering almost 200,000 people, found that men who work at the most physically active jobs have an 18 percent...

Two confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ Disease linked to hot tub at Water Oak

Two confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ Disease have been linked to a hot tub at Water Oak. The Florida Department of Health in Lake County is...

Social worker to discuss depression in elderly at New Covenant United Methodist Church

Carol Fortune, a licensed clinical social worker, will be speaking on depression in the elderly in the Health Education Speaker series at New Covenant...

Hearing loss group in The Villages to meet at Churchill Street Recreation Center

The Hearing Loss Association of America-Central Florida will learn about the latest technology in hearing aids, cochlear implants and assistive listening technology when the group meets...

USF researchers seeking 1,400 Villagers for year-long brain health study

A research team from the University of South Florida has launched an ambitious study to better understand the aging brain. Now, they are seeking...

Department of Health will offer drive-through flu shot clinic in Ocala

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will hold a drive-through flu shot clinic on Friday, March 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the department’s...

Recognizing anxiety and depression in older adults

Here’s a message for seniors who are feeling blue: depression and anxiety are not a normal part of growing older, and it’s not something...

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