Tag Archive : south - Health & Wellness


Doctors over-drugging older adults

Dangerous meds for seniors in the South

A study of more than 6 million seniors in the U.S. found that 21 percent are prescribed at least one "high risk" medication. These prescriptions are a lot more common in the South, among women, and in poorer areas. Read more...

Watch the Fat Map

CDC shows the obesity epidemic in pictures

No doubt you've heard a lot about the U.S. obesity epidemic. If you're tired of reading about it and just want to see it, check out the CDC's obesity-over-time map, sped up for your viewing pleasure. Read more...