The American Heart Association added sleep as an important new metric to measure heart health. Dr. George Adesina explains the importance of getting good sleep, and how it may affect your heart.
- BuzzFeed News
We spoke to experts to better understand how monkeypox spreads, what activities are riskiest at this time, and how to avoid infection as cases rise globally.View Entire Post ›
- The Hill
Scientists in a new study have identified a link between “forever chemical” exposure and the development of the most common type of liver cancer. One specific type of forever chemical, called perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), may have a particularly strong connection to the manifestation of this deadly disease, according to the study. PFOS is one…
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How to know what a faint line on your at-home COVID test means, including how sick you are, how contagious you may be, and what to do next.
- LA Times
Health officials recommend that anyone infected with the coronavirus isolate for at least 5 days — but for many, that timeline may be overly optimistic.
"With school starting soon, I think this is going to be more widespread," a pediatric infectious disease specialist who worked on the FDA's review of a vaccine for monkeypox told Fortune.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyA wave of COVID infections caused by the BA.5 subvariant has crested. All over the world, daily new cases, hospitalizations and deaths are going down.But the SARS-CoV-2 virus is almost certainly here to stay. Another wave is all but inevitable as new variants and subvariants mutate, compete for dominance, and find new transmission pathways.How fast that wave comes, and how bad it gets, probably comes down to a genetic competition between different mutat
- Eating Well
Nearly 40% of Americans Are Expected to Have Type 2 Diabetes by 2060, According to New Estimates—Here's What You Can Do Today to Reduce Your Risk
These 10 steps are ~actually~ habits you can stick with for a lifetime. Promise!
- Country Living
Actress Halle Berry, 54, showed off her toned back and legs in a new swimsuit photo. The actress is known for her hardcore workouts and following a keto diet.
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“Hospitals are again struggling to find beds for inpatients,” a hospital official said. “It’s difficult to provide care for all those who need it.”
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"It’s exciting when our nutrition studies align with what we know as common sense," said Lynetta Smith, a clinical dietitian with Citizens Memorial Healthcare in Bolivar.
- The Conversation
How does monkeypox spread? An epidemiologist explains why it isn't an STI and what counts as close contact
Vaccination can help reduce the risk of monkeypox infection. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty ImagesMonkeypox is caused by a virus that, despite periodic outbreaks, is not thought to spread easily from person to person and historically has not spurred long chains of transmission within communities. Now, many researchers are left scratching their heads as to why monkeypox seems to be propagating so readily and unconventionally in the current global outbreak. The monkeypox virus typically spreads throu
Social media personality Lauren Giraldo lost weight with her viral treadmill workout. A sports medicine doctor weighs in on how to try it safely.
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Wearing a mask can help prevent monkeypox transmission, according to an infectious disease expert.
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Is your rash a symptom of chickenpox, shingles or monkeypox? How to tell as virus spreads in Florida
If you have a new or unexplained rash, here's what you should know as monkeypox cases rise in Florida.
Juice is a staple for many children. Parents often think that it is a healthier alternative to sodas or other sugary drinks. But scientists say that over time, small amounts of lead found in juice can lead to significant developmental issues.
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There is no cost for the vaccinations.
Olivia Newton-John has died of breast cancer after it came back for a third time. Here's what you should know about her diagnosis and treatments.
Newton-John was first diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in 1992 when she was 43, and immediately started treatments including chemotherapy.
- The Telegraph
Dieters should limit themselves to only eating between 7am and 3pm to lose more weight, a study suggests.
- Women's Health
Moringa is a plant with many nutrients, and it may boost your immunity and energy, among other benefits. Learn about how much to take and who shouldn't use it.
A 33-year-old runner was hospitalized for heat exhaustion and electrolyte imbalance from a light vacation workout
A runner said she experienced heat exhaustion symptoms like dizziness after an easy beach jog. High humidity and lack of electrolytes may be to blame.