A Florida woman in Broward County planned on having her baby at the hospital, but her baby, Quinn, had other plans. Though Quinn was expected to make her debut on Sept. 16, the woman began having contractions at her home Saturday night. Fire crews helped deliver the baby in the living room.
- Business Insider
Aging is not actually a cause of death. But older people are more likely to succumb to common infections like pneumonia.
- The Courier Journal
There is no delicate way to put it. Americans are fat and getting fatter every year. So, what can we do about it?
- Fox News
Dr. Anthony Fauci and his wife, Christine Grady, experienced millions in increased net worth as many Americans struggled during the pandemic, according to a watchdog group.
Zinc is an essential vitamin vital for healthy growth, immune functioning, and wound healing.
- The Hill
Second COVID booster effective at preventing hospitalizations and deaths in nursing home residents: study
A new study published this week found that the second COVID-19 booster that was made available to U.S. adults older than 50 this year was highly effective at protecting nursing home residents from hospitalizations and deaths, though its ability to prevent infections was not as potent. The analysis, published in the Centers for Disease Control…
- The Telegraph
Common antidepressants may raise the risk of heart disease and an early death, a study suggests.
When all my limbs went numb one morning, I went to urgent care in a panic. It turned out to be a vitamin B12 deficiency.
Before I was diagnosed with a vitamin B12 deficiency, I had no idea the symptoms could be so severe. Five months later, I'm finally feeling better.
- Motley Fool
If you're enrolled in Medicare, you should know that open enrollment will soon kick off. Each year, seniors on Medicare can make changes to their existing coverage, from Oct. 15 all the way through Dec. 7. Medicare Advantage and Part D drug plans can change from year to year.
34-Year-Old Firefighter with Terminal Cancer Takes Final Ride in Ambulance He Used to Transport Patients
Frank Nunez, whose diagnosis came after doctors discovered tumors in his left lung, held a commitment ceremony with his fiancée before fellow firefighters escorted him home
- Eating Well
More and more people are starting to follow the Mediterranean diet, so we gathered our favorite breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes that fit perfectly within its customizable recommendations. One of the healthiest and easiest eating patterns around, the Mediterranean diet can lead to some major health benefits like supporting heart health, brain health and weight loss, if that is your goal. Recipes like our Grilled Chicken with Red Pepper-Pecan Romesco Sauce and Skillet Eggs with Tomatillos & Spinach are highly-rated for a reason, and they'll make a great addition to your menu this week.
"I Missed It": Doctors (And Patients) Are Sharing Times When A Patient Said Something Was Wrong, And Later Turned Out To Be Right
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"I thought it was something that I had done," Osbourne tells PEOPLE exclusively of her diagnosis as she brings awareness to National No Sugar Day on Oct. 3
The FDA announced that it will redefine “healthy” when it comes to food labeling. Here’s what that means for you.
The updated figures paint a picture of what is currently plaguing military recruiters in many of the service branches, with a shrinking pool of potential service members available to them.
A man's cancer vanished after he was injected with a weakened herpes virus in a promising clinical trial
The 39-year-old patient told the BBC that he was preparing for the end of his life when he learned about the experimental cancer drug.
- Yahoo Life
If you're confused about the many COVID variants, you're not alone. Here's what experts are telling us.
- E! News
In this exclusive clip from 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After, Bilal and Shaeeda visit a gynecologist, who gives them some tough news about a potential pregnancy. Watch it here.
Woman Was Denied a Mammogram at Age 30 — but Ended Up with Stage 4 Breast Cancer: 'I Was Failed by the System'
Philecia La'Bounty felt a lump in her breast but was denied a mammogram due to her age and family history — months later, she found out she had breast cancer that had metastasized
- Miami Herald
The baby developed an infection from being born in the Maryland jail cell, doctors determined, according to the lawsuit.
More than half of women over 40 in the U.S. have dense breasts, which affects how their breast tissue shows up on a mammogram.