The deputy chair of emergency medicine at Mass General says his emergency department typically sees about 200 patients per day.
Kirstie Alley Only ‘Recently Discovered’ Her Cancer Before She Died—Here’s the Form She Was Diagnosed With
Her friend and co-star John Travolta called her one of the "most special relationships I’ve ever had."
- The Wrap
Howard Stern Floats Anti-Vax Theory Over Kirstie Alley’s Death: ‘Maybe She Didn’t Go to the Doctor Soon Enough’
“She’s 71, and I know to some people that’s old, but to me that’s young,” the shock jock said
- Fox News
Fauci doesn't remember that study he based hydroxychloroquine COVID treatment claims on was retracted
Anthony Fauci couldn't recall the studies that said hydroxychloroquine is an ineffective COVID-19 treatment or that a major medical journal retracted its study on the subject.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Doctors, parents and child cancer survivors lashed out at the TikTok video of a Texas hospital.
Are there hair growth pills that actually work? A new study looks at the best supplements for hair growth and thickness.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
The COVID-19 virus's mutations are outpacing treatments and vaccines. That's especially scary because of the decline of basic precautions such as face coverings and ventilation.
A 'game changer' weight-loss drug helped people lose weight after years of dieting and exercise. They say it highlights how society unfairly blames weight gain on low willpower.
The weight-loss drug semaglutide, sold as Ozempic and Wegovy, is helping people realize their failure to lose weight from dieting wasn't their fault.
Dr. Emi Hosoda said she lost 100 pounds and managed to keep it off by restricting sugar, drinking water, and starting strength training.
More than half of the calories consumed by Americans come from this high-risk food group, which is associated with cognitive decline, cancer and heart disease
China should change its official name for COVID-19 to reflect the virus' mutation, and patients with light symptoms should be allowed to quarantine at home, a leading authority on traditional Chinese medicine was quoted as saying on Wednesday. Gu Xiaohong told the state-run Beijing Daily newspaper that the coronavirus' Chinese name, which identifies it as a pneumonia-causing disease, should be changed to call it simply an infectious virus. China's approach to COVID - which has emphasised widespread testing and the quarantining of positive cases in specialised facilities - should change from "passive detection" to "active prevention", with recuperation at home for light cases.
Is It RSV, COVID-19 or the flu?
What is a tripledemic? Three viruses — COVID, flu and RSV — may surge at the same time in winter 2022. Here's the risks, plus how to prepare and prevent illness.
- The Daily Beast
SimpleImages / GettyThe fight against COVID seems to have fallen into a ping-ponging rhythm at this point, where every step forward seems undercut by one backward. Vaccines are available, and hospitalization rates have fallen dramatically from previous peaks. But just a sliver of eligible Americans have received the most recent bivalent shot, and the specter of a new, somehow worse variant looms large in our collective psyche. Elsewhere, such as in China, we seem to be losing ground to the virus
- Yahoo Canada Style
What are the signs and symptoms of colon cancer and when should you get screened? Here's what you need to know.
- Martha Stewart Living
The new research published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology uncovered how cold air impacts the nose and our immune systems.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler put off getting his COVID-19 booster and got sick, he said.
- Portsmouth Herald
Dr. Carrie Jose, in her latest Health and Wellness column, gives three reasons why vertigo is worse in the winter.
- Eating Well
Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure. A promising 5-minute daily breathing practice and other proven lifestyle strategies may help change that.
- Harper's Bazaar
Years after going under the knife, writer Iris Kim examines her complicated relationship with Korean plastic surgery and impossible standards of beauty.
- Business Insider
A woman who mistakenly visited an anti-abortion crisis pregnancy center said she was met with pushback for seeking an abortion: 'I just was not ready, and words can't make you ready for that'
Crisis pregnancy centers use online ads that appear in searches such as "abortion pill" or "abortion information" in order to appear like clinics.