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At least 1 person died after inhaling an aromatherapy room spray from Walmart that contained a rare, deadly bacteria
The Better & Home lavender and chamomile scented spray was recalled from 55 Walmart stores after the CDC identified one contaminated bottle.
"Things started to go south for me was when I hit, I think it was 25."View Entire Post ›
However fit you are and well you eat, your immune system will, unfortunately, get less effective as you get older. Here's how to fight back.
- Real Simple
The CDC is telling consumers to throw their onions away.
This Mom Wants Others To Learn From Her Story After She Went Septic Because Doctors Didn't Believe Her
"Listen to your body."View Entire Post ›
- NBC News
NBC News investigated the factors driving Britain's surge and the lessons that can be gleaned from the country's experience of vaccinating and reopening early.
- Miami Herald
The antibody boost was particularly pronounced after people who recovered from COVID-19 got a second dose.
- Business Insider
CDC advisors vote unanimously to give boosters to everyone with a J&J shot and some with Moderna. Here's how to know if you should get one.
COVID-19 booster shots should be available in the coming days for everyone who's had J&J, as well as select groups of Moderna recipients.
- The Daily Beast
Adalberto Roque/AFP via GettyMost people want to live a long and happy life—or at least avoid a short and miserable one. If you’re in that majority, then you’re in luck. Over the last decade, a quiet research revolution has occurred in our understanding of the biology of aging.The challenge is to turn this knowledge into advice and treatments we can benefit from. Here we bust the myth that lengthening healthy life expectancy is science fiction, and show that it is instead scientific fact.Nutriti
- NBC News
For many people with weakened immune systems, vaccines have not offered the same degree of relief and return to normalcy as they have for those with no underlying health conditions.
"Basically if I don't eat SUPER clean I get a horrible burning sensation," Christina Haack wrote in a candid Instagram post
HGTV star Christina Haack today revealed that she’s been battling “extreme stomach pain” for several years, but recently took action to get better. In a long Instagram post, Christina Haack, age 38, said that she has recently undergone an endoscopy and upper GI workup to determine the cause of her pains. Although she didn’t say […]
SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Few are left to inoculate in wealthy Singapore after a vigorous campaign achieved a level of coverage envied by many nations battling the coronavirus pandemic, but a record surge in deaths and infections gives warning of risks that may still lie ahead. Despite mask mandates, strict social curbs and COVID-19 booster doses available for over a month, infections in the Asian city-state's latest outbreak, driven by the Delta variant, took the death toll to 280, up from 55 early in September. "Singapore may potentially experience two to three epidemic waves as measures are increasingly relaxed," said Alex Cook, a disease modelling expert at the National University of Singapore (NUS).
- BuzzFeed News
Young People, Especially Young Women, Are Reporting Concerning Medical And Behavioral Changes Due To Social Media, And I Hope We’re Paying Attention
In part one of this week's newsletter: Why people are already dismissing a Wall Street Journal article about teens developing severe tics after watching numerous TikToks from influencers diagnosed with Tourette syndrome.View Entire Post ›
Drinking tea has many health benefits. Here's how a daily cup (or two!) can be good for you, along with healthy teas you should try.
- Kansas City Star
About 19% of the unvaccinated people in Kansas and 15% of those in Missouri don’t believe COVID-19 is a threat.
- The Conversation
Parents were fine with sweeping school vaccination mandates five decades ago – but COVID-19 may be a different story
Children and parents lined up for polio vaccines outside a Syracuse, New York school in 1961. AP PhotoThe ongoing battles over COVID-19 vaccination in the U.S. are likely to get more heated when the Food and Drug Administration authorizes emergency use of a vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, expected later this fall. California has announced it will require the vaccine for elementary school attendance once it receives full FDA approval after emergency use authorization, and other states may foll
Namibia will suspend the rollout of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, its health ministry said on Saturday, days after the drugs regulator in neighbouring South Africa flagged concerns about its safety for people at risk of HIV. Regulator SAHPRA decided not to approve an emergency use application for Sputnik V for now because some studies suggested that administration of vaccines using the Adenovirus Type 5 vector - which Sputnik V does - can lead to higher susceptibility to HIV in men.
- Yahoo Life
The newest 'Simpsons' character is a hypnotherapist breast cancer survivor with 'uniboob.' Here's her inspiring backstory.
The Oct. 24 episode introduces character Dr. Wendy Sage, a hypnotherapist who has had a unilateral mastectomy, leaving her with what fellow survivors endearingly refer to as “uniboob.”
Germany recorded the highest incidence of coronavirus infections since mid-May on Saturday, reaching the threshold of 100 cases per 100,000 in the past seven days that used to be the yardstick for imposing a strict lockdown. However, Health Minister Jens Spahn noted that Germany could cope much better now due to vaccination, although he said restrictions like mask wearing and limits on indoor activity for unvaccinated people would stay until next spring. The seven-day incidence rate of cases - which until August was used to decide whether to impose more stringent COVID-19 curbs - rose to 100 on Saturday from 95 on Friday, the Robert Koch Institute responsible for disease control said.