Illinois public health officials reported 1,822 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 12 related deaths Monday.
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos GettyWhen the death of Colin Powell due to complications from COVID-19 was announced early Monday, medical experts feared that anti-vaxxers and others who question the reality of safe and effective shots might try to use the tragedy to fuel their conspiracy-laden agenda.It didn’t take long for those worries to come to fruition.In a statement, Powell’s family said the beloved 84-year-old general and former official in multiple Republican administrati
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Browsing the supplement aisle at your local drugstore or supermarket can feel overwhelming. In front of you are countless supplements claiming to provide everything from better heart health to improved cognitive function to weight loss. And while some supplements do deliver on their promises, many fall short. Worse yet, some could do more harm than good.In fact, there's one supplement that has so much potential to cause harm that experts recommend you avoid it entirely. According to Courtney D'A
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Dying from COVID-19 is extremely uncommon for the fully vaccinated, but at 84 years old, Colin Powell fell into high-risk group.
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Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story. Daily new COVID-19 cases have plummeted from a mid-August peak of nearly 6,000 in Tokyo, with caseloads in the densely populated capital now routinely below 100, an 11-month low. Japan, unlike other places in Europe and Asia, has never had anything close to a lockdown, just a series of relatively toothless states of emergency.
Bill Clinton Released from the Hospital After Treatment for Infection: 'We Will Continue to Monitor'
"His fever and white blood cell count are normalized and he will return home to New York to finish his course of antibiotics," says University of California Irvine Medical Center's Dr. Alpesh N. Amin
- Best Life
Whether you love lox or are serious about your sushi, seafood is a healthy addition to many diets. Loaded with omega-3 fatty acids and protein, seafood consumption has been linked to increased longevity, better heart health, and weight loss. However, before you order your next seafood-based meal, there's one pertinent question you should be asking your server to avoid serious illness, according to the U.S. Food&Drug Administration (FDA). Read on to discover what question you should be asking and
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Five different actions you have been doing unknowingly that sabotaged your rest and what to do instead.
An unvaccinated couple refused the COVID-19 vaccine against their family's urges. Both parents died, leaving behind four children.
"They were going off what they've been hearing and reading on the internet," a relative said about the couple who left behind four kids ages 11 to 17.
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More COVID-19 booster shots may be on the way -- but when it’s your turn, you’ll get an extra dose of the original vaccine, not one updated to better match the extra-contagious delta variant. “Don’t we want to match the new strains that are most likely to circulate as closely as possible?” Dr. Cody Meissner of Tufts Medical Center, an adviser to the Food and Drug Administration, challenged Pfizer scientists recently. “I don't quite understand why this is not delta because that's what we're facing right now,” fellow adviser Dr. Patrick Moore of the University of Pittsburgh said last week as government experts debated whether it's time for Moderna boosters.
The word "colonoscopy" has always been one I have dreaded hearing. At 14, I was diagnosed by a gastroenterologist with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which causes stomach pain and other intestinal symptoms, like bloating and diarrhea.
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You might think Alzheimer's Disease or dementia makes you forgetful, debilitatingly so, but can't be fatal. That's a myth. Forgive the bluntness but "Alzheimer's disease has no survivors," says the Alzheimer's Association. "It destroys brain cells and causes memory changes, erratic behaviors and loss of body functions. It slowly and painfully takes away a person's identity, ability to connect with others, think, eat, talk, walk and find his or her way home." No one wants that to happen—and you c
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos GettyWhen Sasha was in college, she did what a lot of young women her age do: she Googled which birth control would work for her. But after some research, the answer seemed to be: none of them. Almost every method had drawbacks: increased risk of irregular bleeding, depression, menstrual cramps, or pelvic infections.When Sasha began her first sexual relationship, she ended up temporarily taking hormonal birth control pills. But she was so nervous ab
A First-of-its-Kind Drug Candidate Targeting the Root Causes of Aging Could Soon Dominate Estimated $600 Billion Aging Market
Image on Unsplash The following post was written and/or published as a collaboration between Benzinga’s in-house sponsored content team and a financial partner of Benzinga. The global market for over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription treatments that address age-related diseases and longevity is projected to more than quadruple in size over the next 5 years, growing from $110 billion today to more than $600 billion by 2025. This massive market is currently wide open as no Food and Drug Administr
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Teen girls are showing up to the doctor with tics, and experts think anxiety, depression, and TikTok could be playing a role
Many of the teen girls who developed tics were watching TikTokers who say they have Tourette Syndrome, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The FDA's Vaccines and Related Biological Products advisory committee recommends emergency use authorization for booster doses of J&J and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines for use in certain adults.
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The parents of a law student who died from meningitis have criticised the “shambolic” NHS 111 service, claiming he would still be alive if he were not denied a face-to-face appointment.
Focus on sleeping well, eating nourishing foods, and movement that helps de-stress you, strength and conditioning coach Sam Gwazdauskas told Insider.