Catching COVID-19 may increase an older person's risk of developing shingles, a painful skin rash. Researchers found that people 50 and older who had an COVID-19 infection were 15% more likely to develop shingles, compared to people who were never infected. That risk climbed to 21% in people hospitalized with a severe case of COVID-19. Mercy Medical Center primary care physician Dr. Ernestine Wright said COVID-19 causes immune system disfunction.
Strokes, heart attacks, sudden deaths: Does America understand the long-term risks of catching COVID?
There are early signs that COVID infections and reinfections are leading to more life-threatening conditions, says physician and author Carolyn Barber.
"It Was One Of The Most 'WTF' Moments In My Career So Far": Doctors Are Revealing Times A Patient Said, "Oh, I Forgot To Mention, But..." And It Completely Changed Things
"Because they caught it early, very little damage had been done and she’s doing really well."View Entire Post ›
- USA TODAY
It's not just what you eat; what time you eat may affect your health. Those who ate earlier in the day saw health benefits, new research shows.
Research Shows Lung Health May Be the Number One Indicator of Living a Long, Healthy Life—Here's How To Improve Yours
We all know the importance of brain health, gut health, and heart health, but when it comes to lung health, it’s probably not something many of us think too much about. But according to research, your lung health can predict how long you live. One study that involved a 30-year follow-up found that ...
- HuffPost Life
Shocker: Keeping 10-15 Skittles or jelly beans nearby can actually be a healthy choice.
A psychiatry professor who taught his students depression was caused by a 'chemical imbalance' in the brain says everything he thought he knew about SSRIs is wrong
Mark Horowitz, who's taken selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for nearly 20 years, believes "the public has been misled" about the drugs.
- Consumer Reports
The much-touted antiviral can help reduce symptoms significantly. But it has limitations.By Kevin LoriaFor people at high risk of severe COVID-19, including seniors and those with chronic health ...
When Steve Hamburger learned he had PAD, peripheral artery disease, he decided to try walking to improve his health. He did and avoided bypass surgery.
- Eating Well
Plan ahead with a month's worth of delicious dinner recipes. Starring complex carbs like whole-wheat pasta, brown rice and quinoa as well as low counts of sodium and saturated fat, these meals are a perfect fit for a diabetes-friendly eating pattern. And ingredients like salmon, spinach, chickpeas and garlic are both diabetes-friendly and can help reduce inflammation, which can help with everything from joint stiffness to immune health.
Elizabeth Hurley is pretty in pink! The 57-year-old actress continued her longtime Breast Cancer Awareness Month activism by lighting the Empire State Building pink in New York City this week. She wore a hot-pink sequin pantsuit that was tailored to her athletic shape. With her hair in soft waves, she paired the look with a […]
(Reuters) -Workers at Wyatt Bassett's furniture factory in Virginia use powerful tools to churn out the company's trademark dressers and headboards, so screening new hires for drugs is a no-brainer. Virginia last year fully legalized marijuana — the first state in the South to do so. The upshot is that "being positive for cannabis does not necessarily disqualify you for employment," said Bassett, CEO of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Co., which has 575 employees.
- Business Insider
Cases and hospitalizations are rising in Europe, and the US will likely be next. The new boosters fight against the variant that is circulating now.
Daily exercise can put your skin under a huge amount of stress—but the right foods can counteract all the sweat and UV exposure.
- Martha Stewart Living
Researchers found that increasing your consumption of omega-3s, even by a little bit, has a positive impact on brain health—in midlife and beyond.
- Savannah Morning News
The Telfair Breast Imaging Center at Candler Hospital acquired the automated equipment last December.
Jane Fonda Makes First Public Appearance Since Cancer Diagnosis at Pennsylvania Conference for Women
Jane Fonda revealed that she had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in a September social media post
- USA TODAY
Drinking two to three cups of coffee each day might help you live longer and reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, a new study suggests.
In Thursday's episode of The Kardashians, Kourtney Kardashian said she used to be “stuck on the number” on the scale, but is now "so into" her fuller figure
The new Miss USA says she was 'extremely disappointed' when her home state of Texas banned abortions
Miss USA R'Bonney Gabriel, who represented Texas, told Insider she believes abortion should be a woman's choice.
A couple used IVF to conceive their child because they're both carriers of a rare genetic disease that can be lethal by age 5
After getting tested for Tay-Sachs, the couple decided to go through IVF so they could test the embryos and make sure they didn't have the disease.