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Omicron's incubation period is shorter than previous COVID-19 variants. Here's why that matters.
- USA TODAY Opinion
No resource, not even masks, is more vital to public health than the credibility of leaders who in a crisis must ask people to do unpopular things.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The man’s wife sued a Minnesota hospital when their doctors attempted to take him off a ventilator after two months.
- Rolling Stone
“Even in Hitler’s Germany, you could hide,” Robert Kennedy, Jr., who has been spreading the false claim that vaccines cause autism for decades, said at the anti-mandate march on Washington.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Readers discuss an op-ed article by a doctor who has been verbally attacked by anti-vaccine COVID patients and their families.
- The Daily Beast
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastTwo months after scientists in South Africa alerted the world to the new, highly transmissible Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus, the global surge in infections resulting from the variant is finally subsiding.To be clear, exhausted health-care workers in overcrowded hospitals are still fighting to save lives. But many epidemiologists are beginning to look ahead to a post-Omicron world.The pandemic experts The Daily Beast spoke to were unan
- Eat This, Not That!
There are plenty of things you can do on a daily basis to care for your heart health. You may decide to exercise a bit more, try regulating your stress levels, get better sleep, or change up your diet to include more heart-healthy foods.These steps are all valuable, especially because there isn't a one-step solution for caring for your heart health. And if you're someone who is taking these brave steps toward better health, you may also want to try avoiding certain foods and drinks that can nega
Probiotics - nicknamed "good" or "helpful" bacteria by health professionals - are live bacteria and yeasts that help keep your gut healthy and improve digestion. However, when you start upping your probiotic intake (either through supplements or eating probiotic-rich foods), it can be hard to tell if probiotics are actually making a difference.
Kybella melts fat cells for good.
Activewear made by brands like Old Navy and Lululemon tested positive for toxic chemicals called PFAS which are linked to cancer.
- Good Housekeeping
Can walking help you lose weight? It sure can! Our experts share tips to help you burn fat and lose weight for good.
- Belleville News-Democrat
Public health and medical professionals respond to a statement the Madison County Board recently made.
- The Weather Network
Here are some simple ways to boost your energy.
Omicron survives longer on plastic, skin than prior variants; nose swabbing found best for rapid tests
The Omicron variant can survive longer than earlier versions of the coronavirus on plastic surfaces and human skin, Japanese researchers found in laboratory tests. Its high "environmental stability" - its ability to remain infectious - might have helped Omicron replace Delta as the dominant variant and spread rapidly, they said. On plastic surfaces, average survival times of the original strain and the Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta variants were 56 hours, 191.3 hours, 156.6 hours, 59.3 hours, and 114.0 hours, respectively.
People Who Have Had Omicron Don't Necessarily Have COVID Immunity — Here's Why They Should Stay Cautious
Infectious disease experts are hopeful but not not yet sure if omicron provides the same level of antibody protection as past variants
- The Hollywood Reporter
Over the past few years, the acceptance of microdosing psychedelic fungi as a medical treatment has grown slowly but steadily — in mainstream American media, in official laboratories, among some politicians and even in homes. Microdosing psychedelics is a practice that involves taking generally one-tenth of a standard “trip” dose (by capsule, dropper or nasal […]
- Women's Health
Rita Ora is showing off her totally toned abs in a new workout video on her IG story. The 31-year-old singer does circuit workouts with her trainer to stay fit.
- Fresno Bee
“I’d rather risk my health than watch my family go hungry,” one farmworker said.
- The Florida Times-Union
Daniel Pisano, 71-year old father and grandfather, died last week after an appeal by his family to use Ivermectin was denied by the 1st District Court.
- Men's Health
Athlean-X founder and trainer Jeff Cavaliere's bodyweight workout hits the back, chest, shoulders, legs, abs, low back, and arms.