After a 15-year-old high school student died on campus of fentanyl poisoning. The Los Angeles county health department says in the last year the drug is responsible for most teen drug overdose deaths. CBSLA Reporter Rick Montanez spoke to medical experts about the dangerous drug that has unfortunately claimed the lives of many teenagers.
- Motley Fool
If you're enrolled in Medicare, you should know that open enrollment will soon kick off. Each year, seniors on Medicare can make changes to their existing coverage, from Oct. 15 all the way through Dec. 7. Medicare Advantage and Part D drug plans can change from year to year.
"Yes, That's Mold" — For Years, This Woman Suffered Unimaginable Symptoms, Not Knowing Her Breast Implants Were The Cause. Here's What You Need To Know About Breast Implant Illness.
Melissa Lima started experiencing a variety of really awful symptoms that included fatigue, brain fog, extreme anxiety and depression, weight gain, slow-healing cuts and scrapes, random rashes, sudden food allergies followed by intestinal issues, muscle and joint pain, and she developed an autoimmune disorder called Hashimoto's disease. She immediately felt better after her breast implants were removed. Sadly, however, many doctors deny that breast implant illness exists.View Entire Post ›
- The Hill
🏈 A new chapter with the NFL and Congress: Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), head of Congress’s Brain Injury Task Force, is demanding answers after a brutal hit on Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. In other health news, many adults say they don’t know anything about the new COVID-19 booster shots. Welcome to Overnight Health…
Each woman has different characteristics that may influence the type of screenings most suitable for their breast type.
As the nights get colder and the heater temps go up, we’re all bound to experience some restless nights fighting with our indoor environments and blankets. However, for uterus-owners who are in the 40s to 50s age range (and even perimenopausal age of late 30s to 40s), it can be hard to differentiate between regular […]
"I Missed It": Doctors (And Patients) Are Sharing Times When A Patient Said Something Was Wrong, And Later Turned Out To Be Right
"It taught me a valuable lesson I have never forgotten."View Entire Post ›
- Good Housekeeping
Hailey Bieber abs and legs are super-toned in a black cut-out blazer dress and tights. To stay fit, the model, 25, does Pilates, wight training, and cardio.
Chia seeds might be tiny but they pack a mighty dose of health benefits, including many must-haves for cyclists.
- Men's Health
An anti-inflammatory diet has been linked to better heart health, longevity, and even improved arthritis. A dietitian explains what it means to eat this way.
- USA TODAY
Wonder Pill quietly contained a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction, which could be deadly for some unknowing consumers, the FDA said.
When it comes to small red bumps springing up on your body, there are many possible culprits. If you’ve been diagnosed with a certain medical condition, such as psoriasis or eczema, you may already know what’s causing the red bumps or rash on your skin. If you have acne, you’re probably all too ...
When you first hear the phrase “Functional fitness” it sounds like just another trendy new workout that (falsely) promises to tone you up overnight, but don’t let the alliteration in the catchy name name fool you: It’s actually a series of exercises that are designed with how you actually use your body in mind (hence […]
The US has the lowest life expectancy of its peer countries. One chart shows how other nations compare.
Life expectancy in the US has reached a low not seen since the 1990s. For decades, other wealthy nations have had better health outcomes.
Here’s help for the one out of three Americans who struggle with depression.
They were attending the Clooney Foundation For Justice Inaugural Albie Awards.
After the US approved Pfizer-BioNTech's new bivalent vaccine that targets strains of the Omicron variant, Facebook users claimed it was only tested using "preliminary data from eight mice". But experts told AFP this ignores important context, as while the new vaccine was approved after tests on mice, it was based on a previous Omicron jab that underwent clinical trials. They said it was an "established approach" for scientists to use trial data for the previous version of the vaccine in order to
- The Hill
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) late Thursday night signed two bills that will ban cancer-linked “forever chemicals” from cosmetic products and textiles in the state beginning in 2025. The same evening, however, the governor vetoed a third bill that would have created a publicly accessible database of consumer items that contain these toxic compounds. The…
- LA Times
A poll of young Californians finds a generation feeling the strain of problems from the cost of housing to a lack of healthcare.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
A professor of ophthalmology warns that allowing optometrists to perform certain surgeries without adequate training could lead to more health complications.
New mom jealousy is real — I had it after my first baby was born. I would feel anxious if other people were holding my newborn too long or if he smiled at other people. I was later diagnosed with postpartum anxiety, and it all made so much sense. Those feelings I had may have […]