Influenza hospitalization rates continue to surge in the US. The dominant variant behind these numbers — H3N2 — is known to hit children and seniors much harder.
My baby swallowed a water bead and needed 5 surgeries. I hope other parents will stop buying the beads.
Kennedy Mitchell, who's 10 months old, swallowed a water bead that belonged to her brother. It blocked her bowel and left her fighting for her life.
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Hailey Bieber showed an image of her torso to clarify that she is not pregnant, but rather is suffering from an ovarian cyst.
Older adults need seven to nine hours of sleep per night just like other adults.
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Longtime TV host Joan Lunden and her daughter Jamie Hess spoke to Fox News Digital candidly about stress urinary incontinence (SUI) — and the fix they've found for a common women's health issue.
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Diets like the 5:2 diet or 16:8 diet should be approached on a case-by-case basis, nutritionist Jessica Cording says. Here, how to decide if it's right for you.
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“I’m not a teenager. I’m relatively intelligent. I can accept a lot of things in my life,” says Erin O’Malley, chuckling. “I just did not know. In any way.”
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Patients who ask for their doctors’ help through online portals might soon notice something new: fees for their physicians’ online advice. A growing number of health systems across the country are now charging for some types of messages sent through online patient portals, such as MyChart, with fees often around $35 or less. It’s a trend that’s sparking mixed reactions, with some saying it ...
When this nurse first experienced pain in her side, doctors didn't notice anything. A year later, it returned — and new imaging found nodules in her lung that were cancerous.
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With the Biden administration urging people to get both a COVID-19 booster and a flu shot as soon as possible, the White House's Dr. Ashish Jha said Sunday that updated vaccinations will help people "move on" from the pandemic. "It's been, obviously, a long two and a half years for Americans, and we understand that people want to move on," Jha, the White House COVID-19 coordinator, told ABC "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz of the virus that has killed more than 1 million people in the U.S. "The good news is people can move on if they keep their immunity up to date." COVID-19 deaths are still averaging more than 2,000 per week and only about 11% of the country has gotten the latest booster compared to 80% of people who completed the primary course of vaccination that was rolled out in 2021, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Shreveport legend James Burton is best known as the leader of the Elvis Presley TCB Band and has been at Vanderbilt since falling on Thanksgiving Day.
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More than 10,000 Amazon shoppers rave about this rowing machine — and it’s on sale for less than $90
Rowing is both a cardio and strength training workout that uses the whole body.
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Eating potatoes can help people lose weight, according to a new study.
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Patrick Swayze’s widow reflects on finding love again: ‘Just because you lose someone doesn’t mean love stops’
Patrick Swayze, the husband of Lisa Niemi Swayze who starred in "Dirty Dancing” and Ghost," passed away in 2009 from advanced pancreatic cancer. He was 57.
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Emergency room physician: All is not hopeless. These diseases are, in general, preventable. If you catch them, there are a few things you could do.
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Talk among athletes and the orthopedic community is that there is more plantar fasciitis than there used to be.
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In a filthy alley behind a Los Angeles doughnut shop, Ryan Smith convulsed in the grips of a fentanyl high — lurching from moments of slumber to bouts of violent shivering on a warm summer day. When Brandice Josey, another homeless addict, bent down and blew a puff of fentanyl smoke his way in an act of charity, Smith sat up and slowly opened his lip to inhale the vapor as if it was the cure to his problems. The highly addictive and potentially lethal drug has become a scourge across America and is taking a toll on the growing number of people living on the streets of Los Angeles.
While medical marijuana is legal in Oklahoma, recreational marijuana is still off limits.
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After standing mostly vacant for the last 14 years, the iconic General Hospital is nearing a reincarnation as affordable and homeless housing.