The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines for treating childhood obesity that suggest a more aggressive approach. The number of children in America with unhealthy weight is in the tens of millions and climbing. Some 14.5 million American children who have obesity, which sets them up for a lifetime of health problems. The AAP said that after careful review of data, new recommendations are needed, including two major changes.
- Business Insider
A 23-year-old woman was throwing up uncontrollably for two years — until doctors discovered she had a mysterious cannabis-related syndrome
The 23-year-old patient said she had been using cannabis for several years, and that the only thing that soothed her nausea was a hot bath.
TikTok star Randy Gonzalez died of colon cancer at 35 — these are the top risk factors, from diet to drinking habits
Randy Gonzalez died of colon cancer at 35. The disease is on the rise among younger people due to risk factors like diet and lack of exercise.
- Dog Time
A veterinary nurse has said that a Labrador Retriever she was working with saved her life after head-butting her in the chest, Metro reports. Angie Shaw, who works at Beechwood Vets, was helping the dog onto a table. But the pup knocked her over, causing a lump in her chest. After a week, the lump […]
Peloton instructor Leanne Hainsby just shared some tough news with her followers.
- USA TODAY
XBB.1.5 is the latest, highly-contagious COVID-19 variant. Here are products to help prevent infection.
- Business Insider
A 45-year-old biotech CEO may have reduced his biological age by at least 5 years through a rigorous medical program that can cost up to $2 million a year, Bloomberg reported
Health tests and reports suggest that Bryan Johnson, 45, has the heart of a 37-year-old and gets erections like a teenager, Bloomberg reported.
While certainly a good way to relax, as long as humans have used it, cannabis has also been a wellness tool. From seeds discovered in ancient China to salves in ancient Egypt and spiritual smoothies in ancient India, the list is as curious as it is comprehensive, especially considering our modern outlook on the plant. Today, cannabis is either sold on the black market or hyper-regulated, and no matter why you use it, it’s harder to get than other (often much riskier) substances humans love.
- The Courier Journal
The campaign against soy has not been restricted to men. Women at higher risk of breast cancer are warned to avoid soy. But what does the science say?
- Patriot Ledger
Two children are dead and a baby was flown to a hospital with traumatic injuries after they were discovered inside a Duxbury home Tuesday night.
When Amy Jordan, founder of WundaBar, was diagnosed with rare, aggressive cervical cancer, she shared her story to raise awareness. She's still cancer free.
New data from one U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) database shows a possible stroke risk link for older adults who received an updated Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot, but the signal is weaker than what the agency had flagged earlier in January, health officials said on Thursday. U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials said they had not detected a link between the shots and strokes in two other safety monitoring databases. Earlier this month, U.S. health officials said they had detected the possible link to ischemic strokes in people over age 65 who received the newer booster shots in its Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD) database.
- Miami Herald
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- Good Morning America
Every day dozens of wounded soldiers are rushed here from some of the war's fiercest battles nearby. Shortly after we arrive, chief medic Vitaliy Stasyuk learns that an ambulance full of casualties is stuck near the front line.
- Men's Health
Follow these principles to help you get rid of the love handles and weight around your hips and build muscle to be more healthy.
Taking time out to detox your body can help you feel better after overindulging immediately and can also help you make healthier long-term decisions.
"I Was In A Very Dark Place”: People Who Reduced Their Alcohol Intake (Or Stopped Entirely) Are Sharing Why And What They Realized About Themselves
If you’re trying to drink less or not at all — for whatever reason — these are worth reading.
After many years of service, I’m announcing the early retirement of a special part of me, via a double mastectomy.
- BuzzFeed News
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Authorities issued an arrest warrant for a Duxbury mother in connection with the deaths of her two young children who were found unconscious in their home on Tuesday night.
The expert panel voted on Thursday to recommend replacing the primary Covid-19 vaccine series with the BA.4/5 bivalent shot.