Seeking help with mental health doesn't mean you're 'crazy or weak,' expert says
Though the United States appears to be coming out of the worst of the pandemic, COVID-19 isn't going away any time soon. And there remains the continued risk of another surge as more states relax...
No. 1: Those who've had repeat COVID infections, regardless of severity.
- Country Living
A new study had participants attempt a 10-second one-legged balance test. 20% were unable to complete the task, which indicated their overall health.
The Love Of My Life Has Terminal Cancer — And We Just Got Married. Here’s What I Learned About Hope.
"We don’t even know if this marriage will make it to the five-year anniversary. And dare I say it... I’ll be OK if it doesn’t."
- Akron Beacon Journal
This month's Healthy Actions column looks at healthy sleep habits and sleep disorders.
I've been weight lifting for 5 years. Here are 6 things about getting fit I wish I'd known at the start
I learned exercise is overrated for fat loss, lifting doesn't make you "bulky," and "toning" is a myth.
- The Florida Times-Union
A pair of Mayo Clinic ophthalmologists urge readers to be aware of cataract symptoms and take steps to preserve good eye health.
Alabama officials are using the overturning of Roe v. Wade to argue that the state should also be able to ban gender-affirming medical care
A brief from the Alabama Attorney General's office argued that gender-affirming care was also not "deeply rooted in our history or traditions."
- The New York Times
In the early 1990s, long before PPE, N95 and asymptomatic transmission became household terms, federal health officials issued guidelines for how medical workers should protect themselves from tuberculosis during a resurgence of the highly infectious respiratory disease. Their recommendation, elastomeric respirators, an industrial-grade face mask familiar to car painters and construction workers, would in the decades that followed become the gold standard for infection-control specialists focuse
- The Daily Beast
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastA few days before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last month, a woman who described herself as an anti-abortion activist showed up in the waiting room of Dr. Marissa Lapedis, a family-medicine doctor who performs the procedure in Atlanta.But she wasn’t there to protest—she had an appointment.“She talked about being in marches, and said she had spent a lot of time volunteering in crisis pregnancy centers—you know, showing patients the ult
- The Telegraph
Britain’s polio outbreak is the price for the “worldwide obsession” with Covid which led to children missing vaccines during lockdown, MPs have warned.
- The Columbus Dispatch
After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, it's left some in Ohio to travel outside the state for an abortion. Among them is a 10-year-old girl.
Health authorities across Canada have cut the hours of hospital emergency departments and urgent care clinics in recent weeks, a move that in some cases may extend through the summer, due to a surge in patients and staff shortages. The situation, clinicians say, is tied to a resurgence of viral infections such as COVID-19 among adults and children and a push by others to seek care delayed by the pandemic, and exacerbated by the high number of healthcare workers who are sick or burned out. The strain has led to scenes of clogged hospital hallways and overflowing clinic waiting rooms, hours-long waits for inpatient care and occupancy rates of more than 100% at children's hospitals.
While wealthy women may have an easier time accessing abortion after the fall of Roe v. Wade, money can't protect them from medical emergencies criminalized by abortion bans
One in 50 pregnancies is ectopic and requires an abortion to save the life of the mother, regardless of her financial status. Abortion bans may delay or prevent their care.
California will become the first state to guarantee health care for all immigrants. It's part of Governor Gavin Newsom's State Medicaid program starting 2024.
- E! News
Amidst ongoing health concerns, Hailey Bieber posted a photo of her and husband Justin Bieber cuddled up close in celebration of Canada Day. See the photo below.
- Fox News
Blink-182 drummer and husband of Kourtney Kardashian, Travis Barker, opens up about his recent hospital experience after an endoscopy, a surgical procedure.
"There is a fraught history of centuries of women’s bodies mocked, minimized, disparaged, or even ignored."
- Business Insider
Prison reform advocates say the Roe ruling will make it easier to deny care to incarcerated pregnant people: 'It just shows the amount of contempt that these systems have for women'
The Roe reversal could also have a detrimental impact on people who are on parole: "It impacts a lot more than people who are physically locked up."
- The Telegraph
‘The best way to lose weight, believe me, is to eat less,” said Boris Johnson as he defended the Government’s food strategy after proposals for a salt and sugar tax were ignored.