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From the comfort food to sports culture, there are things I miss about my home in Ohio that I haven't been able to find in the northern state.
The study, which was recently published in the journal “Scientific Reports,” found that gait patterns among Japanese children aged 6 to 12 vary from those in other developed countries. Age related variations in lower limb movements while walking were studied by scientists from Nagoya University in Japan. For Japanese children in the 11-12 year age group, the number of steps performed each minute was higher than those in the 6-8 year age group.
- Tri-City Herald
CDC revises COVID community ratings for Tri-Cities area.
- The State
COVID-19 is still being detected in relatively high levels across South Carolina. Here are the counties the CDC recommends should use masks more.
- Business Insider
Rainwater is no longer safe to drink anywhere on Earth, due to 'forever chemicals' linked to cancer, study suggests
PFAS are nicknamed "forever chemicals" because they last so long without breaking down. That's made them pervasive in rainwater and soils.
- Women's Health
You can develop tingling in your feet from sitting on your foot, but it could also be a sign of an underlying condition, from multiple sclerosis to diabetes.
Experts share their advice about isolation, masking and more if you're still testing positive late into a COVID-19 infection.
- Miami Herald
“This is one of the most dangerous trends I’ve heard of,” one doctor told media outlets.
- Yahoo Life
Napping has its benefits, but sleep experts say naps aren't a good fit for everyone. Here's why.
'Wait it out and suffer': Isolated and out of work, a Georgia mother used social media to document her monkeypox journey — and fight back against misinformation
Camille Seaton said that she is in the process of healing, but she currently has trouble hearing out of her right ear due to a monkeypox lesion.
I'm an American raising my child in Ireland. I don't want to move back to the US because I feel safer here.
The author shares how she's never had to pay for medical care for herself or her son, and that she doesn't have to worry about school shootings.
An employee of UPMC Children’s Hospital has been diagnosed with monkeypox, UPMC said on Friday.
A doctor says a patient saved over $1,000 a month by ordering prescriptions through Mark Cuban’s online pharmacy
Cost Plus Drugs intends to provide patients with medicine that is less expensive than traditional pharmacies.
Do you need a polio vaccine booster? Probably not — but those who do 'should rush to get shots' if they're in NYC, one expert says
New York City urged people to get a polio vaccine if they need it. Insider asked two experts who needs it, who doesn't, and how to get it.
8 celebrities who had polio and described their experiences, from paralysis to having their belongings burned
Singers Neil Young and Joni Mitchell and actors Mia Farrow and Donald Sutherland are among the many famous folks who grew up in the era of polio.
- Motley Fool
Now it's hardly a secret that medical costs tend to increase with age. Not only does Medicare not pick up the tab for common services like eye exams and dental care, but it also won't cover a major expense that can wreak havoc on seniors' finances -- long-term care. Last year, the annual national median cost for an assisted living facility was $54,000, according to Genworth.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Abortion was not consistent with my values. But the 'pro-life' movement did not offer me any assistance when I raised my child.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
The tick that carries the disease was first found in Kentucky a few years ago.
- Associated Press
A defense mental health expert in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz can pinpoint when he realized the 23-year-old mass murderer still has “irrational thoughts” — the two were making small talk when Cruz began describing plans for an eventual life outside prison. Wesley Center, a Texas counselor, said that happened last year at the Broward County jail as he fitted Cruz's scalp with probes for a scan to map his brain. The defense at hearings this week will try to convince Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer that Center and other experts should be allowed to testify at Cruz's ongoing trial about what their tests showed, something the prosecution wants barred.
- The Hill
The House moved Friday to pass a sweeping climate and health care bill, delivering a long-awaited legislative win to President Biden’s desk for his signature. The White House is preparing to deploy officials across the country to promote the historic action on climate change and lowering prescription drug costs contained in the bill, pitching it…