If you've had a hysterectomy, you may assume you can't be diagnosed with ovarian cancer. While having your uterus removed decreases your risk of developing ovarian cancer, it's still possible. Mercy Medical Center's Dr. Beman Khulpateea said women who may have had a hysterectomy at a younger age keep their ovaries. The ovaries produce eggs and are the main source of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone.
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- Best Life
Even though the world has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years, we're still learning about the virus and how it can affect our bodies. One area of understanding that has been particularly difficult to grasp has been the wide range of symptoms the virus can cause and how some can stick around long after recovery. Now, a new study has found that one symptom is having a long-term effect on about half of people who have caught COVID. Read on to see which ailment could be stic
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Anywhere from 31 to 69 percent of COVID-19 patients end up with "long COVID," aka the version of the illness with symptoms that linger for four weeks or longer, and the symptoms are serious: extreme fatigue, loss of taste or smell, neurologic issues like brain fog, cardiovascular issues, and muscle and joint pain, to name a few. Organ damage is also a possibility.
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Visceral fat is a hidden health problem that many people don't know about. It's fat found deep in your abdomen that wraps around your vital organs. Since you can't see or touch it, oftentimes we don't realize we have it, but more than likely it's there. Visceral fat has been linked to serious health issues like stroke, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and more. Eat This, Not That! Health talked with experts who revealed the quickest way to get rid of visceral fat and why it's so dangerous. R
Stanley Tucci says he can 'eat almost everything' now after treatment for oral cancer, but 'at my age, that's probably a terrible idea'
Tucci also told Insider that having cancer also made him reckon with his own mortality, which was "really scary."
- Northwest Florida Daily News
South Walton Fire District Lt. Steve Newsom was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in April, 2020 after spending several years in the fire service.
Lylah Baker was diagnosed with meliodosis, a rare disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, typically found in Northern Australia and Southeast Asia
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- Clean Eating
Can you really extend your lifespan and stay healthy at any age? We're sharing the top science-supported tips that can encourage graceful aging and long-term wellness.
- The Conversation
Preliminary research suggests that the omicron variant may potentially induce a robust immune response. Olga Siletskaya/Moment via Getty ImagesIn the short time since the omicron variant was identified in South Africa in November 2021, researchers have quickly learned that it has three unique characteristics: It spreads efficiently and quickly, it generally causes milder disease than previous variants and it may confer strong protection against other variants such as delta. This has many people
- Democrat and Chronicle
There's a lot unknow about new variant, including whether it evades vaccines better or causes more severe disease. Here's what we do know.
- The Augusta Chronicle
Scientists at Medical College of Georgia led a consortium that found for the first time genetic flaws that increase the risk of severe COVID-19.
A dry cough is a common symptom of COVID-19, in addition to signs like fever and shortness of breath. Here’s what a dry cough means, and when to see a doctor.
- Women's Health
Alexandra Daddario's ultra-toned abs and killer booty are total #goals in these new Instagram photos. Hot yoga and AMRAP workouts are her fitness go-tos.
The husband-and-wife stars of Chrisley Knows Best decided to tackling losing weight together using Nutrisystem's Partner Plan
- Charlotte Observer
The variant — sometimes referred to as “stealth omicron” — was first detected in the U.S. in December.
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
Jeanette Lee, the Black Widow of pool, has renewed hope during her battle with Stage 4 ovarian cancer.
- The Columbus Dispatch
No amount of logic can convince the staunchly unvaccinated, but the risk and benefit calculus heavily favors vaccination, write two researchers.
- Yahoo Life
#IHaveAPreexistingCondition: Viral hashtag seeks to show 'what chronic illness really looks like' amid pandemic
"I think it's easy for people to dismiss numbers and statistics, but it's much harder to dismiss an individual," Dr. Sarah Bernstein says.
- The Wrap
McCain says she has been vaccinated, but still contracted the virus