Person taken to hospital after abandoned nursing home catches fire in Oklahoma City
- Miami Herald
Bottles of medication designed to keep blood pressure down contained medication designed to help prevent strokes and blood clots in people with heart conditions, causing a recall of one lot of each.
- The Telegraph
For those of us who have trouble sleeping, the past month has brought two new scientific studies to keep us awake at night. First, there was a paper presented at the European Society of Cardiology sharing the news that seven in 10 heart attacks or strokes experienced by those over 50 could be prevented if everyone got “a decent night’s sleep”. The best scores in cardiac health were achieved by those who slept seven or eight hours a night.
- Miami Herald
The new doses were made available about a month ago.
- The Hill
Tennessee GOP tells hospital to stop providing gender-affirming surgeries, says legislature must act ‘immediately’
Story at a glance Dozens of Tennessee House Republicans are calling on Vanderbilt University Medical Center to stop providing gender-affirming surgeries to minors. In a letter sent to hospital leadership last week, lawmakers said they were alarmed by reporting from the Daily Wire, a conservative news site, that detailed “surgical mutilations” at the hospital’s Pediatric…
- Business Insider
One of the most popular ways of telling if you're a healthy weight is bogus — here's what you should do instead
The Body Mass Index, or BMI chart, was invented in the 1800s, and it's a pretty imperfect scale. A leading obesity researcher explains why.
Food Stamp Eligibility To Expand as White House Nutrition Conference Announces New National Strategy
The White House held the Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health -- the first such conference in 50 years -- on Sept. 28 to address hunger and diet-related diseases. The event comes amid a U.S....
The experimental drug—yet to be approved by the FDA—accomplishes a feat no other COVID treatment has in tests on animals.
Terry Bradshaw, a Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and one of the co-hosts on Fox NFL Sunday, revealed Sunday on air that he has battled cancer twice in the last year. Bradshaw had an incident during the pregame show last week and addressed them on Sunday’s episode before the rest of the schedule kicked off. “Last week on […]
- Business Insider
Chillum in Tampa, Florida, is selling "magic" mushroom products made from a strain that is not illegal in all but one state.
A change of seasons is the perfect time to start — or shake up — your fitness routine. Join the October Start TODAY challenge to reap the health benefits of walking.
- HuffPost Life
Experts share how breast cancer commonly manifests and the physical signs and changes to look out for.
The condition is as common as it is embarrassing—but it’s not something you have to live with indefinitely.
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I've had breast cancer twice. Here's the advice I'd give someone like Katie Couric who's just gotten their own diagnosis.
Katie Couric recently disclosed a breast-cancer diagnosis. As someone who's had it twice, I have advice about what newly diagnosed people can expect.
Private Medicare Advantage plans are increasingly ending coverage for skilled nursing or rehab services before medical providers think patients are healthy enough to go home, doctors and patient advocates say.
bluebird's (BLUE) recent FDA approvals for its gene therapies, namely beta-cel for beta-thalassemia and eli-cel for cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, are expected to drive the top line.
- Associated Press
A Phoenix abortion clinic has come up with a way for patients who can end their pregnancy using a pill to get the medication quickly without running afoul of a resurrected Arizona law that bans most abortions. Under the arrangement that began Monday, patients will have an ultrasound in Arizona, get a prescription through a telehealth appointment with a California doctor and then have it mailed to a post office in a California border town for pickup, all for free. While not as easy as before an Arizona judge ruled that a pre-statehood law criminalizing nearly all abortions could be enforced nearly two weeks ago, the process saves an overnight trip to a major California city with an abortion clinic.
- Women's Health
There have long been rumors that tomatoes can trigger inflammation in the body, leading to arthritis. But is this actually true? Here's what a doctor says.
This beginner HIIT workout will help cyclists build the strength they need to sustain long-distance rides.
- Charlotte Observer
It’s flu shot season already, and there’s a new COVID booster shot available too.