Thursday marks "No Senior Eats Alone Day" as a call to action to combat social isolation for Maryland seniors in care facilities and living at home.
- The Guardian
Phthalates, also found in consumer goods, may contribute to loss of life among older Americans costing US $40-47bn a year Phthalates are found in common products. In the US, three types have been restricted or banned in toys, but are less restricted in cosmetics and food packaging materials. Photograph: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images The group of chemicals called phthalates, also known as plasticizers, may contribute to the early deaths of 91,000 to 107,000 older adults in the US each year, acco
Alaska state Sen. Lora Reinbold said on Facebook she was "taking lots of vitamins" in the wake of her positive diagnosis
- Rolling Stone
Hint: A lot more likely
"The hardest part was knowing that there was something in there, growing," Kasie Hunt tells PEOPLE exclusively
- Who What Wear
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- The Week
What pandemic experts are predicting for the U.S. this winter
People Are Sharing Their Most Heartbreaking Medical Bill Stories, And It Just Goes To Prove The US Has A Long Way To Go
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- ABC News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released its official public health guidance for the 2021 holiday season, offering up mostly general advice on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For young children who aren't yet eligible for the vaccine, the CDC suggests reducing risk of exposure by making sure the people around them are vaccinated. The CDC also recommends that people continue to wear masks indoors in public spaces.
- Eating Well
A study from Penn State just revealed that this veggie could be beneficial for your mental health.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
United Airlines is targeting workers seeking reasonable accommodations and violating their rights. [Opinion]
Runner Mary Cain says former Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar weight-shamed her and told her that her 'breasts and bottom were too big'
Cain is suing Salazar and Nike for $20 million, claiming she was emotionally abused while training at the Nike Oregon Project.
Jimmy Killeen has since undergone surgery for a "major brain bleed" and now remains in the ICU "with a poor prognosis," according to a CaringBridge site
Sure, you know about CBD and THC, but what about CBN? Meet the cannabinoid stealing the spotlight for its sleep-inducing, anxiety-reducing potential.
- Good Morning America
Miscarriage -- the loss of a pregnancy -- is a common occurrence that affects countless women but remains a taboo topic for many. Statistics differ, but according to the Mayo Clinic, for women who know they're pregnant, about 10 to 20% will experience a first trimester loss. Additionally, one recent study indicated that 43% of women who had at least one successful birth reported having had one or more first trimester losses.
Have you ever finished a tough workout or an intense set only to feel suddenly lightheaded, faint, or dizzy? It's a fairly common phenomenon, but it can still be unsettling to go from sprints or squat sets to struggling to stay upright.
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Amanda Shoultz said she spent most of the past year trying to lose weight after noticing that her stomach kept getting bigger. When Shoultz, of Dallas, Texas, went to her annual checkup with her primary care physician in February, she said she was shocked at the number she saw on the scale. "I remember telling her, 'The next time you see me I'm going to be 10 pounds lighter,'" said Shoultz.
Doctors discuss if weight gain is linked to insulin treatment for diabetics, and if insulin therapy really makes you gain weight.
- Yahoo Finance
Despite the recent progress, health officials warn Americans should brace for another wave this winter.
- Eat This, Not That!
Many of us grew up hearing that we need to drink a glass of milk to get enough calcium for strong bones, but this barely even scrapes the surface of what calcium can really do.Our bodies need calcium for many things like bone health and muscle strength, and when we are getting adequate amounts of calcium we may also experience things like more energy, lower blood pressure, and even better moods.Yes, you can certainly get calcium from milk, but you can also get it from foods like sweet potatoes,
Advisory committee supports authorizing a third, smaller dose of Covid vaccine for people aged 18 to 64 at high risk of severe disease, or whose work puts them at higher risk.