Two recent studies suggest that Covid-19 may increase the risk for high cholesterol nearly up to a year after being infected with the virus. NBC’s Erika Edwards reports.
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'This is absurd': Toronto police draw immense backlash over horse patrolling TTC amid surge in violence
Worried you may be unsafe on the TTC? A Toronto police horse is apparently nearby.
About 50 anti-abortion protesters crashed Walgreens’ annual shareholder meeting in Newport Coast, California, on Thursday over the chain’s recent announcement that they’ll sell abortion pills in states where abortion isn’t banned. The protesters, hailing from various anti-abortion organizations—one of which is known for comparing abortion to the Holocaust—went to some pretty eyebrow-raising lengths to get into the meeting.
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Experts say there are pros and cons to both wearing underwear and going commando. Find out what they are.
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The World Health Organization recommends stockpiling medicines in the event of a radiological or nuclear catastrophe. Here’s what’s on the list.
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300 wounded Wagner mercenaries brought to hospital in Luhansk Oblast, but ‘doctors refuse to treat them’
Up to 300 mercenaries from the Russian mercenary company Wagner Group were brought to the 15th city multidisciplinary hospital in Yuvileine, Luhansk Oblast, but doctors there have refused to treat them, the Ukrainian military’s General Staff reported on Facebook on Jan. 29.
CH.1.1 is an Omicron with a concerning Delta mutation—not quite a "Deltacron," but still potentially concerning, experts say.
While certainly a good way to relax, as long as humans have used it, cannabis has also been a wellness tool. From seeds discovered in ancient China to salves in ancient Egypt and spiritual smoothies in ancient India, the list is as curious as it is comprehensive, especially considering our modern outlook on the plant. Today, cannabis is either sold on the black market or hyper-regulated, and no matter why you use it, it’s harder to get than other (often much riskier) substances humans love.
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The 8-month-old boy who was seriously injured inside his Duxbury home Tuesday night has died of his injuries at a Boston hospital.
Brain exercises for memory include vigorous exercise, according to a new study. Here, experts explain the best brain-boosting exercises to try now.
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A veterinary nurse has said that a Labrador Retriever she was working with saved her life after head-butting her in the chest, Metro reports. Angie Shaw, who works at Beechwood Vets, was helping the dog onto a table. But the pup knocked her over, causing a lump in her chest. After a week, the lump […]
Peloton instructor Leanne Hainsby just shared some tough news with her followers.
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The type two diabetes drug Ozempic is being used off-label for weight loss, and causing a side effect dubbed “Ozempic face” in some. Here's why.
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Infections and hospitalizations from coronavirus continue to fall from their early January peaks.
- Eating Well
Find out why you need to be consuming omega-3 fatty acids to help improve your cognitive health.
How many calories are in a potato and the surprising health benefits of this lovable root vegetable that's great for weight loss and gut health.
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Just weeks ago, doctors discovered another setback in Laney football player DJ McLeod's battle with cancer. The 18-year-old's attitude hasn't changed.
When Amy Jordan, founder of WundaBar, was diagnosed with rare, aggressive cervical cancer, she shared her story to raise awareness. She's still cancer free.
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FDA withdraws emergency use authorization of COVID drug because it is unlikely to be effective against new variants
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it is withdrawing its emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 antibody therapy as a prevention tool because it is unlikely to be effective against variants that are currently circulating. Evusheld, which is made by British-Swedish pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, AstraZeneca, was first authorized in December 2021 as pre-exposure prophylaxis against the virus for those who are immunocompromised and less likely to generate antibodies from vaccination.
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Gov. Spencer Cox, who vetoed a similar bill last year, said he has no plans to veto this one, which has already made its way through the state legislature.