A Valley woman is "grateful for life" after having reconstructive facial surgery from a cancer scare.
Walking 10,000 steps a day is one of those mysteriously decided good things we should all do, much like drinking eight glasses of water a day. Evan Brittain, a cardiologist and associate professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Tennessee, co-wrote an October 2022 study published in Nature Medicine journal that measured how much exercise people actually got using Fitbit fitness trackers during a median of four years. “We looked across every human disease that showed up in unbiased analysis,” Brittain says.
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A headache is a common COVID-19 symptom. Here's what it feels like, and more importantly, how to get relief from a COVID-19 headache.
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What the archaeological record reveals about epidemics throughout history – and the human response to them
Dead men do tell tales through their physical remains. AP Photo/Francesco BelliniThe previous pandemics to which people often compare COVID-19 – the influenza pandemic of 1918, the Black Death bubonic plague (1342-1353), the Justinian plague (541-542) – don’t seem that long ago to archaeologists. We’re used to thinking about people who lived many centuries or even millennia ago. Evidence found directly on skeletons shows that infectious diseases have been with us since our beginnings as a specie
UPDATE: A message from Pele indicates he is staying “calm and positive” in the wake of reports he’s in the end-stages of life. Pete said watching Brazil at the World Cup and messages of support have given him “energy.” His hospital issued a statement saying he is “stable” and still getting treatment, but did not […]
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Dr. Anthony Fauci's comments seem especially tone deaf after studies have shown just how damaging school shutdowns have been on America's children.
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Harry Kane sent his best wishes to his "inspiration" Pele as doctors indicated his most recent course of chemotherapy had not worked.
China dumping its draconian ‘zero COVID’ policy could come at the huge cost of rampant infections: ‘This will spread like wildfire’
The end result could be “hundreds of millions” of infected Chinese, Dr. Ali Mokdad, a professor at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, said.
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Reverse vaccination technique in mice suggests new way to teach the immune system not to attack lifesaving treatments
Reverse vaccination teaches the immune system to ignore rather than attack self-proteins. Christoph Burgstedt/Science Photo Library via Getty ImagesAutoimmune conditions like Type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis arise when an immune system mistakenly attacks its own body’s proteins, cells and organs. Not only do these conditions make the body attack itself, they can also destroy the medications intended to treat them. A reverse vaccination approach my research team and I
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Black physicians are fascinated but not surprised by recent data that suggests Black people’s brains are likely to age faster than those of other races due to stressors such as racism.
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New anti-obesity medicines like Wegovy promise dramatic weight loss, but there's a long way to go to make them accessible to those who need them.
A report about the athlete, 82, being transferred to palliative care comes after he had a tumor removed from his colon in September 2021
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Millions of older Americans rely on Medicare for health coverage. While Medicare Part A, which covers hospital care, is free for most enrollees, Part B, which covers outpatient services, comes at a cost. Specifically, enrollees pay a monthly premium for Part B -- either a standard premium or a standard premium plus a surcharge, depending on income.
"Everyone Sugar-Coated Everything": Parents Are Sharing The Lies They Were Told About Having Kids, And It Is Eye-Opening
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Country music star Toby Keith shared an update on his stomach cancer treatment in an interview with "CMT Hot 20 Countdown."
Apparently cannabis is taking market share from alcohol. Cowen lists its favorite, pot and booze stocks.
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Transgender children are turning to the dark web and overseas for puberty blockers, Mermaids has warned as it demands free access for under 18s.
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Nick Cannon gave a health update from his hospital bed on Dec. 2, saying he just needs "some solid rest" to get back on his feet after suffering from pneumonia.
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Health officials have seen higher numbers of cases caused by Group A streptococci, bacteria that can cause respiratory and skin infections including strep throat, impetigo and scarlet fever.
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Letters this week cite concern for Medicare's future, opinions on Gov. DeSantis, a column by centenarian Norman Lear, zoo improvements and more.
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Once he tested positive for RSV, William Myers - only a few weeks old - was airlifted to another hospital and intubated. He died just three days later.