RSV cases are surging nationwide as millions are preparing to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday.
A 'game changer' weight-loss drug helped people lose weight after years of dieting and exercise. They say it highlights how society unfairly blames weight gain on low willpower.
The weight-loss drug semaglutide, sold as Ozempic and Wegovy, is helping people realize their failure to lose weight from dieting wasn't their fault.
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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.
- The Daily Beast
SimpleImages / GettyThe fight against COVID seems to have fallen into a ping-ponging rhythm at this point, where every step forward seems undercut by one backward. Vaccines are available, and hospitalization rates have fallen dramatically from previous peaks. But just a sliver of eligible Americans have received the most recent bivalent shot, and the specter of a new, somehow worse variant looms large in our collective psyche. Elsewhere, such as in China, we seem to be losing ground to the virus
Poisonings involving cannabis are on the rise in the U.S. Here's how to talk to your child about marijuana.
- Harper's Bazaar
Years after going under the knife, writer Iris Kim examines her complicated relationship with Korean plastic surgery and impossible standards of beauty.
- Eating Well
Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure. A promising 5-minute daily breathing practice and other proven lifestyle strategies may help change that.
- Business Insider
A woman who mistakenly visited an anti-abortion crisis pregnancy center said she was met with pushback for seeking an abortion: 'I just was not ready, and words can't make you ready for that'
Crisis pregnancy centers use online ads that appear in searches such as "abortion pill" or "abortion information" in order to appear like clinics.
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Feeling exhausted today? Here's what the pros do after a night of little or no rest.
Dr. Sandra Bonat, pediatric advisor at VIPStar Network, answered TheStreet's questions about the looming health situation in Las Vegas.
Thanksgiving kicked off a COVID surge, and it’s slamming U.S. hospitals already battling the tripledemic: ‘It’s the perfect storm for a terrible holiday season’
Residents of nearly 6% of U.S. counties should mask up due to high levels of COVID hospital admissions, CDC head Dr. Rochelle Walensky said, in addition to those who travel by plane, train, or bus.
You may want to stock up on omega-3s.
- LA Times
Hospitalizations among those 70 and older have surpassed the summer peak. Coronavirus cases for all age groups are up nearly 50% in just one week.
Cutting out alcohol, smoking, and processed meat are proven to reduce cancer risk, as is maintaining a healthy weight and staying active.
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Shorter days affect the mood of millions of Americans – a nutritional neuroscientist offers tips on how to avoid the winter blues
For those prone to seasonal affective disorder, a shift in the sleep cycle can impact energy levels. Ben Akiba/E+ via Getty ImagesThe annual pattern of winter depression and melancholy – better known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD – suggests a strong link between your mood and the amount of light you get during the day. To put it simply: The less light exposure one has, the more one’s mood may decline. Wintertime blues are common, but about 10 million Americans are affected every year by
- The Conversation
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
Covid-19 cases are surging, few people are getting updated boosters, and there's even talk of mask mandates in California.
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Shedrick Pelt/GettyCBS host Tony Dokoupil got a vasectomy—and he wants other men to think about the procedure, too. On Sunday night, the CBS Mornings co-anchor took to Instagram to reveal he went under the knife last Friday, sharing photos from a hospital room and a post-procedure video recorded by his wife, the author and MSNBC anchor Katy Tur.In the footage, Dokoupil can be seen walking stiffly behind a grinning Tur. “You’re not supposed to be this mobile,” he remarks. “It’s a perfectly good p
- The Oprah Magazine
There’s no denying it: Menopause is worse for women of color. Here are the stats—and what to do about them.
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Iowa's meeting with No. 15 Duke at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night is more than just another game to Patrick McCaffery. The game opens the Jimmy V Classic doubleheader, which raises funds for cancer research through the V Foundation. McCaffery, the 22-year-old son of Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery, was 13 when he was diagnosed with cancer of the thyroid, the small gland at the base of the front of the neck that regulates a person's metabolism.
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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.