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Surprise Pregnancy: Could It Happen to You?

Ven, 13/08/2021 - 21:49

Almost half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unplanned. Find out how this happens so often, from user error to irregular periods.

Permanent Birth Control: His and Her Options

Ven, 13/08/2021 - 21:44

If you're sure you don't want kids, find out from WebMD what's involved with permanent birth control options like vasectomy and tubal ligation.

Can Yoga Can Help Your AFib?

Ven, 13/08/2021 - 21:42

WebMD explains how yoga can help prevent the speeding up or slowing down of the heartbeat that's common if you have atrial fibrillation (AFib).

Death Reported From Ebola-Like Marburg Virus in West Africa

Ven, 13/08/2021 - 21:05

A deadly case of the Marburg virus has been identified in Guinea, the first-time in the West Africa region.

Exercise Linked to 50% Lower Risk of Death After Stroke

Ven, 13/08/2021 - 20:54

New research suggests that exercising, even a little, may significantly reduce the risk of death for people who have had a stroke.

Church Requires COVID Vaccination for in-Person Service

Ven, 13/08/2021 - 20:32

One Atlanta church says you must have proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the building. The only exception is a doctor’s note explaining why you can’t get the vaccine.

San Francisco to Require Proof of Vaccination for Indoor Venues

Ven, 13/08/2021 - 18:37

San Francisco will require proof of full vaccination for customers to enter indoor restaurants, bars, clubs, gyms, and entertainment venues

Some Diabetes Meds Might Also Lower Alzheimer's Risk

Ven, 13/08/2021 - 00:34

A new study suggests older adults who take certain diabetes drugs may see a slower decline in their memory and thinking skills.

A COVID Super Spreader in 2020, Sturgis Motorcycle Is On Again

Gio, 12/08/2021 - 20:23

Infectious disease doctors fear the rally will become a super-spreader event, especially with the highly transmissible Delta variant triggering an increase in COVID cases nationwide

Dancing to Music Can Curb Parkinson’s Disease Progression

Mer, 11/08/2021 - 22:44

A recent study showed that patients with mild to moderate Parkinson’s slowed the progression of their disease by participating in dance training with music for an hour and a quarter per week.

Mosquito-Resistant, Bite Proof Clothing in the Works

Mer, 11/08/2021 - 22:31

The new fabric repels mosquitoes without chemical insecticides, according to scientists who tested the outfits on volunteers who sat in a Plexiglas enclosure with 200 hungry mosquitoes.

Poll Finds Most Americans Believe Nurses Are Underpaid

Mer, 11/08/2021 - 22:03

National survey finds that large majorities believe nurses and health aides are underpaid, while many people say doctors and pharmacists are paid just about right

Prostate Cancer in Black Men: Overcoming Barriers to Better Outcomes

Mer, 11/08/2021 - 20:41

Black men are more than twice as likely as white men to die of prostate cancer. Learn about the many reasons and what you can do about it.

Could Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?

Mer, 11/08/2021 - 20:26

This sleep disorder can cause serious health problems for kids.

Yelp’s New Feature Shows if Businesses Require Vaccinations

Mer, 11/08/2021 - 20:24

Along with its new features, Yelp has guidelines to protect businesses from damaging reviews based on COVID-19 safety measures.

Atrial Fibrillation Travel Tips

Mer, 11/08/2021 - 20:22

No need to get anxious about hitting the road when you have atrial fibrillation, or AFib. Plan ahead to make your trip fun and relaxing.

Daytime Tips to Get a Better Night's Sleep

Mer, 11/08/2021 - 20:19

WebMD gives ideas for what you can do during the daytime to help you sleep better at night.

What Is Sleep Dentistry?

Mer, 11/08/2021 - 20:17

Doctors, sleep specialists, and dentists are increasingly working together to ease sleep apnea and snoring symptoms.

Tips to Ease Your Fear of Pooping in Public Places

Mer, 11/08/2021 - 20:12

Worried you’ll have an urgent need to hit the restroom when you’re away from home? WebMD has advice on how to be prepared.

Is It Time for a Mental Health Checkup?

Mer, 11/08/2021 - 20:01

Is it time for you to talk to someone about how you’ve been feeling? WebMD gives advice on a mental health checkup.