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CDC Monitors Potential Monkeypox Exposure in U.S.

Sab, 24/07/2021 - 00:27

The CDC is watching for a potential outbreak of monkeypox in the U.S. in addition to monitoring for the Delta variant of COVID-19.

Prescriptions for Fruits and Vegetables a Blossoming Program

Ven, 23/07/2021 - 23:05

The premise is simple: A health care provider or a health insurance plan provides a ''prescription" for produce. Patients redeem it at a local farmer's market, grocery store, or a community-based sponsoring organization.

Money Can Buy Americans Longer Life: Study

Ven, 23/07/2021 - 21:54

Money may not buy happiness but new research suggests it may at least help Americans live longer.

Drug Makers Reach $26 Billion Deal on Opioid Lawsuits

Ven, 23/07/2021 - 21:30

The money from the companies would be used by communities for addiction treatment, prevention services and other significant costs associated with the epidemic.

She’s Not Just an Olympian. She’s a Mom

Ven, 23/07/2021 - 21:16

While this is the third time Foluke Gunderson has participated in the Olympics, this is her first as a mom.

'Superbug' Fungus Spreads Among Vulnerable in Two U.S. Cities

Ven, 23/07/2021 - 19:38

The CDC says an untreatable "superbug" fungus is spreading in a Washington, D.C., nursing home and two Dallas-area hospitals.

Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Narcolepsy

Ven, 23/07/2021 - 18:27

If you have narcolepsy, certain complementary or alternative medicines like yoga or herbal teas may help ease or manage some of the symptoms.

Man Gets Lifesaving Intestinal Transplant After Bull Attack

Gio, 22/07/2021 - 22:56

A man who was attacked by a bull later got a lifesaving intestinal transplant.

Depression: Finding What Works for You

Gio, 22/07/2021 - 22:39

Figuring out the right treatment for your depression can take time and patience. Learn more about how to find an antidepressant or other treatment that works for you.

Facing Killer Heat, ERs Use Body Bags to Save Lives

Gio, 22/07/2021 - 20:51

Doctors in Washington state used human body bags filled with ice and water to rapidly cool the sickest patients affected by record heat last month.

Pandemic Changed Grocery Shopping for Rich and Poor

Gio, 22/07/2021 - 19:03

Many wealthier people switched to online ordering and did more stocking up, while lower-income people still had to shop in-person at local small grocers and dollar stores.

Virtual Roller Coaster Ride Study Brings New Insights Into Migraine

Gio, 22/07/2021 - 18:59

A new study shows people who get migraines will likely feel motion sickness and dizziness after a virtual roller coaster ride, compared with people who don't get migraines.

In a Race Against an Ever-Changing Virus, Humans Losing Ground

Gio, 22/07/2021 - 18:27

The virus behind COVID-19 is evolving fast enough that vaccination efforts may not be able to wipe it out.

Depression Treatment Is Different for Everyone

Gio, 22/07/2021 - 18:00

WebMD explores the different kinds of depression and ways to treat them.

Denied Assistant, U.S. Paralympian Drops Out of Games

Gio, 22/07/2021 - 09:38

Three-time gold medal swimmer U.S. Paralympian Becca Meyers, who is deaf and blind, is dropping out of the Tokyo Games because she is not allowed to bring her personal care assistant.

How to Reset Your Sleep Cycle

Mer, 21/07/2021 - 23:57

You already have insomnia. What happens when life adds more interruptions to your sleep? Find out how you can keep your sleep on track when life gets in the way.

Why the 2nd Dose of Pfizer Vaccine Is So Crucial

Mer, 21/07/2021 - 22:55

New research finds the second dose of Pfizer's vaccine is key -- it makes a huge impact on the COVID vaccine's effectiveness.

Olympic Athletes Come With Olympic-Sized (but Healthy) Diets

Mer, 21/07/2021 - 22:41

Forget about the recommended 2,000 calorie diet most of us try and follow. Elite athletes in some cases may need 4 or 5 times as many calories to fuel their work.

Coffee, Veggies May Lower Your Odds for COVID

Mer, 21/07/2021 - 21:31

New research suggests drinking coffee, eating vegetables and having been breastfed may offer some protection against COVID.

Living with Obesity? Get Your COVID Vaccine Now, Experts Say

Mer, 21/07/2021 - 19:14

Rates of vaccination against COVID-19 are lowest in states with a high prevalence of obesity, say experts in the field, as they urge their patients to take any of the approved COVID-19 vaccines.