October 19, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Colin Powell, Who Was Undergoing Cancer Treatment, Dies Due to COVID-19

More than 4.9 million people globally have died from COVID-19. More than half of U.S. adults are now fully vaccinated. COVID-19 booster shots are now available […]
October 18, 2021

The Connection Between Poor Sleep and Mental Health Issues Like Depression

Share on PinterestExperts say there’s a link between poor sleep and mental health issues. Basak Gurbuz Derman/Getty Images Researchers say poor sleep quality and mental health […]
October 18, 2021

‘Doomscrolling’ About COVID-19: What It Does and How to Stop

Share on PinterestExperts say constantly reading news about COVID-19 can affect your mental as well as physical health. JF Creatives/Getty Images Researchers say people who constantly […]
October 18, 2021

FDA Panel Recommends J&J Booster for COVID-19 Vaccine: What to Know

An independent panel voted to recommend the use of a J&J booster in people ages 18 and older, at least 2 months after the initial dose. […]
October 15, 2021

Ranking the Healthiness of Foods from First to Worst

Share on PinterestRaspberries, along with other fruits, ranked at the top of a new food ranking system. Alexey Dulin/EyeEm/Getty Images Researchers have developed a “Food Compass” […]
October 15, 2021

Many People Being Treated for Breast Cancer Use Cannabis But Don’t Tell Their Doctor

Share on PinterestMany people being treated for breast cancer say they use cannabis to help alleviate the side effects of treatment. Getty Images Researchers say that […]
October 15, 2021

FDA Panel Recommends Moderna-NIAID COVID-19 Booster for High-Risk Groups in the U.S.

Share on PinterestA key FDA panel voted 19 to 0 in favor of the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Moderna-NIAID COVID-19 vaccine for older and […]
October 15, 2021

Blood Pressure Medication Recall — Here’s What You Need to Know

Several high blood pressure drugs were recalled due to an “unexpected” impurity. Editor’s note: This story on the recall of certain blood pressure medications has been […]
October 15, 2021

How to Reduce Your Exposure to PFAS: the Hidden Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

Share on PinterestWhile the widespread use of PFAS, commonly referred to as “forever chemicals,” makes them nearly impossible to avoid, experts say you can reduce your […]
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