June 28, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: mRNA Vaccines May Protect Against Disease for Years

More than 3.9 million people have died from COVID-19 globally. More than half of U.S. adults are now fully vaccinated. COVID-19 cases remain high in some […]
June 28, 2021

How Chronic Stress May Increase the Likelihood of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Share on PinterestExperts say constant stress can disrupt some biological processes in the brain. Getty Images Researchers say chronic stress may be one of the factors […]
June 28, 2021

Why Common Conditions Like Arthritis and IBS Are Linked to Depression

Share on PinterestAround 4 in 10 adults in the U.S. with with chronic conditions. Instants/Getty Images New research finds that having multiple physical health conditions raises […]
June 28, 2021

Plastic Shields Don’t Stop Aerosol Transmission of Coronavirus

New research finds that while wearing a surgical face mask can provide protection against airborne infection, face shields offer little or no protection. Evidence suggests that […]
June 26, 2021

FDA Approves Nasal Antihistamine to Treat Allergy Symptoms

Share on PinterestThe over-the-counter medication Astepro can now be used to treat allergy symptoms. Dobrila Vignjevic/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use […]
June 26, 2021

Supplements for Weight Loss: Do They Work?

Share on PinterestWeight loss supplements are not approved by the FDA. d3sign/Getty Images Most herbal and dietary supplements don’t lead to weight loss, a review of […]
June 26, 2021

Even If You’re Vaccinated, The Delta Variant Can Still Impact You

Share on PinterestThe delta variant is spreading in the U.S. mainly among people who are not vaccinated. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images Fully vaccinated people have a low […]
June 26, 2021

Lyme Disease Expected to Increase This Summer: What You Can Do

Share on PinterestExperts say you should do a full-body check for ticks on yourself, children, and pets after hiking or camping. Johner Images/Getty Images Experts are […]
June 25, 2021

What to Know About that New Study Linking Cannabis to Suicidal Thoughts

Share on PinterestA new study links cannabis use with increased risk of suicidal thoughts. But experts say the drug may not cause these thoughts. Iuliia Bondar […]
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