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July 2, 2020

CDC Expands List of Those with Higher COVID-19 Risks: What to Know

Here’s a look at some of the underlying conditions added to the CDC list. Pregnancy “Pregnancy is a situation with all kinds of hormonal changes in […]
July 2, 2020

Just How Bad Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, and Water Pipes Are for Your Health

Share on PinterestResearchers say smoking and vaping both increase the risk of lung cancer and COPD as well as more serious cases of COVID-19. Getty Images […]
July 2, 2020

New Swine Flu Discovered in China: Why You Don’t Need to Worry Too Much Yet

Share on PinterestExperts say the new swine flu strain can jump from pigs to people, but so far there hasn’t been person-to-person transmission. Getty Images A […]
July 2, 2020

Feds Warn That Face Mask ‘Exemption’ Cards Are Fake

Share on PinterestReports of people presenting cards that claim they are exempt from wearing face masks in public has prompted the DOJ to issue a statement […]
July 1, 2020

Commonly Prescribed Drug Found to Be Ineffective in Slowing Kidney Disease

Share on PinterestResearchers say the drug allopurinol did not slow kidney disease in participants in an Australian clinical trial. Getty Images Researchers say a clinical trial […]
July 1, 2020

Pregnant Women Who Exercise May Produce Healthier Breast Milk

Share on PinterestResearchers say they aren’t sure why exercise increases a compound that makes breast milk healthier, or how much exercise is sufficient. Getty Images Researchers […]
July 1, 2020

How Barbers Are Stepping Up for Black Men and Mental Health

Share on PinterestThe Confess Project, a nonprofit organization, is working to change conversations about mental health in communities of color by utilizing barbers to connect with […]
June 30, 2020

New Study Details the Best Types of COVID-19 Face Masks

Share on PinterestExperts say surgical masks are an effective option to help spread the transmission of COVID-19. Getty Images New research shows that the most effective […]
June 30, 2020

Travel Bans, Quarantines Don’t Stop COVID-19 Spread, but They Can Delay It

Share on PinterestExperts say travel restrictions implemented by states are more difficult to enforce than limits placed on travelers from other countries. Getty Images New York, […]
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