June 4, 2022

Worried About Which COVID-19 Vaccine is Better? Study Finds Getting Three Doses is Key

Three doses of any combination of COVID-19 vaccines work similarly well at preventing infection and hospitalization, research shows. With the appearance of the Omicron variants, three […]
June 3, 2022

You’re Probably Not Using Sunblock as Well as You Think

Share on PinterestNew research finds that while many people say sun protection is important to them, misconceptions about tanning and sun exposure are still quite common. […]
June 3, 2022

Tracking the Latest COVID-19 Wave: Cases Down in New England, Great Lakes

Share on PinterestCOVID-19 testing in a healthcare setting can help slow the spread of the disease. Getty Images COVID-19 cases are on the decline in the […]
June 3, 2022

About 3 Grams a Day of Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Lower Blood Pressure

Share on PinterestFish oil capsules are a source of omega-3 fatty acids, but experts have some words of caution about supplementation. HUIZENG HU/Getty Images Researchers are […]
June 3, 2022

How Your Height Affects Your Risk of Disease

Share on PinterestResearchers say taller people have a higher risk of irregular heartbeat but a lower risk of high blood pressure. Carina König / EyeEm / […]
June 3, 2022

Hepatitis A Outbreak is Linked to Strawberries: How to Stay Safe

At least 17 people have been sickened in a multi-state hepatitis-A outbreak. Cases have been detected in California, Minnesota, and North Dakota. Hepatitis-A symptoms include jaundice, […]
June 3, 2022

Drinking Coffee (Even with Sugar) May Increase Your Lifespan

Share on PinterestNew research suggests that coffee drinkers may be getting a big health boost from their morning cup of joe, even if they like it […]
June 3, 2022

Kids Under 5 May Get Access to COVID-19 Vaccine by June 21, White House Says

Share on PinterestPfizer announced that its three-dose COVID-19 vaccine is 80.3 percent effective at preventing symptomatic infections in children 6 months to 5 years of age. […]
June 2, 2022

6 Things People Living With Alzheimer’s Want You to Know

Share on PinterestExperts say people with Alzheimer’s want people to know that their disease doesn’t define them. SolStock/Getty Images The Alzheimer’s Association has released a list […]
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