March 1, 2023

CDC Says Flu Shot Was Effective for Many Adults and Most Kids: What to Know

The CDC posted early research finding the flu shot was about 54% effective for people under 65. It was even more effective for children and teens. […]
March 1, 2023

CDC Warns About Drug-Resistant Shigella: What to Know

The CDC is warning about new cases of drug-resistant Shigella bacterial infections. The bacteria can also spread antimicrobial resistance genes to other bacteria that infect the […]
March 1, 2023

Studies Find 11 to 20 Minutes of Daily Exercise Might Lower Your Risk of Stroke, Heart Disease and Cancer

A new study published in JAMA Network Open found that not only does physical activity decrease people’s risk of developing health problems but it prevents them […]
February 28, 2023

How Cancer Immunotherapy Extended Jimmy Carter’s Life and the Hope It Brings to Others

Share on PinterestFormer president Jimmy Carter went into hospice care in February 2023. Scott Cunningham/Getty Images Experts say an immunotherapy known as Keytruda is a major […]
February 28, 2023

How These ‘Simple 7’ Lifestyle Habits Can Help Lower Risk of Dementia for Women

Share on PinterestExperts say exercise is one way women can reduce their risk of dementia. McKinsey Jordan/Stocksy Women make up about two-thirds of the people who […]
February 28, 2023

Type 2 Diabetes: Why Many People Who Are Eligible Aren’t Getting Treatments Such as Ozempic

Share on PinterestResearchers say many people with type 2 diabetes aren’t getting the treatment they need. Kobus Louw/Getty Images Researchers report that 80% of U.S. adults […]
February 28, 2023

My Doctor Prescribed Ozempic to Help Me Lose Weight. Here’s How It’s Going

Joan Lewis tried every diet and weight loss program to lose weight, but nothing seemed to work. Then her doctor prescribed Ozempic after she was diagnosed […]
February 26, 2023

Does Epilepsy Drug Have the Potential to ‘Cure’ Autism? What Experts Think

Share on PinterestSome experts say a “cure” for autism isn’t needed. Cavan Images/Getty Images Researchers are reporting that a drug used to treat epilepsy seizures shows […]
February 25, 2023

How Model Gigi Robinson’s Life Changed After Being Diagnosed with Endometriosis

Share on PinterestModel Gigi Robinson (above) shares how she’s overcome challenges from living with multiple chronic conditions and how her life changed after she was diagnosed […]
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