April 15, 2022

How Meningitis Vaccines Can Help Protect Against Gonorrhea

Share on PinterestA meningitis vaccine can be helpful in preventing gonorrhea. Jamie Grill Atlas/Stocksy United Researchers say a meningitis vaccine can help prevent gonorrhea. They say […]
April 15, 2022

Alabama Outlaws Healthcare for Trans Youth: What to Know

An Alabama law makes it a felony that criminalizes gender-affirming healthcare for transgender and nonbinary youth. Only one other state — Arkansas — has enacted a […]
April 15, 2022

Can a Blood Test Help Predict a Heart Attack?

Scientists are working on a test to determine who is at risk of heart attack or stroke. Current methods to detect heart disease include looking at […]
April 15, 2022

CDC Extends Mask Mandate for Public Transportation to May 3

Share on PinterestAs coronavirus cases rise again in parts of the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has extended its mask order. David […]
April 15, 2022

How ‘Good Cholesterol’ May Help Lower Your Alzheimer’s Risk

Share on PinterestNew research suggests that “good cholesterol” may play a role in brain health as people age. Studio Firma/Stocksy United HDL cholesterol is often thought […]
April 14, 2022

These Healthy Actions May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

At least 5.8 million people in the U.S. have Alzheimer’s disease. There is no cure, but researchers are learning why taking certain actions can decrease the […]
April 13, 2022

After Cancer Scare, ‘Harlem’ Star Meagan Good Is Raising Her Voice

Share on PinterestOnly 53 percent of Black women with endometrial cancer receive an early diagnosis. But actress Meagan Good is working to change stats like that […]
April 13, 2022

High Cardiovascular Risk Associated With Symptoms of Depression

Researchers say cardiovascular health can have an impact on an older person’s risk for depression. They note the two conditions have similar risk factors, such as […]
April 13, 2022

How Fentanyl Has Caused a Dramatic Increase in Teen Overdose Deaths

Share on PinterestExperts say many teen users aren’t aware of the additional substances being added to illegal drugs. Taya Iv/500px/Getty Images Researchers say the number of […]
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