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July 13, 2022

Adding Salt to Your Food May Increase Risk of Premature Death

Share on PinterestExperts say it’s usually not necessary to add salt to your food. Cavan Images/Getty Images Researchers say adding salt and sodium to your food […]
July 13, 2022

Reconnecting with Old Friends May Boost Your Mental Health — and Theirs

Share on PinterestNew research suggests that reconnecting with old friends can have a positive impact on their mental health and yours, too. Santi Nuñez/Stocksy United Santi […]
July 13, 2022

Drugmaker Seeks FDA Approval for Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pills

HRA Pharma has applied to market an OTC birth control pill called Opill. The progestin-only pill would be the first of its kind in the United […]
July 13, 2022

Researchers Report Fewer Relapses in Multiple Sclerosis with Off-Label Drug

Share on PinterestThere are numerous medications now used to treat symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Most of them are expensive. Bjarte Rettedal/Getty Images An off-label drug may […]
July 12, 2022

COVID-19 Reinfections May Increase the Risk of Serious Health Problems

Share on PinterestExperts say long-term health issues are a concern if people get COVID-19 more than once. FG Trade/Getty Images Researchers say COVID-19 reinfections may increase […]
July 12, 2022

How Parents Can Get Kids Exercising Again After 2 Years of Remote Learning

Share on PinterestExperts say parents can help children get back into exercise by doing activities with them. Kate Ames/Stocksy Researchers say children’s physical activity levels declined […]
July 12, 2022

Depression Treatment: How Genetic Testing Can Help Find the Right Medication

Share on PinterestExperts say pharmacogenetic testing can help pinpoint proper medications for depression treatment. Maskot/Getty Images It’s estimated that 18% of adults in the United States […]
July 12, 2022

Drinking Alone as a Teen May Foreshadow Future Alcohol Problems

New research finds adolescents who drink alone are at much higher risk of developing alcohol use disorder in adulthood. Female teens are at even greater risk. […]
July 12, 2022

Insurers Have to Show What They Pay Medical Providers: Can it Help You Save Money?

Starting July 1, consumers can access data showing how much insurers pay different providers for medical services. The Transparency in Coverage Final Rule, issued by the […]
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