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in: Health, Health Fitness, Podcast Brett Kate McKay • July 7, 2021 When most people think about losing weight, they think about the details of a diet plan — what food to eat, how much of it to eat, and when to eat it. What they don’t spend enough time working on,...


On June 23, an advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met to discuss, among other topics, vaccine-related cases of myocarditis, which have hospitalized hundreds of adolescents. Evidence of a correlation between the condition, an inflammation of the heart muscle, and...


A fter years of starting the day with a tall morning coffee, followed by several glasses of green tea at intervals, and the occasional cappuccino after lunch, I quit caffeine, cold turkey. It was not something that I particularly wanted to do, but I had come to the reluctant conclusion that the s...


Most mornings, 62-year-old Maria Elena Estamilla wakes up with pelvic pain and dread that she faces the same fate as her mother and grandmother: fatal cervical cancer. The Chicago woman's last full medical exam was in 2015 and she sees no options for care as a Mexican immigrant without permission...


Fitness companion Fitbit Versa 2 Style icon Fitbit Luxe The Versa 2 may not be made with luxury in mind, but it offers an ideal blend of fitness tracking and smartwatch features that most people will love. For example, you'll have detailed health/activity tracking, heart-rate moni...


Financial instability, lack of infrastructure, a deteriorating sense of community and family fragmentation are key contributors to diseases of despair in Pennsylvania communities, according to Penn State College of Medicine and Highmark Health researchers. The researchers conducted four focus group...


PROVINCETOWN — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Friday evening confirmed Cape Cod officials’ suspicions that the highly contagious Delta variant is part of the reason for the outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Provincetown. The news came just hours before Provincetown and Barnstable...


"Giant Kim Jong Un" by tj013579 is licensed under CC BY 2.0 North Koreans are worried for leader Kim Jong-un, who seems to have lost a considerable amount of weight. State media quoted a resident who commented on Kim's "emaciated looks" in a rare acknowledgement of speculations about his weigh...


Show caption At present all babies have what is known as the ‘heel prick’ test to screen for nine serious health conditions. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Genetics Consultation shows positivity towards screening programme to spot those at heightened risk of certain health conditi...


Pharmacist Jim Pearce fills a Suboxone prescription. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY DRUGS) Judge finds indirect plaintiffs lacked RICO standing MDL over alleged scheme to suppress competition remains pending The company and law firm names shown above are generated a...


Retiring Hiring Stormont Vail Health recently announced Ross Miller, M.D., is joining its team to practice as an emergency medicine physician in the Stormont Vail Emergency Department, 1500 S.W. 10th Ave. Miller became interested in medicine when he was a child and spent time with a relative...


Johannesburg - Dr Imtiaz Sooliman is a hard man to get hold of. The founder of Gift of the Givers has been busy. He and his team at Gift of the Givers are in Durban responding to the crisis in the province, following the devastation with looting and damage to property. Following the disaster rel...


Show caption A teenage girl looking at her smartphone. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Eating disorders Researchers find minimal interactions by teen users can trigger a deluge of thin-body and dieting images Instagram’s algorithms are pushing teenage girls who even briefly engage...


Fitness companion Fitbit Versa 2 Style icon Fitbit Luxe The Versa 2 may not be made with luxury in mind, but it offers an ideal blend of fitness tracking and smartwatch features that most people will love. For example, you'll have detailed health/activity tracking, heart-rate moni...


The Indian pharmaceutical industry is expected to grow almost by three times to about 130 billion US dollars by 2030 Topics Dr Reddy's | Pharma sector The Indian pharmaceutical industry is expected to grow almost by three times to about 130 billion US dollars by 2030, Chairman of Dr Redd...