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Image Source : INSTAGRAM/SHEBAAKS Representative image Basil scientifically called Ocimum basilicum, and also known as great basil, is a culinary herb from the Lamiaceae (mints) family. A common aromatic herb, it is usually used to add flavour to a variety of recipes, but what may astonish...


Read the latest news on coronavirus in Delaware. More Info More than $1.3M in total fines assessed for coverage discrimination Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has announced the completion of additional Mental Health Parity examinations on regulated health insure...


Nine years earlier, Newman woke up in an ambulance after an overdose, her 29th in a decade of active addiction. Each time it had happened before, she had returned to the streets, to the only life she had grown to know — one of squalor and desperation. But something was different after the last one...


PHILADELPHIA — Mississippi senators will hold hearings this fall to examine how to make health care more accessible and affordable, and all options could be considered, Republican Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann said Wednesday. “The time for simply saying ‘no’ to our options for working Mississippians ha...


Christina Propst is a pediatrician at a private practice in Houston, as well as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on Children and Disasters, and of the Texas Pediatric Society Committee on Infectious Diseases and Immunizations. This week, she weighed in about what’s on her mind...


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Medicaid expansion doesn’t just provide more people health insurance — it appears to cut medical debt enormously, a new study has found. The Affordable Care Act offered states a huge infusion of federal money to expand Medicaid eligibility to low-income adults, and about 30 states took that deal r...


RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- North Carolina, like many other states across the country, is seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases. CDC COVID-19 Transmission Levels by U.S. County Map not displaying correctly? Click here to open in a new window. 3:30 p.m. Governor Roy Cooper and Secretary of Health an...


Women's Health may earn commission from the links on this page, but we only feature products we believe in. Why trust us? When it comes to losing weight, dieting can often feel like it's synonymous with giving up your favorite foods. Maybe you've got to skip that spaghetti because carbs are of...


AKRON, Ohio, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet owners have drastically increased their usage of virtual veterinary visits since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, according to claims data from the ASPCA® Pet Health Insurance program. To help support this growing trend, veter...


"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 Dave Brailsford was a reclusive presence at this year’s Tour de France, where for a second year in a row his team failed to add to its tally of overall wins. Photograph: Régis Duvignau/Reuters Dave Brailsford The 57-year-old has been treated for cancer and heart prob...


The founder of the Dalata hotel group Pat McCann is to succeed Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns as the deputy chairman of the National Maternity Hospital. Although the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin is the ex-officio chairman, the current archbishop Dermot Farrell has not attended board meetings, meaning...


Time to get serious Garmin Forerunner 55 Casual and stylish tracking Garmin Vivoactive 4 If you're a passionate runner who's seeking a watch that will help you track your progress, you'll appreciate what the Garmin Forerunner 55 has to offer. You get superior battery life, advance...


(CNN)Smartphones have become essential, but fixation with all they have to offer -- apps for social media, streaming, games and more -- can be a slippery slope. Mainly because of insufficient research, phone addiction isn't actually an official, medically accepted diagnosis. There are, however...