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Obesity can cause many of the leading causes of premature death in the United States, such as heart disease, kidney disease, and diabetes. Losing weight isn’t a cure-all, but it does decrease the risk of these things—and makes living with them easier if you already have them. For many people, t...


WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - If you want to sign up for health insurance through the federal exchange, time is running out. A special enrollment period ends on Sunday, Aug. 15. Even if you signed up during open enrollment last fall, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra says try again. B...


Do you have an addict in your circle? Those suffering from addiction do not always appear to have problems. Some signs you may notice that indicate that someone is in trouble can include when they drink or use drugs when alone, keep these things hidden away in out-of-the-way places or actively i...


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Healthy detox lauki roti. Roti is an important part of an Indian diet. Indians tend to eat roti at least twice a day. Even though roti is not unhealthy as such but when you are on a journey to lose weight, even the simplest and smallest things need to be taken into consideration. But jus...


SAN FRANCISCO —  Officials across California are sounding new alarms about a significant spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations amid a surge fueled by the Delta variant of the coronavirus. While the numbers are still well below the levels seen during the fall and winter — when some hospitals were p...


People interested in obtaining or changing their health care insurance have less than two weeks left to adjust their coverage under a limited special enrollment period.  President Biden signed an executive order to reopen the Federal Marketplace because of the pandemic, which caused many Americans...


(CNN)The US once again ranked last in access to health care, equity and outcomes among high-income countries, despite spending a far greater share of its economy on health care, a new report released Wednesday has found. The nation has landed in the basement in all seven studies the Commonwealth...


Health Insurance Market The global health insurance market size is projected to reach $4.15 trillion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 9.7% from 2021 to 2028. PORTLAND, OREGON, UNITED STATES, August 9, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The report published by Allied market research, titled, “Heal...


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Chinese vaccines still effective against Lambda variant: experts Photo taken on June 1, 2021 shows vials of the Sinopharm vaccine in Beijing, capital of China. China on Tuesday said the first batch of Chinese vaccines supplied to COVAX officially rolled off the production line, which is anot...


A lawsuit against a rule to upend the payments drugmakers make to pharmacy liaisons could come to an end as lawmakers weigh delaying the rule and using the savings to pay for billions in infrastructure and health-care improvements. A group of pharmacy benefit managers—which help decide how a dr...


Naps aren’t only for toddlers. Approximately 1 in 3 American adults nap, according to previous Pew Research Center data. Naps come in all shapes and sizes. “Some people take restorative daytime naps in order to compensate for insufficient nighttime sleep,” says Shanon Makekau, MD, chief of pu...