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By Phil Galewitz For years, Ely Bair dealt with migraine headaches, jaw pain and high blood pressure, until a dentist recommended surgery to realign his jaw to get to the root of his health problems. The fix would involve two surgeries over a couple of years and wearing braces on his teeth befor...


health insurance Until you can go on Medicare, you’ll need health insurance on your own, and of course that can be pricey. Subsidies through the Affordable Care Act can be a big help, but you need to manage your income to qualify. Here are three tips to help make that happen. Rising health c...


Hamburgers may not cause heart attacks, but we have long known that lifestyle choices —including diet, exercise, and sleep patterns — play a role in cardiovascular health. What we don’t know is exactly how these factors actually affect our various bodily functions. Filip K. Swirski, director of the...


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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...


Vice President Harris Outlines How Build Back Better Lowers Health Care Costs, Announces 2.5 Million Americans Signed Up for Health Insurance Ahead of Aug. 15 Deadline Like President Biden, Vice President Harris believes that health care is a right, not a privilege. Together, they promised t...


If giving up cigarettes causes you to gain 50 pounds, is the extra weight worse for you than smoking? Or did you simply trade one heart health risk factor for another? Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse no...


by KVII Friday, August 27th 2021 People with addiction often have one or more associated health issues. Drug addiction has many layers in the way it affects users. In addition to significantly impacting a person's lifestyle, relationships, and finances, it impacts their heal...


AUSTIN, Texas -- Mere moments after enduring a cesarean section and delivering her third child, Kalani, on Dec. 15, Tambra Morrison knew that something was wrong when she started to get an excruciating headache. "I instantly felt like my head was about to pop off," said Morrison, 32, who lives ou...


Animals News Illegal drugs could be having a little-known—and disastrous—impact on freshwater wildlife, new laboratory experiments show. By Carrie Arnold Published July 7, 2021 • 5 min read Traces of methamphetamine and other illegal drugs that enter waterways cou...


Are you trying to lose weight while managing diabetes? “If you have excess weight, losing even 5% of your total body weight can dramatically boost your health. Weight loss can not only improve your blood sugar levels but can lower high blood pressure, heart disease risk and even the amount of medic...


JIM HEALY/staff Statesboro Herald Published: Aug 28, 2021, 12:16 AM After seeing 15 COVID-19 patients admitted on Wednesday, East Georgia Regional Medical Center was treating 73 people – the most coronavirus patients by a dozen ever in the hospital at one time. “The number of...


How dumb is it to tie people’s health insurance to their jobs? Just ask Steve Pelletier. The Camarillo resident worked for a Los Angeles tech startup that, like most companies providing full-time employment, offered health coverage as an employment benefit. “Basically the company started running...


Eating more foods packed with flavonoids may help lower your systolic blood pressure — the “top number” that reflects the pressure blood exerts against artery walls when the heart beats — especially when you also have a greater diversity of bacteria in your gut, according to a study published...


Celebrity trainer Vinod Channa – who worked with Bollywood stars like John Abraham and Ayushmann Khurrana – helped the Ambani heir with his weight loss journey in 2016 Anant showed off his slim physique, but stayed out of the spotlight in 2020 – even skipping Mumbai Indians cricket games and Rel...