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New Delhi: A poor diet can have the biggest impact on heart health. Along with exercising consistently and avoiding smoking, your diet is also an important way you can control what your life looks like decades from now.  When it comes to your heart health, it’s the little, everyday choices you mak...


While it may sound challenging to get enough sleep with a newborn by your side, a mother needs to get ample sleep to lose post-pregnancy weight | Photo credit: Pixabay  Key Highlights Crash diets that force you to give up on any food group can backfire on your health Losing as ma...


Coronavirus cases are showing new signs of slowing across many parts of the state, led by improvements in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area, while other areas of rural Northern California and the Central Valley continue to struggle with much higher rates of hospitalizations, acco...


In states where carriers are offering new plans in the health insurance marketplaces, consumers should pay attention not only to more plan options but also new plans' potential impact on health insurance subsidies. | Image: Mangostar / stock.adobe.com Recent news about individual-market health insu...


CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) announced today Kassie Maroney has been named the company's Chief Actuary, effective September 7. In her role, she will lead the teams focused on actuarial pricing for products, underwriting and actuarial planning and f...


Fans of Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot wonder if Bobo is sick, after noticing that he appears to have lost a significant amount of weight. Four members of the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization have been embarking on a mission to find their creature, and believe ‘Bigfoot’ is re...


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Today, health insurance has gained renewed awareness as people have become more health-conscious amidst a global pandemic. Over time it’s become even more important for every individual to get coverage due to the rising cost of healthcare and the increase in lifestyle diseases which are one of...


Are you turning your coffee into a health bomb? When the K-pop girl group NiziU sings “Sweet Bomb”: “call me sweet bomb,” they could be describing the TikTok-inspired, flavor-enhanced coffee drinks that folks are being encouraged to order at their local coffee shop. Ten extra pumps of sugary car...


Much of the film and TV we consume misleads audiences with inaccurate and harmful depictions of recovery and treatment. February 18, 2021 You might already know the story of Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance’s memoir that argues that a variety of social ills in Appalachia—low birth rates, declining...


Dietary supplements containing Garcinia cambogia extract (G. cambogia) led to liver injuries that were clinically indistinguishable from green tea injuries, an analysis of the Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network revealed. Among over 1,400 cases of documented drug-induced liver injury from 2004 to 20...


At Parkland Health Hospital System in Dallas, doctors have been stepping up for duties normally done by nurses and medical assistants, such as turning and bathing patients. At UAMS Medical Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, administrators h...


OAKLAND —  Living unmedicated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, Eugenia Hunter has a hard time recalling how long she’s been staying in the tent she calls home at the bustling intersection of San Pablo Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland’s hip Uptown neighborhood. Craft coff...


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