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Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Scott Lampert, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (“HHS-OIG”), announced the unsealing today of an indictment charging...


World Heart Day 2021: Stress is one of the primary causes behind heart problems. Being constantly under stress releases hormones which could change the way our blood clots that may increase the chances of a heart attack, as per health experts. "Fear, anxiety, sadness, stress, there are a lot of neg...



Jeera Water For Weight Loss: Many spices and ingredients are usually used in the house to cook food. One of those commonly used ingredients is cumin seeds. It helps in enhancing the taste as well as the fragrance of food. ALSO READ | Health Care Tips: Eating These Foods With Curd Will Provide I...


This is Part 5 of an 11-part series. Read the other stories here. Americans spend an average of $12,642 on medical care every year, about twice as much as other wealthy countries spend on their residents, and U.S. spending is rising fast. Why do we pay so much? One reason is the high cost of a...


(WXYZ) — If you're not vaccinated, you could face higher insurance premiums. Companies are starting to increase health insurance for employees who do not have the COVID-19 shot. Local attorneys say raising insurance premiums for unvaccinated employees is not illegal, but is complex. Angel Copela...


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 8, 2021 Contact: Chelsea Wuth, 517-241-2112 LANSING, Mich. -- The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are declaring September as Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, and joining with community networks to celebra...


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 you’ve already bought a plan on Healthcare.gov, or you didn’t because it was too pricey, act now to save money. Last month, hundreds of millions of Americans got a cash infusion from the government as part of the American Rescue Plan. But starting this month, another p...


We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Here’s our process. Electrocardiograms (ECG) are devices that doctors can use to record the heart’s electrical activity. Portable devices are also available for people...


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — He played one of the most iconic characters on the hit HBO show, "The Wire," but now the loss of Michael K. Williams is bringing attention to how addiction can impact us all. Williams suffered an overdose early this week, after struggling with substance abuse for years....


Ahmed Badran and colleagues at Scripps Research have supplemented the synthetic biology toolkit to streamline investigations into genetic code expansion. Credit: Scripps Research One of modern biologists' most ambitious goals is to learn how to expand or otherwise modify the genetic code...


A network of health care providers pocketed millions of dollars selling hydroxychloroquine, ivermectin, and online consultations, according to hacked data provided to The Intercept. The data show that vast sums of money are being extracted from people concerned about or suffering from Covid-19 bu...


My smartwatch shows me that my sleeping heart rate is much higher at night after I’ve had a couple of glasses of wine. It’s normally around 60 beats per minute, but it spikes up to 80 to 100 if I drink more than a glass of wine. Is that normal? We all know that a glass or two of wine can help yo...