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Martha Gabriel knows the effects of sweltering heat. For the last five years, Gabriel has been picking sweet potatoes, beans and tomatoes under the blazing South Florida sun. One scorching summer day while working at a plant nursery, her heart began beating rapidly. Her breathin...


Shedding that puppy fat! Owners share their amazing pet weight loss transformation photos - including a cat who lost 20lb People from around the globe have shared photos of formerly overweight pets Bored Panda curated gallery, which features canine and feline weight loss snaps The adorable i...


The Facts Inside Our Reporter’s Notebook Hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine or only received one of two doses as the Defense Department's first vaccine mandate deadlines approach. For active-duty service members, 90% of the Navy are fully vac...


Last week the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, made a hugely significant announcement when he promised to stop funding coal-fired power projects around the world. The news was greeted as a sign of Xi’s commitment on the climate crisis, and a big boost before the crucial Cop26 summit in Glasgow in Nov...


On 4 October 2021, the Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services (the Departments) jointly issued a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) governing employers’ ability to provide discounts or surcharges on employees’ group health insurance, based on participants’ COVID-19 vacc...


The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) passed earlier this year temporarily expanded subsidies available in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance Marketplaces, building on the ACA’s existing subsidies. Through the end of 2022, low-income families who were already eligible for financial assi...


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Everyone has to start their day with energy and focus. Unfortunately, many have trouble getting adequate rest from work and are often stressed out. Others get enough rest but feel drained and sluggish the next day. This results in low efficiency and low inactivity for most people.  Java Burn i...


FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PopHealthCare , a leader in home-based care and risk adjustment services, today announced the launch of Emcara Health, a value-based national medical group that offers an expansive suite of care solutions to insurers and managed care organizations th...


Home » Health News » Physiological Stressors Can Trigger Heart Disease Risk: Study Written by Sarah Cownley Published on October 11, 2021 Physiological stressors can affect the heart in various ways. A new study from the Masonic Medical Research Institute (MMRI) found that...


Dondre Mills Jr. (l), Amaya Bryant (top right), and Dorcase Dolcin (bottom right), were among the 11 children who died in the viral outbreak. (Photos courtesy of the families) Thirteen families — including seven whose children died — have reached a $6.2 million settlement with the fo...


A new strategy for weight loss doesn't focus on working out more or limiting your portions: Instead, the method revolves around making sure you're eating the right food for your hormones. Special anchor Maria Shriver spoke to physician and author Dr. Sara Gottfried about the tactic, which she says...


Merson talks about addiction to gambling in a new film on BBC One Watch 'Paul Merson: Football, Gambling and Me' on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on Monday, 11 October at 21:00 BST Paul Merson won two league titles, the FA Cup, League Cup and European Cup Winners' Cup with Arsenal....


SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- When it comes to accessing health insurance, there are large disparities across the Bay Area. ABC7's data analysis of U.S. Census Bureau records found in the San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley metro area, the percentage of uninsured Hispanic/Latinos is nearly four times more...