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Winter is incomplete without desserts like Gajar ka halwa, chikki, til laddoo, gulab jamun and the delicious Christmas cake (Image: Shutterstock) While you can’t resist consuming some of the winter foods, you can control their quantity Trending Desk Last Updated:November 23, 20...


More than 1000 Children Enrolled in Katie Beckett Program in Year One Hundreds of families benefitting one year after program opens for enrollment NASHVILLE—The Division of TennCare and the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) announced that more than 1000 children ha...



Ro is taking bets on the weight loss industry with a $30 million prepaid order of diet pill Plenity. The New York-based company inked a deal with Plenity creator Gelesis in 2019 to offer the product as part of Ro’s virtual care services.  Plenity, which was cleared by the FDA in 2019 as a Cla...


Alaska News By Morgan Krakow Updated: 18 hours ago Published: 21 hours ago Vehicle exhaust rises as people wait at Visit Healthcare COVID-19 testing site at the Loussac Library during the cold snap on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. (Bill Roth / ADN) Alaska over the weekend r...


“Emory Healthcare is pleased to collaborate with Oscar Health to offer an additional, high-quality health care plan for consumers at Emory locations throughout the state,” Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, CEO of Emory Healthcare, said in a statement. “Oscar’s reputation of providing technol...


Breadcrumb Home / News / Care Connection can help enroll in Health Insurance Marketplace By News Staff Time to read 1 minute Print a- a+ Published 4 days ago Last updated 31 sec ago Read so far 0% Fri, 11/19/2021 - 01:36 Posted...


NJ Human Services Announces Expanded Opioid Addiction Treatment Hours Coming for Ocean Union Counties Expanded Hours Bolster Efforts to Remove Barriers to Treatment for Those with Opioid Use Disorder; Ocean Union to join Atlantic, Gloucester, Hudson Mercer Counties with Expanded Treatment...


Share on Pinterest Having high blood pressure may raise the risk of epilepsy, according to new research. Sean Locke/Stocksy Researchers investigated the link between high blood pressure and epilepsy. They found that high blood pressure increases the risk of epilepsy by...


Imperial Researchers have been awarded £1.2 million to trial a new minimally invasive weight loss treatment in patients. Obesity is a common problem in the UK and it is estimated that one in four adults are obese. Some of the current treatments for people with obesity include die...


Published November 22, 2021 3:56PM Updated 5:03PM Scientist discusses possible animal-to-human COVID-19 transmission Dr. Suresh Kuchipudi of Penn State talks with FOX Television Stations about humans possibly contracting COVID-19 from animals after studying the coronavirus in the deer...


LONG ISLAND (WABC) -- A dad on Long Island is sharing his story on the critical importance of getting the right doctors to check on your health - especially for those with serious conditions. Chris Frey has had heart problems all his life, and he knows the importance of checks all too well from e...


Let's face it—we all have a few bad habits we think are harmless enough, but in reality they're not.  Many of the bad behaviors we engage in  are not only unhealthy, but can speed up the aging process. But with a few lifestyle changes, we can help slow down the aging process. Eat This, Not That! H...


Synopsis Niva Bupa Health Insurance Company (formerly Max Bupa Health Insurance Company) said it has been aggressively expanding its presence across Tier-II, III and IV cities, opening one new office every 3.5 days in the last year. Currently, Niva Bupa has a presence in 350 cities that will furt...