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Media Advisory Monday, July 19, 2021 What In a perspective published in Neuropsychopharmacology, leaders from the National Institutes of Health address how using appropriate language to describe mental illness and addiction can help to reduce stigma and improve how people with these conditions...


Combination of Natural Infection and Vaccination Provides Maximum Protection Against COVID Variants  SciTechDailyCOVID-19 vaccination AND getting sick provides strongest protection against Delta, Omicron variants  WAVY.comYale Study Looks at Vaccine Effects on COVID ‘Long Haulers...


A FREE in-person Health Insurance Enrollment event will be held at Sea-Tac Airport this Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Join us at this free event for current and former airport employees, their families and airport communities:” Get a $25 gift card after meeting with a health...


Movies | ‘National Champions’ Review: A College Football Revolution https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/09/movies/national-champions-review.html Athletes go on strike seeking health insurance in this drama as a coach tries to forge his legacy. J.K. S...


TV News December 8, 2021 12:28PM EST Whoopi Goldberg made sure everyone knew that weight has nothing to do with talent during a discussion about Rebel Wilson and Adele’s weight loss. The ladies of The View discussed some of the push back that Rebel Wilson said she faced from her team...


Luke Davis  |  Your money Don’t laugh, but I prefer watching classic shows from over a half century ago over most of what I see on network TV today. "The Andy Griffith Show" (or as my kids describe it, the “Barney” show) is a particular favorite in our home and is watched nearly every eve...


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“I can feel your heart beating, bro!” Isaac Gonzalez, 19, told George Jimenez, 56, while hugging him hello during their first in-person meeting in three months. “I can feel mine, too! With my old heart, I could never feel it because it was so weak.” This year’s 81 successful heart transplants so f...


(CNN)The White House on Wednesday announced a new push to encourage harm reduction measures that make illicit drug use safer. Its supplying $30 million in grants for services such syringe exchanges and naloxone, the opioid overdose antidote. The announcement is part of the Biden administration's...


THE PAPER IN BRIEF • People who stop smoking usually go on to gain weight, which can cause some individuals to start smoking again. • The factors underlying this type of weight gain are not fully understood. • Microorganisms in the gut (termed the microbiota) can influence aspects of human health,...


December 8, 2021 E-commerce pet products company Chewy plans to begin selling pet health insurance plans from pet insurer Trupanion to its 20 million customer base. The insurance will be sold under the Chewy Health brand that includes wellness products beginning in Spring 2022. Chewy said the in...


Children in Texas without health insurance might be able to get low-cost or free health coverage through Children's Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program. Children's Medicaid is a health care program for children in low-income families. CHIP is a health care program for children whos...


A patient of mine, a bright and thoughtful young man in his early 20s, came to see me for debilitating anxiety and depression. He had dropped out of college and was living with his parents. He was vaguely contemplating suicide. He was also playing videogames most of every day and late into every nig...


Here are different ways to lose weight without tracking macros. The fitness industry is obsessed with macros. If coaches could get free tattoos of food scales, macronutrients, and tracking apps across their booty, they would. I wouldn’t be surprised if some of them own these. But as the consume...