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Can Cupping Improve COVID Vaccine Delivery?

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:45

A traditional healing practice may hold the key to efficient delivery of DNA vaccines.

U.S. COVID-19 Deaths in 2021 Surpass 2020 Total

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:23

The number of COVID-19 deaths recorded so far in 2021 has surpassed the total for 2020, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.

Disney Pauses Worker Vaccine Mandate After Florida’s Ban

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:14

The Walt Disney Company has paused its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees at its theme parks in Florida after state lawmakers banned employers from requiring workers to get vaccinated.

This Thanksgiving, Enjoy the Turkey But Hold the GERD

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 11:26

Most of us have occasional periods of reflux and the heartburn that can result, but with GERD, it happens two or more times a week. Roughly 60 million Americans have heartburn at least once a month, and as many as 15 million experience it daily.

Coronary Artery Disease: Reboot Your Eating Habits

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 15:17

By trying new foods and changing up how you cook and eat out, you can eat healthier with coronary artery disease.

This Year's Flu Season: Repeat of Last Year or a ‘Twindemic?’

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 15:02

Experts say it is far too early to say if the country will have a normal – i.e., bad – flu season or a repeat of last year, when the flu all but disappeared amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Biden Resumes Presidential Duties Following Colonoscopy

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 14:58

President Biden received an annual physical exam and routine colonoscopy today, temporarily transferring presidential power to Vice President Harris.

Switch to Plant-Based Diet Rid Man of Chronic Migraines

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 14:58

Researchers have published a case study of a man with severe chronic migraines who switched to a plant-based diet and quickly found significant relief.

Is an HIV Cure Possible?

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 13:29

Babies who got antiretroviral drug therapy within hours of birth and stayed HIV-negative for months or years may offer a clue to treating newly diagnosed adults.

Pandemic Curbed Kids' Efforts to Lose Excess Weight

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 13:17

A recent study also found that during the first nine months of the pandemic, U.S. children and teenagers gained weight at twice the rate they had in the two years prior.

Beware of Private Equity-Owned Nursing Homes: Study

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 13:08

Study finds that PE-owned nursing homes are associated with higher rates of Ed visits and hospitalizations than other for-profit facilities are.

Cardiologists Share Tips to Improve Life With Peripheral Arterial Disease

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 12:52

By boosting exercise and treating other medical conditions, you can live longer and better with this blood vessel condition.

COVID Surge in Europe: A Preview of What’s Ahead for the U.S.?

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 11:30

Three times over the past 18 months coronavirus surges in the U.S. followed similar spikes in Europe, where COVID-19 deaths grew by 10% this month.

Get the Social Support You Need if You Have Coronary Artery Disease

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 09:23

Your social connections can influence your health. Find out why you need these ties especially when you have a condition like coronary artery disease.

FDA Authorizes COVID Boosters for All U.S. Adults

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 09:00

The FDA has granted emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for all U.S. adults age 18 and up.

Hospitalizations Among the Vaccinated are Rising

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 08:24

Dr. Anthony Fauci and CDC Director Rochelle Walensky say a growing number of fully vaccinated people who haven’t gotten a booster shot are being hospitalized with breakthrough cases of COVID-19.

Woman Walks Away After Semitruck Flattens Her Car

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 17:54

A Washington state woman miraculously survived an accident in which a semi-truck flattened her car.

Grandmother's Brain In Sync With Her Grandkids'

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 16:22

Researchers are looking at the brains of older women to study their connections with their grandchildren.

Sanjay Gupta on Becoming ‘Pandemic Proof’ and Eating Pickles

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 15:30

The new book from Sanjay Gupta, MD, CNN’s chief medical correspondent urges us to get prepared now for future pandemics.

FDA researchers release a report card on how well a Congressional initiative to encourage generic drug competition is working.

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 14:53

FDA researchers release a report card on how well a Congressional initiative to encourage generic drug competition is working.