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Even a Mild Concussion Could Cause Long-Term Problems

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 15:54

New research dispels the notion that "mild" concussions have no lasting impact on mental skills like thinking, remembering, and learning.

5 Love Languages, 7 Days, 1 Couple

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 15:21

A couple tries Gary Chapman's 5 Love Languages to strengthen their marriage.

Mammograms Can Also Highlight Heart Risks

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 14:21

Annual screening mammograms may do more than look for signs of breast cancer — they may help spot heart disease risk, too.

Need Better Sleep? Try a Resistance Workout

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 13:54

A head-to-head comparison with other types of exercise suggests resistance exercise may be particularly effective for sleep quality, efficiency, and duration among poor sleepers.

Uncomfortably Numb: With COVID & Ukraine, Crisis Fatigue Thrives

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 16:59

Ongoing stress from the pandemic, Ukraine, inflation and other uncertainty have made some people turn off their feelings. But is that always a bad thing?

Pfizer's CEO Says Fourth COVID Shot Is Needed. Is He Right?

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 16:27

Some might be skeptical when the CEO of a vaccine manufacturing company calls for additional doses – do the experts agree?

Even a Little Light in Your Bedroom Could Harm Health

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 13:53

A small study suggests people who sleep with a light on may be keeping their nervous system awake.

Relax. The Dog-tor Will See You Now

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 13:40

Just 10 minutes with a visiting therapy dog can significantly reduce pain and anxiety in patients seeking emergency care at a hospital.

America’s College Mental Health Crisis

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 08:42

There’s one group the pandemic has hit with a particularly vicious wallop: college students

French Fries Vs. Almonds Every Day for a Month: What Changes?

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 16:52

Researchers compared total amount of fat, weight gain, and glycemic changes between people who ate the same number of calories in french fries or almonds for 30 days.

Knee Noises: Do You Need to Be Concerned About Pops and Cracks?

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 16:34

Know your knee noises.

Many Teens Overdose on Meds Prescribed for ADHD, Anxiety

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 16:24

Many of the overdose deaths were intentional suicides.

New Digital Program Targets Uncontrolled Diabetes in Black Community

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 16:11

A new clinical trial is using digital tools to teach underserved communities how to keep type 2 diabetes in check.

Vagina Size and Sexual Pleasure: Does Size Matter?

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 15:39

Does size matter for women? WebMD discusses whether vagina size might have impact on female sexual pleasure.

Taking Too Many Vitamins? Side Effects of Vitamin Overdosing

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 14:43

WebMD explains why taking too many vitamins can be unhealthy and even dangerous, and how to be sure you’re getting the right amount of vitamins and minerals.

‘Skinfluencers’ Promote Risky Beauty Hacks on TikTok

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 12:25

Their suggestions can be harmless or ineffective, but they also can be misleading, fraudulent, or even dangerous.

When Sibling Rivalry Lasts Beyond Childhood

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 11:37

Sibling rivalries come down to how kids perceive they’re treated by parents. An imbalance causes strain even as adults. Empathy can help you make amends.

About 1 in 6 U.S. Couples Disagrees on COVID Vaccination

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 11:23

A new study reveals about 1 in 6 U.S. couples have one partner who is vaccinated against COVID-19 and one who is not.

Drug Could Be Non-Antibiotic Alternative to Treat UTIs

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 16:24

A new clinical trial finds an old antibiotic alternative might work just as well as an antibiotic to treat UTIs.

Border Agents Stop Bologna From Being Smuggled Into the U.S.

Fri, 03/11/2022 - 16:19

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents found 230 pounds of pork bologna that people were trying to illegally smuggle into the United States last month at border crossings in Texas.