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Infected, Vaccinated, or Both: How Protected Am I From COVID?

WebMD - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 12:46

On an individual basis, the degree and durability of the immunity a person gets after vaccination versus an infection is not an easy question to answer. But it’s one that science is hotly pursing.

Recovery After Coronary Artery Disease Surgery: What to Expect

WebMD - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 11:33

Find out what the recovery is like after coronary artery bypass surgery, or CABG.

Prostate Cancer Screening: Black Men Less Likely to Get Follow-Up MRI

WebMD - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 11:20

A new study finds Black, Hispanic, and Asian men are less likely than white men to receive a follow-up MRI after a screening suggests prostate cancer.

Ways to Tame Stress When You Have CAD

WebMD - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 11:15

Stress management is especially important if you have coronary artery disease. Find out what helps.

Two New Symptoms That Could Point to Pancreatic Cancer

WebMD - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 11:00

The discovery could help with earlier detection and improve extremely low survival numbers.

Hospitalizations for Spikes in Blood Pressure Are on the Rise

WebMD - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 10:53

New research shows the largest increase was among Black Americans, with the highest rates in the South.

Long Period of Daily Fasting Improves Metabolism, Lifespan in Mice

WebMD - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 14:20

Eating the day’s food in a single sitting and fasting for the remainder offers mice the same benefits as calorie restriction.

Creatives With Disabilities Act to Promote Representation

WebMD - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 13:21

About 61 million U.S. adults live with a disability, according to the CDC. That’s about 1 in 4. But a recent USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study shows that this population is still not widely reflected on-screen, despite Hollywood’s various diversity initiatives over the past few years.

Peripheral Artery Disease: What Your Family and Friends Should Know

WebMD - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 13:05

If you have peripheral artery disease (PAD), these tips will help you get the support you want from your loved ones.

There May Be a 'Best Bedtime' for Your Heart

WebMD - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 13:04

A new study finds hitting the sack between 10 and 11 p.m. may be the ideal time to cut the risk for cardiovascular trouble.

Millions of Tons of COVID Masks, Gloves Will End Up in Oceans

WebMD - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 11:45

A new study predicts that discarded masks, gloves and face shields will add more than 25,000 tons of plastic waste to the world's oceans.

Skin Care Tips for People With PAD, From a Dermatologist

WebMD - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 15:26

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) can cause changes and discomfort to the skin on your legs and feet. Here’s how to manage the symptoms and what to look out for.

Why You May Taste Climate Change in Your Coffee

WebMD - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 14:39

The effects of climate change on coffee plants could affect the drink's taste and smell, according to a review of dozens of studies.

Quit-Smoking Tips for People With Coronary Artery Disease

WebMD - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 13:58

Quitting smoking may be the most important thing you can do for your health. Find out how quitting helps if you have coronary artery disease.

Leaked Documents Show Facebook Put Profit Before Public Good

WebMD - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 13:53

Facebook may have misled Congress about the company’s understanding of how COVID misinformation spread on the platform.

Ways Coronary Artery Disease Can Sneak Up on You

WebMD - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 13:26

Coronary artery disease happens over time -- and you may not know it’s happening. Get the facts.

Sales of Unproven, Unapproved Stem Cell Therapies Are Booming

WebMD - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 12:46

A study found a fourfold jump since 2016 in the availability of the treatments, which claim to do everything from relieving pain to slowing aging.

Blood Test Spots Rare Inherited Diseases

WebMD - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 12:37

Current genetic testing fails to diagnose about 40% of patients, which can have significant consequences for them, their families and health providers.

An Hour at What Cost? The Harmful Effects of Daylight Savings

WebMD - Fri, 11/05/2021 - 17:26

Although many people take the extra hour this weekend to indulge in waking activities, sleep experts say using that time for sleep could make a significant difference to your health.

Combo of High Humidity and Heat Magnifies Climate Threat

WebMD - Fri, 11/05/2021 - 14:13

People at the greatest risk for having more extremely hot and humid days are already living in hot and humid places.