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Film Panel to Discuss Loneliness Epidemic and Importance of Social Connection
Film Panel to Discuss Loneliness Epidemic and Importance of Social Connection

WASHINGTON — Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy are set to host a film panel discussion on the dangers of loneliness in American society Tuesday evening, following a showing of the documentary “Join or Die”... Read More

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Film Panel to Discuss Loneliness Epidemic and Importance of Social Connection

WASHINGTON — Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy are set to host a film panel... Read More

Federal Judge Tosses Florida Ban on Gender-Affirming Care
Federal Judge Tosses Florida Ban on Gender-Affirming Care

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida law banning gender-affirming health care for transgender minors and restricting access to care for some transgender adults is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. The law, which was signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in... Read More

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Federal Judge Tosses Florida Ban on Gender-Affirming Care

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida law banning gender-affirming health care for transgender minors and restricting access to care for some... Read More

Federal Judge Tosses Florida Ban on Gender-Affirming Care

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida law banning gender-affirming health care for transgender minors and restricting access to care for some... Read More

DC to Open Final Application Period for Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia will open what it is calling the “final” application period for medical cannabis license... Read More

WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia will open what it is calling the “final” application period for medical cannabis license applications on July 1. In all, 33 retail licenses and two internet licenses will be available to non-social equity applicants,...


Climb Stairs, Live Longer

WASHINGTON — Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death and one of the best ways to prevent... Read More

WASHINGTON — Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death and one of the best ways to prevent it is by getting regular physical activity. The WHO estimates that 25% of adults worldwide do not reach the minimum...


CDC Warns Cucumbers May Be Contaminated

ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday issued an investigation notice to state and local health... Read More

ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday issued an investigation notice to state and local health departments regarding cucumbers that may be contaminated with salmonella africana.  To date, 162 people have become sick and 54 have...


Are Seed Oils Really Bad for You?

WASHINGTON — When you pay attention to the conversation around health and wellness, you’ll notice different food products occasionally getting... Read More

WASHINGTON — When you pay attention to the conversation around health and wellness, you’ll notice different food products occasionally getting labeled as detrimental to your health. In the past few years, seed oils have become an offender. What are they,...


A Court Ruled Embryos Are Children. These Christian Couples Agree Yet Wrestle With IVF Choices
A Court Ruled Embryos Are Children. These Christian Couples Agree Yet Wrestle With IVF Choices

When faced with infertility, Amanda and Jeff Walker had a baby through in vitro fertilization but were left with extra embryos — and questions. Tori and Sam Earle “adopted” an embryo frozen 20 years earlier by another couple. Matthew Eppinette...

A Court Ruled Embryos Are Children. These Christian Couples Agree Yet Wrestle With IVF Choices

When faced with infertility, Amanda and Jeff Walker had a baby through in vitro fertilization but were left with extra... Read More

Using ‘White’ as Racial Benchmark May Obscure Health Data
Using ‘White’ as Racial Benchmark May Obscure Health Data

DURHAM, N.C. — The use of “White” as a benchmark when comparing racial and ethnic health disparities is far too broad and fails to account for variations among easily identifiable subgroups, according to a study out of Duke University. As...

Using ‘White’ as Racial Benchmark May Obscure Health Data

DURHAM, N.C. — The use of “White” as a benchmark when comparing racial and ethnic health disparities is far too... Read More

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Poppi Faces Lawsuit From Consumer Who Questions Its Gut Health Claims
Poppi Faces Lawsuit From Consumer Who Questions Its Gut Health Claims

Popular soda brand Poppi is facing a class-action lawsuit filed by a consumer who says its products don’t improve gut health as much as their marketing suggests. In a lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court in San Francisco,...

Poppi Faces Lawsuit From Consumer Who Questions Its Gut Health Claims

Popular soda brand Poppi is facing a class-action lawsuit filed by a consumer who says its products don’t improve gut... Read More

Fauci Dismisses GOP Claims of COVID Cover-Up
Fauci Dismisses GOP Claims of COVID Cover-Up

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci testified Monday to a congressional panel reviewing the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in a hearing that quickly devolved into partisan politics. Fauci, formerly the nation's top infectious disease expert, won praise from Democrats...

Fauci Dismisses GOP Claims of COVID Cover-Up

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci testified Monday to a congressional panel reviewing the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in... Read More

Cancer Patients Often Do Better With Less Intensive Treatment, Research Finds
Cancer Patients Often Do Better With Less Intensive Treatment, Research Finds

Scaling back treatment for three kinds of cancer can make life easier for patients without compromising outcomes, doctors reported at the world’s largest cancer conference. It’s part of a long-term trend toward studying whether doing less — less surgery, less chemotherapy or less radiation —...

Cancer Patients Often Do Better With Less Intensive Treatment, Research Finds

Scaling back treatment for three kinds of cancer can make life easier for patients without compromising outcomes, doctors reported at... Read More

Another Michigan Dairy Worker Has Bird Flu, the Third US Case This Year
Another Michigan Dairy Worker Has Bird Flu, the Third US Case This Year

Another Michigan farmworker has been diagnosed with bird flu, the third human case associated with an outbreak in U.S. dairy cows, health officials said Thursday. The dairy worker reported a cough, congestion, sore throat and watery eyes. The other two...

Another Michigan Dairy Worker Has Bird Flu, the Third US Case This Year

Another Michigan farmworker has been diagnosed with bird flu, the third human case associated with an outbreak in U.S. dairy... Read More

Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying
Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying

WASHINGTON — It may have been an international smash six decades ago, but the title of Gerry and the Pacemakers’ April 1964 smash, “Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying” is no less apt today than it was then —... Read More

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Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying

WASHINGTON — It may have been an international smash six decades ago, but the title of Gerry and the Pacemakers’... Read More

Heart Rate Zone Training Improves Health and Fitness
Heart Rate Zone Training Improves Health and Fitness

WASHINGTON — When you go from being sedentary to active, remember to take it slowly. As your fitness improves, you can start challenging yourself to work at a higher intensity. One way to measure intensity, or how hard you are... Read More

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Heart Rate Zone Training Improves Health and Fitness

WASHINGTON — When you go from being sedentary to active, remember to take it slowly. As your fitness improves, you... Read More

Take a Deep Breath: Breathe Your Way to Better Health

WASHINGTON — “Calm down, take a deep breath.” If you’ve ever been in a state of panic and heard that... Read More

WASHINGTON — “Calm down, take a deep breath.” If you’ve ever been in a state of panic and heard that advice, it may have seemed unhelpful. However, breathwork has been scientifically shown to help your brain and body relax. Breath...


HPV Vaccines Prevent Cancer in Men as Well as Women, New Research Suggests

New research suggests the HPV vaccine is preventing cancer in men, as well as in women, but fewer boys than... Read More

New research suggests the HPV vaccine is preventing cancer in men, as well as in women, but fewer boys than girls are getting the shots in the United States. The HPV vaccine was developed to prevent cervical cancer in women...


Black Americans Underrepresented in Residential Care Communities, AP/CNHI News Analysis Finds

Norma Upshaw was living alone south of Nashville when her doctor said she needed to start in-home dialysis. Her closest... Read More

Norma Upshaw was living alone south of Nashville when her doctor said she needed to start in-home dialysis. Her closest family lived 40 miles away, and they’d already scrambled once when the independent senior living facility the 82-year-old had called...


Strength Training May Improve Mental Health

WASHINGTON — Do you generally feel good after exercise? It has been well-documented that getting regular physical activity may improve... Read More

WASHINGTON — Do you generally feel good after exercise? It has been well-documented that getting regular physical activity may improve mental health and help decrease symptoms of depression and anxiety, but how does it work? Most research focuses on how...


Trump Says He Is Open to Restrictions on Contraception Before Backing Away From Statement
Trump Says He Is Open to Restrictions on Contraception Before Backing Away From Statement

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was open to supporting regulations on contraception and that his campaign would release a policy on the issue “very shortly,” comments that he later said were misinterpreted. The comments, made during an interview with...

Trump Says He Is Open to Restrictions on Contraception Before Backing Away From Statement

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was open to supporting regulations on contraception and that his campaign would release a... Read More

Daily Cannabis Use Outpaces Daily Drinking in the US, Study Says
Daily Cannabis Use Outpaces Daily Drinking in the US, Study Says

Daily and near-daily cannabis use is now more common than similar levels of drinking in the U.S., according to an analysis of national survey data over four decades. Alcohol is still more widely used, but 2022 was the first time this intensive...

Daily Cannabis Use Outpaces Daily Drinking in the US, Study Says

Daily and near-daily cannabis use is now more common than similar levels of drinking in the U.S., according to an analysis... Read More

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