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7 Simple Tips On Caring For Your Eye Glasses

7 Simple Tips On Caring For Your Eye Glasses

41% of Americans have Myopia now, and by 2050, roughly 50% of the population will become nearsighted, reports suggest. So the odds... »

How To Help Loved Ones Impacted By Natural Disasters

How To Help Loved Ones Impacted By Natural Disasters

The first thing that sets in is the shock. How could this happen? If your loved ones endured a natural disaster, they might feel&#... »

Working Long Hours On Screen: Tips To Reduce Eye Strain

Working Long Hours On Screen: Tips To Reduce Eye Strain

The digital age has brought us many benefits but has also posed many problems. For example, computers and smartphones are getting ... »

5 Things To Do If You Feel Like Your Eyesight Is Getting Bad

5 Things To Do If You Feel Like Your Eyesight Is Getting Bad

Globally, around 2.2 billion people have vision impairment, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Our eyesight deterio... »

LDA Announces HHS Request for Info: Vector-Borne Diseases National Strategy

LDA Announces HHS Request for Info: Vector-Borne Diseases National Strategy

In the Federal Register, 11.21.22, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health, Office of Secretary, Department of Health &... »

Green tea extract may harm liver in people with certain genetic variations

Green tea extract may harm liver in people with certain genetic variations

Long-term use of high-dose green tea extract may provide some protection against cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity and type ... »

HIV vaccine candidate induces immune response in early clinical trial: ‘An important step forward’

HIV vaccine candidate induces immune response in early clinical trial: ‘An important step forward’

An experimental HIV vaccine has been found to induce broadly neutralizing antibodies among a small group of volunteers in a Phase ... »

Patients may be at higher risk of overdose when opioid therapy for pain is discontinued

Patients may be at higher risk of overdose when opioid therapy for pain is discontinued

Opioid-related overdose is now a leading cause of accidental death in the United States and Canada. A study published December 1 i... »

Patients may be at higher risk of overdose when opioid therapy for pain is discontinued

Patients may be at higher risk of overdose when opioid therapy for pain is discontinued

Opioid-related overdose is now a leading cause of accidental death in the United States and Canada. A study published December 1 i... »

Your (Afro-Textured) Hair Is Beautiful: The Trauma of Texturism

Your (Afro-Textured) Hair Is Beautiful: The Trauma of Texturism

In our new docu-series “Color by WebMD: WebMD’s Exploration of Race and Mental Health,” we’ll be diving into texturism and its imp... »

Public health study: Smoking increases the risks of 56 diseases in Chinese adults

Public health study: Smoking increases the risks of 56 diseases in Chinese adults

Smoking increases the risks of 56 diseases and kills more than one million adults in China each year from 22 different causes, acc... »

Public health study: Smoking increases the risks of 56 diseases in Chinese adults

Public health study: Smoking increases the risks of 56 diseases in Chinese adults

Smoking increases the risks of 56 diseases and kills more than one million adults in China each year from 22 different causes, acc... »

AI in Health Care: No, the Robots Are Not Taking Over

AI in Health Care: No, the Robots Are Not Taking Over

AI and machine learning remain technologies that add to human know-how. For example, AI can help track a patient over time better ... »

FDA Moves to Ease Restrictions on Gay Men Giving Blood

FDA Moves to Ease Restrictions on Gay Men Giving Blood

Currently, FDA policy does not allow blood donation from men who have had sex with other men in the past three months. »

UnitedHealth loses another TeamHealth lawsuit

UnitedHealth loses another TeamHealth lawsuit

UnitedHealthcare and TeamHealth have a history of suing one another. »

More Texas hospitals risk closing their doors as Medicare cuts loom

More Texas hospitals risk closing their doors as Medicare cuts loom

More than 9% of hospitals in the Lone Star State are at risk of closure, compared with 4.7% in 2020, according to a report release... »

A Positive HIV Test Shattered His Dreams of Serving in the U.S. Army. Now He’s Suing

A Positive HIV Test Shattered His Dreams of Serving in the U.S. Army. Now He’s Suing

One cold winter morning in 2008, 8-year-old Isaiah Wilkins decided to try on his mother’s National Guard uniform, something he alw... »

How poor sleep can make you combative and what to do about it

How poor sleep can make you combative and what to do about it

Do you find yourself “losing it” too often with family, friends and coworkers? You might want to look at how well you ... »

Widespread service outage shuts down 988 mental health hotline

Widespread service outage shuts down 988 mental health hotline

Those trying to reach the line for help with suicide, depression or other mental health crises are greeted with a message that say... »

New technique to analyze fentanyl in blood and urine

New technique to analyze fentanyl in blood and urine

A team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists has developed a new technique to analyze fentanyl in human bloo... »

China’s Zero-COVID Trap

China’s Zero-COVID Trap

Protesters in China have demanded an end to the country’s draconian zero-COVID policy—a pandemic prevention strategy that Presiden... »

How to Spend Your FSA and HSA Accounts—and What to Do Before the End of 2022

How to Spend Your FSA and HSA Accounts—and What to Do Before the End of 2022

Financial planning probably isn’t the most fun you’ll have over the holidays. But because some accounts and insurance plans expire... »

On World AIDS Day, Biden administration releases new global strategy to end HIV/AIDS by 2030

On World AIDS Day, Biden administration releases new global strategy to end HIV/AIDS by 2030

On World AIDS Day, the Biden administration renewed its focus on ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030, releasing a new five-year s... »

Organ donations rise during major motorcycle rallies due to crashes, study says

Organ donations rise during major motorcycle rallies due to crashes, study says

Organ donations and transplantations increase during major US motorcycle rallies due to crashes, according to a new study, signali... »

Yes, You Can Actually Die of a Broken Heart

Yes, You Can Actually Die of a Broken Heart

On May 26, 2022, Joe Garcia died suddenly of a heart attack just two days after his wife, Irma, was killed in the Uvalde, Texas sc... »

11 Ways to Heal a Wound Fast

11 Ways to Heal a Wound Fast

Wound healing is an impressive process when you stop to think about it. You’re creating new tissue from scratch. You’re laying dow... »

6 myths that might be keeping you from living your best organized life

6 myths that might be keeping you from living your best organized life

Professional organizers debunk popular myths that might be preventing you from working your way to a more organized home — and min... »

Fight off the flu with immune-boosting nutrients

Fight off the flu with immune-boosting nutrients

It’s flu season again, so most people get a flu shot and strive to stay healthy. But can certain foods or supplements boost ... »

Medical bills remain inaccessible for many visually impaired Americans

Medical bills remain inaccessible for many visually impaired Americans

When health bills aren’t legible — via large-print, Braille or other adaptive technology — blind patients can’t know w... »

I Have Type 2 Diabetes – Here’s What I Eat in a Week

I Have Type 2 Diabetes – Here’s What I Eat in a Week

“What do you eat?” I hear this question a lot – both from people who have type 2 diabetes and from those who don’t. To answer, I d... »

Buprenorphine, not methadone, may be safer treatment for opioid-use disorder during pregnancy

Buprenorphine, not methadone, may be safer treatment for opioid-use disorder during pregnancy

People with opioid-use disorder who are pregnant may have more favorable neonatal health outcomes when using buprenorphine, an act... »

How much is a MyChart message worth? It’s complicated

How much is a MyChart message worth? It’s complicated

Doctors say they need to be paid for their time spent sending patient messages through portals such as Epic Systems’ MyChart... »

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RSV, flu and colds: How to tell when your child is too sick for school

RSV, flu and colds: How to tell when your child is too sick for school

Wintertime brings sniffles, and with so many kids coming back to school from a few years at home, RSV, the flu and colds are hitti... »

FDA drafts guidelines allowing more men who have sex with men to donate blood

FDA drafts guidelines allowing more men who have sex with men to donate blood

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Simulated driving program reduces crash risk for teens with ADHD in small study

Simulated driving program reduces crash risk for teens with ADHD in small study

A program that combines computer-based and driving simulator training may reduce the proportion of crashes and near crashes among ... »

Advances in Handling Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD)

Advances in Handling Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD)

An expert in treatment-resistant depression shares successful treatment strategies doctors can try to help with TRD. »

World AIDS Day: 5 ways to make a difference

World AIDS Day: 5 ways to make a difference

December 1 is World AIDS Day, an annual event dedicated to raising awareness and money to fight AIDS around the world. Here are fi... »

Managing Treatment-Resistant Depression: One Person’s Story

Managing Treatment-Resistant Depression: One Person’s Story

Learn how someone with treatment-resistant depression used therapy, community, and self-advocacy to help manage her condition. »

Post-pandemic outbreak of drug-resistant fungus in Brazil stemming from abuse of medications and full ICUs

Post-pandemic outbreak of drug-resistant fungus in Brazil stemming from abuse of medications and full ICUs

In Brazil, a group of researchers has reported the largest outbreak to date of COVID-associated candidemia caused by the same drug... »