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Ousted MetroHealth CEO sues the health system

Ousted MetroHealth CEO sues the health system

The lawsuit alleges ‘multiple violations of Ohio’s Open Meetings Act’ and the MetroHealth System’s board o... »

Apprenticeship in rural Colorado helps fill healthcare worker gap

Apprenticeship in rural Colorado helps fill healthcare worker gap

Apprentices take training classes at Western Colorado Area Health Education Center in Grand Junction and receive on-the-job traini... »

Why most men don’t have enough close friends

Why most men don’t have enough close friends

Adult friends are hard for everyone — especially for men told that opening up to someone else is only for women. But experts say t... »

The chase is on: Regulators are slowly cracking down on vapes aimed at teens

The chase is on: Regulators are slowly cracking down on vapes aimed at teens

The advent of vaping revived nicotine addiction among young people after a dramatic decline. The FDA seems poised to at last yank ... »

Médicos y defensores denuncian un aumento de la desinformación sobre el aborto

Médicos y defensores denuncian un aumento de la desinformación sobre el aborto

La información falsa dirigida a la comunidad latina está creciendo. Gran parte de ella está diseñada para impulsar a los votantes ... »

Mother loses peripheral vision from apparent exposure to mercury in beauty creams. Toxic levels in her home put family at risk, say experts

Mother loses peripheral vision from apparent exposure to mercury in beauty creams. Toxic levels in her home put family at risk, say experts

A woman lost part of her vision and inadvertently put her family at risk of mercury poisoning, most likely from using skin whiteni... »

Pregnant women’s cannabis usage in US states where it is legalized raises calls for screening

Pregnant women’s cannabis usage in US states where it is legalized raises calls for screening

Pregnant women living in U.S. states where cannabis is legal must be screened for the drug, for the health of both mother and baby... »

Healthy plant-based diets associated with lower colorectal cancer risk in men

Healthy plant-based diets associated with lower colorectal cancer risk in men

Eating a plant-based diet rich in healthy plant foods—such as whole grains, vegetables, and legumes—and low in unhealthy plant foo... »

Fauci shares lessons from pandemic, criticism of China’s zero-Covid policy ahead of his departure from government

Fauci shares lessons from pandemic, criticism of China’s zero-Covid policy ahead of his departure from government

The Covid-19 pandemic has carried a key lesson for public health officials, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday: When talking to America... »

Individual patterns in sleep apnea provide a better approach to diagnosis and treatment

Individual patterns in sleep apnea provide a better approach to diagnosis and treatment

One in ten Americans suffers from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), where breathing is repeatedly disrupted during sleep. OSA has bee... »

Green Mediterranean diet reduces twice as much visceral fat as traditional Mediterranean diet

Green Mediterranean diet reduces twice as much visceral fat as traditional Mediterranean diet

Following the green Mediterranean diet significantly reduces visceral adipose tissue, a type of fat around internal organs that is... »

Flu season continues to intensify in the US, and holiday gatherings could make it worse

Flu season continues to intensify in the US, and holiday gatherings could make it worse

Americans gathered for Thanksgiving last week amid a flu season that’s worse than any has been in more than a decade, and ex... »

How Writing in a Journal Helps Depression

How Writing in a Journal Helps Depression

Find out how writing your thoughts in a journal can let you shift your perspective and help you manage the symptoms of depression. »

Holiday Travel: How to Get Where You’re Going (and Stay Well)

Holiday Travel: How to Get Where You’re Going (and Stay Well)

Planning to travel this season? Here’s how to stay happy and healthy en route. »

Increasing protein intake by 25 g a day could help women reduce hip fracture risk by up to 14%

Increasing protein intake by 25 g a day could help women reduce hip fracture risk by up to 14%

Increasing intake of protein and drinking regular cups of tea or coffee is one way women could reduce their risk of suffering a hi... »

Cutting Table Salt Tied to Lower Heart Disease Risk

Cutting Table Salt Tied to Lower Heart Disease Risk

Researchers say their findings are good news because they suggest you don’t have to cut out salt entirely to reduce your hea... »

A Purpose in Life Might Lengthen Your Life

A Purpose in Life Might Lengthen Your Life

A new study finds a greater sense of purpose was linked to a lower risk of premature death risk among people of all races and ethn... »

Berry Good for You: Some Foods Can Strengthen Your Brain

Berry Good for You: Some Foods Can Strengthen Your Brain

New research suggests eating more berries and drinking tea may help slow mental decline as you age. »

Past Discrimination Tied to Worse Recovery After Heart Attack

Past Discrimination Tied to Worse Recovery After Heart Attack

About one in three adults who survived a heart attack at a relatively young age say they have experienced discrimination, and the ... »

College Students Found Help in Personal Pandemic Stories

College Students Found Help in Personal Pandemic Stories

The COVID-19 pandemic was hard on everyone, especially during the early months of the lockdown. But college students had particula... »

Higher vitamin K intake linked to lower bone fracture risk late in life

Higher vitamin K intake linked to lower bone fracture risk late in life

Breaking bones can be life changing events—especially as we age, when hip fractures can become particularly damaging and result in... »

Is It Long COVID, or Dementia, or Both?

Is It Long COVID, or Dementia, or Both?

Scientists are starting to confirm what doctors, patients, and their families can already see: Older patients who have had COVID-1... »

Trans care and abortion bans test bounds of government’s role in clinical care

Trans care and abortion bans test bounds of government’s role in clinical care

The perpetual debate about who gets the final say in medical decisions is manifesting in new ways as states enact restrictions or ... »

Controversial Illinois hospital project gets OK to move forward

Controversial Illinois hospital project gets OK to move forward

Quincy Medical Group will build its small-format hospital after a court dismissed an appeal filed by neighboring Blessing Health S... »

Study finds positive media coverage of cannabis studies regardless of therapeutic effect

Study finds positive media coverage of cannabis studies regardless of therapeutic effect

In cannabis trials against pain, people who take placebos report feeling largely the same level of pain relief as those who consum... »

Google’s AI Will Now Be Used in Mammograms

Google’s AI Will Now Be Used in Mammograms

Google’s AI algorithm for helping to screen for breast cancer will now be part of commercial mammograms. On November 28, the compa... »

Lung Cancer Screening Can Catch Tumors When They’re Curable, New Research Finds

Lung Cancer Screening Can Catch Tumors When They’re Curable, New Research Finds

For the past six years, Elyssa Barbaro has gotten screened for lung cancer. The 71-year-old New Yorker smoked for about 50 years, ... »

WHO Renames Monkeypox as mpox, Citing Racism Concerns

WHO Renames Monkeypox as mpox, Citing Racism Concerns

LONDON — The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal ... »

Community health groups that played crucial role during Covid-19 pandemic say they’re being left out of government funding

Community health groups that played crucial role during Covid-19 pandemic say they’re being left out of government funding

As the US government distributes some of the most significant investments ever to improve public health, grass-roots organizations... »

WHO renames monkeypox as ‘mpox’

WHO renames monkeypox as ‘mpox’

The World Health Organization announced Monday that “mpox” is now the preferred name for monkeypox. »

Conscious spending: The finance approach that’s both smart and fun

Conscious spending: The finance approach that’s both smart and fun

Being wise with your finances doesn’t mean living with extreme restrictions. Conscious spending helps you be responsible and... »

Improve memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study says

Improve memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study says

Eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, may slow your rate of memory loss, a new study... »

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Despite your best efforts to store produce properly, some foods seem destined for the trash before you know it. But what if, with ... »

He woke up from eye surgery with a gash on his forehead. What happened?

He woke up from eye surgery with a gash on his forehead. What happened?

Some doctors and medical practices voluntarily give rebates on a bill if an injury occurs during a procedure, while others will no... »

Blue Cross trans care lawsuit tests limits of employer plan admins’ liability

Blue Cross trans care lawsuit tests limits of employer plan admins’ liability

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois won’t cover gender-affirming care for a teenager covered by a Catholic health system&... »

Why Is Cleaning Good For Mental Health? (Things You Need To Know)

Why Is Cleaning Good For Mental Health? (Things You Need To Know)

Being a hygiene freak has its perks. Even if you are not, cleaning will help you feel better and refreshed. Now the question may&#... »

Try this interval workout to avoid HIIT burnout or injuries

Try this interval workout to avoid HIIT burnout or injuries

High-intensity interval training, or HIIT workouts, has been a top 10 fitness trend since 2014. Yet there are similar forms of int... »

The Best Ways To Look After Your Skin

The Best Ways To Look After Your Skin

If you don’t look after your skin, you can become dry and age prematurely; on the other hand, regular skin care like moisturizing ... »

Secrets of ‘SuperAgers’ with superior memories into their 80s

Secrets of ‘SuperAgers’ with superior memories into their 80s

Are you destined to become a ‘SuperAger,” with a memory as sharp in your 80s as it was in your 50s? Here’s what ... »

Why war correspondent Sebastian Junger feels gratitude for his near-death experience

Why war correspondent Sebastian Junger feels gratitude for his near-death experience

Inspired by his own near-death experience requiring blood donations, author and war correspondent Sebastian Junger now advocates f... »