• As Pandemic Rolls On, How to Know if Your Child Needs Therapy By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    AS PANDEMIC ROLLS ON, HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR CHILD NEEDS THERAPY

    It may seem obvious, but the COVID-19 pandemic has only worsened mental health issues that have affected kids socially and developmentally.

    Child
  • Extra 10 Minutes of Daily Activity Could Save Lives By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    EXTRA 10 MINUTES OF DAILY ACTIVITY COULD SAVE LIVES

    Adding activity to your day can include walking, cycling for fun or transportation, working out on cardio machines, dancing and playing...

    Sport, Cardio
  • Watch, But Don't Worry Yet, About New Omicron Subvariant By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    WATCH, BUT DON'T WORRY YET, ABOUT NEW OMICRON SUBVARIANT

    It's worth watching BA.2, the World Health Organization says. The subvariant has been identified across at least 40 countries, including...

  • China Has Passed U.S. On Several Key Science Measures By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    CHINA HAS PASSED U.S. ON SEVERAL KEY SCIENCE MEASURES

    China's global patent share jumped to 49% while the U.S.' share dropped to 10% in a decade. A new report from the National Science...

    Drop
  • Musk's-brain-implant-company-hiring-clinical-trials-director By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    MUSK'S-BRAIN-IMPLANT-COMPANY-HIRING-CLINICAL-TRIALS-DIRECTOR

    Elon Musk's startup company that aims to connect people's brains to computers is advertising for a clinical trial director, a sign...

    Brain
  • Depression Might Influence Belief in COVID Vaccine Lies By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    DEPRESSION MIGHT INFLUENCE BELIEF IN COVID VACCINE LIES

    A new study finds people with depression are more likely than others to fall for misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines.

    Depression, Vaccination
  • Booster Shots 90% Effective at Preventing Omicron Hospitalizations: CDC Data By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    BOOSTER SHOTS 90% EFFECTIVE AT PREVENTING OMICRON HOSPITALIZATIONS: CDC DATA

    Booster shots of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines appear to be highly effective at preventing hospitalizations due to the Omicron...

    Hospital, Vaccination
  • Infertility Amid COVID-19: ‘Our Hopes Were Taken Away' By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    INFERTILITY AMID COVID-19: ‘OUR HOPES WERE TAKEN AWAY'

    According to the CDC, 330,000 assisted reproductive technology cycles were completed in 2019. But the pandemic interrupted these efforts...

    Infertility
  • ‘Post-Truth Era' Hurts COVID-19 Response, Trust in Science By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    ‘POST-TRUTH ERA' HURTS COVID-19 RESPONSE, TRUST IN SCIENCE

    Unsupported beliefs have taken precedent over readily identifiable truths in discussions of health, science, and politics. The upshot:...

  • Doctors Fight Tobacco Takeover of Inhaled Medicines By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    DOCTORS FIGHT TOBACCO TAKEOVER OF INHALED MEDICINES

    Respiratory specialists failed to block the Philip Morris acquisition of inhaler manufacturer Vectura. Now they are banding together...

    Tobacco
  • By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    IS HAVANA SYNDROME REAL? HERE'S WHAT HISTORY CAN TELL US

    No one has been able to say for sure whether Havana syndrome is a true condition. How does it compare to psychogenic illnesses of the...

  • Ordering Groceries Online? Good Luck Finding Nutrition Info By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    ORDERING GROCERIES ONLINE? GOOD LUCK FINDING NUTRITION INFO

    A new study shows many websites make it hard to find nutrition information on products.

    Nutrition
  • 'Artificial Pancreas' Can Help Kids With Type 1 Diabetes By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    'ARTIFICIAL PANCREAS' CAN HELP KIDS WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES

    New research suggests an "artificial pancreas" system may beat standard treatment in controlling the blood sugar disease in young children.

    Diabetes
  • 'The Other Pandemic': Antibiotic Resistance Growing Worldwide By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    'THE OTHER PANDEMIC': ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE GROWING WORLDWIDE

    More than 1.2 million deaths around the world in just 2019 alone: That's the grave estimate in the largest study to date looking at...

  • Study: Black Men Twice as Likely to Develop Prostate Cancer as Whites By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    STUDY: BLACK MEN TWICE AS LIKELY TO DEVELOP PROSTATE CANCER AS WHITES

    A review of men seen at VA hospitals found that Black veterans had nearly twice the incidence of localized and advanced prostate cancer...

    Hospital, Prostate, Cancer
  • Nearly Half of Americans Gained Weight in Pandemic's First Year By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    NEARLY HALF OF AMERICANS GAINED WEIGHT IN PANDEMIC'S FIRST YEAR

    A new study shows nearly half of U.S. adults piled on excess pounds during the first year of the pandemic, making a national obesity...

    Obesity
  • U.S. Faces Wave of Omicron Deaths in Coming Weeks, Forecasts Say By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    U.S. FACES WAVE OF OMICRON DEATHS IN COMING WEEKS, FORECASTS SAY

    COVID-19 deaths from the Omicron variant are climbing and will likely increase quickly in the upcoming weeks, according to new forecasts.

    Face
  • Heart Function Rebounds for Kids With COVID-Linked MIS-C By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    HEART FUNCTION REBOUNDS FOR KIDS WITH COVID-LINKED MIS-C

    A new study has good news for parents: Children tend to recover completely from any heart injury within three months of falling ill.

  • By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    ELECTROCUTED BY 11,000 VOLTS, NOW AN AMPUTEE. AND AN MD

    Bruce "BJ" Miller was 19 when he lost both legs and one arm. After a grueling rehab, he went back to college and eventually medical...

    Legs, Arm
  • Study Finds Genetic Factor for COVID Smell and Taste Loss By Web MD   -   Jan 26, 2022

    STUDY FINDS GENETIC FACTOR FOR COVID SMELL AND TASTE LOSS

    A genetic risk factor could explain why some people lose their senses of smell and taste when they get infected with COVID-19, according...