• By Web MD   -   Jul 1, 2020

    15 EXPERT TIPS FOR APPLYING A SELF-TANNER

    For those who love the look of bronzed skin but want to avoid the health risks of sun exposure, see our expert tips on using self-tanners.

    Skin
  • Air Travel a Puzzle in Age of Coronavirus By Web MD   -   Jul 1, 2020

    AIR TRAVEL A PUZZLE IN AGE OF CORONAVIRUS

    United and American airlines, along with Southwest and Delta, require all passengers to wear cloth face masks or any high-tech masks...

    Face
  • By Web MD   -   Jul 1, 2020

    SUMMER FOOT CARE

    Keep your feet looking and feeling their best with these tips.

  • Muscle Relaxants for Back Pain Are Soaring: Are They Safe? By Web MD   -   Jul 1, 2020

    MUSCLE RELAXANTS FOR BACK PAIN ARE SOARING: ARE THEY SAFE?

    Experts worry that muscle relaxants may not help much and could cause troubling side effects, especially in older patients.

  • An HIV Drug You Only Take Twice a Year? By Web MD   -   Jul 1, 2020

    AN HIV DRUG YOU ONLY TAKE TWICE A YEAR?

    A single injection of the experimental drug, called lenacapavir, was able to lower blood levels of HIV in a small group of patients....

    Injections, Injection, Drugs
  • COVID-19 Blood Test Might Predict Who Will Need a Ventilator By Web MD   -   Jul 1, 2020

    COVID-19 BLOOD TEST MIGHT PREDICT WHO WILL NEED A VENTILATOR

    This finding could lead to a scoring system that would flag at-risk patients for closer monitoring and to personalized treatments

  • Trauma of Racism Fuels High Blood Pressure Among Black Americans: Study By Web MD   -   Jul 1, 2020

    TRAUMA OF RACISM FUELS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AMONG BLACK AMERICANS: STUDY

    Black Americans who endure life-altering instances of discrimination are a third to a half more likely to develop high blood pressure...

    Hypertension
  • Mask Up! Don't Let Down Your Guard Against COVID-19 By Web MD   -   Jul 1, 2020

    MASK UP! DON'T LET DOWN YOUR GUARD AGAINST COVID-19

    Face masks or other face coverings are especially important because research shows that people become contagious before they start...

    Face
  • Amid Pandemic, Too Many Americans Are Hesitating to Call 911 By Web MD   -   Jun 30, 2020

    AMID PANDEMIC, TOO MANY AMERICANS ARE HESITATING TO CALL 911

    Fear of getting COVID-19 at hospitals and not wanting to burden health care facilities with non-COVID-19 issues might account for these...

    Hospital
  • Sleeping In on Weekends Won't Erase Your 'Sleep Debt' By Web MD   -   Jun 30, 2020

    SLEEPING IN ON WEEKENDS WON'T ERASE YOUR 'SLEEP DEBT'

    Only 18% of severely sleep-deprived men and women were able to bank enough sleep to make up for chronic weekday sleep deficiencies.

    Sleep
  • FBI: Beware of Scammers Selling Fake COVID-19 Antibody Tests By Web MD   -   Jun 30, 2020

    FBI: BEWARE OF SCAMMERS SELLING FAKE COVID-19 ANTIBODY TESTS

    The FBI said fraudsters are also trying to get people's personal information as well as personal health information

  • Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Nuggets Recalled By Web MD   -   Jun 30, 2020

    PILGRIM'S PRIDE CHICKEN NUGGETS RECALLED

    The products, which were shipped to stores in Arizona, Idaho, Oregon and Texas, have the establishment number "P-20728" printed on...

  • Contact Tracer Teams Growing Amid New Challenges By Web MD   -   Jun 30, 2020

    CONTACT TRACER TEAMS GROWING AMID NEW CHALLENGES

    Contact tracing, along with strategic testing, rapid isolation, and supportive quarantine, is an vital way of slowing the spread of...

  • New Swine Flu Poses Possible Pandemic Risk By Web MD   -   Jun 30, 2020

    NEW SWINE FLU POSES POSSIBLE PANDEMIC RISK

    The G4 virus is genetically descended from the H1N1 swine flu that caused a pandemic in 2009, CNN reported.

    Flu
  • Studies Detail Syndrome in Kids Linked to COVID By Web MD   -   Jun 30, 2020

    STUDIES DETAIL SYNDROME IN KIDS LINKED TO COVID

    Nearly 300 children in 26 states fell ill with a mysterious COVID-related inflammatory condition between March and May, a pair of new...

  • Can't Sleep? Behavioral Therapy May Ease Insomnia By Web MD   -   Jun 29, 2020

    CAN'T SLEEP? BEHAVIORAL THERAPY MAY EASE INSOMNIA

    More doctors have become aware of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia , a nondrug treatment that can improve sleep by helping...

    Sleep
  • Is Raw or Homemade Food Good for Your Pet? By Web MD   -   Jun 29, 2020

    IS RAW OR HOMEMADE FOOD GOOD FOR YOUR PET?

    New research found that only 13% of dog owners and about one-third of cat owners exclusively fed their pets conventional pet foods...

    Food
  • Hispanic Americans Being Hit Hard By COVID-19 By Web MD   -   Jun 29, 2020

    HISPANIC AMERICANS BEING HIT HARD BY COVID-19

    COVID-19 is being diagnosed in Hispanic communities at a disproportionately high rate, a new study of the Baltimore-Washington, D.C.,...

  • What COVID Means To Those Who Can't Work At Home By Web MD   -   Jun 29, 2020

    WHAT COVID MEANS TO THOSE WHO CAN'T WORK AT HOME

    Working at home during a pandemic isn't an option for about three-quarters of U.S. workers, putting them at increased risk of infection,...

  • COVID-19 Fallout: Tons of Trash By Web MD   -   Jun 29, 2020

    COVID-19 FALLOUT: TONS OF TRASH

    As COVID-19 has brought anxiety, worry, and social distancing, it has also brought piles and piles of trash and waste.