• Young People Recover Quickly From Rare Heart Side Effect of COVID Vaccine By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    YOUNG PEOPLE RECOVER QUICKLY FROM RARE HEART SIDE EFFECT OF COVID VACCINE

    Myocarditis is a rare but serious condition that's most often triggered by an infection and/or inflammation caused by a virus.

    Vaccination
  • CrossFit Steps Into Primary Health Care Realm By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    CROSSFIT STEPS INTO PRIMARY HEALTH CARE REALM

    The idea of blending health care with fitness has been intensifying in recent years. CrossFit's announcement is just the latest salvo.

  • 'Magic Mushroom' Drug Edges Toward Mainstream Therapy By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    'MAGIC MUSHROOM' DRUG EDGES TOWARD MAINSTREAM THERAPY

    Psychedelic therapy focused on psilocybin has received new interest as a potential treatment against anxiety, depression and other...

    Drugs, Depression
  • Canada Aims to End Ban on Blood Donations from Gay, Bisexual Men By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    CANADA AIMS TO END BAN ON BLOOD DONATIONS FROM GAY, BISEXUAL MEN

    The end of Canada's ban on gay and bisexual men from donating blood based on sexual orientation alone may soon be history.

  • By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    FOOT CARE TIPS FOR PEOPLE WITH PAD, FROM PODIATRISTS

    Follow these foot care tips to help your feet stay healthy if you have peripheral artery disease .

  • By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    WHEN PAD IS AN EMERGENCY

    If you have peripheral artery disease , you need to be aware of signs of these medical emergencies.

  • By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    HOW TO SUPPORT SOMEONE WHO HAS CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

    Here are some ways to help when a partner, family member, or close friend has been diagnosed with heart disease.

  • By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    MAKE-A-WISH, RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE, ST. JUDE PIVOT TO HELP SICK KIDS DURING THE PANDEMIC

    Organizations that help children with serious medical conditions and their families had to pivot during the pandemic to provide support...

  • By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    BEFORE YOU QUIT YOUR JOB: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HEALTH INSURANCE

    Tempted to give your 2 weeks' notice and join the “Great Resignation”? Here's what you need to know about health insurance before you...

  • In COVID Battle, Omicron May Outrun Delta, Experts Say By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    IN COVID BATTLE, OMICRON MAY OUTRUN DELTA, EXPERTS SAY

    The genetic changes found in the new Omicron variant show that it could be passed more easily from person to person than Delta, according...

  • Gene Found in Amish Helps Protect Their Hearts By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    GENE FOUND IN AMISH HELPS PROTECT THEIR HEARTS

    A new study suggests Amish have a rare gene variant that may help lower "bad" cholesterol and protect against heart disease.

    Cholesterol
  • Costs Block Prescription Access for Millions: Study By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    COSTS BLOCK PRESCRIPTION ACCESS FOR MILLIONS: STUDY

    More adults with private insurance than those on Medicare couldn't afford their drugs pre-pandemic; the poor and patients with multiple...

    Drugs
  • When Grief Doesn't Go Away By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    WHEN GRIEF DOESN'T GO AWAY

    Sometimes grief over the death of a loved one can cut so deep so that it's hard to get over your mourning. That's especially true if...

  • Threats Under the Tree: Congress Addresses Holiday Products' Dangers By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    THREATS UNDER THE TREE: CONGRESS ADDRESSES HOLIDAY PRODUCTS' DANGERS

    During the holiday season, toys can pose choking and other health hazards that can endanger children's lives, experts told the U.S....

  • Black Americans Less Likely to Lose Hearing as They Age By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    BLACK AMERICANS LESS LIKELY TO LOSE HEARING AS THEY AGE

    Researchers hope this new information could help improve efforts to prevent hearing loss.

  • Breast Cancer: Test Reveals Who Can Skip Chemo After Surgery By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    BREAST CANCER: TEST REVEALS WHO CAN SKIP CHEMO AFTER SURGERY

    For decades, chemotherapy has been used after breast cancer surgery when the cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes.

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    HOW TO KNOW WHAT MEDICAL INFORMATION TO TRUST

    Misinformation and disinformation are commonplace on the internet. Use these techniques to judge the reliability of what you read.

  • First Malaria Vaccine a Major Milestone Despite Hurdles Ahead By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    FIRST MALARIA VACCINE A MAJOR MILESTONE DESPITE HURDLES AHEAD

    The four-dose vaccine, advanced by landmark COVID-19 prevention efforts, is an achievement that scientists have been painstakingly...

    Vaccination
  • South Africa COVID-19 Cases Almost Double in 24 Hours By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    SOUTH AFRICA COVID-19 CASES ALMOST DOUBLE IN 24 HOURS

    South Africa's COVID-19 cases almost doubled within 24 hours, jumping from a reported 4,300 new cases on Tuesday to 8,500 new daily...

  • How to Help a Loved One With Peripheral Artery Disease By Web MD   -   Dec 7, 2021

    HOW TO HELP A LOVED ONE WITH PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE

    Peripheral artery disease can be a life-changing condition. Here's how one man helped a friend through his diagnosis.