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Food Guidelines Change But Fail to Take Cultures Into Account 2/1/21

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services have once again developed new food guidelines for Americans that urge people to customize a diet of nutrient-dense food. For the first time, they make recommendations...

4 ways to support your immune health, according to an MD

(BPT) - Amid the new normal where health and the health of loved ones is top of mind for many Americans, prioritizing wellness activities on a daily basis can be key to feeling in control and maintaining immune health....

Whether slow or fast, here’s how your metabolism influences how many calories you burn each day

It’s a common dieter’s lament: “Ugh, my metabolism is so slow, I’m never going to lose any weight.” When people talk about a fast or slow metabolism, what they’re really getting at is how many calories their body burns as...

COVID-19 vaccine development: Key facts you want to know, from Pfizer’s Chief Patient Officer

(BPT) - The COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted many people around the globe in some way, and as a result, all eyes are on the biopharmaceutical companies that are working to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. As the...

Amid COVID and Racial Unrest, Black Churches Put Faith in Mental Health Care

December 1, 2020 Wilma Mayfield used to visit a senior center in Durham, North Carolina, four days a week and attend Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church on Sundays, a ritual she’s maintained for nearly half a century. But over the past...

California Governor Warns Stay-At-Home Order For Most Of State Could Be Imminent-Surging Coronavirus -Covid19

California Gov. Gavin Newsom warned another stay-at-home order for most of the state could come as soon as “the next day or two” as Covid-19 cases surge. With ICUs across the state on track to reach capacity by mid-December,...

People living with diabetes may feel more in control of their condition with the help of technology

(BPT) - In the United States today, more than 30 million people live with diabetes — a challenging condition that requires individuals to constantly, and diligently, manage their body’s needs. Those who use insulin know that carefully logging glucose...

Laughing is good for your mind and your body – here’s what the research shows

Janet M. Gibson, Grinnell College Amusement and pleasant surprises – and the laughter they can trigger – add texture to the fabric of daily life. Those giggles and guffaws can seem like just silly throwaways. But laughter, in response to funny...

Take It From an Expert: Fauci’s Hierarchy of Safety During COVID

Elisabeth Rosenthal November 19, 2020 As a health journalist, a physician and a former foreign correspondent who lived through SARS in Beijing, I often get questions from friends, colleagues and people I don’t even know about how to live during the...

CBD sales are soaring, but evidence is still slim that the cannabis derivative makes a difference for anxiety or pain

Hilary A. Marusak, Wayne State University Many people have turned to cannabis and its derivatives as they search for pandemic relief, and one of the most widely available ones is CBD. It is also legal. You can buy oils, tinctures,...
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Remarkable -Biden calling Republicans fascists is like the pot calling the kettle black 8/28/22

At a rally in front of Democratic donors, President Joe Biden called out those he labels as extreme Republicans,...
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