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4 Myths About Food Shopping During the Coronavirus

A public health expert states the truth about COVID-19 and groceries, including myths about washing fruit in soapy water and leaving food out for 3 days.

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LA doctor seeing success with hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19

A Los Angeles doctor said he is seeing significant success in prescribing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in combination with zinc to treat patients with severe symptoms of COVID-19.

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Fact check: Did Obama administration deplete N95 mask stockpile?

During the presidency of Barack Obama, the national stockpile was seriously taxed as the administration addressed multiple crises over eight years.

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Here's How COVID-19 Compares to Past Outbreaks

COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, isn’t the first threatening disease that’s surged around the world — nor will it be the last. Between influenza pandemics, like the outbreaks in 1918 and 2009, SARS and Ebola.

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Live Updates: U.S. Reports More Than 30,000 Coronavirus Cases In Record Day; Scientists Alarmed By Government’s Response

Live updates: U.S. reports more than 30,000 coronavirus cases in record day; Scientists alarmed by government’s response

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Why Social Distancing Might Actually Result In More Coronavirus Deaths

What the media and policymakers are not telling us is that the longer we delay the development of herd immunity, the more high-risk people will die.

Health & Fitness | Coronavirus Resources

COVID-19: Everything You Need to Know About the Novel Coronavirus

COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a new (novel) strain of coronavirus, a common virus that

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Avoid coronavirus when you leave the house: 12 things you can do to help stay safe

Start practicing these practical tips for grocery shopping, opening doors and signing your name when you're out in public.

Politics | Politics

Pollak: Democrats Pushed Impeachment While Coronavirus Spread

The timeline of the two developments -- impeachment and coronavirus -- is shocking, and reveals the true cost of hyper-partisanship.

Politics | Politics

CNN Bashed Trump For Saying The Same Thing About Coronavirus Death Percentage That They’re Now Reporting

CNN journalists bashed President Donald Trump for saying on March 4 that the death rate of the novel coronavirus is likely much lower than data indicates.

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Does Wearing Gloves Make Grocery Shopping Safer?

Why wearing gloves to the supermarket doesn't help you avoid the coronavirus: You don't need them, and few people know how to properly remove gloves.

Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

The $20 Solution to Coronavirus: ‘Anecdotal Evidence’ Is a Life-Saver | The American Spectator

Over the weekend, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency authorization for the use of  hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and chloroquine (CQ) to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Simultaneously, the Department of Health and Human Services

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'Trump is right about the coronavirus. The WHO is wrong,' says Israeli expert - Israel News - Haaretz.com

Dr. Dan Yamin has developed models for predicting the spread of infectious diseases, and helped curb the Ebola epidemic. He says the coronavirus could take some 13,000 lives in Israel – but there's cause for optimism

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Cuomo speculates that quarantine may have backfired in some cases

Sweeping statewide quarantine orders may not have been the most effective strategy to combat the coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo conceded on Thursday.

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Dr. Marc Siegel describes HIV drug as 'very exciting' potential coronavirus treatment | Fox News

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Monday that an experimental drug typically used to treat HIV and breast cancer may be a promising treatment for the coronavirus.

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I'm a Rabbi and a Physician Assistant - This is why I want you to stay home

“Stay home. Save lives.” These words blinked on the overhead electronic traffic sign as I sped down the highway.

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Rhode Island Governor Announces National Guard Will Go 'Door-to-Door' to Identify New Yorkers to Slow COVID-19 Spread

Rhode Island officials will patrol the highways and knock on doors, ordering anyone coming from New York into quarantine.

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Coronavirus Vaccine Update: When Will a Covid-19 Vaccine Be Ready? These Programs Are Making Progress.

A true return to normalcy is unlikely without a widely-available coronavirus vaccine. There are currently at least 47 Covid-19 vaccine programs under way. Here are some to keep an eye on.

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Will Warm Weather Slow Down the Coronavirus? | Health

Influenza cases usually start to drop during springtime, but will warm weather slow down the coronavirus? Experts weigh in on whether warm weather will help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

How to Help Teens Shelter in Place

Help your teenager to see the bigger picture, and their adult responsibilities, to ease the way to successful self isolation.

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FSI - Is the Coronavirus as Deadly as They Say?

Current estimates about the Covid-19 fatality rate may be too high by orders of magnitude, Stanford Health Policy's Eran Bendavid and Jay Bhattacharya write in this editorial published in the Wall Street Journal.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Vitamin D May Extend Lifespans Of Cancer Patients, Study Finds

Vitamin D is well-known for its bone-strengthening properties, but it may be even more critical to our health than believed.

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Covid-19: Stinging Nettle Lectin – People, Nature, and Data

“Out of this nettle – danger – we pluck this flower – safety.” — William Shakespeare When I think of nettles, I remember an observation one of my student classmates at…

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FDA Approved Drugs Show Promise Against COVID-19

However, experts stressed that this research is still in its early stages, so people shouldn't try any of the drugs now to prevent or treat COVID-19.

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Coronavirus and High Blood Pressure: How COVID-19 Affects High Blood Pressure

People with high blood pressure may get sicker if infected with coronavirus. How does it affect those with high blood pressure and how can you protect yourself? FInd out here.

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World Health Organization director praises Trump's leadership in response to coronavirus pandemic | Fox News

The head of the World Health Organization on Wednesday praised President Trump for his leadership in handling the novel coronavirus outbreak and said the president is "taking responsibility" for leading the United States' response to the global

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Dr. Deborah Birx: Coronavirus data not matching extreme predictions | Fox News

The White House response coordinator for the coronavirus task force said Thursday that extreme predictions about the pandemic don't line up with the incoming data, while also pushing back against unfounded rumors that could alarm the public.

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Best Foods to Help Your Body Fight the Coronavirus

While there are no current allopathic treatments that target coronavirus, there are osteopathic treatments that can help you body fight back.

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Does Everyone Over 60 Need to Take the Same Coronavirus Precautions?

If you’re worried that older parents aren’t following rigorous enough precautions, don’t lecture them. Instead, ask how they’ve prepared.

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Bad Bugs: Identify Insects and Bug Bites

What do bug bites look like? How do you treat bug bites? Why do bug bites burn? See spider bite pictures and learn how to identify bug bites from mosquitoes, bees, bed bugs, wasps, and more. See what their bites & stings look like and how to treat bug

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

COVID-19 and Anxiety: Coping with the Emotional Fallout of Isolation - Alpha-Stim

Experts say to practice social distancing to stop the spread of coronavirus. Isolation can lead to depression and anxiety; Alpha-Stim can help.

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

9 Health Benefits of Oranges Backed by Science

Simple minded scientists sometimes try to simplify the medicinal qualities of the orange down to vitamin C, or ascorbic acid. That is a mistake.

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus: More Vital Info From Our Users - Joshua Namm

I wanted to give everyone an update and quick set of reference points provided by Moptu’s incredibly informative users. As we all settle into the new reality of life in self-Isolation, it’s more…

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Scientists Find 69 Drugs and Compounds Potentially Effective Against COVID-19

Researchers have identified dozens of drugs and compounds that may be effective in combating the CCP virus.

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9 Health Benefits of Oranges Backed by Science

Simple minded scientists sometimes try to simplify the medicinal qualities of the orange down to vitamin C, or ascorbic acid. That is a mistake.

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Private Sector Thrives, Government Regulations Hurt, Capitalism Is Valuable in a Crisis

Commentary Even as there are pros and cons to the way the Trump administration has handled the CCP ...

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Tom Hanks Would Really, Really Like You To Shelter In Place

Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson tested positive for COVID-19 in early March, and luckily they’re now on the mend; however, Hanks has some words of advice to help slow the spread of the disease.

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Why this Nobel laureate predicts a quicker coronavirus recovery: ‘We’re going to be fine’

A Nobel laureate predicted China's recovery weeks before it happened. Analyzing the numbers, he sees a much brighter global outcome than many experts.

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Coronavirus symptoms: how quickly do they show and what to look out for

This guide on coronavirus symptoms, underpinned with advice from leading health experts, is designed to protect you and your family

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study Ties Brain Inflammation to Several Types of Dementia | Health News | US News

US News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings. Track elected officials, research health conditions, and find news you can use in politics, business, health, and education.

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Coronavirus: How to safely take care of someone sick with COVID-19

Those who are infected and don’t require hospitalization are instructed to stay home, but most live with families, roommates and pets at home.

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Coronavirus FAQs: Can I Go Running? Is Food Shopping Too Risky? What's Herd Immunity?

Each week we're answering pressing questions about the coronavirus pandemic. This week the topics range from outdoor exercise to ibuprofen.

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Why not encourage cycling during the coronavirus lockdown?

Bikes allows people to maintain isolation but provide important respite from being indoors

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The Perils of Mass Coronavirus Testing

The public health response to the new coronavirus continues to evolve rapidly, with states shutting down schools, restaurants, bars, vacation places, and even elections. At the same time, the...

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Editorial: Giving the Right Name to the Virus Causing a Worldwide Pandemic

There has been controversy recently about what to call the virus that has unleashed a worldwide pandemic. The ...

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Younger Adults Make Up Big Portion of Coronavirus Hospitalizations in U.S. - The New York Times

New C.D.C. data shows that nearly 40 percent of patients sick enough to be hospitalized were age 20 to 54. But the risk of dying was significantly higher in older people.

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The Power of Hand-Washing to Prevent Coronavirus

Yes, soap does kill coronaviruses, but studies reveal that the majority of people are handwashing incorrectly. It's more important we do it right to help prevent coronavirus spread. Here's how.

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Flavors of BPA Keep Plastic Hormonal

BPA-free means little when common plastics have same side effects.

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How to Keep a Germ-Free Home

Families are taking a more serious look at their homes and considering what they can do to reduce the spread of germs at home.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Convincing Boomer Parents to Take the Coronavirus Seriously | The New Yorker

COVID-19 poses a unique threat to an age group that, whether they admit it or not, includes them.

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Israeli virologist urges world leaders to calm public, slams 'unnecessary panic'

'People think this virus is going to attack them all, and then they're all going to die,' says Prof. Jihad Bishara. 'Not at all. In fact, most of those infected won't even know it'

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How About Some Good News? Coronavirus Can't Be Passed From Mom To Newborn, Study Finds

Chinese researchers believe that the novel coronavirus is not transferrable from pregnant mothers to newborns at birth, a new study finds.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

MIT Study: Washing Hands Thoroughly Key To Slowing Outbreaks, Especially At Airports - Study Finds

It can seem like an insignificant gesture in the face of everything that's been happening in the world, but according to a recent MIT study, the power to make difference is quite literally in the palm of your hand.

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Coronavirus: During a Tough Time, Some Useful Advice From Our Users.

I’m the co-founder of the only social platform, Moptu, designed to share the articles we all read online every day.

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CDC Guidelines: Prevention of Coronavirus Disease

The best way to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection is to avoid exposure to this virus and follow these everyday preventative actions.

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First Person Injected With Trial Coronavirus Vaccine In Seattle

43-year old Jennifer Haller from Seattle was the first person to be injected with a new trial coronavirus vaccine on Monday. Researchers will follow her and 44 other people for 12 months to evaluate the vaccine.

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How to Clean Your Germy Laptop in 4 Easy Steps

All it takes is a can of compressed air and a little homemade computer cleaner to keep coronavirus and other germs away from your laptop.

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A Guide to Vitamin C: Health Benefits & Best Sources | Fullscript

Vitamin C is known for its role in supporting the immune system, but its health effects can range from collagen formation to prevention of ocular diseases.

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Coronavirus quarantine, travel ban could backfire, experts fear

The government has broad legal authority to detain people in the name of public health. But politically and diplomatically, it’s more complicated.

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How long does coronavirus live on clothes?

Does coronavirus stick to clothes? How can you remove coronavirus from clothes? Keep you wardrobe clean and disinfected.

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Chinese government knew about coronavirus one month earlier than it claimed: report | Fox News

A new report out of Beijing suggests the first confirmed case of the coronavirus can be traced back to mid-November, more than a month earlier than the Chinese government has claimed. 

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What Does the New Coronavirus Do to Your Body?

Why and how the coronavirus hijacks your cells, and how your body rallies its immune system to try to fend off COVID-19.

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Wash Your Hands to Your Favorite Songs With This Website

Washing your hands for at least 20 seconds is the best way to protect yourself from coronavirus. If you're looking for a way to pass that time, this tool can help.

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The facts on coronavirus aren't all scary. So why so much fear?

Why are people rushing to buy toilet paper, masks and sanitzer? Experts say anxiety around the coronavirus is fueled by a feeling of powerlessness.

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Seattle coronavirus survivor Elizabeth Schneider on what it's like to have the virus

A Seattle woman who says she had the coronavirus and is recovering has one "big takeaway" to share: Don't panic.

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Nearly 70,000 people have recovered from coronavirus | TheHill

Amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., it’s important to remember most who become infected recover from the illness.

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Worried about coronavirus? If your loved one is over 60, read this

There are specific precautions older adults should take to protect their health. We spoke to two geriatricians and pulled guidance from the CDC to assemble what you need to know about the virus and how to stay safe.

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Coronavirus, cold or the flu? Here’s how to tell the difference

The CDC and WHO have outlines the symptoms of the coronavirus. There are a few key differences between the symptoms presented in COVID-19 and the cold or flu.

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Do Disposable Gloves Prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Doctors Explain

Experts warn that wearing disposable gloves, like face masks, offers a false sense of security and isn't recommended to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

A growing number of states ban sexual orientation change efforts

Twenty states have now passed laws banning 'conversion therapy,' even as psychologists continue to battle other efforts that seek to undermine LGBTQ rights.

Politics | Trump Politics

Virtual Health Care Options Help Curb Spread of COVID-19, Medicare Restrictions Lifted

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is urging healthcare facilities to increase the use of telehealth, in hopes ...

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How To Prepare for The Coronavirus: Dos and Don’ts

Should you prepare for the Coronavirus? Public health officials have been urging people to prepare -- not panic -- for COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself right now.

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The Truth About Testosterone Quiz: Low Testosterone and Aging in Men

Take this WebMD quiz and see how much you know about aging and low testosterone in men. What do you know about low T and how it can affect you as you get older?

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Boomers Have a Drug Problem, but Not the Kind You Might Think

Boomers on multiple prescriptions need to take a proactive responsibility for the drugs they are on and the care they receive.

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What does it mean to self-quarantine? | Fox News

As the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the Globe, people in the U.S. have been asked to self-quarantine to slow the spread of the virus.

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This Is How Your Hair Changes As You Age | Nutrafol

Our hair changes as we get older. Learn how hair changes with age and why both men and women should adjust their hair care routines for each stage of life.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Seniors Who Walk For 30 Minutes Daily Cut Risk Of Death From Any Cause - Study Finds

Two new studies agree that staying active is perhaps the best way for older adults to live longer is to walk every day well into their golden years.

Psychology | Personality

Separation Stings: Study Finds Social Isolation May Cause Physical Inflammation

Researchers at the University of Surrey and Brunel University London say that social isolation may lead to increased bodily inflammation.

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Meditation for Busy People: Protective Aura

Protective Aura: Try this two- to three-minute meditation to help you de-stress, unwind, and enjoy not taking yourself, or the situation around you, too seriously.

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What Happens When You Don't Wash Your Hands

Washing your hands is critical to staying healthy and keeping from spreading germs to people around you. What happens when you forget? It's not good.

Politics | Politics

Dr. Ben Carson Brilliantly Turns Tables on Dems Attacking Mike Pence's Coronavirus Response

HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson criticized attempts to politicize the coronavirus task force’s handling of the disease at a press briefing Wednesday.

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Know People Who Brag About Being Too Busy to Get Enough Sleep? Science Says They Might as Well Say They Came to Work Drunk

While for some not getting enough sleep is like a status symbol, research shows it symbolizes something else entirely.

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China Gave Imperfect Data on Coronavirus Epidemic: Pompeo

China has delivered imperfect data on the new coronavirus, which emerged in the country in late 2019 before ...

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

How You Can Use Sleep to Fight Back Against Corona Virus | Psychology Today

By getting a full night of sleep, we help our bodies best fight back against potential threats.

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Is caffeine really bad for you? A doctor weighs in

What you should know before you down your next cup of coffee.

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Fix Everyday Pains With Just One Move

A quick stretch, yoga pose, or on-the-spot exercise can help fix sudden aches from head to toe. Learn how to quash pain with just one move.

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19 Habits That Wreck Your Teeth

Don't let bad dental habits steal a beautiful smile. WebMD's slideshow exposes top teeth-wrecking culprits, as well as tips to protect your teeth and gums.

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The US government is testing the keto diet to treat veterans' diabetes. Critics say it could have long term health risks

Virta Health is partnering with the VA to offer a low-carb keto diabetes treatment for veterans but critics argue the high-fat diet has health risks.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Five Tips To Protect Kids from Cellphone Radiation During Holiday Travel | Children's Health Initiative | EWG

If you’re traveling this holiday season, chances are your kid will have a device in his or her lap for at least part of the trip. Don’t feel bad. We get it. Traveling with kids is harder than lifting a memory foam mattress.

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

6 Intermittent Fasting Mistakes to Avoid | Nutrition | MyFitnessPal

Find out what beverages to avoid and how to prevent overeating if you’re intermittent fasting.

Health & Fitness | Health News

BIRTH OF A VIRUS … – Regie's Blog

As I watched my neighbor put her dog’s poop in a single-use plastic baggy, I thought about split pants in China. When my wife and I got off the plane, 18 years ago, to adopt our first daughter, we were taken aback by the split pants. Split pants are (or

News | Israel Around The World

Israeli doctors volunteer to advise foreigners under coronavirus quarantine

Physicians at leading hospitals conducting interactive broadcasts to offer guidance on hygiene, diet, psychology, other issues to patients in China and other countries

Health & Fitness | Health News

12 tips to lessen the chances of getting sick while riding trains, subways, and buses in the age of coronavirus, according to experts

Tips include not eating, drinking, or using your phone while taking public transit and using hand sanitizer after exiting a subway, train, or bus.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

When There’s So Much That Needs Our Care - HeartMath | Blog

People and the planet need our care more than ever. For many, it can seem like too much to care for—work, family, health, the political situations, climate change, and more. We can find our care turning to worry, anxiety and ongoing energy drain. So, is

Health & Fitness | Health News

Cultivating a J-Spine with Chair Pose (Utkatasana) | Gokhale Method Institute

As a student and teacher of yoga and practitioner of the Gokhale Method, I choose yoga poses that make good use of my time. “Chair pose” is well worth the time investment. In fact, it has become one of my favorite strength-building postures. It is use

Health & Fitness | Health News & Tips

Is the Coronavirus Worse Than the Flu? Here's How the 2 Illnesses Compare

Is the coronavirus worse than the flu this year? Experts compare the viruses' symptoms, transmission, and fatality rates.

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Cel | The Powerful Beauty & Health Benefits of Asparagus

A rich, nourishing moisturizer formulated specifically to heal and protect dry, cracked, hard-working hands. Made with moisture-rich ingredients to intensely hydrate your skin.

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Pictures of Chronic Hive Triggers

Do you have hives that just won't go away? Find out what might be the cause of your red, itchy reaction.

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Collagen and Your Body: What to Know

Collagen is a protein your body makes naturally that's needed for joint health and skin health. Collagen supplements may reduce wrinkles and make skin look younger, but the science for this is still changing. Find out what you should know about collagen a

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Slideshow: Health Benefits and Uses of Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum jelly hit the market almost 150 years ago. It’s still a favorite of dermatologists. It can help you in ways you may not know about.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Fat Around Arteries May Keep Blood Vessels Healthy, Surprising Study Reveals

Fat located around an arterymay actually be a good thing. That's the surprising conclusion of a recent study that focused on blood vessel health.

Health & Fitness | Health Tips

Not fasting is killing us, but fasting can hurt us too. Here's what to do.

We need to take long breaks from eating, new research says. Can we do that without putting ourselves in danger?

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Should you drink alkaline water? | Fox News

Should you make alkaline water a regular part of your diet?

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17 Things That Can Go Wrong With Your Feet as You Age

What can go wrong with your feet as you age? Surprisingly, much. Here’s what you can expect, and what to do about it.

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What Walk, Stride, Gait and Posture Say About Health

Some strides do more than just get you from point A to point B. Your gait, posture, and pace may also be broadcasting clues about your health and personality. Learn more from WebMD's slideshow.

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Healthy Fat' Foods for Your Diet

From fish to avocados, nuts to beans, WebMD shows you what tasty foods have healthy fats. See the benefits of adding omega 3s and other good fats to your diet.

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Visual Guide to Autoimmune Disorders

WebMD explains disorders that happen when your immune system, which is supposed to protect you, mistakenly attacks healthy parts of your body and what kind of treatments may be used.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Stop & Smell The Roses: Visiting Nature Benefits Your Health - And The Planet's Too! - Study Finds

It can be difficult for city dwellers to find the time for nature, but a new study finds making some room for greenery will do a world of good for not only your own well-being, but the planet as well.

Health & Fitness | Health

Health Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

You probably keep a brown bottle of hydrogen peroxide on hand for cuts and scrapes. Learn about its other uses for you and your home.

Health & Fitness | Health News

How to Sit on the Floor, Part 2: Squatting | Gokhale Method Institute

This is the second post in our multi-part series on floor sitting. For Part 1 on floor sitting, click here.Why squat? Squatting isn’t something we do much in industrialized societies beyond childhood, but if you can do it healthfully, it is an eminently p

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Exposure to air pollution increases violent crime rates -- ScienceDaily

Breathing dirty air can make you sick. But according to new research, it can also make you more aggressive. That's the conclusion from a set of studies recently authored by Colorado State University researchers. The team found strong links between short-t

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Playing Golf Just Once A Month May Lower Risk Of Death In Older Adults - Study Finds

Fore! Researchers say that going for a round of golf at least once per month can lower an older adult's overall risk of death.

Health & Fitness | Health

Using human genetics to understand the disease impacts of testosterone in men and women | Nature Medicine

Testosterone supplementation is commonly used for its effects on sexual function, bone health and body composition, yet its effects on disease outcomes are unknown. To better understand this, we identified genetic determinants of testosterone levels and r

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Raw Food: How It Can Be Dangerous

Some raw or undercooked foods have bacteria and parasites lurking. Here are some that can make you sick.

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Slideshow: Is It Heartburn or Something Else?

Do you get a burning in your throat or chest after you eat? It could be heartburn -- or over a dozen other conditions.

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6 All-natural Ways to Get Whiter Teeth

Having great teeth is very important in our culture today. Do you have yellow or discolored teeth? The ...

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15 Foods That Fight Inflammation

Anti-inflammatory foods can regulate the immune system and impact the way inflammation affects our bodies and our lives.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli startup hopes to battle Alzheimer's with enzyme-busting drug

After testing in lab, ProteKt Therapeutics says compound that inhibits the PKR enzyme can lead to cognitive improvements and slow the disease's progress; road ahead is long

Health & Fitness | Health

Surprising Causes of Chest Pain

Chest pain doesn’t always mean you’re having a heart attack. Find out from WebMD about other health problems that could be to blame.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Teens Find a Big Loophole in the New Flavored Vaping Ban - The New York Times

The policy allows mint, dessert and fruit flavors to continue to be sold in disposable e-cigarettes, prompting many teens to switch from Juul to those devices.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

F.D.A. Warns Purell to Stop Claiming It Can Prevent Ebola or Flu - The New York Times

The Food and Drug Administration told the maker of Purell hand sanitizers to discontinue marketing campaigns that the agency complained also included claims for avoiding illness from other viruses.

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Can the New Coronavirus Be Stopped?

Some experts believe the number of coronavirus cases worldwide is much higher than official estimates, while others warn it will get worse before it gets better.

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Fight the Aging Process: Wrinkles, Weight Gain, Libido, and More

You can’t slow down the clock, but you can make some changes to fight little aches and pains, wrinkles, memory glitches, and other parts of the aging process.

Health & Fitness | Health

Could a Kid's Microbiome Alter Their Behavior? - WebMD

The study also noted that parents may play a key role in development of the particular bacteria in their child's gut (collectively known as the microbiome).

Health & Fitness | Health News

Three Healthcare Trends To Watch In 2020

What do these trends mean for health-conscious entrepreneurs in 2020? Big companies will likely make an impact on the healthcare industry, but burgeoning business owners also have a big role to play.

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Men’s Sex Fears Quiz: Penis Size, Premature Ejaculation, and More

Are you concerned about bedroom “problems” when you don’t really need to be? Take this WebMD quiz to throw back the covers and expose the truth.

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No Shave November: Men’s Health Awareness Month | John Wayne Cancer Institute Blog

November is also known as “Movember”. Join the movement to grow out your mustache to help raise awareness about prostate and testicular cancer.

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Common Household Hazards

Learn how things you have around the house -- from batteries to large TV sets -- can cause injuries to you and your kids. Find out what you need to do keep your family safe.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Running and Weight Loss

You can lose weight by running—even 100 pounds or more. Discover the best running routines, plus what to eat before, during and after to keep weight down.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Effects of Low Estrogen as We Age

Estrogen levels will naturally decline with age and bring a variety of health issues. Fortunately, you can offset some of these with diet and supplements.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

15 Creative Ways to Move Your Body When You Don’t Have Time to Go to the Gym

These strategies will help you live a more active lifestyle when you have a busy schedule.

Health & Fitness | Health News

What Is the Immune System?

Researchers continue to discover important, new dimensions of a complex interaction of elements in the body known as the immune system.

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Things Your Pee Can Tell You About Your Health

Your pee -- you see it every day, and you might not think twice about it. Find out from WebMD what it can tell you about your health.

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Most Common Infectious Diseases in the U.S. in Pictures

In 2016, infectious diseases sent Americans to the doctor more than 15 million times. That’s a lot of trouble for organisms you can’t see but can catch through something as simple as a sneeze. According to the CDC, these are some of the most common in

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Hebrew University researchers develop test to help fight superbugs

Mathematical model predicts whether bacteria will develop tolerance to a particular antibiotic, thus helping doctors prescribe treatment with best chance of success

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

9 Taco Bell Dishes That Are Actually Healthy

Taco Bell has a surprising variety of healthy options. Here are 8 orders you should try next time you want to live mas (but be healthy).

Health & Fitness | Health News

How to Improve Your Posture in a Day | Gokhale Method Institute

Pop-up Courses ensure an excellent teacher:student ratio for lots of direct attention.Our newly-crafted Pop-up Course fills a gap in our group class offerings. After many years of experimentation, we are excited about this format as it enables more peopl

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Doctors Find Treatment for Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Every year in the United States, more than 35,000 people die and 2.8 million get sick from antibiotic-resistant infections.