If You Can Only Exercise On Weekends, That’s Still Great For Your Health, A Study Suggests
If you walk just one to two days a week, it’s almost as good as doing it nearly every day, according to a study of people who took 8,000 steps, or about 4 miles, per day.
What Experts Say About Candida Auris, The New “Urgent Threat” To Human Health
Candida auris is a type of yeast that can spread from person to person and is resistant to antifungal treatments. The CDC calls it an “urgent threat.”
Here's Why Late Winter And Early Spring Can Be So Depressing
Yes, it’s sometimes true that April, along with March and May, can be the cruelest months. The lingering impact of the daylight saving time change may not be helping.
These Antibiotics Linked To Bobby Caldwell’s Death Can Cause Disabling And Permanent Side Effects
R&B singer Bobby Caldwell died this week, apparently after having severe complications related to antibiotic treatment, which is known as being “floxed.”
Gwyneth Paltrow Has Tried Rectal Ozone Therapy And Here’s What Experts Think
Known as rectal ozone insufflation therapy, experts say there’s little or no proven medical benefit of the treatment.
A Florida Man Died Of A Brain-Eating Amoeba And Residents Are Being Warned To Use Caution With Tap Water
A man in Florida died from a brain-eating amoeba infection possibly due to rinsing his nasal passages with unsterilized tap water.
This TikTok About A Boy’s Surgery Shows Why You Should Never Use A Wire Brush To Clean Your Grill
In a TikTok that’s been viewed more than 34 million times, an ER doctor shares how a 4-year-old boy had multiple normal test results before healthcare workers finally found a tiny wire lodged in his throat.
Here's Why People Are So Concerned About The Ohio Train Derailment
Residents are clamoring for answers in the aftermath of the Ohio train derailment that released vinyl chloride, a chemical used to make plastic.
People Are Posting About Animals Dying After The Ohio Chemical Spill
Hundreds of residents near East Palestine, Ohio, were evacuated and then told to return home, but people are posting about sick and dying animals amid concerns their own health might be at risk.
These Are The Procedures Plastic Surgeons Say They Would Never Get
Most types of cosmetic surgeries or treatments are safe, but here are a few that plastic surgeons say they could never get themselves — or that they are careful to use only for specific patients.
Stroke Survivors Say Sen. Fetterman’s Post-Stroke Tools Aren’t "Special Needs"
Sen. John Fetterman returned to the Senate this week after being hospitalized for testing last week to rule out a new stroke.
Bird Flu Has Taken Out Millions Of Chickens And Turkeys. What That Means For Humans.
The risk to humans is still low, but cases in mammals are growing globally, which is a troubling step on the road toward human infection.
What Experts Say About Cracking Your Neck And Your Risk Of Stroke
A recent viral tweet suggested that a woman developed stroke symptoms after a neck adjustment at the chiropractor. Here’s what experts say.
Here Are 12 Things Cosmetic Surgeons Say You Should Never Do
Accidents happen. But there are some ways to decrease the likelihood that they’ll happen to you.
Here’s What The Cordyceps Fungus Is Like In Real Life, According To Scientists
“For decades, science fiction writers have taken basic ideas to an extreme. That’s part of the fun.”
Peloton Instructor Leanne Hainsby Has Been Diagnosed With Breast Cancer At Age 35
Breast cancer in women under 45 is not common, but it happens.
Here Are Some Ozempic Side Effects More Concerning Than “Ozempic Face”
Every drug comes with potential side effects. People taking Ozempic are discovering the issues that come with the weight loss medication that’s so trendy there's a shortage.
The FDA Is Considering A New Plan To Make COVID Vaccines A Lot More Like Your Annual Flu Shot
In a decision that could come this week, the FDA is looking to step away from the confusing array of COVID shots and boosters that are currently recommended and create an easier-to-understand schedule.
There’s An Ozempic Shortage. Here's What Happens When You Stop Taking It.
Ozempic isn’t a new drug, but the buzz around it is hard to ignore. That buzz is causing a shortage, which can have serious consequences for people with Type 2 diabetes.
Chris Hemsworth Is At Risk Of Getting Alzheimer's, But That Doesn't Mean He Will. Here’s Why.
Many experts recommend that you don’t take at-home tests for genetic variants linked to Alzheimer’s disease.