latest health news articles

CDC recommends RSV shots, enabling vaccinations to begin this fall for older adults

CDC recommends RSV shots, enabling vaccinations to begin this fall for older adults

Pfizer and GSK have a green light to distribute their RSV vaccines to older adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. That made the two vaccines the first for RSV to become publicly available in the US The shots are expected to roll out in the fall — before the next RSV […]

CDC recommends RSV shots, enabling vaccinations to begin this fall for older adults Read More »

Indigenous harm reduction project gets cash

Indigenous harm reduction project gets cash

An Indigenous-led harm reduction research project has been given about $1.2 million by Health Canada to investigate treatment options for people living with opioid use disorder. “I’m very proud of this Indigenous-led, strategic, multi-partnered, research-backed, wellness and harm reduction project,” Roger Augustine, retired Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief for New Brunswick and Prince Edward

Indigenous harm reduction project gets cash Read More »

Older women with clogged arteries need better treatment

Older women with clogged arteries need better treatment

Share on PinterestResearchers say older women may need better treatments for clogged arteries. Dimitrije Tanaskovic/Stocksy Atherosclerosis is a condition in which the arteries narrow due to a sticky buildup of plaque deposits. Researchers say women over the age of 55 with this condition are at a higher risk of a cardiovascular event such as a

Older women with clogged arteries need better treatment Read More »

Healthy food beyond reach for many low-income Londoners: Health unit

Healthy food beyond reach for many low-income Londoners: Health unit

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Published April 20, 2023 • Last updated 2 days ago • 3 minute read Article content Londoners on welfare seeking nutritious meals would spend nearly half their monthly income doing so, a new health unit report says, as stagnant social assistance rates and skyrocketing grocery costs put basic needs out

Healthy food beyond reach for many low-income Londoners: Health unit Read More »

75 blueberries a day could help keep the brain healthy

75 blueberries a day could help keep the brain healthy

Share on PinterestMore evidence suggests that blueberries could help support brain and cardiovascular health. Image credit: Marvin Fox/Getty Images Eating a handful of wild blueberries each day could strengthen cognitive and cardiovascular health, according to a new study. The study found that blueberries’ anthocyanins are responsible for improving vascular and cerebral blood flow, which are

75 blueberries a day could help keep the brain healthy Read More »

Biggest Loser Winners Hannah Curlee and Olivia Ward 12 Years Later: ‘It’s a Continued Journey’

Biggest Loser Winners Hannah Curlee and Olivia Ward 12 Years Later: ‘It’s a Continued Journey’

The Biggest Loser season 11 winner Olivia Ward and her sister, runner-up Hannah Curlee, had their lives changed forever when they competed on the show in 2011. “I tell people, I feel like I won the weight loss lottery,” Ward, 47, tells PEOPLE exclusively. Starting the show off at 261 lbs., Ward and Curlee, 44,

Biggest Loser Winners Hannah Curlee and Olivia Ward 12 Years Later: ‘It’s a Continued Journey’ Read More »

Mitt Romney Has A Blunt Message For Marjorie Taylor Greene

Mitt Romney Has A Blunt Message For Marjorie Taylor Greene

Mon. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) dismissed Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-Ga.) call for a “national divorce” that would separate the blue states from the red ones. “You know, I think Abraham Lincoln dealt with that kind of insanity,” Romney said on Tuesday, according to Deseret News. “We’re not going to divide the country. It’s united we

Mitt Romney Has A Blunt Message For Marjorie Taylor Greene Read More »

It’s ‘Telehealth vs.  No Care’: Doctors Say Congress Risks Leaving Vulnerable Patients

It’s ‘Telehealth vs. No Care’: Doctors Say Congress Risks Leaving Vulnerable Patients

Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News When the covid-19 pandemic hit, Dr. Corey Siegel was more prepared than most of his peers. Half of Siegel’s patients — many with private insurance and Medicaid — were already using telehealth, logging onto appointments via phones or computers. “You get to meet their family members; you get to

It’s ‘Telehealth vs. No Care’: Doctors Say Congress Risks Leaving Vulnerable Patients Read More »

Scroll to Top