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How to trick-or-treat safely this Halloween

COVID-19 might have made this year extra scary, but it does not mean you have to give up on your favorite Halloween activities. An infectious...

Do not let COVID-19 burst your holiday bubble

The holiday season is upon us and this year should look a little different as we continue to take precautions during the pandemic. A Baylor...

5 tips to improve your sleep when you work from home

For those able to work remotely, experts say it’s a good time to address your sleep habits to improve your health. Schedules look different for...

Scientists find why exercise could help slow down cancer growth

People with cancer who exercise generally have a better prognosis than inactive patients. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found a likely explanation...

Weight loss surgery may help prevent second heart attack, death

People with severe obesity (BMI >35) and a prior heart attack who undergo weight-reduction surgery may lower their risk of a second heart attack,...

This weight loss diet could prevent, reverse heart failure, shows study

Research from Saint Louis University finds that high fat or "ketogenic" diets could completely prevent, or even reverse heart failure caused by a metabolic...

This hormone may protect women from severe COVID-19

Why are men at greater risk than women for more severe symptoms and worse outcomes from COVID-19 regardless of age? In a recent review study...

Traditional six-month dental check-ups not necessary for healthy adults, says study

A new study provides reassurance to patients who have missed routine dental check-ups due to Covid-19 restrictions by showing that six-monthly check-up appointments do...

Is it the flu, a cold or COVID-19?

With COVID-19 in the mix, this year’s cold and flu season could prove interesting. For starters, every throat tickle and sneeze might make you...

This vitamin is especially important for older people

In a new review study, researchers found older adults with low vitamin K levels were more likely to die within 13 years compared to...