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Live longer with these dishes from 'blue zones' in America

Sun, 01/29/2023 - 20:14
"Blue zones" are places around the world where people often live to be 100 or even older. One key to this longevity is a plant-based diet. "Blue Zones" author Dan Buettner showcases such places in the US in his new cookbook.

Weight loss surgery extends lives, study finds

Sun, 01/29/2023 - 07:55
Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people who had bariatric surgery.

Sleep disorders are associated with more parental stress

Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:35
It's no surprise to new parent Dr. Neha Chaudhary that a new study found that sleep disorders in parents and children cause parental stress. Here's what she advises you do next.

Dan Buettner, who has written

Sat, 01/28/2023 - 19:35
Dan Buettner, who has written extensively about the blue zone style of eating, has a new cookbook, "The Blue Zones American Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to 100."

FDA proposal would allow more men who have sex with men to donate blood

Sat, 01/28/2023 - 07:25
The US Food and Drug Administration is proposing a blood donation policy that focuses on individual risk instead of blanket assessments, the agency said Friday -- opening donation to more gay and bisexual men.

To cope with release of violent videos, manage stress and know your own limits

Sat, 01/28/2023 - 07:25
Video of the violent arrest of Tyre Nichols, which officials have said they'll release Friday, is expected to be difficult to watch -- but it may also be hard to avoid. Some people might even feel duty-bound to watch it as a way to pay tribute to Nichols, who died three days after the confrontation with officers.

How to use a single dumbbell for a total-body workout

Sat, 01/28/2023 - 07:25
Strength and conditioning coach Dana Santas shows you how you can effectively train your entire body using a single dumbbell in 10 minutes. Here are five exercises to strengthen your legs, hips, arms, shoulders and core.

Deaths in pregnant or recently pregnant women have risen, especially for unrelated causes such as drug poisoning and homicide

Sat, 01/28/2023 - 07:25
The mortality rate of pregnant and recently pregnant women in the United States rose almost 30% between 2019 and 2020, according to a new study.

Newly discovered asteroid made one of the closest approaches of Earth

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 08:42
An asteroid the size of a box truck made one of the closest passes of planet Earth ever recorded.

FDA indicates need to better regulate CBD products and plans to work with Congress on new rules

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 07:17
CBD products will require a new regulatory pathway, the US Food and Drug Administration said Thursday, and the agency plans to work with Congress to develop a strategy.

Cholera Fast Facts

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 07:17
Read CNN's Fast Facts about cholera and learn more about the acute diarrheal infection.

With rise of new coronavirus variants, FDA halts authorization of Evusheld

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 07:17
The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday halted the emergency use authorization of Evusheld because it does not appear to protect against Covid-19 from viral variants currently circulating in the United States.

Grab a dumbbell and some workout gear

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 07:17
Grab a dumbbell and some workout gear and follow along with mobility coach Dana Santas as she takes you through 5 exercises. She uses just one piece of equipment to target every muscle group in about 10 minutes.

FDA's vaccine advisers meet to consider the future of Covid-19 vaccination in the US

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 07:17
A panel of independent experts that advises the US Food and Drug Administration on its vaccine decisions will hold a full day of meetings Thursday to consider what the future of Covid-19 vaccination should look like in the United States.

It's been three years since the first Covid-19 case in the United States. What have we learned and what more do we need to understand?

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 07:17
Covid-19 has unmasked many existing crises and amplified them for the world to see, writes Dr. Leana Wen. The coronavirus didn't create health disparities — these long-predated the virus — but exacerbated existing ones.

How to be prepared in case of a shooting without living in fear

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 18:53
Brandon Tsay never expected he would be the kind of person who would fight back against a shooter, he said. But when a gun was pointed at him, he wrestled it away from the gunman. Experts explain what that kind of heroism takes and how to hone it within ourselves.

Fossils reveal the mysterious primate relatives that lived in the Arctic

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 07:11
Analysis of fossils found in the far north of Canada has revealed that two previously unknown species of ancient near-primates lived above the Arctic Circle some 52 million years ago, according to new research.

Updated boosters are cutting the risk of getting sick from Covid-19 by about half

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 06:45
The updated Covid-19 boosters are cutting the risk that a person will get sick from the coronavirus by about half, even against infections caused by the rapidly spreading XBB.1.5 subvariant.

A common nail salon tool may cause DNA damage and mutations in human cells, research finds

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 06:45
Radiation from nail dryers may damage DNA and cause permanent mutations in human cells, a new study has found. Dermatologists weigh in on the risks and whether they avoid gel manicures.

Both your turbinates and your uvula can

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 06:45
Both your turbinates and your uvula can be cause for snoring. Learn what those are and what else is going on inside your head and neck to cause you to snore.