Health

December 5, 2022
Winter brings rise in carbon monoxide danger. Stay safe thumbnail

Winter brings rise in carbon monoxide danger. Stay safe

Winter weather brings with it plenty of hazards, including risks from carbon monoxide poisoning, and fires. But the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) offers suggestions […]
October 15, 2022
How bad is red meat for you? Health risks get star ratings thumbnail

How bad is red meat for you? Health risks get star ratings

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Research about what is healthy comes so thick and fast—red meat can appear good for you one week, stroke-inducing the next—that a […]
October 9, 2022
Dinner at 5 p.m.? New research suggests eating early and within a 10-hour window is healthier thumbnail

Dinner at 5 p.m.? New research suggests eating early and within a 10-hour window is healthier

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers have provided more evidence that eating earlier in the day might be good for you—and eating all of your meals within […]
September 18, 2022
School start times and late screen time exacerbate sleep deprivation in US teenagers thumbnail

School start times and late screen time exacerbate sleep deprivation in US teenagers

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain With the school year underway around the U.S., parents and caregivers are once again faced with the age-old struggle of wrangling groggy […]
September 12, 2022
Weight loss: The time of day you eat your biggest meal has little effect says new study thumbnail

Weight loss: The time of day you eat your biggest meal has little effect says new study

Credit: Jan Mika/Shutterstock Some of the most popular diet advice in recent years has centered around the idea that the right timing for your meals can […]
August 1, 2022
Research links red meat intake, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease in older adults thumbnail

Research links red meat intake, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease in older adults

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Does eating more meat—especially red meat and processed meat—raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, and if so, why? Despite intense study, the […]
June 29, 2022
Only 1 in 5 people in the US has optimal heart health thumbnail

Only 1 in 5 people in the US has optimal heart health

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain About 80% of people in the U.S. have low to moderate cardiovascular health based on the American Heart Association’s new Life’s Essential […]
May 24, 2022
Worldwide shortage of health workers threatens effective health coverage thumbnail

Worldwide shortage of health workers threatens effective health coverage

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain More than 43 million additional health workers are needed to meet targets for universal health coverage around the world, according to a […]
May 12, 2022
Baby formula shortage sends US parents into panic thumbnail

Baby formula shortage sends US parents into panic

Grocery store shelves where baby formula is typically stocked are locked and nearly empty in Washington, DC, on May 11, 2022. It’s a nightmare for parents. […]
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