National Stroke Awareness Month in May is celebrated to increase understanding and prevention of strokes. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel leading to or in the brain is blocked or ruptures. These blood vessels provide oxygen and nutrients to the brain. During a stroke, the oxygen and nutr…
Salsa can be a flavorful addition to breakfast, lunch or dinner. With so many variations — corn salsa, tomato salsa and fruit salsa, just to name a few — you will never run out of combinations. Salsa is a great way to eat more fruits and vegetables while adding a lot of flavor to your foods!
Pizza doesn’t have to be an unhealthy food! Add color and crunch to your favorite pizza by topping it with vegetables you’ve grown in your very own pizza garden. When you top your pizza with homegrown veggies, you are adding nutrients to keep your body healthy. Make pizza night a fun, family…
Whether putting food in the refrigerator, the freezer or the cupboard, you have plenty of opportunities to prevent foodborne illnesses. The goal is to keep yourself and others from being sickened by microorganisms such as Salmonella, E. coli O157:H7, and C. botulinum, which causes botulism. …
When it comes to getting the physical activity you need each week, it’s important to pick activities you enjoy and that match your abilities.
UT Health East Texas is offering a free, virtual seminar at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 25. The seminar will feature a presentation, “Endometriosis: What Is It?” by Teri Lynne Baumgartner, MD, board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist from UT Health East Texas Physicians Athens. In this semin…
In recognition of March as National Nutrition Month, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is promoting Cooking Well with Diabetes on its new online based learning platform, AgriLife Learn (agrilifelearn.tamu.edu). The class is $20, and you can register by clicking the Family and Health image to …
I have recently taken a step back at my own daily intake of sugar and hope this article helps you to understand it better as well. To be honest, I haven’t been tracking my sugar. My focus has been on protein, carbs and fats. I had some down time last week recovering from whatever stomach bug…
Valentine’s Day is a good time to show your love by making sure that before you start your vehicle, all passengers — big and small — are always buckled up correctly. This is even more important this year during the pandemic when there is more reckless driving on our roadways and an increase …
For those with heart conditions or other medical conditions that may weaken your heart, keeping your heart healthy and protected during a pandemic is important. Cholesterol and blood pressure issues, as well as arrhythmias or cardiomyopathy, are heart conditions that can make contracting COV…
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White House Covid-19 response coordinator Jeffrey Zients said the country is "turning the corner" on the pandemic, but stressed the importance of all Americans to get vaccinated.
Pfizer has begun seeking full FDA approval of its Covid-19 vaccine for people 16 years and older in the US, where infections are falling as more people are getting vaccinated.
Kelly and Kimberly Standard are identical twins, but their individual experiences with Covid-19 were anything but identical. CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports.
Sewing helped Linda Rowe Thomas regain mobility in her hands after a house fire. Her clothing designs now grace red carpets and fashion runways.
Many Americans are now fully vaccinated, but many are not. Dr. Leana Wen shares how to navigate wearing masks and staying safe during this transition period.
CNN's John Berman speaks with the CDC Director Rochelle Walenksy to clarify mask guidance for vaccinated individuals as critics have argued that previous CDC guidance has been complicated.
CNN's Erica Hill reports that Pfizer is seeking authorization for it's coronavirus vaccine for children ages 12-15 after trials showed 100% efficacy for that age group.
CNN's Chris Cuomo asked White House coronavirus adviser Andy Slavitt why the CDC stopped short of allowing those who have received the vaccine to entirely resume living normal lives.
President Joe Biden cited new guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- which said vaccinated Americans do not have to wear masks outside in some situations -- to urge all Americans to go get a vaccine.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky announced that it's safe for fully vaccinated people to go unmasked at small outdoor gatherings, or when dining outside with friends from multiple households.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses whether we should still be wearing masks outside even after getting vaccinated and answers viewers' other Covid-19 questions.
A former Trump official tells CNN's Elizabeth Cohen that they want the former President to make a PSA encouraging coronavirus vaccinations because his administration's legacy could be at stake.
Patients may not know when race correction is used in their treatment, but a new generation of medical students is calling on doctors to re-think the common practice. Read more about race correction in medicine.
CNN's Pamela Brown asks Senior adviser to the White House Covid-19 response team, Andy Slavitt, about reporting that fully vaccinated Americans would be able to visit Europe as tourists this summer.
Dr. Anthony Fauci addresses public concern surrounding a possible third-dose vaccine booster. Fauci tells CNN's Jim Acosta the need is not a matter of efficacy, but rather an extension of durability of protection against coronavirus.
1 in 8 couples struggle with infertility in the US according to the CDC. CNN's Alisyn Camerota and Chloe Melas talk with fertility specialist Dr. Tia Jackson-Bey about what they can do to improve their emotional health and gain better access to treatment.
With vaccine hesitancy still prominent in the US, CNN's Martin Savidge reports on the efforts to battle conspiracy theories and get people vaccinated for Covid-19 in Mississippi.
A CDC advisory committee voted to recommend resuming use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, which has been linked to 15 cases of a very rare blood clotting condition, all in women. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Leana Wen weigh in on the recommendation.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses the CDC claim that the risk of Covid-19 surface transmission is low in comparison to airborne transmission.
Former President Barack Obama and NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal joined a slate of celebrities in urging Americans to get vaccinated during an hour-long NBC special aimed at boosting vaccine confidence.
CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen discusses a statement released by Johnson & Johnson about other coronavirus vaccines.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, shares when he expects a decision to be made about the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, predicting the vaccine would come back on the market with restrictions or warnings.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says it is "quite frustrating" that a large percentage of Republicans are hesitant about receiving a Covid-19 vaccine, according to a recent poll.
CNN's Chloe Melas, Alisyn Camerota, Brian Stelter and Susan Hendricks meet with fertility specialist Dr. Tia Jackson-Bey to discuss their personal journeys with infertility.
British mom Rebecca Roberts shares her story of giving birth to twins she conceived three weeks apart, a rare condition called superfetation. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen has the details.
Maryland's newest high-volume mass vaccination site held its soft launch Thursday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, administering 500 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.
CNN medical analyst Dr. Celine Gounder discusses the risk of undermining vaccine confidence after renowned statistician Nate Silver tweeted about vaccine hesitancy.
CNN's John Avlon puts into perspective the likelihood of suffering from rare blood clots that have been reported in only six of the 6.8 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine recipients in the US.
CNN's Alexandra Field reports on the CDC and FDA's recommendation the US pause Johnson & Johnson vaccine use over blood clot concerns "out of an abundance of caution."
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci about what activities he thinks are safe for Americans who are fully vaccinated, and what he personally feels comfortable doing now the he is fully vaccinated.
CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the US Covid-19 vaccine rollout as experts warn against a second surge.
CNN's Jim Acosta talks with Dr. Jonathan Reiner of George Washington University about the coronavirus surge Michigan is experiencing, and Texas governor Greg Abbott's claim that, despite admittedly not knowing what herd immunity is, Texas is close to reaching it.
As the US set a new single-day vaccine record with 4.6 million doses administered in a day, Michigan grapples with a rise of Covid-19 cases. CNN's Evan McMorris-Santoro reports.
The founder of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival speaks to CNN's Victor Blackwell about why his event plans to require proof of vaccinations even after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order banning Covid-19 "vaccine passports."
CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses new polls on overall vaccinations against Covid-19 in the US and the origins of vaccine hesitancy.
About a quarter of adults in the United States are fully vaccinated, according to the CDC. But as CNN's Alexandra Field reports, health experts are focusing on younger adults who have not yet been vaccinated, as well as children, who they say are spreading coronavirus through sports and daycare.