This Independence Day, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Watch UR BAC program, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) want to remind drivers that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving.
The beautiful weather is such a welcomed sight. But let’s not forget the importance of taking care of our skin. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. Spending time outside is a great way to be physically active, reduce stress and get vitamin D. You can work and play outside witho…
Midway through cleaning out your car after another on-the-go week, a growing pile of crumpled fast-food wrappers reveals a harsh reality: Your efforts to eat healthier took a wrong turn.
Grilling is a summer classic enjoyed by many. One of the awesome things about grilling is you can grill pretty much anything ... burgers, chicken, seafood, vegetables ... they’re all delicious.
Just over five years ago, the roughly 80-year-old Trinity Mother Frances Health System in Tyler sought out a partner to help expand health care in Northeast Texas. On May 1, 2016, that dream union became a reality when the Trinity Mother Frances became a part of Christus Health, establishing…
In today’s busy world, Americans eat and drink about one-third of their calories from foods prepared away from home. In general, these foods provide more calories, sodium and saturated fat than meals consumed at home. For the average adult, eating one meal away from home each week translates…
The American Heart Association recommends no more than 2,300 milligrams a day of sodium and moving toward an ideal limit of no more than 1,500 mg per day for most adults. On average, Americans eat more than 3,400 milligrams of sodium each day!
If you’re turning to smoothies as part of your strategy to lose weight or take your healthy eating up a notch, your menu may need a little attention. Done right, smoothies can make nutritious sense, packing satisfying ingredients along with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. But even some of the…
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!
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Dr. Leana Wen discusses the CDC's updated guidance that recommends fully-vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas with "substantial" and "high" transmission of Covid-19, saying that it is mostly the right policy, but criticizing its communication.
Dr. Anthony Fauci and CNN's Chris Cuomo discuss the importance of wearing masks and getting vaccinated as the Delta variant of Covid-19 continues to surge around the US.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses the CDC's updated guidance that recommends fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas with "substantial" and "high" transmission of Covid-19.
CNN's Alisyn Camerota talks with 24-year-old Blake Bargatze and his mother Cheryl Nuclo about Blake's battle with Covid-19 that resulted in a double-lung transplant.
Longtime GOP pollster Frank Luntz, who is working unofficially with the Biden administration, tells CNN's Anderson Cooper the one thing the President must do to combat vaccine hesitancy is to invite Donald Trump to the White House.
With new cases of Covid-19 surging in most of the US — driven by unvaccinated Americans and fueled by the highly contagious Delta variant — hospitals are bracing for another round of devastation.
Maskless supporters packed a Phoenix theater for a chance to see former President Donald Trump as Covid-19 cases in the area have more than doubled due to the contagious Delta variant. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
CNN's Amara Walker discusses the debate states and school districts are having over requiring students to wear masks to return to in-person learning and the difficult decisions parents are having to make.
Mark Valentine, brother of conservative radio host Phil Valentine, speaks with CNN's Alisyn Camerota about Phil's change of heart regarding Covid-19 vaccination after a battle with the virus.
The World Health Organization's Africa director Dr. Matshidiso Moeti and epidemiologist Jeremy Farrar discuss vaccine inequity and the latest Covid challenges.
Dr. Michael Bolding made an emotional plea for people in Arkansas to get the Covid-19 vaccine. He speaks with CNN's Pamela Brown about what it has been like treating unvaccinated patients as cases surge.
Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke about the possibility of future NIH collaboration with labs in China - like the Wuhan labs - after officials overseeing an intelligence review into the origins of the coronavirus now believe the lab leak theory is at least a credible explanation for Covid-19's origins.
Former NFL player Orlando Scandrick, who says he is vaccinated and pro-vaccine, criticized a memo released by the league that says if a game cannot be rescheduled and is canceled due to a Covid-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players, that team will have to forfeit and will be credited with a loss.
After choosing not to get the Covid-19 vaccine, Ganeene Starling ended up in the ICU with coronavirus and was given a 20% chance of survival by doctors. Starling speaks with CNN's Randi Kaye about her experience.
A handful of states have been driving the bulk of the nationwide surge of Covid-19 cases and many of those cases are unvaccinated people. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.
CNN's Larry Madowo shares his frustration and anger over losing his uncle to Covid-19 and says vaccine inequality around the world must end.
CNN's Ed Lavandera visits a Las Vegas barbershop amidst rising cases of Covid-19 in Nevada. After several unvaccinated employees were infected, business owner Robert Taylor set up a vaccine site at his shop.
CNN medical analyst Dr. Leana Wen fact-checks President Joe Biden's answer on coronavirus vaccine efficacy during a CNN town hall with Don Lemon.
An Alabama doctor shared a heartbreaking Facebook post, revealing that some of her unvaccinated Covid-19 patients are begging for the vaccine before being placed on a ventilator.
A Missouri mother is mourning her unvaccinated daughter's death, and pleading for people to think of their loved ones and get vaccinated against Covid-19.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says it's time to do something different to combat the spread of Covid-19 and will require all healthcare workers to show proof of vaccination or get tested weekly as a condition to show up to work.
Panelists at the Healthier Oklahoma Coalition's weekly virtual news conference Tuesday expressed concern about the political nature of the pandemic and unlikelihood that the state's leadership will reverse course on mask mandates — which the state has now made illegal for schools to require.
CNN's Anderson Cooper presses US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy on his risk of transmitting Covid-19 to his child, who is too young to be vaccinated, and what measures he and other parents should take to protect unvaccinated kids.
Dr. Fauci told CNN's Kate Bolduan that there will be a "smoldering of this outbreak" of Covid-19 if more people don't get vaccinated.
The American Academy of Pediatrics released new Covid-19 guidance for schools that supports in-person learning and, among other things, recommends universal masking in school of everyone over the age of 2.
Covid-19 cases are rising in all 50 states as experts warn that unvaccinated individuals are accounting for most new cases. CNN's Natasha Chen reports.
Opioid overdose deaths rose 30% last year, making 2020 the year with the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in the US, according to the CDC. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on this health crisis that continued to plague the US amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus cases are on the rise in Florida largely among two groups of people -- the young and the unvaccinated. CNN's Leyla Santiago has the story.
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, Louisiana, has the highest number of Covid-19 patients in the state. CNN's Miguel Marquez gets a look inside the hospital.
Dr. Michelle Fiscus, who served as Tennessee's top vaccine official before she was fired, describes receiving a disturbing package shortly before her termination.
CNN's John Avlon examines the long history of anti-vaccine rhetoric as coronavirus vaccines continue to be administered across America.
Dr. Michelle Fiscus, the top vaccine official for the state of Tennessee, says she was fired after sharing a decades-old state policy about minors between ages 14 and 17 being able to receive medical care without parental consent, in relation to the Covid-19 vaccine.