If you’re over 40, you may have noticed that it’s easier to gain weight — and harder to lose it — than it used to be. Changes in your activity level, eating habits, hormones and how your body stores fat all can play roles. But a few simple steps can help you stay slim.
A free, 30-day program recently launched by UT Health East Texas EMS helps patients manage congestive heart failure after they are discharged home from a stay at a UT Health facility.
Before you begin setting out your picnic feast, always make sure hands and surfaces are clean.
Tonsillectomy is a procedure that can be a source of both anxiety and relief for families with children suffering from recurrent tonsillitis, tonsillar hypertrophy, obstructive sleep disordered breathing and other tonsil-related medical conditions.
Picnic and barbecue season offer lots of opportunities for outdoor fun with family and friends. But these warm weather events also present opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive. As food heats up in summer temperatures, bacteria multiply rapidly. Pack and transport food safely from t…
Here are some tips to help older people better handle heat:
Anyone who is caring for a friend, relative or parent from far away can be considered a long-distanced caregiver. Whether you are helping with finances, arranging for care or providing emotional support, long-distance care giving can bring a host of unique challenges.
When the temperature goes up in the summer months, exercising outside can become challenging. Tips to keep in mind:
This Independence Day, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Watch UR BAC and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration want to remind drivers that buzzed driving is drunken driving.
With COVID-19 still a threat, parents may be tempted to leave a child in the vehicle while they run into the store. Leaving a child in a vehicle, which can quickly heat up, is always a dangerous idea — even if it is for a very short time.
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Adm. Brett Giroir, the Trump administration official overseeing coronavirus testing in the US, says that the Trump administration has exhausted all the executive authority to help ensure that all Americans who want a Covid-19 can get one.
Every day, we seem to have more scientific data about what type of actions best protect us (and others) from COVID-19. Researchers from Duke University studied the effectiveness of 13 common face mask types versus the no-mask option. Stacker ranked your options.
For some patients diagnosed with coronavirus, the symptoms can linger on for months. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta spoke with some of the so-called "long haulers" who are living a nightmare that has medical experts scratching their heads.
To examine nursing home outbreaks in different U.S. states, Stacker consulted a dataset from the COVID Tracking Project at the Atlantic, a volunteer project which compiles COVID-19 data from states’ public health departments.
While some families in the US are concerned about the potential effects of taking a vaccine, others are exploiting fears by spreading misinformation online. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen speaks with vaccine advocate Chelsea Clinton about the battle for facts.
CNN's Kate Bolduan asks Superintendent of Cobb County, Georgia, School District Chris Ragsdale about whether he would enforce a mandatory mask policy in his schools.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the approval of a coronavirus vaccine. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why he won't be taking it.
In an interview on ABC News' "World News Tonight with David Muir," Dr. Anthony Fauci said that he feels that universal wearing of masks in addition to other public health measures are "very important" in preventing the spread of Covid-19 as schools reopen.
21-year-old Spencer Rollyson had a mild case of Covid-19 but ended up in the intensive care unit with organ failure. He tells CNN's Erin Burnett that he initially thought coronavirus was like the flu.
Contrary to President Trump's predictions, experts tell CNN it's unlikely there will be a coronavirus vaccine ready by Election Day. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on data from Moderna, the first company to begin its Phase 3 clinical trials of a coronavirus vaccine in the United States.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates discusses why the US is still struggling to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Two of the main issues, he says, are a failure to shut down and a lag in testing capabilities.
CNN medical analyst Dr. Jonathan Reiner weighs in on the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. This year's gathering is expected to draw about 250,000 people from across the country, and Reiner says it has the potential to be a "super spreader" event.
Preventive medicine specialist Dr. David Katz discusses an article in the journal Nature Reviews Immunology that suggests some immune systems are resistant to COVID-19.
In a Texas town, 75% of a prison's population tested positive for coronavirus. Hear what it's like inside the hardest-hit federal prison in the US. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.
An antibody treatment designed to protect against coronavirus could be available as early as this fall -- but only for a fraction of the millions of Americans who might benefit from the treatment. CNN's Sara Murray reports.
CNN's Sara Sidner reports that it is projected there will be 130,000 from coronavirus in the US by the end of the year as schools are starting to re-open across the country.
At "Camp Quarantine," Tyler Perry has brought more than 300 cast and crew members back to work with frequent testing and adherence to CDC guidelines regarding sanitation and social distancing.