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Safety Tips Older Adults Must Follow for Exercising Outdoors

If you are an adult and plan to be more active, you are ready to go outside and get started. But one thing to keep in mind is that before you do, make sure that you exercise safely in your neighborhood. Here are a few tips that can help you to stay safe as you…

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Mix and Match Immune Response of COVID Vaccines

The mix-and-match approach to COVID-19 vaccines by using different brands for first and second doses- appears to offer good protection against the pandemic virus, a study in the UK has found. The Com-Cov trial looked at the efficacy of either two doses of AstraZeneca, two of Pfizer, or one of them followed by the other.…

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Things You Must Know About High Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a type of lipid. It is a fatty, wax-like substance that the liver naturally produces. It is essential for the formation of cell membranes, vitamin D, and specific hormones. Cholesterol doesn’t get dissolved in water, so it can’t travel through your blood on its own. It is your liver which then produces lipoproteins…

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Why Do Some People Test Positive Even After Vaccination For COVID-19?

It was heartbreaking to watch dozens of Olympic athletes having their dream crashed with the novel coronavirus taking the wheel. Many tested positive for the COVID-19 and have been ruled out even after their doses of vaccination. Doctors, however, are not surprised by the test results coming out positive. In most cases, they prevent someone…

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10 Health tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based

There are times when it becomes easy to get confused when it comes to nutrition and health. Even qualified experts often seem to hold opposing opinions that make it tough to figure out what you must do to optimize your health. Apart from all the disagreements, several wellness tips can be supported by research. Here…

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FDA Approved Myfembree to Treat Bleeding from Uterine Fibroids

Heavy monthly bleeding is quite a common problem that affects about 1 out of every 5 American women who menstruate. It could mean that your bleeding lasts for more than seven days at a time, and you need to change tampons or pads more often than every two hours, or you pass clots larger than…

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Approval for Aduhelm by FDA for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

An estimated 6.2 million Americans aged 65 and older live with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2021, as per the Alzheimer’s Association. The disease is more prevalent in the US than in any other place. Between 2000 to 2019, the death count from Alzheimer’s is doubled, increasing nearly 150% and making it the sixth leading cause of…

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Debunking 9 Popular COVID-19 Vaccine Myths and Conspiracy Theories

There have been many misconceptions, conspiracy theories, and myths about the COVID-19 vaccine that continue to circulate online. In this blog, you can find some of them and get your facts checked: Myth: Vaccines do not work Former CDC chief medical officer and dean of New York Medical College School of Health Sciences and Practice,…

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Effects of Smoking on Brain: Things You Need to Know

According to CDC, about half a million Americans die prematurely each year due to smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke. Tobacco is one of the leading causes of preventable death in the United States. Apart from death rates, tobacco use can increase the risk for heart disease, lung disease, cancer, stroke, and many other health conditions.…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Availability for Children in the US

More than 139 million American population is fully vaccinated, according to the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data. While the majority of adults have received the vaccination, some older teens are now receiving COVID-19 vaccination. Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is available to everyone age 16 and older. To expand the further reach of the vaccine, Pfizer…