Tag: flu season

Roundup: Flu Rates Decline; Fitness Apps Surge;...

CDC: Flu Cases Down as Precautions Against COVID-19 Help Prevent ‘Twindemic’ Higher flu vaccination rates, combined with the social distancing,...

December 24, 2020

Planning for the Holidays? Don’t Forget Your...

This promises to be a very different holiday season for many families. With the coronavirus as an uninvited guest this...

November 19, 2020

Halloween, You, COVID-19 and the Flu

On a mid-October South Florida day, the sight of buzzards circling lazily high in the sky is a sure sign...

October 26, 2020

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COVID Roundup: ‘Breakthrough’ Cases are Milder,...

CDC: Milder, Shorter Illness for Few Who Get Infected After Being Vaccinated The mRNA COVID-19 vaccines — from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna — make illness “milder...

Children’s Health: Water Safety at the...

While U.S. public health officials say there are no reports of COVID-19 spreading to people through the water in pools, water playgrounds, or other properly...

Calming Techniques to Soothe Yourself and...

“You just had a beautiful new baby, it’s all a wonder and you’re so excited,” says Beth Ruhmann, certified therapeutic recreation specialist and Community Health...

Neurosurgeons: Surgery May Not Be Necessary,...

How do you know if your chronic back or neck pain — or that radiating pain that can be felt in the arms or legs...

Do Men and Women Sleep Differently?

Who tends to wake up earlier? Who is more prone to sleep apnea? What role do hormones play? And how can you keep your partner’s...

How an Earlier Bedtime Can Boost...

Does being a night owl have health consequences, regardless of how many hours of sleep you get? It certainly appears so, according to recently published...

Repairing Compression Fractures: Key Research Bolstered...

Vertebral compression fractures most often occur in people with severe osteoporosis who have weak or brittle bones. Common daily activities can cause a segment of...

Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Sunscreens? Here’s What...

Just as families across the U.S. look forward to spending more time outdoors this summer comes the unwelcome news that a number of popular sunscreens...

COVID-19 Roundup: U.S. Testing Booster Shots;...

U.S. Launches Clinical Trial to Test COVID Vaccine Booster Shots The U.S. government’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) has started a clinical trial during which...

Experts Discuss Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain...

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types...