How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

As of March 3, in addition to the 48 cases from repatriated people from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, there have been 60 new cases of COVID-19 across 12 states. Nine people have died. Experts say people don’t need to panic but should prepare in case...
Why Irregular Sleep Patterns May Affect Your Heart Health

Why Irregular Sleep Patterns May Affect Your Heart Health

Share on PinterestIrregular sleep, not just lack of sleep, may hurt your health. Getty Images Previous studies have linked lack of sleep to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. The CDC reports that most adults need at least 7 hours of sleep each...
Americans Spend More on Back, Neck Pain Than Any Other Health Issue

Americans Spend More on Back, Neck Pain Than Any Other Health Issue

Share on PinterestExperts say exercises like yoga can help reduce the risk of neck and back pain. Getty Images A new study reports that Americans spent $134 billion from 1996 to 2016 on treatments for neck and lower back pain. That’s more than treatments for diabetes...
Weight Loss Pill Plenity Approved Last April Not Available Until Fall

Weight Loss Pill Plenity Approved Last April Not Available Until Fall

Share on PinterestCompany officials say they needed time to raise funds to market and distribute the pill, which works by releasing particles that expand in the digestive system. Getty Images The weight loss pill Plenity was approved last April by the Food and Drug...
Dairy Products and Breast Cancer Risk: What to Know

Dairy Products and Breast Cancer Risk: What to Know

Share on PinterestResearchers from Loma Linda University Health said even moderate amounts of daily dairy milk can increase breast cancer risk. Previous studies have come to different conclusions. Getty Images New research from Loma Linda University School of Public...