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Video of the violent arrest of Tyre Nichols, which officials have said they'll release Friday, is expected to be difficult to watch -- but it may also be hard to avoid. Some people might even feel duty-bound to watch it as a way to pay tribute to Nichols, who died three days after the confrontation with officers.
Newly discovered asteroid made one of the closest approaches of Earth
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 00:42:03 GMT
An asteroid the size of a box truck made one of the closest passes of planet Earth ever recorded.
To cope with release of violent videos, manage stress and know your own limits
The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday halted the emergency use authorization of Evusheld because it does not appear to protect against Covid-19 from viral variants currently circulating in the United States.
Women, older adults and those with lower income are more likely to use sleep medication, survey finds, despite potential health harms
Your guide to finding the right Theragun massage gun for you
Tue, 01 Dec 2020 19:25:05 GMT
The increasing popularity of stylish, trendy athletic wear has made über-comfortable clothing something that's not just for the gym. It's infiltrated all corners of culture, from high fashion runways to the offices of Silicon Valley executives — and really, it's appropriate for any occasion when you just want to be comfortable.
After 3 years of Covid-19, our medical analyst sees these priorities moving forward
Thu, 26 Jan 2023 16:32:52 GMT
It's been three years since the first Covid-19 case was diagnosed in the United States, on January 20, 2020. In the time since, nearly 1.1 million Americans have died from the coronavirus; the US has reported 102 million Covid cases, more than any other country, according to Johns Hopkins University. Both figures, many health officials believe, are likely to have been undercounted.
US tobacco control in 2022 gets a mixed review from the American Lung Association
How to be prepared in case of a shooting without living in fear
Radiation from nail dryers may damage DNA and cause permanent mutations in human cells, a new study has found. Dermatologists weigh in on the risks and whether they avoid gel manicures.
FDA proposal would allow more men who have sex with men to donate blood
Grab a dumbbell and some workout gear and follow along with mobility coach Dana Santas as she takes you through 5 exercises. She uses just one piece of equipment to target every major muscle group in about 10 minutes.
Covid-19 boosters could keep thousands of kids out of hospitals, but uptake remains low
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 05:01:32 GMT
Higher Covid-19 vaccination rates among US children could prevent thousands of pediatric hospitalizations and millions of missed school days, according to an analysis published Tuesday by the Commonwealth Fund and the Yale School of Public Health.
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Brandon Tsay never expected he would be the kind of person who would fight back against a shooter, he said. But when a gun was pointed at him, he wrestled it away from the gunman. Experts explain what that kind of heroism takes and how to hone it within ourselves.
Updated boosters are cutting the risk of getting sick from Covid-19 by about half
Both your turbinates and your uvula can be cause for snoring. Learn what those are and what else is going on inside your head and neck to cause you to snore.
A common nail salon tool may cause mutations in human cells
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 19:28:53 GMT
Radiation from nail dryers may damage DNA and cause cancer-causing mutations in human cells, a new study has found — and that might have you wondering whether your regular gel mani-pedi is worth the risk.
US gets D+ grade for rising preterm birth rates, new report finds
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 13:00:31 GMT
The rate of premature birth in the United States is climbing, according to the infant and maternal health nonprofit March of Dimes.
Strength and conditioning coach Dana Santas shows you how you can effectively train your entire body using a single dumbbell in 10 minutes. Here are five exercises to strengthen your legs, hips, arms, shoulders and core.
Although fewer US adults are smoking cigarettes than ever, smoking remains the cause of the most preventable disability and death, and the nation's smoking regulations are getting mixed grades from the American Lung Association.
Deaths in pregnant or recently pregnant women have risen, especially for unrelated causes such as drug poisoning and homicide
CBD products will require a new regulatory pathway, the US Food and Drug Administration said Thursday, and the agency plans to work with Congress to develop a strategy.
CDC figuring out 'logistical and legal' aspects of testing airplane wastewater for coronavirus variants, source says
Millions of Americans say they regularly turn to medications for help falling or staying asleep, a practice that experts say can be dangerous for their health. A new study found that roughly 8% of US adults reported taking sleep medication every day or most days, with use more common among those who are female, who are older or who have a lower income level.
FDA indicates need to better regulate CBD products and plans to work with Congress on new rules
Covid-19 has unmasked many existing crises and amplified them for the world to see, writes Dr. Leana Wen. The coronavirus didn't create health disparities — these long-predated the virus — but exacerbated existing ones.
Desperate for heart surgery for their baby, a family feels the effects of pediatric hospital shortages
Sun, 13 Nov 2022 08:07:04 GMT
Even before their daughter was born in June, Aaron and Helen Chavez knew she would need heart surgery. Doctors expected her to have an operation around 6 months of age.
With rise of new coronavirus variants, FDA halts authorization of Evusheld
The mortality rate of pregnant and recently pregnant women in the United States rose almost 30% between 2019 and 2020, according to a new study.
How to use a single dumbbell for a total-body workout
A panel of independent experts that advises the US Food and Drug Administration on its vaccine decisions voted unanimously Thursday to update all Covid-19 vaccines so they contain the same ingredients as the two-strain shots that are now used as booster doses.
8 activewear brands you should add to your workout wardrobe
Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:55:24 GMT
The US Food and Drug Administration is proposing a blood donation policy that focuses on individual risk instead of blanket assessments, the agency said Friday -- opening donation to more gay and bisexual men.
It's been three years since the first Covid-19 case in the United States. What have we learned and what more do we need to understand?
The updated Covid-19 boosters are cutting the risk that a person will get sick from the coronavirus by about half, even against infections caused by the rapidly spreading XBB.1.5 subvariant.
Fossils reveal the mysterious primate relatives that lived in the Arctic
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 23:11:15 GMT
Analysis of fossils found in the far north of Canada has revealed that two previously unknown species of ancient near-primates lived above the Arctic Circle some 52 million years ago, according to new research.
Experimental therapy gantenerumab fails to slow or improve Alzheimer's memory loss in clinical trials
Mon, 14 Nov 2022 19:41:28 GMT
An experimental treatment, gantenerumab, failed to help people at high risk of memory loss from Alzheimer's or those who were in the early phases of the disease, the manufacturer said Monday.
RSV hospitalization rate for seniors is 10 times higher than usual for this point in the season
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 12:11:40 GMT
The respiratory virus season has started early in kids this year and flooded children's hospitals in many parts of the country -- especially with respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV.
FDA vaccine advisers vote to harmonize Covid-19 vaccines in the United States
Read CNN's Fast Facts about cholera and learn more about the acute diarrheal infection.
A common nail salon tool may cause DNA damage and mutations in human cells, research finds
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is ironing out the "logistical and legal" aspects of testing wastewater from airplanes for coronavirus variants as it continues to explore such an infectious disease monitoring program.