Health Problems

Flu shot much more effective this year, CDC says

This year’s flu shot is already outperforming the vaccine issued during the tough 2017-2018 influenza season, federal health officials reported Thursday. The 2017-2018 flu shot offered just 25 percent effectiveness against the predominant strain of flu that season, H3N2. But this year’s shot offers 47 percent protection against all circulating strains, according to researchers at […]

Kids Health

This Woman Became Pregnant While She Was… Already Pregnant

Beata noted that she and Pawel didn’t listen to the advice of their doctors about abstaining from intercourse. “They tell you at the fertility clinic that you can’t have sex for the four days before your egg collection because the hormones mean more eggs are fertilized than normal,” she explained to SWNS. “But I think […]

Health News

Take this advice for sleeping during a heatwave

It is the time of year when steamy nights can leave us tossing and turning in the early hours of the morning (and fronting up to work the next day with sore heads and bleary eyes, as if we had spent the evening doing something much more exciting). So is there a sneaky trick to […]

Pet Care

This November 6, Make Your Vote Count for Animals!

It’s less than one month until Election Day! Before you head to the polls on Tuesday, November 6, remember to keep animal welfare issues front of mind. If humane candidates are not elected to office, we cannot pass humane laws—and the stakes are as high as ever this year. Although this isn’t a Presidential election […]