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Almost 40% of university students surveyed are addicted to their phones

A team of researchers at King’s College London has found that nearly 40% of students surveyed exhibited symptoms of addiction to their smartphone. In their paper published in Frontiers in Psychiatry, the researchers describe their study and what they found. Smartphones have become pervasive in virtually all advanced societies around the world. And as features […]

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Can I gather with friends and family after getting the COVID-19 vaccine? Can I travel? Here are what health experts say.

The U.S. is inching closer to herd immunity almost two months into the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, with more than one million Americans getting vaccinated per day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But with a large portion of the population still waiting to get vaccinated and questions around asymptomatic spread, immunized Americans […]

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Avocados are a healthy option Super Bowl Sunday—and year-round

This Super Bowl Sunday, millions of Americans will reach for avocados to make guacamole, a standard go-to snack for game day. But that green goodness can offer plenty of other benefits that make them a heart-healthy food option year-round. Rich, creamy and satiating, avocados travel well, are versatile in the kitchen and are packed with […]

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Schoolchildren are learning about health through sport

Knowledge about health is a cornerstone in a child’s development of physical and psychosocial health. Since 2016, around 25,000 pupils in years 4-6 in 86 of Denmark’s municipalities have taken part in the project “11 for Health in Denmark”, an 11-week exercise and health education program offered to all schools in a collaboration between the […]

Pet Care

Which Supplements and Vitamins Are Dangerous for Pets?

Many of us take vitamin or dietary supplements to keep our health in check, but these same supplements that can be helpful to us, may be dangerous or even fatal to our pets. Whether this is due to the ingredient we are looking to take or the inactive ingredients in the product, it is important […]

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More health inequality: Black people are 3 times more likely to experience pulse oximeter errors

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have purchased small devices called pulse oximeters for use in their home—based on well-intentioned recommendations from health care providers and the media. Pulse oximeters are devices, usually placed on a person’s finger, used to noninvasively measure oxygen levels in the blood. Clinics and hospitals, for example, use them regularly […]

Kids Health

Pregnant Mandy Moore's 'Hormones Are No Joke' in 3rd Trimester

Highs and lows. Mandy Moore detailed the third trimester of her pregnancy in a candid Instagram post. Darling in Dots! See Pregnant Mandy Moore’s Baby Bump Album “Question for third trimester pregnant friends — is anyone else suddenly nauseous, exhausted, and weepy?” the This Is Us star, 36, captioned a Saturday, December 19, Instagram Story […]

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Most Pregnant Women With COVID-19 Are Asymptomatic

THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2020 — Most pregnant women infected with the new coronavirus don’t have symptoms, a new study shows. Researchers analyzed data from a coronavirus screening program in the labor and delivery unit of Elmhurst Hospital in New York City during March and April. Of the 130 pregnant women screened, one-third tested positive for […]