Health News

What does the endocrine system do?

The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones, which are specialized proteins that regulate bodily functions. The endocrine system serves as the body’s internal chemical signaling system, sending messages in the form of hormones to organs throughout the body via the circulatory system. Metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, […]

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What does long COVID feel like?

For Anna Chumley, her long-haul COVID-19 symptoms started with a rash. One that would appear and reappear randomly, spotting her back, face and neck with itchy, red bumps. Then, came the constant back pain, chest pain and racing heart. Chumley, who caught COVID in summer 2020, said she would sometimes feel like she couldn’t breathe. […]

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COVID-19 and children: What to look out for

As flu season comes around and our children are going back to school, there are many concerns on how to monitor your child’s health. Not only can a common cold mimic the symptoms of COVID-19, but allergies and the flu can both have similarities as well. With school being in-person, it is crucial that we […]

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What history can teach us about pandemic management

While the word “unprecedented” has become part of the rhetoric around COVID-19, this isn’t the first pandemic to hit the world, even in recent times. In fact, there are many similarities between the COVID-19 pandemic, and its management, and others throughout history, UNSW historians say. Researchers from the UNSW Laureate Centre for History & Population […]

Pet Care

What Can You Do for Your Pet’s Storm Phobia?

Does your pet shake, pace or drool when a storm rolls through? Do they try to run out of the door and chew or dig through a wall or the floor? If so, don’t worry—you’re not alone! Thunderstorm phobia, also known as Astraphobia, or fear of thunderstorms, is a common issue in dogs. However, their […]

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What The Real Difference Is Between Serotonin And Dopamine

Dean Drobot/Shutterstock By Sophie McEvoy/Sept. 5, 2021 9:38 pm EDT Often referred to as the “feel good” chemicals in the brain, serotonin and dopamine are two neurotransmitters that are vital in regulating emotions (via Medical News Today). While both may be integral to creating these feelings, there are actually major differences between the two. A healthy […]

Kids Health

What You Didn’t Know About Kathy Griffin’s Mansion

Ovidiu Hrubaru/Shutterstock By Haley Van Horn/Sept. 2, 2021 2:12 pm EDT Kathy Griffin is a comedy legend — she’s been making people laugh for decades. According to The Chicago Tribune, Griffin has made over $75 million just from making people laugh. From her appearances on “Seinfeld” to her show Bravo show “My Life on the D […]

Pet Care

What Is a Helper Dog?

Ready to learn about one of the cutest things ever? During treatment at the Behavioral Rehabilitation Center (BRC), sometimes our fearful dogs need some extra help coming out of their shells. So, we have “helper dogs” show them the ropes. Since many of the dogs at the BRC come from situations that leave them fearful […]

Personal Health

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Booster Time

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. You can also listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Pocket Casts or wherever you listen to podcasts. As covid-19 cases in the U.S. continue to rise, the Biden administration is countering with new strategies. The latest efforts include preparing for vaccine boosters starting this […]

Kids Health

Heres What You Need To Know About Transitional Style

Design and style can be hard to grasp, especially because they’re constantly in flux. Style trends come and go like seasons, but some styles are also timeless. You can style a coffee table, you can follow Japandi design, and you can find design trends and ideas online, such as on TikTok. Designs can even be […]