Daily Covid cases rise in New York, LA and San Francisco as experts warn of data cuts

Covid cases are starting to rise again in major cities, including New York, Angels and San Francisco, as experts warn that reduced data reports across the country in recent months could leave Americans ill-prepared to deal with another wave of the virus. Daily Covid cases have fallen from around 600 a day to 1,400 a … Read more

Quitting smoking could give you five more years of healthy life

Quitting smoking could give you FIVE extra YEARS of a healthy life: Cardiologists say the benefits of kicking the habit are ‘even better than we thought’ Quitting smoking is like taking three different types of heart medication Dutch researchers have calculated that quitting the habit adds 4.81 extra years to life Half of the millions … Read more

Quitting smoking could give you five more years of healthy life

Quitting smoking could give you FIVE extra YEARS of a healthy life: Cardiologists say the benefits of kicking the habit are ‘even better than we thought’ Quitting smoking is like taking three different types of heart medication Dutch researchers have calculated that quitting the habit adds 4.81 extra years to life Half of the millions … Read more

Viagra, Cialis, erectile dysfunction drugs linked to eye problems

Photo: Getty (Getty Images) Drugs known to help men with erectile dysfunction may pose a higher risk of vision problems than currently believed. In new research published Thursday, scientists have documented an association between three serious eye conditions and drugs, including Viagra and Cialis; According to the authors, the results could encourage adding warning labels … Read more

MaineHealth announces termination of contract with Anthem

MaineHealth today announces that Maine Medical Center will no longer participate as an in-network non-urgent care provider for commercial Anthem subscribers beginning in January 2023. Next year, patients with Anthem will be required to pay out-of-network rates to receive care at Maine Medical Center. Anthem, which is a for-profit corporation, is the state’s largest insurer … Read more

Viagra, Cialis, erectile dysfunction drugs linked to eye problems

Photo: Getty (Getty Images) Drugs known to help men with erectile dysfunction may pose a higher risk of vision problems than currently believed. In new research published Thursday, scientists have documented an association between three serious eye conditions and drugs, including Viagra and Cialis; According to the authors, the results could encourage adding warning labels … Read more

Dirty Dozen 2022: Producing with the most and the least amount of pesticides

Cherries came in at number eight this year on the list of the 12 most contaminated foods, with peaches, pears, celery and tomatoes completing the list. But don’t stop eating these foods, which are packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants needed to fight chronic disease, experts say. “If the things you like to eat … Read more

Warning to insomniacs as study finds people who have trouble sleeping may be at risk for type 2 diabetes

According to a study, insomniacs may be at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers at the University of Bristol found that people who had trouble sleeping had higher blood sugar levels – a marker of the disease. The findings suggest that treating insomnia itself with lifestyle changes or medication could prevent tens of … Read more

UK adds nine more COVID symptoms to official list as it struggles with record case load

The official list of COVID-19 symptoms has been expanded in the UK, where cases are currently at the highest level since the start of the pandemic. The National Health Service has added nine new symptoms to the list of just three, including sore throat, fatigue and headache, as reported by the Guardian. On1 in 13 … Read more

US experts debate how to update COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. health officials are beginning to grapple with how to keep vaccines up to date to better protect Americans against the ever-evolving coronavirus. On Wednesday, a panel of Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisers spent hours debating key questions for revamping vaccines and conducting … Read more