Category Archives: CNN – Health

These are the two key groups now being hit hardest by Covid-19

These are the two key groups now being hit hardest by Covid-19

Covid-19 deaths have been falling dramatically in the US, but — with many people still unvaccinated — the number of daily deaths remains in the hundreds. And the groups most at risk are increasingly younger people and Black Americans. Throughout the pandemic, Black people have been disproportionately affected by Covid-19, accounting for about 12.5% of…MORE

FDA chief stays mum on plans for banning flavored vapes

FDA chief stays mum on plans for banning flavored vapes

Members of Congress pressed acting US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Janet Woodcock on Wednesday to ban all flavored e-cigarettes, saying the sweet and fruity flavors are attracting too many children and teens. But Woodcock would not be drawn on whether the agency plans to ban or otherwise limit the sale of flavored vapes…MORE

Scientist says early coronavirus samples were deleted from NIH database

Scientist says early coronavirus samples were deleted from NIH database

Scientists investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic might be working with the wrong samples, because some early samples of the virus submitted by a Chinese researcher were deleted from a shared database, an expert in the evolution of viruses says. Jesse Bloom, a researcher at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, said he…MORE

Covid-19 vaccine boosters may be necessary. Here’s what you need to know

Covid-19 vaccine boosters may be necessary. Here’s what you need to know

Vaccine makers are preparing for a next possible phase of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout: booster doses. Currently three coronavirus vaccines are authorized for emergency use in the United States — the two-dose Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for people 12 and older, the two-dose Moderna vaccine and the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines for everyone 18 and older.…MORE

How to improve posture and relieve pain with your breath

In the first article of our series, we established why breathing is your superpower, impacting virtually all aspects of your health and wellness. In this second installment, we take a closer look at how breathing can improve your posture, enhance your mobility, and relieve common aches and pains. I also share the same positional breathing…MORE

Question of the Day

June 23

Q: Men are twice as likely as women to spend big bucks on this… A: Vacation

June 22

Q: A new survey says this is the riskiest food to order on a first date… A: Oysters

June 21

Q: Slightly more people say they are really bad at doing this compared to those who say they’re really good at it… A: Swimming