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8 Myths You Might Believe About Stress

When you feel stressed, that’s your body’s way of responding to any kind of demand or threat. If you aren’t able to cope with certain things such as meeting a deadline, you could feel or act differently. Stress means different things to different people and unfortunately, most people have a lot of mistaken assumptions about

Catching the Coronavirus: Who Is More at Risk of Severe Illness?

Up to this point, the coronavirus appears to be an equal opportunity pathogen when referring to those who get infected. The virus doesn’t seem to avoid certain individuals. “There’s not a difference in risk of transmission that we know of,” says S. Wesley Long, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and genomic medicine at Houston

7 Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes You May Miss

“It’s not like you wake up one day and all of a sudden you’re thirsty, hungry, and [going to the bathroom] all the time,” says Melissa Joy Dobbins, RD, a certified diabetes educator in Chicago, Illinois and a spokesperson for the American Association of Diabetes Educators. “It picks up gradually.” Indeed, “most people are unaware

8 Clear Signs You Need to Move More

While we all know that lack of exercise can lead to obesity, there are some lesser known things about lack of movement you should definitely know. Moving your body means a lot more than getting a perfect beach body. Read on to find out why being a couch potato is really bad for your health.

9 Delivery Services That Bring Food Right to Your Door

Nowadays, we are all spending much more time in our homes than ever, and it appears that about 28 percent of Americans—almost a third—don’t know how to cook. So, if you are one of them and also tired of canned goods, you should definitely let food delivery services do their job. Thinking about which food delivery services are still

Here’s How Doctors Protect Themselves From the Coronavirus

Taking a lesson from healthcare professionals is always better than listening to our neighbors or reading options on social media. Although they take these things into consideration all the time, now, during a pandemic they practice them more often. “We’re practicing what’s tried and true,” says Robert Glatter, MD, an emergency physician with Lenox Hill

Coronavirus: 7 Symptoms People Should Pay Attention To

The new coronavirus has now infected more than 1,500,000 people around the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), confirmed illnesses of coronavirus have ranged from very mild to severe, with some even fatal. Most of the cases—about 80 percent—are mild, says Robert Glatter, MD, an emergency physician with Lenox Hill

Top 11 Most Dangerous Viruses in the World

We have been dealing with viruses for a long period of time. As a matter of fact, humans and animals are in a constant battle with viruses and bacteria even before the evolution of what we know today as “the modern world”. Fortunately, for a large number of viral diseases, vaccines and antiviral medication have

8 Important Things Doctors Want You to Know About Face Masks

Wearing face masks won’t protect you against the coronavirus. As a matter of fact, washing your hands often is much better than putting on a face mask. “I tell people you should be washing before you cook or serve food and after you use the bathroom; I wash my hands every time I return home,”

9 Unexpected Medical Reasons Why You Can’t Sleep

A sleep problem could be a symptom of a serious health issue or an adverse effect of therapy in order to treat certain conditions. So, if you often find yourself lying awake at night, waiting for some sleep to come, you may wonder about several medical reasons why you can’t sleep. Yes, being unable to

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