We couldn't live without water, but if we drink too much, it can lead to water intoxication and wreak havoc on our brain and body.
For decades, red wine has been the "healthy" alcohol, set on a pedestal against its contemporaries. But, is red wine actually good for you?
Johnson added vaccine passports will "never" be required for essential businesses or public services like buses or trains.
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says the state will not prioritise essential workers in the next round of coronavirus vaccinations. Instead, those over 70 years old will be next in line to be immunized. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention advised Sunday that essential workers, such as firefighters and teachers, […]
The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that trying to reach herd immunity by allowing COVID-19 to spread is “scientifically and ethically problematic.” “Allowing a dangerous virus that we don’t fully understand to run free is simply unethical,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. His comments, at a press […]
Summary List Placement Canada’s chief medical adviser recommends wearing face masks while having sex. Dr. Theresa Tam said on Wednesday that people should also avoid kissing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Solo sex, she said, was the least risky sexual option and best way to protect yourself from […]
With routine medical care having to go remote during the coronavirus pandemic, telehealth is here to stay. Telehealth appointments have a similar format to an in-person visit, but there’s still a few adjustments you’ll probably need to make. Be sure to choose a private spot, and ensure that the visit […]
A study found a link between repetitive negative thinking and dementia. The study, conducted on 360 people, found negative thinkers had increased deposits of two proteins responsible with Alzheimer’s disease. One of the authors said the results suggest meditation could hold more clinical benefits than we realise. The study had […]
Lyme disease is spread by infected ticks, and has a huge range of symptoms including fever, mood changes, joint and nerve pain, and severe fatigue, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The bacterial infection is difficult to diagnose due to the wide range of symptoms and […]
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Angelo Mascia is an emergency room doctor in New York City. Mascia says if you are experiencing coronavirus symptoms but are doing well otherwise, you should assume you are positive for coronavirus and self-quarantine at home for 14 days. If you have a somewhat mild injury or have an […]
The coronavirus pandemic has forced restaurants and diners alike to turn to takeout and delivery. But many have wondered if it’s still safe to order food from restaurants. Business Insider asked two experts about how to order takeout and delivery food safely. Dr. Eric Cioe-Peña is the director of global […]
The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends “social distancing” to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Social distancing is a public health term used to describe taking intentional actions to track and prevent the spread of disease. It includes things like avoiding crowds and staying home […]
With the number of coronavirus cases increasing, you may be wondering how to protect yourself from getting sick while at work. According to a survey, 52.9% of Americans believe open offices will lead to an increase in coronavirus infections, and 41% believe their open office will be a “hotbed of […]
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie is an emergency medicine physician in Tennessee whose personal strategy for protecting against the novel coronavirus can be adopted by anyone. She told Business Insider washing your hands, wiping down surfaces with disinfecting wipes, and walking away from sick people and large gatherings are the best […]
From pregnancy myths to cutting gluten out of your diet to lose weight, the world is full of misconceptions about health and well being. In 2019, we brought thirteen experts into our studios to debunk one-hundred health-related myths. Going gluten-free won’t help you lose weight, and can be a huge […]
The belief that vitamin C can help you steer clear of a nasty cold has been a myth for decades, but it has since been disproven. Research shows that at least 200 mg per day of vitamin C, while you’re sick, can help you get better sooner and decreases the […]