Friday, December 3rd, 2021

Category: Health

European Union mulling mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

After two dozen countries have reported cases of the omicron variant, the European Union (EU) countries might be headed towards mandatory vaccination to fight the spread of COVID-19, according to head of EU commission....

Protecting Yourself from Injuries during Soccer Training

It has been proven that a person who participates in a sports team is healthier – both mentally and physically. There are many reasons for this. One of the main reasons is that a...

Omicron expected to arrive in NYC, COVID masks should be worn indoors ‘at all times,’ city’s top doctor says

With New York City health officials anticipating the omicron variant to arrive in the coming days, the city’s top doctor on Monday recommended that New Yorkers wear COVID-19 masks “at all times” indoors and...

Exercise impacts appetite in unexpected ways, study finds

A new study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise addressed the age-old question: does exercise make us eat more afterwards or decrease our appetite for the next meal? The research studied...

US will require COVID-19 vaccines for all border crossers

President Joe Biden will require essential, nonresident travelers crossing U.S. land borders, such as truck drivers, government and emergency response officials, to be fully vaccinated beginning on Jan. 22, the administration planned to announce....

Science comes to the rescue when cooking turkey this year

When cooking a turkey this Thanksgiving, it is helpful to follow the science, according to a recent NPR report. First, study the turkey’s anatomy from its leg to its breast, explained Kenji López-Alt, a...

Thanksgiving turkey: How to safely prepare it

Wednesday marks Thanksgiving Eve and millions of Americans are expected to gather for the Thursday holiday. At the center of the table is likely a traditional turkey and Butterball – the largest producer of...

Children’s COVID-19 cases up 32% from two weeks ago, pediatricians report

Pediatric COVID-19 cases are up by 32% from two weeks ago, according to a recent report.   The American Academy of Pediatrics, in collaboration with the Children’s Hospital Association, used state-level case data, writing...

Trump’s surgeon general: US needs to fight antimicrobial resistance to prevent next pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) lists antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as one of the “top 10 global health threats facing humanity.” In the results of a 2021 survey of the Global Action Plan on addressing...

Opioid crisis: Ruling against CVS, Walgreens and Walmart could be beginning of long legal battle

A jury’s finding this week that three major pharmacy chains are responsible for contributing to the scourge of opioid addiction in two Ohio counties may be just the beginning of a protracted legal battle...