Tag: Health

These Are the Signs Your Child May Be Depressed

Photo: Iren_Geo (Shutterstock) It’s the season for seasonal depression. Children can get seasonal affective disorder, too, but they can also suffer from depression. While many children are described as anxious,…

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The 13 Worst Health and Fitness Trends of 2022

Photo: Chepko Danil Vitalevich (Shutterstock) Both before and after Roe v. Wade was overturned, people made sure to pass each other tips about abortion access on social media. Some of…

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The Best Ways to Fix a Leaky Air Mattress Without a Patch Kit

Photo: Maria Studio (Shutterstock) ‘Tis the season for holiday houseguests and air mattresses. And chances are, you’ve either heard or said, “Don’t worry—we have an air mattress!” only to find…

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Yes, You Can Really Have a Heart Attack From Shoveling Snow

Photo: SKatzenberger (Shutterstock) You may have heard of people—elderly folks in particular—getting a heart attack from shoveling snow. But what’s so dangerous about shoveling? And is everybody at risk, or…

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Whether You Really Need to Pee After Sex, According to Science

Photo: VGstockstudio (Shutterstock) If you have a vagina, you’ve probably been told that it’s an absolute must to pee immediately after having sex to prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs). But…

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Masks Aren’t to Blame for the Surge in RSV and Flu Right Now

Photo: Ground Picture (Shutterstock) This year’s flu season is shaping up to be especially bad, with the current weekly number of cases at extraordinarily high levels. Meanwhile, doctors are seeing…

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If You’re Worried About Which Vegetables Are ‘Healthier,’ You’re Overthinking It

Photo: Giampaolo Nitti (Shutterstock) Do you have a picture in your mind of “healthy” eating? Does it include fruits and vegetables? You’re doing great. Now, just go ahead and eat—wait,…

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Your Dentist Will Know You’re High

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Wouldn’t it be great if there were something you could take before a dentist’s appointment, something that would help you to stay calm and possibly alleviate a…

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Don’t Eat This Recalled Lettuce, FDA Says

Photo: Melica (Shutterstock) If you live in Florida and have recently purchased lettuce, you might want to check the label to see if it’s one of the products being recalled…

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Throw Out Your Baby’s Head-Shaping Pillow, FDA Says

Photo: LeManna (Shutterstock) Safe sleep for babies involves putting them on their backs in a crib without pillows, bumpers, or blankets. That’s still the case even if a pillow is…

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