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Even COVID Vaccine Resisters Worry
Knowing people sick with COVID and fear of test results can be tipping points for some of those who have been reluctant to get the shot.
Kidney Disease Rises in Step with Global Temperatures
Extreme heat seems to be behind a significant rise in chronic kidney disease. Here's what it means for you and how to protect yourself.
The Allergy-Prone and COVID Vaccines
Even if you have allergies, your risk of a severe reaction to the COVID vaccine is only about 2 percent, a health worker study finds.
Feeling Invincible? Think Again
People who value individualism tend to believe they can overcome all. This can be a strength. But in the case of the pandemic it's mistaken.
Vaccines and the Delta Variant
The vaccine rollout in Scotland gave researchers a way to test their effectiveness against the Delta variant. The results were impressive.
Non-Surgical Approaches to Obesity Treatment
There are new, non-invasive treatments available and coming for obesity. Few people are taking advantage of them. Insurance is one factor.
To Navigate Better Dietary Choices, Use a Compass
A food profiler assigns scores from one to 100 to a wide variety of foods, so consumers can track their eating habits more easily.
What an HPV “Infodemic” Teaches Us About Vaccine Disinformation
Misinformation's power comes from the fact that it is so often fear-based, making it more attention-grabbing than neutral, fact-based info.
Phthalates Hit the Heart, Hormones, and the Economy
Our exposure to phthalates -- found in cans, cosmetics and packaging -- is greater than we thought. It's worse for the economy, too.
Urban Temperatures Rise to New Highs
The number of days in which urban dwellers are exposed to extreme, and possibly deadly heat, has tripled since the 1980s.
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