More Time Outdoors May Mean Less Need for Medications
Urban dwellers who frequently visit green spaces, such as parks and community gardens, have a lower use of some commonly prescribed medications. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childhood Cancer Survivor Now Works to Help Others Like Her
A cancer survivor as a child, Maggie Rogers now works with the American Cancer Society to help others like her. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An Action Plan for Cold or Flu + COVID-19
It’s possible to catch COVID-19 and a cold or flu at the same time. Here are tips on how to feel better with a coinfection. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deer Carry COVID Variants No Longer Seen in People
A new study finds the viruses mutated in deer, which suggests variants had likely been circulating in the animals for many months. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three Wild Technologies About to Change Health Care
If you thought AI was remarkable, just wait until you see these. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ChatGPT's AI Could Help Catch Alzheimer's Early
The AI everyone's talking about identified Alzheimer's 80% of the time by analyzing people's speech. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Community Gardening Could Boost Your Lifestyle and Your Health
A recent study shows that people who picked up community gardening were able to improve their physical and mental health. Is it time to change our approach, and expand the path to finding a healthy lifestyle that's right for you? (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer in Dogs: Breed & Size Matter
A new study finds dogs that are bigger, male and purebred may get a diagnosis of cancer earlier in its life compared to other dogs. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnancy Complications Could Mean Lifelong Heart Risks for Women
New research suggests major pregnancy complications, such as preeclampsia and preterm birth, should be recognized as lifelong risk factors for women's heart disease. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Stroke Survivors Less Likely to Get Treated for Complications
A new study finds the color of your skin may determine whether you get follow up care after a stroke. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caring for Teeth, Gums May Safeguard Aging Brains
Researchers say brushing, flossing, and regular dental checkups are vital for brain health. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Now Trending on Social Media: Bad Birth Control Info
YouTubers are ditching the pill and pushing more “natural” contraception methods, putting impressionable young women at risk of unintended pregnancy. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Future of At-Home Testing: Flu, RSV Rapid Tests Are Coming
The FDA says it is confident that at-home rapid tests like those for COVID-19 are forthcoming for flu and RSV. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Healthy Lifestyle Might Delay Memory Decline in Older Adults
A new study suggests that following a healthy lifestyle is linked to slower memory decline in older adults, even in people with the apolipoprotein E4 (APOE4) gene—one of the strongest known risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID Emergency Orders Ending: What ’s Next?
The Biden administration announced Monday that it will be ending the twin emergency declarations of COVID-19, marking the switch from COVID-19 “pandemic” to “endemic” status. Here's what to know. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news