DVT Cases and COVID: What Are the Links?
Doctors have found more blood clot cases, like DVT and PE, during the pandemic. Find out what might cause these conditions, how they relate to COVID-19, and what impacts the combined illnesses may create. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alternatives to Breastfeeding
For whatever reason, sometimes breastfeeding isn’t the best option for new moms. Find out what alternatives are available to you for your baby. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID: Mental Health 'Epidemic' in Communities of Color
Communities of color face a wave of mental health problems as a result of how the pandemic has changed the way people interact and grieve, experts warn. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Face Shields May Cut COVID Spread in Hair Salons
Just having a chat in a hair salon can spread the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, a new study finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis Meds May Help Fight Severe COVID
Rheumatoid arthritis drugs may save lives of patients hospitalized with severe cases of COVID-19, according to a groundbreaking clinical trial. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthier 2021: Mark Has Some Challenges Ahead
After nearly 2 months on this fitness journey, I can't say that I don't have very many complaints. But, things are going to be changing. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Masks Vital to Stopping COVID at Gyms
Coronavirus outbreaks at fitness centers last summer were likely the result of exercisers and instructors not wearing masks, new research reveals. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Longer Allergy Season, Pollen Travels Farther
New research on climate change explains an extended allergy season with pollen on the move. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Setting Curfews for Your Teens
Curfews for your teens can be tough to enforce, but it’s important that kids have guidelines to keep them safe and healthy. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Is Liver Cancer More Lethal for Black Patients?
A new study looks at this aggressive type of cancer and current screening guidelines. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Very Low COVID Infection Rate Among Dental Hygienists
Dental hygienists have a low rate of COVID-19, even though their jobs are considered high-risk, a new study says. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental Illness Not a Factor in Most Mass Shootings
Contrary to what many believe, a new study finds that mental illness isn't a factor in most mass shootings or other types of mass murder. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet Could Keep Aging Brains Sharp
A new study suggests helping your brain stay sharp with age may be as simple as changing up the food on your plate at dinnertime. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

$52 Million Campaign to Push COVID Vaccinations
More than 300 major brands, media companies, community-based groups, faith leaders and medical experts are championing the campaign. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Happened to Flu Season?
The U.S. is seeing historically low levels of flu this season, which started in September 2020. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High BP in Pregnancy Could Affect Women's Hearts Long Term
Pregnancy-related high blood pressure can lead to long-term heart risks, new research shows. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Single Mom by Choice: What You Need to Know
Considering parenting on your own as a single mom? Learn about one woman’s life as a single mother by choice. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID in Pregnancy, Higher Odds for 'Preemie' Delivery
Pregnant women with COVID-19 may be more likely to have a preterm birth. But they don't have an increased risk of stillbirth or baby death soon after birth, researchers found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips for Breastfeeding: What I Wish I Knew
Does it come naturally? Is it easy? Will my nipples hurt? How do I know if I’m doing it right? Learn what to expect when breastfeeding. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manage Your Anger as Parents
Anger has skyrocketed in parents during the pandemic. It’s normal to feel it and crucial to manage it as best you can. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

J & J Vaccine May Block Spread of Coronavirus, FDA Says
The Johnson & Johnson shot, which would be the third vaccine for a pandemic that has killed more than 500,000 Americans, was found to be more than 85% effective at preventing severe illness and 66% protective overall. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will New Federal COVID Guidance Lead to Open Schools?
Newly released CDC guidance on reopening K-12 schools is at odds with what states and local schools are already doing, leading to confusion as many administrators and teachers grapple with a return to the classroom. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthier 2021: Sometimes It's Okay to Splurge
Life is too short to not indulge once in a while, especially when celebrating! But, I still made healthy decisions and my weight loss is still on track. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID No More Deadly for People With Asthma
People with asthma have worried the condition might raise their risk of severe illness from COVID-19, but new research findings should calm fears. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer Patients Worry Pandemic Will Impact Care
A new study finds many U.S. cancer survivors are concerned the coronavirus pandemic will interfere with their care and put their health at risk. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Coronavirus Variant Surging in California
A coronavirus variant first identified in California is more contagious than previous forms of the virus and is spreading across the state, two new studies show. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise May Help Curb Migraine Attacks
A new study suggests exercise could be an especially effective with migraine triggers such stress, depression and trouble sleeping. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: Is It Time for Optimism?
How optimistic should we be that the end of the pandemic is truly, finally in sight? Some experts see a serious chance for a return to some kind of normalcy in a matter of weeks. Others might wish that to be true, but believe we will still be living with the coronavirus for months to come. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tiger Woods' Injuries 'Significant,' Long Recovery Predicted
Golfer Tiger Woods was injured in a car crash and is having surgery for multiple leg injuries. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DVT: What People Who ’ve Had It Want You to Know
Potentially life-threatening clots that form in the veins deep within your body can happen to anyone. Even young and active people can get deep vein thrombosis (DVT). People who’ve had it have some things they want you to know: (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parenting: What ’s It Like to Have Three Kids?
Thinking of having a third kid? Mom-to-three Diedre Anthony shares the ins and outs of her daily parenting life. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Guys, Exercise Helps Aging Hearts, Testosterone Won't
A new study shows that exercise -- and not supplemental testosterone -- is the way to rejuvenate the aging male heart. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Some 'Super Ager' Folks Keep Minds Dementia-Free
Researchers may have uncovered a key reason some people remain sharp as a tack into their 80s and 90s. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Depression and Anxiety Meds OK During Pregnancy?
Is it safe to take medications for mood disorders when you’re pregnant? The answer, experts say, is complicated. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I Hated Being Pregnant: Here ’s How I Got Through It
Moms share why their pregnancies weren't the blissful experiences they hoped for. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tens of Thousands of Virus Species Live in Your Gut
Researchers have identified more than 140,000 viruses that live in the human gut, including half that were previously unknown. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ways COVID Is Changing Americans' Values
Researchers analyzed how Google searches and the phrasing of a half-billion words and phrases on Twitter, blogs and internet forums have changed. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Loss of Smell From COVID Can Last Many Months
New research shows loss of smell related to COVID infection can continue up to five months after the virus first strikes. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Co-parenting: How to Do It Right
Divorce is all too common, and successful co-parenting perhaps less so. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Learn easy ways and new insights to switch to a team approach that helps your kids thrive. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips for Single Parents
Are you struggling to juggle all the responsibilities of being a single parent while trying to maintain your sanity? Get advice from other single parents on how to make life easier and happier for you and your children. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

500,000 Americans Now Dead from COVID-19
COVID-19 deaths have also surpassed the number of Americans killed during the Civil War (498,332); World Wars I and II (116,516 and 405,399, respectively); and all American wars since 1945 combined. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preparing for Baby: What I Wish I Knew
Parents share what they wish they’d known before they brought their newborn home. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips for Single Dads
Being a single dad can be tough. Get tips on how to set routines, build a support system, and communicate with your ex. Find out how you can make life easier for you and your children. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Raises Odds for Esophageal, Larynx Cancers
Researchers found that those with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) had about twice the risk of developing cancers of the esophagus or larynx. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safe Sleeping: Keep Baby in the Crib, Not Your Bed
For safe sleeping, parents should not share bed with infant, American Academy of Pediatrics says. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Baby  Part of Your New Mom Workout
You’ve made it through labor and delivery, and now you're ready to get back into prebaby shape. Why not make your baby part of your post-pregnancy fitness routine? Just be sure to check with your doctor first. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Hope for Better Macular Degeneration Treatments
A number of new treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a progressive eye disease, are under development. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthier 2021: Laura's Boosting Her Immune System
My white blood cell count is unusually low. And since white blood cells help the body fight off infections, I'm doing what I can to ramp up my immunity. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant Women Face Higher Odds of COVID Infection
Researchers say pregnant women have high COVID-19 infection rates -- especially women of color -- and they should be near the front of the line for vaccines. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Drug Combo Could Help Treat Uterine Fibroids
A new combo pill can substantially reduce bleeding caused by uterine fibroids -- possibly offering some women an alternative to surgery. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news