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Does Health Insurance Cover Abortion?

Even before the Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision on June 24, the ability to use health insurance to pay for an abortion depended on many things, including the insured woman’s state, the type of insurance involved, and where the procedure took place. Lack of coverage means that most Americans who get an…

Which Source of Dietary Fiber Works Best?

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — If your diet is low in fiber, you can do your gut some good by adding more — regardless of the fiber source, new research suggests. Many people know fiber as the nutrient that keeps you regular. But it’s also a key player…

Is an HIV Cure Possible?

Very few people have been reported “cured” of HIV. Read what researchers are learning from them. Source link

How Retraining Your Brain Could Help With Lower Back Pain

Aug. 5, 2022 – Are you among the hundreds of millions of people worldwide with low back pain? If so, you may be familiar with standard treatments like surgery, shots, medications, and spinal manipulations. But new research suggests the solution for the world’s leading cause of disability may lie in fixing how the brain and…

4 Reasons People Reject Good Data

Aug. 5, 2022 – Thanks to science, we know the world isn’t flat, that the Earth revolves around the sun (and not the reverse), and that microbes cause infectious diseases. So why is scientific skepticism a global phenomenon – and one that appears to be getting worse, if the crazy stuff you saw your friend…

Loneliness Can Be a Real Heartbreaker

By Sydney Murphy HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Social isolation and loneliness put people at a 30% higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death from either, a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) warns. The statement also highlights the lack of data on interventions that could…

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Vitamin D is well-known for being important for bone health. It’s also been studied for its possible link to a lower risk of a wide variety of conditions. But even though you can get vitamin D from food, supplements, or spending time in the sunshine,  many people don’t get enough of it. Why? Maybe you don’t…

U.S. Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency

Aug. 4, 2022 – The Biden administration declared monkeypox a public health emergency on Thursday. There have been over 6,600 reported cases of the disease in the United States, up from less than 5,000 cases reported last week. “This public health emergency will allow us to explore additional strategies to get vaccines and treatments more…

Long COVID Doubles Risk of Some Serious Outcomes in Children, Teens: Study

Aug. 4, 2022 – CDC researchers report that children and teenagers with long COVID have about twice the risk of getting serious outcomes, compared to others without COVID. Heart inflammation; a blood clot in the lung; or a blood clot in the lower leg, thigh, or pelvis were the most common bad outcomes in a…

‘Self-Boosting’ Vaccines Could Be Immunizations of the Future

Aug. 4, 2022 – Most vaccines don’t come as one-shot deals. You need a series of boosters to step up your immunity to COVID-19, tetanus, and other infectious threats over time. That can mean multiple visits with a health care provider, costing you time and sometimes money. But what if you could receive just one…

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Does Health Insurance Cover Abortion?

Even before the Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision on June 24, the ability to use health insurance to pay for an abortion depended on many things, including the insured woman’s state, the type of insurance involved, and where the procedure took place. Lack of coverage means that most Americans who get an…

Which Source of Dietary Fiber Works Best?

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — If your diet is low in fiber, you can do your gut some good by adding more — regardless of the fiber source, new research suggests. Many people know fiber as the nutrient that keeps you regular. But it’s also a key player…

Is an HIV Cure Possible?

Very few people have been reported “cured” of HIV. Read what researchers are learning from them. Source link

How Retraining Your Brain Could Help With Lower Back Pain

Aug. 5, 2022 – Are you among the hundreds of millions of people worldwide with low back pain? If so, you may be familiar with standard treatments like surgery, shots, medications, and spinal manipulations. But new research suggests the solution for the world’s leading cause of disability may lie in fixing how the brain and…

4 Reasons People Reject Good Data

Aug. 5, 2022 – Thanks to science, we know the world isn’t flat, that the Earth revolves around the sun (and not the reverse), and that microbes cause infectious diseases. So why is scientific skepticism a global phenomenon – and one that appears to be getting worse, if the crazy stuff you saw your friend…

Loneliness Can Be a Real Heartbreaker

By Sydney Murphy HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Social isolation and loneliness put people at a 30% higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death from either, a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) warns. The statement also highlights the lack of data on interventions that could…