Health

Is flu season winding down? Maybe, CDC says

Flu activity had been widespread across virtually the entire country for weeks on end, but now 39 states, New York City, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico are reporting high flu activity. loading… Believe it or not, that’s good news, Jernigan said. “We’re seeing that the weekly rate of hospitalizations is beginning to decline, and also […]

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Diet

How Vampire Bats Can Survive on a Diet of Blood

Vampire bats are the only mammals that feed solely on blood—an odd and potentially dangerous diet. Blood is very low in vitamins and high in protein, making it difficult for the kidneys to digest. The bats’ snack of choice also threatens to expose them to deadly pathogens, and scientists have long wondered how the critters […]

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Health

Flu Epidemic Appears to Have Peaked

loading… Nurse Nicole Simpson gives Charles Jones a flu shot at the Salvation Army in Atlanta this month. Photo: David Goldman/Associated Press By Betsy McKay Betsy McKay The Wall Street Journal Biography @betswrites Betsy.McKay@wsj.com Feb. 23, 2018 4:12 p.m. ET loading… 0 COMMENTS The worst U.S. flu epidemic in years appears to have peaked, according […]

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Health Tips

This Harvard Doctor Explains Why Wearing Heels Causes More Damage Than You Thought and How to Find the Right …

Oesh Shoes Lea sneaker. Courtesy of brand Today’s women’s movement is impacting a broad range of issues, from the areas of work and family to health and wellness. Addressing women’s foot health is Dr. Casey Kerrigan, founder of Oesh, a collection of women’s-specific eco-friendly athleisure styles designed to fit a woman’s foot and lifestyle. loading… […]

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