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Puedes usarlo para contrarrestar los signos del envejecimiento o tratar el acné. Se recomienda empezar poco a poco y tener paciencia. Source link Dr. Susanna AshtonDr. Susanna Ashton has been practicing medicine for over 20 years and she is very excited to assist Healthoriginaltips in providing understandable and accurate medical information. When not strolling on … Read more

My Running Club, My Everything

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On a Thursday evening in early September, the Upper West Side Run Club met on the steps of the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan. It was 6:30 p.m., and temperatures were hovering in the low 90s. But despite the extreme heat, over 25 people, ranging in age from teens to late 60s, showed … Read more

FTC Sues Anesthesia Group Backed by Private Equity, Claiming Antitrust

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After vowing to tackle consolidation in the health care industry, the Federal Trade Commission filed an antitrust lawsuit on Thursday that challenged the growing practice of private-equity firms backing companies that amass medical practices and dominate local markets. The suit targeted a large doctors’ group that operates anesthesia practices in several states, claiming the group … Read more

Following State Errors, Nearly 500,000 Americans Will Regain Health Insurance

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Nearly 500,000 people, many of them children, will keep Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program coverage after state officials discovered major errors in their procedures for reviewing eligibility for the programs, federal officials said on Thursday. After a pandemic-era policy that guaranteed Medicaid coverage lapsed in April, states began checking to see whether tens of … Read more

Advances in Eye Scans and Protein Structure Win 2023 Lasker Awards

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The prestigious Lasker Awards were given on Thursday to scientists making advances in the diagnosis of eye disease, the prediction of cellular protein structure and the intricacies of the immune system. The awards, closely watched by researchers in biomedical fields, often foreshadow Nobel Prizes. The Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award was given to a team … Read more

U.S. Will Resume Offering Free At-Home Covid Tests

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The Biden administration, looking ahead to a possible winter surge of Covid-19, announced on Wednesday that it was reviving its program of offering Americans free coronavirus tests through the mail and would spend more than $600 million to buy tests from a dozen domestic manufacturers. The website for the program, covidtests.gov, will begin accepting orders … Read more

Sufjan Stevens Says He Lost Ability to Walk From Guillain-Barré Syndrome

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Sufjan Stevens, the indie-rock singer-songwriter, said in a statement on his website on Wednesday that he was in recovery from a rare neurological condition called Guillain-Barré syndrome that had taken away his ability to walk, saying he had been hospitalized for several weeks but was expected to recover. “Last month I woke up one morning … Read more

The Beach Is Lovely. The Water, Maybe Not So Much.

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As oceans warm, pathogenic bacteria are turning up more frequently in northern regions, scientists say. Source link Dr. Susanna AshtonDr. Susanna Ashton has been practicing medicine for over 20 years and she is very excited to assist Healthoriginaltips in providing understandable and accurate medical information. When not strolling on the beaches she loves to write … Read more

What’s the Best Way to Treat Body Acne?

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Q: I’ve noticed that pimples are appearing all over my body, and it’s embarrassing. How can I get rid of them? Pimples, blackheads and white heads popping up on your back, chest and backside may bring back memories of your teenage years. However, body acne is a common condition for adults, too, said Dr. Caroline … Read more

Understanding enablers and barriers to social protection of sanitation workers

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There has been a strong focus on improving the sanitation situation in the last decade in India due to the Government of India (GOI)’s flagship program called Swachh Bharat Mission. In the last decade, the country witnessed an increase in the number of toilets, sewer treatment plants and faecal sludge treatment plants. The demand for … Read more

In Season 3, ‘The Dream’ Podcast Takes On Life Coaching

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There are plenty of podcasts about cons of all kinds: “Scam Goddess,” “Chameleon,” “Swindled,” “Oh My Fraud.” What sets “The Dream” apart is a particular mix of cynicism, compassion and genuine curiosity, most of it articulated in Marie’s crabby voice. “I’m like a petulant teen,” she said. “I’ve always been like that.” Ira Glass, who … Read more

Want to thrive? First, learn to fail.

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When Sara Blakely, founder of the shapewear brand Spanx, was a child, her father would pose an unusual question to her and her brother over dinner: How did you fail this week? “He encouraged us to fail, and not to be afraid of it,” she told me. “If we didn’t have something to tell him … Read more

MDMA Therapy for PTSD Inches Closer to U.S. Approval

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MDMA-assisted therapy seems to be effective in reducing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a study published on Thursday. The research is the final trial conducted by MAPS Public Benefit Corporation, a company that is developing prescription psychedelics. It plans to submit the results to the Food and Drug Administration as part of an … Read more

A Decongestant in Cold Medicines Is Ineffective. Here’s What to Use Instead.


But you still may want to look for alternatives. “Me, personally, I wouldn’t want myself or my kid to take anything that’s unnecessary and that’s demonstrated ineffective,” said Jennifer Le, a member of the advisory committee and a professor of clinical pharmacy with the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of … Read more

Washington University Stops Offering Gender Medications to Minors


The News Washington University in St. Louis will stop prescribing gender medications to minors, the school said on Monday, citing “unacceptable” legal liability under a new Missouri law banning such treatments. The change comes seven months after a former employee of the university’s youth gender clinic claimed that doctors there were hastily prescribing the treatments, … Read more

Fascia May Be a Key to Better Health

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In recent years, the concept of caring for one’s fascia — the tough, flexible tissue that surrounds and connects muscles, bones and organs like cling wrap — has permeated fitness and wellness culture. Pilates instructors and massage therapists offer to make fascia more supple, and products like foam rollers, massage guns and “fascia blasters” claim … Read more

Why Memory Lapses Are Not Always a Cause for Concern

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Temporarily blanking on names and misplacing items is normal. I asked Dr. Mario Mendez, director of behavioral neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at U.C.L.A., about age-related memory problems, but he corrected my choice of words: “I’d say ‘memory changes,’” he said. “And that does not translate necessarily into a problem.” In a … Read more

Transforming India’s health through food fortification

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One of the most important indices of a nation’s development is the nutritional status of its population. India can only truly claim its place as a leading global economy if Indians are well-nourished and healthy. Unfortunately, we currently suffer from a unique nutritional paradox. While we struggle to end undernutrition in large segments of our … Read more

Bruce Springsteen Is Treated for Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer Disease. What Is It?


Bruce Springsteen announced on Wednesday night that he would be postponing September shows because he is being treated for symptoms of peptic ulcer disease. Such symptoms are common, said Dr. William Chey, chief of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at Michigan Medicine, and typically include nausea and burning, stabbing pain in the upper abdomen … Read more

CPAP Maker Agrees to $479 Million Settlement Over Defects

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Philips Respironics has agreed to a $479 million partial settlement on claims over flaws in the company’s breathing machines that spewed gases and flecks of foam into the airways of consumers and that spawned recalls involving millions of the devices, lawyers for plaintiffs in the lawsuit announced on Thursday. As one segment of continuing class-action … Read more

As Abortion Laws Drive Obstetricians From Red States, Maternity Care Suffers

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One by one, doctors who handle high-risk pregnancies are disappearing from Idaho — part of a wave of obstetricians fleeing restrictive abortion laws and a hostile state legislature. Dr. Caitlin Gustafson, a family doctor who also delivers babies in the tiny mountain town of McCall, is among those left behind, facing a lonely and uncertain … Read more

Supermodel Linda Evangelista Had Breast Cancer Twice in 5 Years

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Linda Evangelista, the supermodel made famous in the 1990s, revealed in an interview that she survived breast cancer twice in five years. The fashion photographer described her diagnoses and multiple health challenges in an interview with The Wall Street Journal Magazine that was published on Tuesday. Ms. Evangelista, 58, said she was first diagnosed in … Read more

How Do You Treat Toenail Fungus?

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Q: It looks like I have fungus beneath my toenail, but how can I be sure? Does toenail fungus go away on its own? Yellowing, brittle and unusual-looking toenails can be a sign that a fungal nail infection, called onychomycosis, has taken root. Experts say these infections don’t go away on their own and can … Read more

85,000 Highchairs Recalled After Reports of Two Dozen Falls

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More than 85,000 highchairs sold online and at retailers across North America are being recalled after reports of two dozen falls related to the chairs, according to federal regulators. TOMY International, a toy and nursery company, is voluntarily recalling about 83,000 Boon Flair and Flair Elite model highchairs in the United States and an additional … Read more

Federal Officials Propose New Nursing Home Standards to Increase Staffing

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The nation’s most thinly staffed nursing homes would be required to hire more workers under new rules proposed on Friday by the Biden administration, the greatest change to federal nursing home regulations in three decades. The proposed standard was prompted by the industry’s troubled performance earlier in the coronavirus pandemic, when 200,000 nursing home residents … Read more

7 Books for Better Sleep

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A good night’s sleep has become increasingly elusive for many of us — as we stay up for work, play or existential dread — and this is to our detriment. Not only do we feel the effects of poor sleep throughout the day, but research shows that chronic sleep loss has negative long-term effects on … Read more

Mitch McConnell May Be Experiencing Small Seizures, Doctors Suggest

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A four-line letter, signed by the attending physician of Congress and released by Senator Mitch McConnell on Thursday, suggested that his recent spells of speechlessness were linked to “occasional lightheadedness” perhaps brought on by his recovery from a concussion last winter or “dehydration.” But seven neurologists, relying on what they described as unusually revealing video … Read more

¿Hay que usar mascarilla otra vez?

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A medida que las nuevas variantes de covid ganan terreno, las reinfecciones se hacen más frecuentes y los casos aumentan en determinadas zonas, algunas escuelas y empresas están volviendo a exigir el uso de mascarilla. Los expertos afirman que es lógico aumentar las precauciones, incluido el regreso a cubrirse nariz y boca. “Suelo decir que, … Read more

¿Hay que usar mascarilla otra vez?

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A medida que las nuevas variantes de covid ganan terreno, las reinfecciones se hacen más frecuentes y los casos aumentan en determinadas zonas, algunas escuelas y empresas están volviendo a exigir el uso de mascarilla. Los expertos afirman que es lógico aumentar las precauciones, incluido el regreso a cubrirse nariz y boca. “Suelo decir que, … Read more

Texas Drops the ‘Tampon Tax,’ the Latest State to Do So

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Things started to change in the last few years, as female representation in state legislatures increased and a new generation revitalized the issue, she said. In 2016, activist teenagers and college students around the country made a concerted effort to flood state comptroller offices with applications for tax refunds on menstrual product purchases. That helped … Read more

How vaccines helped reshape the course of the Covid-19 pandemic

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When future generations look back at the pandemic, they will deem it a black swan event. However, they will also revere it as the era that expanded the vaccine revolution. Vaccine (Getty Images/iStockphoto) When the healthcare systems were strained to their limits to social and economic upheaval around the globe, vaccines spearheaded the global response … Read more

Is Retinol Good for Your Skin? How It Can Help With Acne and Aging

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Over-the-counter retinol products are popular for good reason: In addition to helping to control acne, they can improve the overall appearance of skin and lessen the signs of aging. They “are perfect for reducing fine lines and large pores, improving skin texture and evening out skin tone,” said Dr. Hope Mitchell, a dermatologist in Perrysburg, … Read more

Many Children May Have Lost Medicaid Coverage Because of State Errors

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Federal officials have discovered major errors in the systems and procedures that some states have been using to verify eligibility for Medicaid, possibly leading to a substantial number of children losing health coverage despite still being eligible for it. State agencies have been “unwinding” a pandemic-era policy that allowed people to keep their health insurance … Read more

Women May Face Higher Risk of Stroke Following Infertility Treatment

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Why It Matters: The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world. Strokes account for about 7.5 percent of pregnancy-related deaths. At the same time, use of assisted reproductive technology has risen dramatically over the past 10 years. About 2 percent of births in the United States involve infertility treatment of … Read more

Narcan Available for Over-the-Counter Purchase: What to Know

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Narcan, the first opioid overdose reversal medication approved for over-the-counter purchase, is being shipped to drugstore and grocery chains nationwide, its manufacturer said Wednesday. Big-box outlets like Walgreens, CVS, Walmart and Rite Aid said they expected Narcan to be available online and on many store shelves early next week. Public health experts have long called … Read more

Cannabis Use Disorder ‘Common’ Among Marijuana Users, Study Finds

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The News More than one-fifth of people who use cannabis struggle with dependency or problematic use, according to a study published on Tuesday in The Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open. The research found that 21 percent of people in the study had some degree of cannabis use disorder, which clinicians characterize broadly … Read more

As Teens Take to E-Bikes, Parents Ask: Is This Freedom or Danger?

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With e-bikes soaring in popularity, regulators have been unable to keep up with the quickly-evolving market. Safety and law enforcement officials note that many models marketed to children and teenagers exceed legal speed limits and more closely resemble motor vehicles, which require a license and registration to operate. For the moment, the power to decide … Read more

Do Expired Covid Tests Work? What to Know During the Surge

Can heat damage at-home tests? Extreme heat can mess with tests. According to the F.D.A., at-home tests work best when you use them in an environment that’s between roughly 59 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit. If a test is delivered to you on a sweltering day, for example, the agency recommends bringing the package inside and … Read more

Explaining a Response to Rape

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Times Insider explains who we are and what we do and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Last summer, Jen Percy, a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine, came across a peculiar video of an opossum pretending to be dead. The animal was actually involuntarily paralyzed, in a state known … Read more

How to Make Running Errands Count as Exercise


Recognizing that day-to-day tasks often involve movement is an opportunity to “build physical activity habits into our everyday lives,” he added. Every weekday, after driving his kids two miles to school, Dr. Gardner said, he parks his car and walks home, occasionally calling into meetings as he strolls. Then, in the afternoon, he walks back … Read more

Mental Health Spending Surged in Pandemic, Study Finds

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Use of mental health care increased substantially during the coronavirus pandemic, as teletherapy lowered barriers to regular visits, according to a large study of insurance claims published Friday in JAMA Health Forum. From March 2020 to August 2022, mental health visits increased by 39 percent, and spending increased by 54 percent, the study found. Its … Read more

Researchers Dispute High-Profile Discoveries of Cancer Microbes

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Over the past few years, a flurry of studies have found that tumors harbor a remarkably rich array of bacteria, fungi and viruses. These surprising findings have led many scientists to rethink the nature of cancer. The medical possibilities were exciting: If tumors shed their distinctive microbes into the bloodstream, could they serve as an … Read more

How to Deal With Regret

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Years ago, when I was a music reporter, I visited Stevie Nicks at her home in Los Angeles. It was a dream assignment: We spent hours in her closet, trying on outfits. We paged through her diary together. As dusk approached, she offered to have me stay in her guest room. I said no, but … Read more

C.D.C. Sets New Standards for Hospitals to Combat Sepsis

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On a Wednesday afternoon in 2012, 12-year-old Rory Staunton got a scrape during a middle-school basketball game. His gym teacher applied two Band-Aids to the cuts on his arm. By Thursday, Rory had a 104-degree fever, vomiting and leg pain, but the emergency room staff at NYU Langone Health suspected dehydration and gave him fluids … Read more