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New York City Marathon Runners Are Slowing Down. Here’s Why

On Saturday, tens of thousands of people will run a 26.2-mile route from Staten Island and through the five boroughs to Central Park in the 47th annual New York City marathon. Last year, 51,392 men and women completed the race with an average time of 4:37:38. While that figure is impressive to all of us…

There’s a Plague Outbreak in Madagascar. Here’s What You Should Know

The country of Madagascar has been hit with a plague that has spread quickly, infecting nearly 2,000 people. The plague is a deadly disease spread largely by flea bites, but today can be treated effectively. Here’s what you should know about the latest outbreak. What is the plague? The plague is a bacterial infection that…

You Asked: What Is Vocal Fry?

Whether or not you’re familiar with vocal fry, you’ve heard someone using it. Kim Kardashian’s use of vocal fry is notorious, as is Zooey Deschanel’s. (Searching for a good vocal fry example? YouTube has you covered.) But vocal fry isn’t just for celebrities; all people employ it to some extent. And it seems to be…

What Doctors Facing the Opioid Crisis Need Next

How do you confront an epidemic that has claimed more lives than the HIV/AIDS crisis at its peak? How do you counteract a system that incentivizes the flow of prescription painkillers from doctors to patients and ends up getting 3 million Americans addicted each year? And how do you reverse surging demand for prescription opioids’…

This Is the Number-One Cause of Stress for Americans

More than half of Americans say that the present day is the worst period of American history that they can remember, according to a new survey of stress in the United States. The American Psychological Association (APA) just released the results of its annual Stress in America survey, which revealed that the biggest stressor Americans…

FDA Moves to Revoke Claim About Soy and Heart Health

United States officials announced on Monday that they are moving to revoke a health claim that soy protein can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. In a statement, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that it is, for the first time, proposing a rule to revoke the health claim that soy protein…

Losing Hair Lately? This Might Be Why

A new study suggests that shedding more strands in the summer and fall is normal

Pesticides In Produce Linked to Women Not Getting Pregnant with IVF

A new study links exposure to pesticides from fruits and vegetables to lower success rates with IVF

The Hidden Tragedy of the Opioid Crisis

When President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency Thursday, he noted that “last year we lost at least 64,000 Americans to overdoses.” He is not incorrect. A preliminary analysis for 2016 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated the toll at 64,070, up from 52,898 in 2015. What rarely gets…

Why Dreaming May Be Important for Your Health

Doctors have warned for years that Americans are not getting enough sleep, with health consequences ranging from drowsy driving and irritability to an increased risk of dementia, heart disease and early death. Now, a recent study suggests that one particular type of sleep may be especially important when it comes to how the brain responds…

People Who Smoke Pot Have More Sex, Study Says

Marijuana can affect sexual lifestyles in various ways

Narcan Is Now Sold at Walgreens. What’s That?

2 months agoHealth : Time: Healthland

The opioid overdose-reversing drug is at Walgreens stores nationwide

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