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Race correction in medicine has pitted students against their teachers, caught the attention of Congress and led to a lawsuit against the NFL. In late 2021, a joint task force of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) outlined a new race-free approach to diagnose kidney disease.


8 activewear brands you should add to your workout wardrobe

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:55:24 GMT

The increasing popularity of stylish, trendy athletic wear has made über-comfortable clothing something that's not just for the gym. It's infiltrated all corners of culture, from high fashion runways to the offices of Silicon Valley executives — and really, it's appropriate for any occasion when you just want to be comfortable.


FDA advisers vote to include an Omicron-specific component for a coronavirus booster in the US

The US Food and Drug Administration's independent Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted Tuesday to support recommending inclusion of an Omicron-specific component for a Covid-19 booster vaccine.


FDA recommends changing composition of Covid-19 vaccines for use this fall

The FDA told Covid-19 vaccine makers Thursday to update future vaccines adding an Omicron BA.4/5 component to offer more protection.


Babies will continue to die during sleep despite new regulations on sleep products, child advocates fear

Some child safety advocates are worried that new rules to protect babies while alseep will not reduce the number of infant sleep deaths. Why? Because the rules don't address parental needs and motivations.


How to support your LGBTQ child's mental health

When a child comes out, parents and caregivers don't always know what they can do to help their child. Here are some places to start.


US set to offer monkeypox vaccines in states with high case rates

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 10:36:54 GMT

The Biden Administration is expected to detail plans to roll out more monkeypox vaccines across the U.S.


Patrice Harris, the president of the American Medical Association, talks about helping children get better mental and physical health. Life Itself is a health and wellness conference presented in partnership with CNN.


Families can't use WIC benefits to buy baby formula online, making shortage woes worse

Vicki Hankins has been on a frantic hunt for baby formula for months.


Why aren't baby formula stock rates getting better?

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 13:09:06 GMT

Dozens of international flights loaded with baby formula have already come into the United States, but formula stock rates are not improving. Experts say it will take at least another couple months for this to change, as both supply levels and consumers' perspectives level out.


Should parents get the vaccine for their kids under 5?

CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen answers parents' questions about what to consider now that children under age 5 can finally get the Covid-19 vaccine.


Your guide to finding the right Theragun massage gun for you

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 19:25:05 GMT


FDA advisers vote to include an Omicron-specific component for a coronavirus booster in the US

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 10:56:47 GMT

The US Food and Drug Administration's independent Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) voted Tuesday to support recommending inclusion of an Omicron specific component for a Covid-19 booster vaccine.


Spoken Word Poet Sekou Andrews speaks about the intersection of our health and inspiration at the 2022 Life Itself conference. For more talks, visit here.


Should parents get the Covid vaccine for kids under 5?

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 15:29:03 GMT

Parents of children under age 5 can finally get their kids the coronavirus vaccine. The US Food and Drug Administration and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have given the green light for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for young kids. Now, everyone ages 6 months and older is eligible for vaccination.


What Robin Williams' widow wants you to know about the future of Lewy body dementia

For Robin Williams' widow, learning about Lewy body dementia has made her husband's death make sense. Susan Schneider Williams details the comedian's final days, and the future of LBD research, diagnosis and treatment.


Why you should talk about sex with your partner after SCOTUS decision on abortion

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 08:49:38 GMT

Jazlynn Damasco was about three months into a relationship with her now boyfriend when they started talking about the possibility of pregnancy.


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The workout that beats HIIT for better heart health, according to a new study

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 08:56:26 GMT

If you're looking for a cardiovascular activity that will get your heart pumping and improve daily life, running or interval training may immediately come to mind. To maximize your workout, however, you may want to give Nordic walking a try, new research suggests.


Internet searches for medication abortion reached record highs after Supreme Court leak

Internet search traffic on abortion medication surged 162% higher than expected and reached a record high in the days after a draft of the US Supreme Court's abortion decision was leaked in May, according to new research.


The workout that beats HIIT for better heart health, according to a new study

If you're looking for a cardiovascular activity that will get your heart pumping and improve daily life, running or interval training may immediately come to mind. To maximize your workout, however, you may want to give Nordic walking a try, new research suggests.


Why you should talk about sex with your partner after the SCOTUS decision on abortion

It's never too early in a relationship to talk about contraception, pregnancy and abortion, experts say. Knowing where each partner stands can help you feel confident in the event of an unintended pregnancy now that many people across the country are losing access to abortion.


Gene discovery may explain why more women get Alzheimer's disease

Scientists have uncovered a new genetic link for Alzheimer's disease in women, and this gene discovery may explain why more women get the disease.


Sleep duration matters for heart health, according to new recommendations

Sleep duration was added to the American Heart Association's "Life's Essential 8," a questionnaire that measure's a person's heart health.


Fauci says his Covid rebounded after Paxlovid

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, recently revealed he is experiencing a rebound of his Covid-19 infection after taking the antiviral medication Paxlovid.


HHS secretary pledges to protect access to reproductive health care

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 19:06:53 GMT

US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra announced multiple steps to protect access to reproductive health care in a news conference on Tuesday.


An ancient practice may offer relief from chronic tension headaches

Acupuncture may reduce the number of monthly headaches for people who have chronic tension headaches, a recent study found.


Pandas evolved their most perplexing feature at least 6 million years ago

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 15:02:22 GMT

Giant pandas are notoriously fussy eaters. They only munch on bamboo and each day spend 15 hours eating up to 99 pounds (45 kilograms) of the stuff.


Scientists are trying to 'outsmart cancer'

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 15:56:40 GMT

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on how scientists have found ways that mRNA vaccines may be helpful in cancer treatment.