Infants and toddlers should not be given soda, chocolate milk or other sweetened drinks, according to strict new guidelines.
This probably isn’t a “newsflash” moment, but it needs to be said: Vanessa Hudgens has an incredible body—which isn’t terribly surprising given the access to personal trainers, chefs, nutritionists, etc., that most celebs have. (It’s definitely easier to achieve your #fitnessgoals if you’re surrounded by people who help you do that 24/7.) But back to V-Hug’s bod …
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For most of my adult life, my relationship with exercise existed on a cycle. After I finished high school and no longer played competitive basketball, I found myself in college trying to figure out fitness outside of the context of team sports. For most people, this would mean discovering the type of exercise that made them feel best, …
Even in apparently healthy adolescents, signs of inflammation may portend premature death in adulthood.
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“I still await guidance from the White House as to what [Trump] thinks he’s comfortable signing,” said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).
There are several options that lawmakers are considering when it comes to surprise medical bills, including a bipartisan measure that would put a federally mandated rate cap on the amount that insurers have to pay doctors for out-of-network emergency care.
Experts say that because rates have also dropped in states that haven’t enacted strict regulations, the decrease is more likely due to increase contraception use and fewer pregnancies over all. “If restrictions were the main driver across the board, we’d expect birthrates to increase,” said Elizabeth Nash, senior state policy manager at the Guttmacher Institute.
The VA placed the regional leader, chief medical officer and seven staff members on administrative leave while launching an investigation into the nursing home. “His room had ants, the ceiling, the walls, the beds. They were everywhere,” said Laquna Ross the patient’s daughter.
The plan’s likelihood of ever being implemented, however, remains largely unknown. To date, no state has been given permission to rely solely on block grants to cover Medicaid expenses. Gov. Bill Lee, however, remains hopeful, pointing to the fact that the Trump administration has been encouraging states to take more control of their programs.
U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer said in her ruling that the Trump administration overstepped its authority when issuing its so-called site-neutral pay policy. The decision is a big win for hospitals, who in their original complaint led by the American Hospital Association projected cuts of about $380 million this year and $760 million in 2020. …
The report highlights a “lack of continued political will” from national leaders who aren’t devoting enough energy and resources to disaster preparation. Other public health news looks at declining childhood mortality, online recruiting by white supremacists, fetuses harmed by pollution, caring physicians on the border, food safety at pork plants, additional treatment for Alex Trebek, …
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Demographers, gerontologists and government officials are counting down to 2030. That’s the year America’s youngest baby boomers will reach retirement age. The country already is feeling the effects of an aging population, but its most populous state is bracing for a hard hit as retirement collides with increasing poverty and the high …
Austin is about to become the nation’s first city to fund groups that help women seeking abortions pay for related logistical costs, such as a babysitter, a hotel room or transportation. The move pushes back against a Texas law that took effect Sept. 1. The state law bans local governments from giving money to organizations …
People who start running competitively in their 50s can become as swift and well-muscled as older runners who have trained lifelong.
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Joel Klein proposed to Cathy Quon while she was on a hospital gurney. They married three weeks later, just before her pancreatic cancer surgery.
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The class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones (Cipro, Levaquin and others) may increase the risk of heart valve problems.