Health, Fitness & Food

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Tami Chappell | Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now investigating 180 cases of children who suddenly developed severe hepatitis across 36 states and territories, an increase of 71 cases since the public health agency’s last update earlier this month.
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Ultraprocessed foods and beverages, including chocolate, french fries, fast-food hamburgers and soda, are being sold in sizes up to five times larger than when they were first introduced, according to a December 2021 study in the American Journal of Public Health. Ultraprocessed foods are industrial formulations that typically contain five or more ingredients, and may
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Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., left, the House Appropriations Committee chair, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., confer during a news conference on the House Democrats $28 million emergency spending bill to address the shortage of infant formula in the United States, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. J. Scott Applewhite
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But in some states, questions remain around funding the transition, staffing call centers and having response teams ready. The transition to 988 is “not optional,” according to the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. No more than half of states have enacted or introduced legislation in preparation
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“When she’s sleeping sometimes her paws are going aggressively — like, frantically — like she’s running on an invisible treadmill,” said owner Wudan Yan, who lives in Seattle. “She’s dreaming, right?” Yan said. “She’s dreaming about chasing squirrels and bunnies.” The kinds of behaviors Yan has observed are common, said neuroscientist Marcos Frank, a professor
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U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the authorization of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11, during a speech in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, November 3, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters President Joe Biden on Thursday said the U.S. has
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The study, published Wednesday in The Lancet, found that 55% of patients still had at least one Covid-19 symptom two years later. That was actually an improvement from six months after infection, when 68% had symptoms. The researchers from China-Japan Friendship Hospital looked at the records of 1,192 people who had been hospitalized at Jin
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Breakthrough infections have become more common in recent months, putting vulnerable populations at increased risk of severe disease or death as more and more transmissible variants continue to spread. This seems to be especially true for seniors in the United States, who were among the first to get their initial vaccine series. In the second
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Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. The highly anticipated first science images by the world’s premier space observatory aren’t expected until this summer. But recent test images captured by the telescope during its final commissioning phase are providing a glimpse of
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