Category Archives: CNN – Health

Want to avoid an early death? Get moving, a study says

Want to avoid an early death? Get moving, a study says

The medical journal BMJ published a report today that links a lower risk of early death to higher levels of physical activity at any intensity in middle-aged and older people. Previous studies have repeatedly suggested that any type of sedentary behavior, such as sitting still, is not good for your health. Being sedentary for 9.5…MORE

Summer isn’t a break for kids or parents

Summer isn’t a break for kids or parents

As my son’s camp brochures told it, summer’s appeal remains as timeless as popsicles and dappled light. It’s the season of freedom; a time to commune with Mother Nature and our unfettered selves. Conveniently left out of these bucolic scenes were us, his parents, hollow-eyed and deflated from the Herculean effort it takes to get…MORE

Could fake meat burgers make cows obsolete?

Could fake meat burgers make cows obsolete?

The average American eats nearly 60 pounds of beef (27 kg) a year — roughly equal to a couple of hundred burgers. But for how much longer will the beef burger remain king? A new generation of burgers made with, “plant meat” is vying to topple the beef burger from its throne, transforming the beef…MORE

The climate crisis could make it more dangerous to play sports outdoors

The climate crisis could make it more dangerous to play sports outdoors

About this time every year, there are news reports about student athletes who collapse during practice while getting ready for a big game. Heat illness can lead to death and injury among athletes, and a new report examines why the risk could be rising. The report from Climate Central, a nonprofit science and news organization,…MORE

‘Crazy cat ladies’ are not a thing, study finds

‘Crazy cat ladies’ are not a thing, study finds

It’s the news cat owners have been waiting for: Owning lots of cats does not, in fact, mean you’re mad, sad or anxious. That’s according to researchers at UCLA, who analyzed more than 500 pet owners and found nothing to support the long-held “crazy cat lady” stereotype. The study, published in the journal Royal Society…MORE

CBP will not vaccinate migrants against flu

CBP will not vaccinate migrants against flu

US Customs and Border Protection will not vaccinate migrants, even though three children who had been in US custody died after contracting the flu. The cases all occurred since December. “In general, due to the short-term nature of CBP holding and the complexities of operating vaccination programs, neither CBP nor its medical contractors administer vaccinations…MORE

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AUGUST 16, 2019

Amanda Large lost her 3-month-old son Thomas a few years ago and found solace while watching Pirates of the Caribbean. She became so enthralled in the movie that she became Ireland’s only female Jack Sparrow impersonator and married her soul mate, the ghost of John Robert Teague, better known as Captain Jack Sparrow.  Now, Large…

AUGUST 15, 2019

This is probably the opposite of what you’ve been thinking, but it may have actually been LIAM HEMSWORTH’s partying that drove him and MILEY CYRUS apart. A source says, “Everyone always thinks Miley is problematic and immature and a hardcore partier while he’s this chill surfer dude . . .”[But] Liam parties with his friends,…