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Experts warn that the “cycle syncing” workout trend might not be as popular as it seems

You’re likely to be dealing with hormonal fluctuations every month if you have a period. This can affect your energy levels and make it difficult to manage your daily tasks. This can make daily tasks difficult, and it can also make it harder to motivate yourself to exercise regularly, especially if you notice a decrease in …

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According to CDC data, flu activity is still high but has decreased for the second week in a Row

According to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seasonal flu activity is still high in the United States but has slowed in many parts of the country. For the second week straight, flu hospital admissions declined for the flu. The week ending December 17 saw approximately 21,000 hospitalizations. This is a …

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Senior Citizens

How older Americans can prepare for major surgery

Larry McMahon is considering whether or not to have major surgery. His back pain has increased over the past five years. The only options for relief are physical therapy, injections, and muscle relaxants. He said, “It’s an awful pain that makes it difficult to do anything.” McMahon is an 80-year-old retired Virginia state trooper now living in …

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Get flu shots as soon as possible, the CDC warns of potentially severe season

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that flu and other respiratory diseases are being reported at a higher rate than usual in this period of the year. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of CDC, stated that “we’ve noticed that flu activity has started to increase across many of the countries”, especially in the …

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FDA warns that Adderall will be delayed until the end of the year due to a shortage

This notice was issued more than two years after pharmacies had reported difficulty filling Adderall prescriptions. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday confirmed a nationwide shortage of the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder medication Adderall, more than two months after some pharmacies reported difficulties filling prescriptions. The immediate-release version of Adderall is affected by the shortage, which …

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Watchdog warns about high levels of toxic chemicals found in sports bras

A variety of popular brands of sports bras and athletic wear were tested for high levels of BPA. This chemical compound is used to make certain types of plastics. It can cause adverse health effects like asthma, heart disease, and obesity. Athleta and PINK, Asics and The North Face, Brooks and All in Motion, Nike, …

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Omicron symptoms: What do we know about the disease caused by the subvariants?

The dominant cause of Covid infection in the U.S. is the omicron coronavirus variant, with its subvariants. However, other subvariants and subvariants of omicron are being discovered. Experts are now better able to explain the differences in the omicron variant and how they affect people who are vaccinated, unvaccinated, or have had Covid cases before. …

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Children born during the pandemic might have difficulty communicating with their parents

A study showed that 1-year-olds born in 2020 were less likely to point, speak a full sentence, or wave goodbye than those born before the pandemic. A study showed that babies born in Covid-related lockdowns took longer to reach certain milestones than those born pre-pandemic. Parents often observed their infants point at objects as early …

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