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Health Highlights: May 7, 2021

Health Highlights: May 7, 2021 U.S. Likely to Achieve July 4 COVID-19 Vaccination Target, But ... soon as the end of May, with 185 million Americans -- 88% of the adult population -- likely to be

Booze, Drug Use Common at Virtual Parties During Pandemic

population health at NYU Langone Health in New York City. The researchers conducted online surveys in ... party-going population we studied," said study author Joseph Palamar. He's associate professor of

Mental Health Trauma Plagues Wildfire Survivors

Mental Health Trauma Plagues Wildfire Survivors TUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- The ... Paradise, left a lasting mental health crisis in its wake. Many residents who survived the so-called Camp

Workouts Boost Health of People With Kidney Disease

Workouts Boost Health of People With Kidney Disease THURSDAY, March 11, 2021 (HealthDay News ... 17% lower risk of kidney failure and a 37% lower risk of major adverse cardiovascular events, the

More Evidence That Stress Gets Blood Pressure Rising

, dopamine and cortisol can increase with stress from life events, work, relationships, finances and more ... cardiovascular events," said study author Dr. Kosuke Inoue, an assistant professor of social epidemiology at

Americans Are Eating Less Healthily Everywhere, Except at School

department of population health science and policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New ... , assistant professor, department of population health science and policy, Icahn School of Medicine at

Health Highlights: March 17, 2021

cooking, health officials say. All five patients were hospitalized but have since recovered. Five ... Health Highlights: March 17, 2021 COVID-19 Antibodies Found in 1 in 5 U.S. Blood

Health Officials Work to Speed Up U.S. COVID Vaccine Rollout

Health Officials Work to Speed Up U.S. COVID Vaccine Rollout MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 (HealthDay ... News) -- U.S. health officials raced to ramp up the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines across the country

Living Near Oil, Gas Wells Tied to Low Birth Weight Infants

significant population level implications for infant and children's health." Women in rural areas ... development of newborns and increase their risk of health problems in early childhood and even into

Toxic Metals Might Affect Pregnancy, Study Finds

, assistant research professor in the School of Public Health at Rutgers University in Piscataway ... hormones. These disruptions may increase children's health and disease risk at birth and later in life

Childhood Trauma Linked With Higher Odds for Adult Neurological Ills

neurological problems like stroke or headaches as adults, researchers report. "Traumatic events in ... health behaviors like smoking and drug use, and decreased life expectancy," said researcher Dr

First Year of Pandemic Saw Depression Rates Triple

paying rent, will help to improve population mental health and reduce inequities that have deepened ... that the burden of the pandemic on mental health has been ongoing -- and that it has been unequal

Your Zip Code Could Help or Harm Your Brain

you live could affect your brain health as you age, a new study claims. Specifically, it found ... of Medicine and Public Health in Madison. "There are currently no treatments to cure the disease, so

Biden Administration May Declare Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency

Biden Administration May Declare Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency TUESDAY, July 26, 2022 ... United States, the Biden administration is weighing whether to declare the outbreak a public health

A Switch to Salt Substitute Could Slash Your Heart Risks

senior researcher Dr. Bruce Neal, executive director of the George Institute for Global Health in ... population will get the benefit," he added. By substituting potassium chloride in varying amounts

As Olympics Begin, Tokyo Posts Highest Number of New COVID Cases in Six Months

this year. Still, the number of cases and deaths as a share of the population are much lower than in ... for restaurants and bars, all of which are scheduled to continue until Aug. 22, the AP reported

Keeping Blood Pressure in Check Could Cut Your Odds for Dementia

" for reducing the risk of developing dementia, Australian researchers report. "Given population aging ... Health Initiative . In the study of more than 28,000 people, her team found strong evidence that

PTSD Therapy Doesn't Trigger Drug Relapse in Addiction Patients: Study

. "There is a lot more resilience within this population than many health care providers give them credit ... talking about traumatic events may cause a drug or alcohol relapse. But this study debunked that notion

Could Binge Drinking Set Your Heart Rhythm Off-Kilter?

significant when researchers compared all other days of the year to each of these events alone: New ... Prevention. For the new study, Marcus and his team analyzed data from all 50 U.S. states and 59

Heat Waves Topping 132 Degrees F Likely in Middle East Without Action on Climate Change

population in the Middle East and North Africa, or about 600 million people, could be exposed to such ... avoid such extreme heat events in the region, the study authors said. In the next 50 years, nearly 90

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