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  • Mushrooms May Help Lower Your Risk of Depression

    Mushrooms May Help Lower Your Risk of Depression

    Experts say mushrooms contain a number of nutrients, including potassium and B vitamins, that can boost physical as well as mental health.
  • FDA Gives OK to Mixing and Matching COVID-19 Boosters

    FDA Gives OK to Mixing and Matching COVID-19 Boosters

    The FDA authorized “mix-and-match” COVID-19 boosters for eligible populations on Wednesday.
  • The 'Delta Plus' AY.4.2 Coronavirus Variant Is Rising in the U.K.

    The 'Delta Plus' AY.4.2 Coronavirus Variant Is Rising in the U.K.

    A coronavirus variant called AY.4.2, which is a mutation of the Delta variant, has been identified in the United Kingdom. It could be more infectious than Delta, but experts say we need more data.
  • Antibiotics Can Kill Healthy Gut Bacteria

    Antibiotics Can Kill Healthy Gut Bacteria

    Experts say some antibiotics can kill healthy gut bacteria. They recommend people eat yogurt and other fermented foods while taking the medications.
  • Unvaccinated People Being Denied Organ Transplants

    Unvaccinated People Being Denied Organ Transplants

    Doctors say there are a number of reasons they prefer organ transplant recipients be vaccinated against COVID-19 and other diseases before surgery
  • Case Study Looks at CBD Oil on One Woman's Lung Cancer: What to Know

    Case Study Looks at CBD Oil on One Woman's Lung Cancer: What to Know

    A new case study documented the experience of an older woman whose lung tumor shrank without conventional cancer treatment. The patient took CBD oil daily, which the authors suspect may have impacted the cancer. But other doctors say research on cannabinoids and cancer has been mixed, and there is no evidence to suggest the CBD oil had a beneficial impact.
  • Here's How to Celebrate the Holidays Safely According to the CDC

    Here's How to Celebrate the Holidays Safely According to the CDC

    The best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 this holiday season is to get fully vaccinated, the CDC advised in this year’s holiday guidance. Other tips include wearing a well-fitted mask in high-risk public settings, taking rapid tests the day of gatherings, and practicing caution around those who are immunocompromised.
  • FDA Issues New Guidelines on Salt in Foods

    FDA Issues New Guidelines on Salt in Foods

    Experts say a reduction of sodium in our foods may be difficult to accomplish since salt is used to enhance flavor as well as preserve food longer
  • Choosing a New Physician When Your Doctor Retires

    Choosing a New Physician When Your Doctor Retires

    Experts say when selecting a new primary care physician, you should look for someone who is available as well as someone who you feel comfortable with.
  • Actor Yvonne Orji Has a Message for Black Women About TNBC

    Actor Yvonne Orji Has a Message for Black Women About TNBC

    The Emmy-nominated actor and star of HBO’s “Insecure,” is using her platform to help raise awareness of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) and the challenges Black women face when they’re diagnosed with it.