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Why social media is freaking out over ‘moon milk’ — the booze-free nightcap for better sleep

Why warm milk with natural herbs and spices could help you destress and sleep than a glass of wine<p>This all-natural nightcap beats counting sheep.<p>Moon …

Wellness

Generation at risk: America’s youngest facing mental health crisis

Alex Crotty was just 11 when things started feeling wrong.<p>It wasn’t just a matter of being unhappy. She always felt empty and miserable — never content or connected to other children. For years, she suffered alone, filled with shame. She switched schools, but that didn’t help.<p>“I didn't feel …

Depression

Hospitals Merge To Protect Turf As CVS And Optum Move In

<b>Updated 2:30 pm EST</b><p>Within a week after CVS Health confirmed it would buy health insurer Aetna, a flurry of Catholic-owned and other faith-based nonprofit hospital operators are looking to create national and regional health system giants.<p>It’s the kind of consolidation of hospital systems that will …

Health Care

What makes the human mind so special?

Everyone knows what it feels like to have consciousness: It's that self-evident sense of personal awareness, which gives us a feeling of ownership …

Consciousness

How a single bout of exercise instantly protects the heart

A new review of existing studies examines the evidence behind the idea that an acute bout of exercise is able to offer immediate protection for the …

Cardiovascular System

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

• <b>Aerobic exercise provides a ton of benefits, from a lift in mood to more toned muscles.</b>• <b><br>Some of the benefits can emerge within minutes, while others might take several days or weeks to crop up.</b>• <b><br>A new study suggests that aerobic exercise also changes the makeup of the microbes in our gut.</b><p>Aerobic …

Aerobic

What Your Resting Heart Rate Can Tell You About Your Fitness

One of the often-highlighted features of the new iteration of the Apple Watch is its ability to track your resting heart rate (I mentioned it in my …

Wearable Tech

Cannabinoid drug found effective for treating sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is estimated to affect 1 in 5 American adults, and there are currently no drugs available to treat it. But a large-scale clinical trial …

Human Anatomy

In Move To Become One-Stop Shop, CVS Bids $69 Billion For Aetna Insurance

Drugstore operator CVS is making a $69 billion offer for insurer Aetna as it tries to position itself as a one-stop shop for Americans’ health care …

Health Care

Studies Show You Only Need to Exercise This Many Minutes a Day For Better Health

We've been conditioned to think if we can't get a solid 30-minute workout in a day, it's a waste of our time, and this is especially true from former athletes who spent hours exercising per day in their youth. What can 15 minutes a day really do? The answer is a lot. A study by the Pennington …

Health

Cracking the code: Why flu pandemics come at the end of flu season

You might expect that the risk of a new flu pandemic — or worldwide disease outbreak — is greatest at the peak of the flu season in winter, when …

Public Health

Health care CEO on what happens if CSRs are eliminated

CEOs

A New Drug Has Been Found To 'Melt' Away The Fat In Our Arteries That Cause Heart Attacks

Sound too good to be true?<p>We all know that an unhealthy lifestyle and poor diet can start clogging up our coronary system, making us more vulnerable …

Medicine

The flavoured drink that could put the brakes on dementia

As the average age of Australians continues to increase, so do the concerns of a growing wave of one of the maladies of old age: dementia.<p>While there …

6 Things to Know Before You Take a Magnesium Supplement

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics</a>. We can get some or all of this from magnesium-rich foods including green leafy vegetables, whole grains, …

Diets

These Healing Foods for Headaches Will Undo That Pounding Migraine

Avocado<p>Photo: Stocksy<p>According to Metsovas, you want to look for foods that are rich in magnesium; it's one of those ingredients that is actually …

Healthy Eating

What's actually happening when you pull, sprain, or rupture a muscle

Here's what actually happens when you "pull" a muscle.<p>The human body has three types of muscles skeletal, cardiac and visceral. But we can only control, and damage, our skeletal muscles.<p>These are made of thousands of vulnerable muscle fibers. Awkward movements or overexertion can tear some, or all, …

What is low blood pressure, and how does it affect your health?

Simon Cowell’s recent health scare is putting the spotlight on the flip side of high blood pressure.<p>While you may know hypertension is bad for your health — straining your heart and raising your risk of heart attack and stroke — low blood pressure, or hypotension, can come with its own dangerous …

There's new evidence of how our DNA shapes depression and other disorders like it

• <b>Scientists are uncovering promising links between specific parts of our DNA and a range of disorders such as anxiety, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.</b>• <b><br>As with any disease, having certain genes or mutations in those genes doesn't mean you'll go on to develop the disorders, but it may</b> …

5 Things That Are Almost as Deadly as Smoking, According to Science

And sometimes harder to avoid.<p>Cigarette smoking, one of the least healthy habits out there, is quickly disappearing in the United States. The rate of …

Shop Around: Subsidies May Offset Your 2018 Health Insurance Price Hike

It's time to start shopping for health insurance if you're one of the millions who buys it on an Affordable Care Act exchange.<p>Open enrollment for 2018 starts Wednesday, and new numbers released by the Trump Administration show that the average cost of a benchmark policy will be about 27 percent …

Insurance

Is Biodiversity Beneficial to Human Health? Maybe Not.

Based on media coverage over the last 10 years, it would seem that the issue is settled. But in reality, scientists strongly disagree.<p>“The entire …

Research

Doctors Have Trouble Diagnosing Alzheimer's. AI Doesn't

Algorithms can look at brain scans of people exhibiting memory loss and tell who will develop Alzheimer's disease and who won't.<p>Alzheimer's disease is notoriously difficult to diagnose — the only way doctors can tell for sure that a patient has the deadly neurodegenerative condition is to examine …

Dementia

There are medications that can treat alcoholism, but doctors rarely use them

Excessive alcohol use is one of the most pressing public health issues in the United States. Some 88,000 Americans died of alcohol-related causes every year between 2006 and 2010, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s far higher than the latest numbers …

Addiction

Bernie Sanders awed by Canadian health care

U.S. senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says Americans have much to learn from health systems outside their borders, including …

Health Care

Here’s Why Vaccines Are So Crucial

If children in poor countries got the shots that rich countries take for granted, hundreds of thousands of young lives could be saved.<p><b><br>Go see the child,</b> Samir Saha said. Just sit with her. Probably the siblings will be there too, the brother and sister whose lives are also altered permanently.<p>‘This …

Public Health

Some common causes for aching feet and how to treat them

<i>Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site.</i><p>When your feet hurt, the simple act of walking can become an ordeal. And foot pain is a common annoyance, especially for people who are on their feet for long periods at work, those involved in activities that include …

Pain

Here's how sleeping too little literally transforms your brain

Good Night, Sleep Tight<p>You’ve likely noticed your brain moving a bit slowly after a night of too little sleep. However, a substandard amount of …

The Brain

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Creative Commons