Surprising Exercise Habits To Help Lower Your Cholesterol, Expert Says — Eat This Not That

Surprising Exercise Habits To Help Lower Your Cholesterol, Expert Says — Eat This Not That

Ah, cholesterol. Although this “waxy, fat-like” element in your bloodstream is one of those words that makes people cringe, some of it is actually necessary in order for your body to produce healthy cells. But too much of anything is never good, and elevated cholesterol levels can put you at greater risk of developing cardiovascular … Read more

How to tackle the Long Covid threat, and how not to

How to tackle the Long Covid threat, and how not to

by Patrick Hadfield* Opinion – There is an illness going around New Zealand causing profound fatigue, brain fog and weakness; it develops after a viral infection; approximately 80 percent of those it strikes are female; and it can upward of the lives of people who get it. What is it? Photo: Vinay ranchhod If you’re … Read more

Short-term use of ibuprofen may increase chance of chronic pain, study suggests | Health

Short-term use of ibuprofen may increase chance of chronic pain, study suggests |  Health

Using drugs like ibuprofen and steroids to relieve short-term health problems could increase the chances of developing chronic pain, new research suggests. The findings from the small study indicate that it could be time to reconsider how pain is treated. Normal recovery from a painful injury involves inflammation – the body’s natural reaction to injury … Read more

NIH Director Tabak confirms agency hid COVID genes per Chinese

NIH Director Tabak confirms agency hid COVID genes per Chinese

National Institutes of Health acting director Lawrence Tabak confirmed to lawmakers Wednesday that US health officials concealed early genomic sequences of COVID-19 at the request of Chinese scientists — but insisted the data remains on file. Tabak told a House Appropriations subcommittee that the NIH “eliminated from public view” the data from the pandemic epicenter … Read more

Sacramento, Yolo counties back in CDC’s coronavirus high community transmission category

Sacramento, Yolo counties back in CDC’s coronavirus high community transmission category

OTHER NEWS TO TELL YOU ABOUT RIGHT NOW, AND THAT IS AFTER WEEKS OF GETTING USED TO NO MORE MASK MANDATESND LOOSENING UP COVID RESTRICTIONS AND LOWERING INFECTION RATES THE NUMBER OF CASES HAVE STARTED TO CREEP BACK UP HERE IN CALIFORNIA. ANDREA: MORE THAN 9% 9 OF CASES IS SOME VARIANT OF COVID. BA.2 … Read more