Tag Archives: Health

World Health Organization says global coronavirus cases ‘still on the way up’

Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization, in Beijing, China. (Photo by Naohiko Hatta – Pool/Getty Images) If you thought Memorial Day weekend marked the end of the coronavirus’ first wave of victims, the World Health Organization wants you to pump your breaks on the premature celebrations. According to Newsweek, Monday, representatives from… Read More »

Smoking & Your Mental Health

A general excuse given by women with mental health related problems like anxiety, depression, stress etc. is that they smoke to reduce their symptoms, for ‘self-medication’. Heavy smoking does not necessarily lead to fewer symptoms of mental health problems in the long term. Depression: Relationship with Smoking Women especially with depression have difficulty when they… Read More »

Can diet improve a person’s vaginal health?

Certain foods and drinks contain compounds that may improve vaginal health and symptoms of vaginal conditions. These include probiotics, prebiotics, and fermented food and beverages. The vagina uses natural secretions, immune defenses, and “good” bacteria to keep itself healthy. Eating a healthful, balanced diet might also further prevent infections and improve vaginal conditions. This article… Read More »

Health officials double down on the dangers of mass gatherings as states reopen more venues

Texas had its highest single-day increase in new coronavirus cases Saturday, according to numbers from the Department of State Health Services. The Lone Star State, one of the first to start reopening, reported an increase of 1,801 coronavirus cases on Saturday. But it’s not clear whether the surge is simply due to more testing, or… Read More »

And now for some good news on health

When it comes to health concerns, the COVID-19 pandemic is top of mind for most people right now. And that’s for good reason. But there is some very good non-COVID health news that may not be getting the attention it deserves. According to the CDC, the rates of six of the top 10 causes of death… Read More »