Covid-19 Accelerates Brain Aging: Study

UPDATES PLUG – A new study has said that people who have had a case of Covid-19 no matter how mild may have accelerated aging of the brain and even increased chances of having dementia or Alzheimer’s. The study, published Monday, March 7, in the journal Nature, is believed to be the largest of its kind. It found that the brains of those who had Covid-19 had a greater loss of gray matter and abnormalities in...

“Ashen And Bloated”: News Photos Offer Clues To Putin’s Declining Health

Putin is tight-lipped about his health - but there has been much speculation about his health over the years.

Florida Man Killed by Bulldozer While Using Porta-Potty

What's Up Today – Aaron Henderson, 43, was a traffic control contractor working for the North Central Landfill in Polk County when sheriff deputies were called to the scene at around 5 p.m. after a bulldozer crushed him to death while he was using a porta-potty. Deputies reported that Henderson had been working as a spotter at the site, directing the flow of trucks in and out as they dumped trash in the landfill. Prior to...

Supreme Court Won’t Review Bill Cosby Case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday without comment that it would not review Bill Cosby's sexual assault case, leaving him a free man and ending a two-decade legal drama that shifted the cultural landscape, destroyed the groundbreaking Black actor's reputation, and sent him to prison for several years in his late 70s. The high court declined to review a stunning decision out of Pennsylvania that released Cosby from prison in June over...

Boy Stuck In Tree Trying To Rescue Cat Stuck In Tree

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A teenager who scaled a tree at an Indianapolis park to rescue a cat he spotted high up in the branches ended up stuck himself and in need of a rescue, officials said. The 17-year-old boy was at Holliday Park on Indianapolis' north side Saturday afternoon when he saw the cat and decided to rescue it by climbing 35 feet (10.7 meters) into the tree, the Indianapolis Fire Department said in a...

Big Pharma’s Chokehold On Diabetics Is About To End

Civica Rx, a non-profit generic drug maker, has announced that it plans to manufacture and sell insulin for no more than $30 a vial. It is expected to be available as soon as early 2024, pending federal approval.

Putin’s War Means Food Shortages Ahead For Millions

If the war is prolonged, countries that rely on affordable wheat exports from Ukraine could face shortages starting in July.

Dollar Tree Recalls Food Products Due To Rat Infestation

Dollar Tree Distribution Inc. is recalling certain products purchased from Family Dollar because of potential exposure to rodents.

Cancel Culture Targets Iditarod

TALKEETNA, Alaska (AP) — Dallas Seavey is on the cusp of becoming mushing's greatest ever champion, but he is also secure enough in himself to say that win or lose, this year's race across Alaska will be his last — at least for a while. The defending champion who turned 35 Friday is tied with Rick Swenson for the most Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race victories, with five. Swenson, a 71-year-old known as the King...

81 Is The New 39: Ageless Performers Rock Music City

HEADLINE HEALTH – She's appeared live on stage at the Grand Old Opry longer than any other current performer – 55 years. He packs the house and sings the blues for nearly three hours every Saturday at one of downtown Nashville's most popular venues, Acme Feed & Seed, a former farm supply store turned honky-tonk. Marilyn Jeanne Seely was born July 6, 1940 in Titusville, PA. Charles Walker was born six days later in Nashville with...

Term Used In Floyd, Other High-Profile Police Deaths Lacks Medical Basis: Study

NBC NEWS – A physicians group released a report Wednesday saying an increasingly common diagnosis at the center of some high-profile police deaths has no medical or psychiatric basis. The 95-page report, released by the nonprofit group Physicians for Human Rights, calls on Congress to investigate the diagnosis of “excited delirium” It also urges professional organizations that have accepted the term to clarify that it is not “a valid medical diagnosis and cannot be a cause...

Covid , Polio, Diabetes: Ukraine’s Health Threats Mount

NBC NEWS – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine brings a host of serious threats to public health beyond the military violence itself, experts warn. The conflict could make it difficult for people with conditions like diabetes or cancer to get treatment, and it may increase the spread of infectious diseases, including Covid-19, as people gather in shelters or flee the country. Ukraine is coming off its largest spike in Covid cases yet — its seven-day average hit...

Weight-Loss Shot May Reduce Obesity, Overweight

MEDICAL NEWS TODAY – The World Health Organization (WHO) defines overweight and obesity as: “abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health.” Worldwide, obesity rates have almost tripled since 1975, and they are still increasing. In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defined obesity as a BMI of 30 or higher and stated that 42.4%  of adults in the United States had obesity. Obesity increases the risk of many health conditions, among them: ...

FDA Approves Anal Sex Condom

NBC NEWS – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week approved the first condom specifically indicated for anal intercourse. While the One Male Condom is not markedly different from the hundreds of other condoms on the market, it is the first that will be allowed to use the “safe and effective use” label for reducing sexually transmitted infections during anal sex. It is also approved for use as a contraceptive and as a means...
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