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A new study of soccer players seems to show that repeated mild blows to the head can affect athletes’ brain function, at least temporarily. It found evidence that players perform worse on simple tests of eye coordination and cognition right after heading a ball than players who simply kick...
A Labour MP is to be tested for coronavirus after going to a conference attended by a person who later tested positive for the disease. Alex Sobel, the MP for Leeds North West, said he had been reassured he is at "very low risk” but will be formally assessed by...
Artificial intelligence is making its way into health care, and one of its first stops is making sense of all of those scans that doctors order. Already, studies have shown that AI-based tools can, in some cases, pick out abnormal growths that could be cancerous tumors better than doctors...
No matter how well things are going, every single person encounters stressors and stressful situations, ranging from mild annoyances to the types of anxieties that keep you up at night. Another universal truth: some coping mechanisms are decidedly healthier than others (like going for a run instead of immediately...
That said, it is 1000 percent okay if your main motivation for sweating is to lose weight in the name of health (the other benefits will rock your world, too, promise). And research shows that physical activity builds or maintains muscle mass as you lose weight, which keeps your metabolism...
However, when we think of exercise, it understandably comes to mind healthy weight loss, getting or maintaining your desired physique and being able to do physical activities, but did you know that it has benefits that takes you beyond losing unwanted pounds? Aside from helping you shed weight and/or maintain...
Kathleen Sarnes is a nurse whose singing voice has become special medicine for patients in need. TODAY, product courtesy of merchant site Carson Daly received a first-hand look at Sarnes' healing power of song on TODAY Tuesday when he followed the hospice nurse for Visiting Nurse Service of New York as...
It would be nice to simply take a shot of some liquid before every meal and — Voila! — said liquid would magically help with weight loss. Unfortunately, no such liquid exists — and that includes apple cider vinegar. Vinegar is a product of fermentation that has been linked to...
Do those little gray typing bubbles (you know the ones) make your heart race? Can a group chat with your friends feel just as overwhelming as a Trader Joe’s line on a Saturday morning? Does the sight of a singular “k” send you immediately into a spiral? If you’re an...
On Friday evening, 57 Americans arrived on a flight in Omaha, Nebraska, roughly 35 hours after leaving China. American evacuees from the coronavirus outbreak in China board a bus after arriving by flight to Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Neb., Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. The evacuees are to be quarantined at...

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