Anti-Vaccine Doc Sentenced to Prison for Role in Capitol Riot

Simone Gold, MD, JD, a leader in the anti-vaccine movement and founder of noted anti-vaccine group America’s Frontline Doctors, has been sentenced to 2 months in prison for her role in the storming of the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. Dr Simone Gold In March, the former emergency room physician pleaded guilty to unlawfully

Why Red Food & Drinks Are Consumed on Juneteenth

When we hear the words Independence Day, most of us think of the 4th of July, the day America gained its freedom from Great Britain. But there’s another Freedom Day that is not as well-known, though it holds even greater significance to many African Americans. Juneteenth, Freedom Day or even Jubilee Day is the day

This Cast Iron Skillet Is One of Ina Garten's Favorite Kitchen Tools & It's On Sale Thanks to Amazon's Early Prime Day Deals

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. While we *would* literally trust Ina Garten with our lives, usually, we can keep things low-stakes and simply rely on her for trustworthy advice on all things cooking-related. Her cookbooks, television shows, and website

Scientists discover 'anti-hunger' molecule after exercise

All the benefits of exercise in a PILL: Strenuous work-outs create an ‘anti-hunger’ molecule – and researchers believe it could help YOU lose weight Stanford University researchers discovered a chemical produced after exercise  They found the lac-phe chemical reduced eating by 30 per cent in obese mice  Chemical could be used to produce an appetite-suppressing

COVID Drove ‘Unprecedented’ Rise in Preventable Deaths: Report

Drug overdose and alcohol-related deaths rose to record highs in 2020. In many states, rates have increased more than 20% since the start of the pandemic, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund. The document, “2022 Scorecard on State Health System Performance,” was released today. Researchers aggregated 56 performance indicators and assessed the

NHS patients are being prescribed smartphones

Elderly NHS patients are being given PHONES and tech training so they can be monitored at home in bid to free up 25,000 beds NHS wants to create 25,000 extra beds by opening more ‘virtual wards’ Frail and poor patients prescribed phones with internet and tech training  Trusts have deals with phone providers to loan

New Treatment Reduces Risk of Anal Cancer in People With HIV

It all began with the question, “Has your butt been getting enough attention?” Though that may seem unorthodox, it led researchers to discovering a treatment that may help prevent anal cancer in people with HIV/AIDS. It’s still featured on their study’s website, with this further explanation: “You get your viral load checked, your T-cell count

Blood Test Aims to Measure COVID Immunity

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A small blood sample and 24 hours might be all that’s needed to find out how strong your immune system is against a first or repeat coronavirus infection. Scientists created a test that indirectly measures your T-cell response — an important,

Buy and Bust: When Private Equity Comes for Rural Hospitals

MEXICO, Mo. — When the new corporate owners of two rural hospitals suddenly announced they would stop admitting patients one Friday in March, Kayla Schudel, a nurse, stood resolute in the nearly empty lobby of Audrain Community Hospital: “You’ll be seen; the ER is open.” The hospital — with 40 beds and five clinics —

Low Risk of Major Health Issues Seen With mRNA Vaccines

(Reuters) – Both commercially available mRNA vaccines are safe, with low risks of major adverse events, according to a large study that tracked 433,672 U.S. veterans for 38 weeks following vaccination. Half the group had received Moderna’s COVID vaccine and the other half with similar characteristics and risk factors had received Pfizer/BioNTech shots. “Small-magnitude differences

Multispecialty Team Diagnoses and Removes Glomus Tumor

After 30 minutes of surgery, a woman in Armenia can knit without pain for the first time in over 40 years, thanks to teamwork by a group of specialists who removed a rare glomus tumor from under her fingernail, according to a new case study. Dr Mikhail Dziadzko “The cause of a patient’s pain isn’t