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How moving the homeless to hotels during the pandemic helps everyone

(HealthDay)—Giving homeless COVID-19 patients a free hotel room for their quarantine and recovery pays huge health dividends for the entire community, according to a new study out of San Francisco. Only 4% of homeless folks transferred from Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital to a participating hotel wound up back in the hospital with worsened COVID-19

Working from home? Here’s how to preserve your posture

If you’re working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, you need to have a work space that’s doesn’t cause pain or discomfort in your back, neck or legs, a spine specialist says. “Most couches may not provide the same type of support and contour as an ergonomic office chair, so your back and neck may

A new theory for how memories are stored in the brain

Research from the University of Kent has led to the development of the MeshCODE theory, a revolutionary new theory for understanding brain and memory function. This discovery may be the beginning of a new understanding of brain function and in treating brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s. In a paper published by Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience,

How the Carnivore Diet Helped This Guy Lose Over 200 Pounds

In a recent conversation with powerlifter and fitness entrepreneur Mark Bell, Hadi Doumit shared the story of how his weight loss and fitness journey began, and the role his diet played in dropping a total of 235 pounds. Doumit explains that he had grown up big, and had been overweight his entire adult life, weighing

EXPLAINER: How do I know when to get my 2nd vaccine shot?

As U.S. health officials try to get COVID-19 vaccines to people more quickly, it’s already time for some people to get their second shots. So who’s keeping track to make sure you get the correct second dose, and on time? And who can see that information? It’s one of the many logistical issues health officials

How to sleep better in 2021

If you’re like most American adults, you’re not getting enough sleep. This could be the year to change that, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), which recommends adults get at least seven hours of sleep each night. A survey conducted in July showed that 85% of adults in the United States get

How and When You’ll Actually Get the COVID Vaccine

Two pharmaceutical companies say they’re ready to begin vaccinating people before the end of December, if their vaccines are authorized by the Food and Drug Administration. What does that mean? The two companies have applied to the FDA for emergency use authorization of their Covid-19 vaccines immediately. The FDA will meet on December 10 to

How to Get\u2014and Stay\u2014Motivated to Lose Weight

There are so many diet and exercise plans for losing weight that it’s starting to get ridiculous. There’s keto. There’s paleo. There’s Whole30. There are cabbage soup diets and coffee diets and frozen food diets and even something called the Sirtfood Diet, which sounds like it might be totally made up although it is actually

How to talk to your doctor about arthritis pain

Chronic pain can be excruciating, debilitating and hard to describe. Yet the best way to get the right treatment for the exact pain you’re experiencing is to put those symptoms into words, so your doctor can pinpoint a diagnosis and help you find relief. The Arthritis Foundation created a guide with suggestions for communicating your