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I Overcame My Fear of Gyms and Lost More Than 150 Pounds

Matthew Riggs, a 33-year-old IT worker from Essex, knows all too well the pain that losing a father can cause. After his father passed away from cancer when he was just 11-years-old, he began putting on weight. His coping mechanism was comfort eating, which spiraled out of control. “By the time I was 16-years-old, I

Same-gender couples interact better than heterosexual couples: study

Same-gender couples have higher-quality interactions with one another than heterosexual couples in Southern California, a new UC Riverside study finds. The study also holds that couples with two men have the smallest social networks. Researcher Megan Robbins says the recently published study is the first to compare same- and different-sex couples’ social networks and daily

Prevalence of lung condition more than double WHO figures, students find

Around 550 million people have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to two University of Manchester medical students. The figure more than doubles the previous estimate of 251 million people with the illness linked to smoking by the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Burden of Disease Study. University of Manchester students Emily Hammond and Charles

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients with diabetes represent more than 20 percent of ICU population

The COVID-19 pandemic presents new challenges for clinicians caring for infected patients with diabetes, according to new guidance published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and diabetes need to receive glucose-lowering therapy in addition to other complex medical management as a way of minimizing risk for complications

Silicone Mats That Are for So Much More Than Baking

There are countless items in your kitchen that you know for a fact you won’t use every day, but still serve a purpose. Take silicone mats, for example. Unless you’re a regular Betty Crocker, you might not see the point to purchasing silicone mats when you could just buy the occasional roll of parchment paper.

7 High-Zinc Foods That Are Way Better Than a Supplement

Zinc is what you would call a “micronutrient.” But just because it’s not a macronutrient like protein, fat, or carbohydrates doesn’t mean it’s not important. Science shows that zinc can help support a healthy immune system, assist in the healing of wounds, and aid in DNA development. “In one review, zinc lozenges were found to

Coronavirus death rate may be lower than previously thought

The coronavirus mortality rate might be lower than previously thought, according to a new study. A group of researchers analyzed data from China and found that the overall mortality rate of COVID-19 was 1.38%. But if they adjusted for cases that likely went unaccounted for due to their mild or asymptomatic nature, the overall mortality