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Roll up your sleeves: Kids’ turn arrives for COVID-19 shots

Hugs with friends. Birthday parties indoors. Pillow fights. School children who got their first COVID-19 shots Wednesday said these are the pleasures they look forward to as the U.S. enters a major new phase in fighting the pandemic. Health officials hailed shots for kids aged 5 to 11 as a major breakthrough after more than

DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

Do I need an op for a ‘gurgling’ hernia? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions Last year I was diagnosed with a hernia near my navel. My GP referred me to a consultant who didn’t want to operate as I have a gap from my navel up to my chest, caused by exercising too

MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

Why is my wife’s blood pressure higher in one arm? MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions My wife has a blood pressure reading in her right arm of more than 200, but on the left it’s 130. She had a phone consultation with the hospital and was told she had a thrombosis in the left

What Does It Mean When Your Throat Hurts

Syda Productions/Shutterstock By Andra Picincu/Sept. 7, 2021 6:32 pm EDT Does your throat hurt when you swallow? Do you also have a fever, joint pain, or swollen lymph glands in the neck? Depending on your symptoms, you may be dealing with a common cold or something more serious, such as strep throat. But the cause is

What Does It Mean When Your Right Eye Hurts?

Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock By Sam Ramsden/Sept. 7, 2021 12:29 pm EDT Because they provide one of the most important functions of the human body, experiencing pain in your eyes can be a very alarming experience. Thankfully, the majority of discomfort in the eyes is usually down to a temporary condition. But, what does it mean when your right eye

What Does It Mean When Your Right Breast Hurts

Olena Yakobchuk/Shutterstock By Sam Cohen/Aug. 31, 2021 7:35 pm EDT Breast health is incredibly important, as certain conditions are more easily treatable if they’re caught and identified early. This is one of the main reasons why women are advised to perform their own monthly breast exams to ensure the tissue is free from lumps, as these

DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

Could my hot flushes actually be long Covid? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions I started being woken up by hot flushes three months ago, but I don’t sweat. I had a blood test that came back normal. Last year, I tested positive for Covid, just before the hot flushes started. Could this be

How To Arrange Your Bedroom According To Feng Shui

A calm bedroom is a recipe for a calmed mind. By implementing feng shui principles into your decor, you may reap the benefits of the ancient practice that promises to balance out the energy in your space to create harmony for all who live there. Of course, regularly clearing the space with sage or palo

Here’s How Your Childhood Experiences Could Affect Your Health

Although there’s a strong temptation to look back on your childhood with rose-colored glasses, everyone has an amalgamation of happy and sad memories. For some, the latter might include things bee stings, bicycle blunders, or embarrassing moments. For others, especially females and racial and ethnic minorities, the memories can have a much darker hue and

How To Make Your Living Room More Energy Efficient

It’s easier than you might think to do your bit for the environment, even when you’re just spending a lazy day at home. Little changes can have a big impact, so what you do at home can be really important, and no more so than in your living room. Maybe you’re already well on your

Here’s What It Means When Your Dream Comes True

You’ve heard the saying “a dream come true” for most of your life but have never actually taken it literally. It typically has a figurative meaning and refers to something you’ve wanted in your fantasies but never really believed could become a reality. But some people really find that dreams they have while they sleep

Is It Bad To Charge Your Phone Overnight?

It’s time to figure out once and for all if it’s bad to charge your phone overnight. No, this isn’t an episode of “Mythbusters,” but the revelation of these rumors may feel like a big reveal. According to Business Insider, it’s a common myth that leaving your phone plugged in overnight could damage the battery

Latest remedy for eczema – rub bacteria on to your skin!

Latest remedy for eczema — rub bacteria on to your skin! Healthy strain of skin bacteria can effectively treat flare-ups in people with the most common form of eczema, studies suggest Scientists have developed an unlikely treatment for the dry skin condition eczema — a cream that is packed with human skin bacteria. Studies suggest

Why your social media habit is probably not an addiction

Social media apps are useful sources of information. They help us catch up with the activities of friends, news, current affairs, government COVID updates and the latest happenings in celebrity and sport. But during the pandemic, you may have felt you spend too much time on social media. On occasion you may have seen the