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NY health care workers will soon need to receive a booster shot

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Jan. 7, 2022 that all New York healthcare workers will be required to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. Andrew Schwartz / SplashNews.com All New York health care workers will be required to get a COVID booster shot as soon as next week, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Friday. The plan…

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health Scare

I was inspired by a health scare to lose 100 pounds and start bodybuilding

A health scare prompted Gregory Cole to focus on getting himself fit—even to the point of becoming a bodybuilder. In his own words, he describes how confronting his health, changing his diet, and hitting the gym helped him get into the best shape of his life. I was a skinny kid growing up. But I…

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health Optamiz

Optamiz Health, Inc. Announces Co-Founder Heather Hackett-Kaufman Certified in Plant-Based Nutrition Launches New App

Press Release – Dec 31, 2021 SARASOTA, Fla., December 31, 2021 (Newswire.com) – Sarasota-based fitness and healthy lifestyle advocate and co-founder of Optamiz Health, Inc., Heather Hackett-Kaufman recently became certified in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, a program sponsored by Cornell University. Hackett-Kaufman and her husband, Dr. Ken Kaufman,…

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amazing health

10 amazing health stories you may have missed in 2021

Home News (Image credit: Joe Carrotta for NYU Langone Health) For a second year, the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated health news headlines, and for good reason. But amid all the talk of viral variants and vaccine boosters, you may have missed some of this year’s most amazing medical cases and breakthroughs. In 2021, scientists made…

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health mental

Resolutions for mental health and holidays

Q: The start of a new year stirs up thoughts of reflection and the desire for change. What are healthy resolutions, and what tips do you have for staying committed? A: Change is hard, and new habits are much easier to make and then break because old patterns may be more familiar, comfortable and easy.…

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Coffee’s health

The health benefits of coffee aren’t always as obvious as they appear. Here’s why

coffee is life — Coffee is very chemically complex; its different components affect us in different ways. Charlotte Mills and Ashley Hookings, The Conversation – Dec 27, 2021 2:02 pm UTC Florin Petrescu | Getty ImagesYou’ve probably heard it before: drinking coffee is good for your health. Studies have shown that drinking a moderate amount…

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conditions health

What health conditions can an Apple Watch detect?

AppleThe Apple Watch has been a good fitness tracker since its launch in 2015. With each subsequent generation, it’s gained additional hardware features. The latest Apple Watches can detect and monitor a few different health conditions. Caution: The Apple Watch Isn’t a Medical Device First, I must mention two big caveats. The Apple Watch is…

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equity health

Equity in Health Care Is Essential

Public Health Why Racism, Not Race, Is a Risk Factor for Dying of COVID-19 Public health specialist and physician Camara Phyllis Jones talks about ways that jobs, communities and health care leave Black Americans more exposed and less protected June 12, 2020 — Claudia Wallis Policy We Must Enhance–but Also Decolonize–America’s Global Health Diplomacy The…

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health Porter

Otto Porter Jr.’s health ‘biggest surprise’ for Steve Kerr, Warriors

Steve Kerr has been surprised by Otto Porter Jr.’s health this season…

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health Tobacco-style

Tobacco-style health campaigns needed to spell out ultra processed food harms

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Tobacco-style public health campaigns are needed to spell out the full extent of the harms of ultra processed foods, argue public health experts in the open access journal BMJ Global Health. Despite strong evidence linking these products to serious health consequences, the public are in the dark about the real dangers…