Tag: health

  • Dissident artist Weiwei says the Chinese unrest will not change the regime

    Montemor o Novo, Portugal – Dissident Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is taking a cue from the recent public protests in China about the authorities’ strict policy related to COVID-19, but he does not see it bringing about any major political change. “I don’t think that’s possible,” he told the Associated Press in an […]

  • China fines former NBA star Lin for his quarantine comments

    Beijing – Former NBA star Jeremy Lin, who plays for a Chinese team, has been fined 10,000 yuan ($1,400) for criticizing quarantine facilities, ChinaThe professional league and a news report said on Friday, as the government tries to stem protests against anti-virus controls that are among the world’s strictest. Also on Friday, more cities eased […]

  • my class? Few Americans know or follow the American Nutrition Guide

    Here’s a quick quiz: What replaced the Food Pyramid, the government’s guide to healthy eating that has been around for nearly 20 years? If you are confused, you are not alone. More than a decade after USDA officials abandoned the pyramid, few Americans have ever heard of MyPlate, a dinner-plate-shaped logo focused on fruits and […]

  • Why you should “eat a rainbow” of fruits and vegetables every day

    You’d be forgiven for assuming that the adage “eat the rainbow” was just another baseless piece of advice encouraging people to consume more fruit than veggies. But colors matter a lot when it comes to our health, and whether it’s a bright red apple or an earthy green pear, the color of natural foods is […]

  • The biggest risks of using fitness trackers to monitor health

    Fitness trackers, which help monitor sleep quality, heart rate, and other biological metrics, are a popular way to help Americans improve their health and well-being. There are many types of trackers on the market, including those from well-known brands like Apple, Fitbit, Garmin, and Oura. While these devices are becoming increasingly popular—and have legitimate uses—consumers […]

  • Why China’s COVID policies are troubling investors again

    Investors in China-related assets who had expected a significant easing of COVID restrictions were disappointed this week as the country grapples with its worst wave of cases since the Shanghai outbreak earlier this year. China-related ETFs have fallen this week, with iShares MSCI China ETF MCHI, -1.82% a loss of 3.4%. KraneShares CSI China internet […]

  • Holiday shopping begins as inflationary sentiment drops

    NEW YORK (AP) — While Black Friday will mark a return to familiar holiday shopping patterns, uncertainty remains. The US labor market remains strong, consumer spending is resilient and inflation is slowing. But higher prices for food, rent, gasoline and other household costs have weighed on shoppers. As a result, many are reluctant to spend […]

  • Megan Rossi: What do you eat to prepare yourself for surgery

    We talk about getting our bodies ready for the “beach” or even getting ready for party season, but we rarely hear of people getting themselves ready for surgery even though millions undergo surgeries every year. However, getting well in the lead-up to any planned surgery can make all the difference, as studies show it can […]

  • USDA dispersed rabies vaccines for wildlife in 13 countries

    By Janet McConaughey, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The US Department of Agriculture has begun dropping millions of packages of oral rabies vaccine from helicopters and planes in more than 13 US states. who to me Alabama. Field trial coordinator Gordonna Kirby said the main goal is to prevent raccoons from spreading their strain […]

  • The one food that is high in sugar should not be eaten by anyone over the age of 40 anymore because it ruins your metabolism.

    Ah, sugar—our taste buds can’t get enough of it, but so can our bodies Better off without it. While there’s no denying the joy of treating yourself to a little sweetness now and then, consuming too much sugar on a regular basis can endanger your overall health and should be avoided as much as possible […]