Tag: health

More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers perished in the first year of the pandemic, according to “Lost on the Frontline,” a 12-month investigation by The Guardian and KHN to track such deaths. Lost on…

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci says if a coronavirus vaccine is available, regardless of which one, take it. The top U.S. infectious disease expert told NBC this morning a third vaccine becoming available “is nothing…

It’s natural to want the perfect holiday, with the entire family full of love and laughter as they gather around the dinner table. But that’s not always the reality, local therapist Kari Miller said.  And…

High blood pressure. It’s one of the most neglected health conditions and, second only to nicotine, the most preventable risk factor. “It’s a silent killer,” Dr. Tracy L. Stevens, cardiologist with the Saint Luke’s Health…

When it comes to aging, it’s been said that if a home transition — or move to another dwelling — is being considered, it is most easily done when individuals are in their 60s or…

All social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England, under new limits to be announced by U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson today, as coronavirus cases grow. At a press conference, the…

Chuck Platt will debate with anyone the risks of COVID-19, knowing full well it’s a lost cause. “You’re not going to convince some people,” he said. For now, he has bigger worries. “They’ve been saying…

My daughter argues that as long as she’s seeing all of her friends together in school, they should be able to gather together in their houses as well. Unfortunately, she has risk exactly backward. She’s…

Dear Dr. Roach: Do you recommend microneedling for skin care? — N.E. Answer: Microneedling is used to help treat cosmetic issues of the skin, such as scarring, including scarring from acne, irregular pigmentation, stretch marks,…

Allen County’s number of COVID-19 cases has jumped to 22, up from 17, in the past week, according to Friday’s report by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The state tally has risen from…