James Corden Drops 16 Pounds in 6 Weeks After WW Deal

James Corden recently stepped out and—even while wearing a hoodie and shorts—it’s clear he’s absolutely killing his promise to himself to be healthy and to drop weight.The 42-year-old host of The Late Late Show partnered with WW (formerly Weight Watchers) at the start of 2021 to transform his health after years of neglected New Year’s…Continue Reading

Here’s What Happened When This Medical Student Tried Running for 30 Days

When the country went into lockdown in 2020, a great many people soon found their lifestyles becoming increasingly sedentary. Philadelphia-based YouTuber and medical student Zach Highley was among them. “Two months into quarantine, my fitness was at an all-time low,” he says. “I wasn’t exercising, I wasn’t going to the gym, I wasn’t doing anything…Continue Reading

Skipping Mammograms Raises Odds for Breast Cancer

By Denise Mann HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Don’t skip your breast cancer screening mammogram.This is the overarching message of an extended study of more than a half-million Swedish women. Those who missed even one recommended screening mammogram were more likely to die from breast cancer, the study found.The new findings –…Continue Reading

Could ADHD Raise Odds for More Psychiatric Illnesses?

By Alan Mozes HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As if attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) isn’t already tough on a child, new research suggests the condition might also raise the odds for a psychotic disorder later in life.But parents should not panic.”I would say that this finding should not be an alarm for parents…Continue Reading

Black, Hispanic Communities’ Concern Over Dementia

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Black and Hispanic Americans already face higher risks for dementia than the general population. Many also believe they’d get worse dementia care compared to white patients, according to a new Alzheimer’s Association special report.Older Black Americans are about twice as likely to have Alzheimer’s…Continue Reading

Children’s Hospitals Grapple With Young Covid ‘Long Haulers’

A slumber party to celebrate Delaney DePue’s 15th birthday last summer marked a new chapter — one defined by illness and uncertainty. The teen from Fort Walton Beach, Florida, tested positive for covid-19 about a week later, said her mother, Sara, leaving her bedridden with flu-like symptoms. However, her expected recovery never came. Delaney —…Continue Reading