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Editorial: We knew vaccines were coming four months ago. Why wasn’t...

It’s been 13 months since China shut down a region of 18 million people because of the rapid human-to-human transfer of a new strain of coronavirus. It’s been a year since the World Health Organization declared a global health emergency because of the spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease it causes.

A new treatment is being ramped up to help reduce COVID-19...

ATLANTA — On the last day of November, Bill Collins wakes up in the middle of the night, sweating profusely, his heavy pajamas clinging to his body. He's disoriented, shivering, unsteady on his feet. His wife considers calling an ambulance.

If you fantasize about becoming a morning person, here are 5...

You’ve hit the snooze button one too many times and the new day is calling. Since you have to leave the cozy confines of your bed at some point, why not make the groggy transition to becoming your best self a little nicer with a new morning ritual?

Cleveland Clinic study finds Americans avoiding heart care, other checkups during...

A Cleveland Clinic survey finds that just 52% of Americans reached out to a doctor or sought medical care after experiencing a concerning health issue during the COVID-19 outbreak. When it comes to patients with heart disease, that number increased to 63%.

Eat to thrive: Nutrition for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

An often debilitating condition, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) leads to frequent, recurrent abdominal pain and constipation or diarrhoea. There is currently no specific cure for it, so dietary and lifestyle changes are essential. In this article, I help you identify triggers and to adopt a strategy to make them less frequent and less severe.

Notes From Boomerang Creek: Winter challenges to the respiratory system

It is February, and the second winter of COVID-19 isolation is upon us.

Planet Fitness ‘positivity expert’ Teddy Savage shares health, wellness tips

MARY ESTHER — Some might call him the director of health and fitness; to others, though, he's the positivity expert.

How scammers are using COVID-19 vaccine to steal money, info

DETROIT – Scammers are using people's desperation for COVID-19 vaccines in the midst of a pandemic as a bargaining chip to steal money and personal information.

Mayo Clinic Q And A: Stretching your hamstring

Stretching is an important component of any exercise program. Most aerobic and strength training programs inherently cause your muscles to contract and tighten. Stretching can increase flexibility and improve your joints' range of motion, helping you move more freely. Stretching after you exercise also can boost circulation.

GETTING IN SHAPE: Experts offer advice for choosing best diets, exercise...

It's been three weeks since the new year began, and many health resolutions have likely fallen by the wayside. But those with an aptitude for health and wellness know setbacks in exercise and diet routines are common, and the calendar does not dictate when a person can start living a healthier life.

Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau goes into self-isolation while awaiting results of...

OTTAWA, Ontario — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in self-isolation and working from home while his wife awaits the results of a COVID-19 test.

Is it safe to go to the gym amid Coronavirus outbreak?

Going to the gym is supposed to be one of the healthiest things we can do for ourselves. But is that still the case during a viral pandemic?

Check out these hilarious workout memes

You know you need to do it but it still sucks. #Truth

Bicycles enjoyed a boom during the pandemic causing a shortage in...

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, young Danes took to the streets like their counterparts across the globe — protesting a political and societal system they believed was unjust, discriminatory and out of step with the times.

San Francisco gym owners furious after finding out government buildings have...

“For me, but not for thee,” appears to be the mantra in San Francisco, as gyms within government buildings have remained open while privately-owned establishments were forced to shutter over coronavirus concerns.