How to be prepared in case of a shooting without living in fear

CNN  —  At first, Brandon Tsay froze when a gunman aimed a firearm at him, he said. He was sure those would be his last moments. But then something came…

Senior Housing That Seniors Actually Like

Its function can change over the decades. A rental that generates income for young homeowners might later become a refuge for returning young adults, then become a way for older…

Updated Covid-19 boosters continue to offer substantial protection even against the rapidly spreading XBB.1.5 subvariant

CNN  —  The updated Covid-19 boosters are cutting the risk that a person will get sick from the coronavirus by about half, even against infections caused by the rapidly spreading…

How a Pre-Wedding Diet Led to an Eating Disorder

The comments started the day I became engaged in December 2018: “You’re going to be such a beautiful bride.” “I can’t wait to see you in your dress.” “Everything is…

Gel manicures may damage DNA, research finds

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Expert Panel Votes for Stricter Rules on Risky Virus Research

An expert panel on Friday endorsed a sweeping set of proposed changes to the federal government’s program for regulating experiments that involve tinkering with risky viruses and other pathogens. The…

Women, older adults and those with lower income are more likely to use sleep medication, survey finds, despite potential health harms

CNN  —  Millions of Americans say they regularly turn to medications for help falling or staying asleep, a practice that experts say can be dangerous for their health. A new…

FDA Seeks More Authority to Oversee CBD Products

Jonathan Havens, a former legal counsel at the F.D.A. who now represents companies in the CBD industry, said many growers and manufacturers had grown frustrated with the F.D.A.’s inaction, which…

Midriff bulge linked to later physical decline, study says

Editor’s Note: Seek advice from a health care provider prior to starting a workout program. CNN  —  If you are a man or woman approaching 50, look down at your…

How Do Heavy Metals Like Lead Get in Baby Food?

The Food and Drug Administration’s new plan to keep high levels of lead out of baby foods like mashed sweet potatoes, apple sauce and dry cereal is part of a…