Tag Archive | "Health"

Omicron, long covid

Long COVID Affects More Older Adults; Shots Don’t Prevent It

New U.S. research on long COVID-19 provides fresh evidence that it can happen even after breakthrough infections in vaccinated people, and that older adults face higher risks for the long-term effects.

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retirement

Retirement Planning: 3 Tasks That Will Pay Off Later

After a working lifetime of alarm clocks and meetings, you might be looking forward to a lot more unstructured time once you retire. But taking care of one more to-do list early on can set you up for a better retirement.

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heartbeat

Heartbeat-Tracking Technology Raises Patients’ And Doctors’ Worries

Gadget firms, starting with Apple and now Fitbit, which is owned by Google, are selling wearable devices that check heartbeat rhythms and alert users when something is out of sync.

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obesity

Obesity And The Challenge Of Weight Loss

Jennifer Bergin was already obese and pre-diabetic before the pandemic, and learning she also had high blood pressure made her worry about how sick she might get with COVID-19.

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Gym, exercise

No Time To Exercise? What About Three Seconds A Day?

Lifting weights for as little as three seconds a day can have a positive impact on muscle strength, a new study from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has discovered. 

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COVID, conflict, pandemic

How Will Pandemic End? Omicron Clouds Forecasts For Endgame

Pandemics do eventually end, even if omicron is complicating the question of when this one will. But it won’t be like flipping a light switch: The world will have to learn to coexist with a virus that’s not going away.

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