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A newborn’s fat mass is associated with obesity as a preschooler, study finds

A newborn’s fat mass is associated with obesity as a preschooler, study finds

Childhood obesity has become increasingly common in the United States over the past three decades, despite public health initiatives. That means that around 13.7 million children and adolescents are well above the normal or healthy weight for their ages and heights due to their behaviors or genetics. The body fat percentage children had as newborns…MORE

Medical group shares dos and don’ts of wearing a face mask

Medical group shares dos and don’ts of wearing a face mask

In an attempt to get every American behind the idea of wearing a face mask — and behind an actual face mask — to slow the spread of Covid-19, the Association of American Medical Colleges on Wednesday released simple, straight-forward national guidance for the public. “These guidelines are meant to provide everyone around the country…MORE

Pregnant amid the pandemic: The highs and lows

In early February, my partner and I discovered that I was pregnant. Looking back, that feels like one of the last big milestones of the Before Times — a wonderfully blissful and uncomplicated period. I’d skimmed a few headlines about a scary-sounding disease called Covid-19 but didn’t worry too much about it. The virus seemed…MORE

Try this 5-minute yoga routine before bedtime

Try this 5-minute yoga routine before bedtime

Having a morning routine to boost energy is a great way to start the day, but what if you wake up every morning knowing that your bedtime routine is really to blame for your lack of energy and focus? A good night’s rest isn’t just important for energy and focus; research has shown that it’s…MORE

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why I am not sending my kids back to school

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why I am not sending my kids back to school

One of the questions I am getting more than any other: Am I going to send my children back to school? As a father of three teen and preteen girls, this has been a constant discussion in our household, and it hasn’t been easy. My girls want to go back to school, and they are…MORE

Mental health access is vital during pandemic, experts say

Mental health access is vital during pandemic, experts say

Many people may be experiencing increased anxiety during the pandemic, which experts say can be compounded by the sense of isolation that can come with social distancing. That’s why it’s important for people who are vulnerable to increased anxiety to have access mental health care, panelists said during an American Lung Association event on Wednesday.…MORE

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