10 superfoods to boost your immune system naturally

Nobody enjoys falling ill, and while you can’t entirely avoid coughs and sniffles, there are some things you can do to keep your immune system strong. Regular exercise, refraining from smoking, moderating... Read more »

Study finds potential long-term effects on the immune system from smoking

Despite a decline in smoking rates globally, it remains the leading cause of preventable death in many countries. Traditionally, healthcare providers have warned smokers about the serious health risks associated with the... Read more »

WHO report predicts a 77% increase in cancer cases by 2050 

New estimates from the World Health Organization project that by 2050, global cancer diagnoses will soar to 35 million, marking a staggering 77% increase from the 20 million cases identified in 2022.... Read more »

New research suggests that an obesity drug may lower blood pressure 

In a recent study, the drug tirzepatide, marketed as Zepbound for obesity and Mounjaro for diabetes, showed a significant reduction in blood pressure among adults who were overweight or obese over a... Read more »

Study finds an increased risk of health problems for desk workers 

Many desk workers spend a lot of the day sitting down. For some people, this can mean having a completely sedentary lifestyle, which comes with health risks. According to a new study... Read more »

Tips for improving your mental health in winter 

During the winter months, shorter days and colder temperatures can start to impact our mental well-being. The winter blues, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), can cast a shadow over our... Read more »

What is “Amazon Clinic” and how does it work? 

Everyone knows how challenging it can be to get a doctor’s appointment. With walk-in clinics so busy, Amazon Clinic has announced its own solution to meeting patients’ healthcare needs.  The company has... Read more »

The latest changes to US birth control access

In the coming year, there could be big changes when it comes to access to hormonal birth control like pills and patches. Opill, the first over-the-counter birth control pill approved in the... Read more »

FDA review finds that marijuana could be reclassified 

Researchers from the US Food and Drug Administration are calling for the reclassification of marijuana as a Schedule III substance, highlighting its lower potential for abuse compared to substances currently listed under... Read more »

Common mistakes to avoid in retirement planning 

Retirement planning is an important task. And while everyone’s financial situation is unique, there are common pitfalls that many people encounter.  Let’s explore the key mistakes to steer clear of when preparing... Read more »