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Can exercise reduce anxiety?

Exercise has a variety of health benefits, but can exercise be associated with a reduced risk of anxiety disorders? Regular exercise can positively affect physical health by improving cardiovascular and lung health, building lean muscle mass and strong bones, and promoting healthy weight management.  Studies suggest that daily physical activity may help reduce the risk […]

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What Should You Eat Before Training?

By Brad Schoenfeld, Ph.D., CSCS, CSPS, FNSCA Q: I’ve read your recommendation about how important it is to have a post-workout meal of protein and carbs. But what about before a weight-training workout? Is there anything special I should eat before training? A: Yes! The main nutritional goal pre-workout is to supply adequate energy for […]

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UK sets date to accept UAE-vaccinated travelers after months blocking popular travel route

Businessman walk past an Emirates Airbus A380 during the Dubai Airshow on November 18, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Christopher Furlong | Getty Images The U.K. will accept travelers vaccinated in the United Arab Emirates beginning Oct. 4, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said Wednesday, reopening a popular travel route after months of deterring people […]

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U.S. to donate millions more Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses to poorer nations

Pfizer and BioNTech will provide an additional 500 million doses of their Covid-19 vaccine to the U.S. government to be donated to lower-income countries. The move announced Wednesday represents an expansion of the companies’ agreement with the U.S. government to provide extra doses at a not-for-profit price for less-advantaged nations, It brings the total number […]

Diet Health & Fitness

Eating walnuts could reduce cholesterol and cardiovascular disease risk

Eating a handful of walnuts each day may promote cardiovascular health and reduce cardiovascular disease risk, according to a new study. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is known as “bad” cholesterol since high levels significantly increase the risk of heart disease and strokes. A […]

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Delta variant outbreak infects highly vaccinated prison population, but few were hospitalized, CDC says

A Sheriff’s deputy takes an employee’s temperature as at Las Colinas women’s Detention Facility in Santee, California on Wednesday, April22, 2020. Sandy Huffaker | AFP | Getty Images The fast-spreading delta variant ripped through a federal prison in Texas over the summer, infecting both the unvaccinated and fully vaccinated populations, but few were hospitalized, according […]

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FDA-approved Covid vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11 ‘very feasible’ by Halloween, says former FDA commissioner

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Mark McClellan told CNBC that it seems realistic that younger kids will be getting vaccinated for Covid-19 based on the new data released by Pfizer on Monday. “Those findings are very promising, especially around the ability of a very small dose, leading to a very strong immune reaction,” […]