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Heart inflammation condition looked like heart attack in kids, pediatrician says

Heart inflammation condition looked like heart attack in kids, pediatrician says

The teenaged boys all looked like they were having heart attacks. They complained of chest pain and general discomfort, and tests looked at first as if they were suffering an acute myocardial infarction, or heart attack. But they weren’t. Instead, the seven youths ages 14 to 19 were suffering from a very rare type of…

If ‘cave syndrome’ is keeping you from going in public, here’s how to combat it

If ‘cave syndrome’ is keeping you from going in public, here’s how to combat it

After over a year of staying at home and following strict safety guidelines, many people are understandably reluctant to step out their front door and re-enter society. For some, they’re downright terrified. Psychiatrist Dr. Arthur Bregma calls this fear “cave syndrome,” a non-medical term he’s coined. At his practice in Coral Gables, Florida, he found…

CNN analysis: Where vaccination is up, Covid-19 cases are down

CNN analysis: Where vaccination is up, Covid-19 cases are down

As newly reported Covid-19 cases in the United States drop to some of the lowest levels of the pandemic, the link between vaccinations and transmission is getting clearer, exposing pockets of at-risk populations, but also a safer path forward. A CNN analysis found that states that have fully vaccinated more than half of their residents…

Afghan dog rescue group dismayed by CDC import ban

Afghan dog rescue group dismayed by CDC import ban

Pen Farthing was on a flight from Kabul, Afghanistan, to Houston when the news broke: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was going to stop missions like his for at least the next year. Farthing was bringing two dogs rescued by US troops in Afghanistan to their new homes in the United States.…

Breathe better to live better: Why breathing is your superpower

Breathe better to live better: Why breathing is your superpower

Breath is a powerful force — without it, there is no life. But what you might not realize is that the quality of your breathing directly impacts the quality of your life. Breathing plays a vital role in how you think, feel, rest and recover, and it even impacts your posture and movement. In this…

Do you yearn for fulfillment? Reach for the ‘ordinary,’ author says

Do you yearn for fulfillment? Reach for the ‘ordinary,’ author says

The pressure to stand out plagues us all. Even if we don’t really want that job, that body, that car, that trip or that kitchen, we’re aware of the attention given to those who have them — on Instagram, TikTok and even in real life. And we might feel bad for not having them ourselves.…

CDC now calls coronavirus Delta variant a ‘variant of concern’

CDC now calls coronavirus Delta variant a ‘variant of concern’

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now calls the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus, also known as B.1.617.2, a “variant of concern.” The variant of concern designation is given to strains of the virus that scientists believe are more transmissible or can cause more severe disease. Vaccines, treatments and tests that detect…

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