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May 19, 2022

States prepare for summer launch of new 988 suicide prevention number
This summer, every state will be rolling out 988 as the new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number to call for mental health crises -- similar to how people can call 911 for medical emergencies. ... More Story with Video....

Overwhelmed health departments are hard-pressed to spend Covid cash for underserved
The Biden administration in March 2021 announced it was investing $2.25 billion to address covid health disparities, the largest federal funding initiative designed specifically to help underserved communities hardest hit by the virus. ... More Story with Video....

Study identifies potential biomarker for SIDS, but a test for it is a long way off
Australian researchers say they've identified one potential biomarker for sudden infant death syndrome, known as SIDS, but experts caution that it's just one piece of the puzzle. ... More Story with Video....

What you can and can't do to get through the infant formula shortage, according to experts
Misinformation about how families can get through the infant formula shortage is fueling concern among pediatricians like Dr. Tanya Altmann. ... More Story with Video....

What you should know to master portion control
Portion sizes of some of your favorite foods have been getting bigger and bigger. ... More Story with Video....

Knowing the signs of a stroke can make all the difference
When it comes to a stroke, acting fast is key. ... More Story with Video....

To bathe or not to bathe (often). That is the question
My first memories of bathing were of my mom dragging me into the bathtub kicking and screaming. Those days are long gone, and I'm now a once-a-day-shower kind of guy. ... More Story with Video....

Tiny Amazon fish spotted in a single stream could go extinct just after being found
Two new colorful species of fish have been found in Brazil's Amazon Basin -- and they are already at risk of disappearing due to extinction. ... More Story with Video....

Your guide to finding the right Theragun massage gun for you
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8 activewear brands you should add to your workout wardrobe
The increasing popularity of stylish, trendy athletic wear has made über-comfortable clothing something that's not just for the gym. It's infiltrated all corners of culture, from high fashion runways to the offices of Silicon Valley executives — and really, it's appropriate for any occasion when yo... More Story with Video....

The best coupons at CVS Pharmacy
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How to become more grateful, and why that will make you happier, healthier and more resilient
There are easy ways to increase our levels of daily gratitude, and good mental and physical health reasons to do so. ... More Story with Video....

CDC and Massachusetts health officials investigating monkeypox case
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is collaborating with Massachusetts health officials on an investigation into a case of monkeypox, the agency said Wednesday in a statement. ... More Story with Video....

Prostate cancer screening is better than originally thought, especially for Black men, study says
A blood test to screen for prostate cancer may be better at doing so than experts originally thought, particularly among Black men, according to a new study. ... More Story with Video....


Amid the ongoing baby formula shortage, some parents are relying on donated breast milk from other moms. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on why the American Academy of Pediatrics says this isn't a good idea. ... More Story with Video....

A third of people in US should consider masking based on their Covid-19 risk, CDC director says
The head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges counties with high Covid-19 community levels to encourage people to mask up in public indoor settings. ... More Story with Video....

Long Covid symptoms in older Americans are often difficult to recognize, experts say
Nearly 18 months after getting covid-19 and spending weeks in the hospital, Terry Bell struggles with hanging up his shirts and pants after doing the laundry. ... More Story with Video....

2 children hospitalized in Memphis because their specialty formula is out of stock
A doctor at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, says he admitted two young patients -- a toddler and a preschooler -- because the specialty formula they need is out of stock and they haven't been able to tolerate any replacements. ... More Story with Video....

Covid-19 wastewater surveillance is promising tool, but critical challenges remain
Covid-19 surveillance is at a crossroads in the United States. With at-home tests now outnumbering those done in laboratories, official case counts are more incomplete than ever as the nation -- and world -- faces down increasingly transmissible coronavirus variants. ... More Story with Video....

What to do if you test positive for Covid-19 now
Covid-19 infections are on the rise, with most US states reporting an increase in cases. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the highly contagious BA.2.1.21 subvariant of Omicron is now the dominant strain of coronavirus nationwide. ... More Story with Video....

What you should know to master portion control, according to an expert
Ultraprocessed foods and beverages are being sold in sizes up to five times larger than when they were first introduced, according to a recent study. Here are expert tips to help you downsize your portions and improve your health. ... More Story with Video....


By monitoring sewage through a process called wastewater surveillance, experts are able to identify new strains of Covid-19 and create an early warning system for new surges ahead of traditional testing. ... More Story with Video....


Studies show that gardening can help you lead a longer, healthier life. Learn how to get your first garden started using these tips from CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam. ... More Story with Video....

Judge signs off on steps troubled baby formula manufacturer must take to restart closed plant
A federal judge has signed off on a legally binding agreement between the United States Food and Drug Administration and the baby formula manufacturer Abbott Nutrition, the company at the heart of a nationwide formula recall. ... More Story with Video....


CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta recommends planning ahead and buying at-home Covid-19 tests early to take before attending holiday gatherings to avoid low availability. ... More Story with Video....

More than 1 million people have died of Covid-19 in the US
More than one million people have now died of Covid-19 in the US since the pandemic's start, according to Tuesday data from Johns Hopkins University -- a reminder the pandemic is not over even as much of the country pushes to move away from Covid-19 measures. ... More Story with Video....

States prepare for summer launch of new 988 suicide prevention number
This summer, every state will be rolling out 988 as the new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number to call for mental health crises -- similar to how people can call 911 for medical emergencies. ... More Story with Video....

Covid-19 Pandemic Timeline Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts about the coronavirus outbreak, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. ... More Story with Video....

FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid-19 booster shots for children ages 5 to 11
The US Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series. ... More Story with Video....


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