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Christiane Amanpour speaks with historian Simon Schama about his new book "Foreign Bodies," a history of pandemics, vaccines and the health of nations.

With so many symbols, rules and regulations, recycling is a complex topic. Many of us are making mistakes and contaminating tons of waste in the process. Learn some simple tips to help manage your trash better.

An author of a study that found masking to be ineffective says, "The underlying problem is...people are drunk with certainty. They're told if something works, end of story. That's not science. What science it's likely or unlikely to work or we can't find evidence of it."

Covid-19 boosters could keep thousands of kids out of hospitals, but uptake remains low

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 05:01:32 GMT

Higher Covid-19 vaccination rates among US children could prevent thousands of pediatric hospitalizations and millions of missed school days, according to an analysis published Tuesday by the Commonwealth Fund and the Yale School of Public Health.

On an episode of Chasing Life, Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with author Dan Buettner about the secrets of "blue zones" and how adopting certain lifestyle changes may help us live longer.

"Masks have become political" says an author of the Cochrane Library study on mask effectiveness. "I can only tell you what the science is....I can't tell you whether they work or don't work. But it's more likely than not that they don't work."

Just 2 minutes of walking after eating can help blood sugar, study says

A suicide occurs once every 11 minutes. Recognize the warning signs and see how to get help. Free 24-hour help is available.

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell's office released an update about the 81-year-old's health after he froze in front of cameras for the second time. CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why the assessment of McConnell's health is "confusing."

Experimental therapy gantenerumab fails to slow or improve Alzheimer's memory loss in clinical trials

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 19:41:28 GMT

An experimental treatment, gantenerumab, failed to help people at high risk of memory loss from Alzheimer's or those who were in the early phases of the disease, the manufacturer said Monday.

Desperate for heart surgery for their baby, a family feels the effects of pediatric hospital shortages

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 08:07:04 GMT

Even before their daughter was born in June, Aaron and Helen Chavez knew she would need heart surgery. Doctors expected her to have an operation around 6 months of age.

An Arkansas toddler dies of rare brain-eating amoeba infection likely contracted at splash pad

Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses how attention spans have changed and the way our brains have been affected by it. Listen to the new season of "Chasing Life" wherever you get your podcasts.

How long you can use vintage Tupperware

Wed, 16 Aug 2023 21:17:31 GMT

Since Tupperware, the iconic kitchen brand that's been a household name for decades, signaled recently that it might be going out of business, you might be wondering how long your stash of its food storage containers is safe to use — especially if it's vintage.

Your guide to finding the right Theragun massage gun for you

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 19:25:05 GMT

The increasing popularity of stylish, trendy athletic wear has made όber-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 you just want to be comfortable.

Why we have nightmares and how to stop them

Fri, 14 Apr 2023 12:49:49 GMT

We leave behind our fears of monsters under the bed as we say goodbye to our childhoods, but one can follow us into adulthood and loom over our heads.

RSV hospitalization rate for seniors is 10 times higher than usual for this point in the season

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 12:11:40 GMT

The respiratory virus season has started early in kids this year and flooded children's hospitals in many parts of the country -- especially with respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV.

How to build a habit in 5 steps, according to science

It's hard to imagine but even air that appears "clean" can be harmful. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains what factors affect our air quality and some of the steps you can take to keep yourself safe.

Fuzzy first photo of a black hole gets a sharp makeover

Fri, 14 Apr 2023 18:37:58 GMT

The first photo ever taken of a black hole looks a little sharper now.

8 activewear brands you should add to your workout wardrobe

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:55:24 GMT

Liquid formulations of the common antibiotic amoxicillin are in short supply for the second year in a row, according to the FDA. CNN medical correspondent Meg Tirrell reports.

Paper airplane breaks a world distance record

Fri, 14 Apr 2023 15:20:43 GMT

It's a bird... It's a plane... It's a paper airplane!

US gets D+ grade for rising preterm birth rates, new report finds

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 13:00:31 GMT

The rate of premature birth in the United States is climbing, according to the infant and maternal health nonprofit March of Dimes.

Danco Laboratories, a manufacturer of the abortion drug mifepristone, has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court ruling that would restrict access to the drug; the justices could make the decision next summer.

Getting up and moving after you eat — even if it's only for two minutes — can help control blood sugar levels, a study says. If you can't do that, try standing. It helps, too.

What is mifepristone, the drug at the heart of the Texas medication abortion lawsuit?

The FDA recently approved an opioid overdose antidote for over-the-counter use. CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how to use it.

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Using scientific research can help you be more successful at creating new habits and sticking to them.

As people are encouraged to get the new Covid-19 booster approved by the FDA and CDC, Dr. Saju Matthew explains why Covid-19 tests can sometimes return a fasle-positive and how to differentiate between Covid-19, the flu and RSV.

An Arkansas toddler died of a rare brain-eating amoeba infection, which was likely contracted at a splash pad at a country club, according to health officials and the county coroner.

This bat fossil could fill in a piece of the evolutionary puzzle

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 18:05:27 GMT

Two 52 million-year-old bat skeletons discovered in an ancient lake bed in Wyoming are the oldest bat fossils ever found — and they reveal a new species.

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