WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer continues to rise among younger U.S. adults, with the American Cancer Society reporting a doubling of cases in people younger than 55 in about 25 years.
Also, significantly more Americans are being diagnosed with advanced stages of the disease, the cancer society says.
If you need a body image boost, go outdoors. Whether you’re in green space, a blue space near a river or the ocean or even a snowy environment, it can make a difference.
“A body of evidence now exists showing that nature exposure — living close to, frequenting or engaging with environments such as forests and parks — is associated with a range of physical and psychological well-being benefits,” said study author Dr. Kamila Czepczor-Bernat, an assistant professor at the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland.
Hospitals are reporting a surprising rise in the number of young children getting RSV this fall, according to the CDC and local and national news outlets. RSV is respiratory syncytial virus, a common seasonal illness. But this year, it’s spiking earlier and putting healthcare providers and parents on alert. So what is RSV, and what are ways to protect your child?
MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- As most American parents already know, cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a common illness of childhood, are surging this year. Hospitals are filling up with babies and toddlers very ill with the easy-to-catch illness, which is coming back with a vengeance after lying low during the pandemic.
You know that you need to eat healthy foods and get some exercise to feel good and live longer. Another key part to living longer is your mental health.
Good mental health is just as important as good physical health. But we all face changes in life that can challenge our emotional well-being. For example, even if you always looked forward to retirement, you might miss working. Or maybe you've moved and you miss your old friends.