Michelle Obama: First Lady, Going Higher (Step into Reading)

Price: (as of – Details) A Step 3 biography of esteemed lawyer and former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama! Michelle Obama is a lot like YOU! She grew up on the South Side of Chicago with her brother, Craig. She rode her bike and played freeze tag with her friends. And she… Continue reading Michelle Obama: First Lady, Going Higher (Step into Reading)

Black Americans Still at Higher Risk for Heart Trouble

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans have been persistently hard-hit with heart disease risk factors for the past 20 years — and social issues like unemployment and low income account for a good deal of it, a new study finds. Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease and… Continue reading Black Americans Still at Higher Risk for Heart Trouble

9/11 First Responders Face Higher Cancer Risk 20 Years Later

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Twenty years on, responders to the World Trade Center attacks in New York City are showing increased risks of certain cancers, two new studies confirm. Researchers found higher-than-average rates of prostate cancer among firefighters, medics and other workers who toiled at the disaster… Continue reading 9/11 First Responders Face Higher Cancer Risk 20 Years Later

Teachers Have No Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19

The report was published online Sept. 1 in the journal BMJ . It’s not surprising that the risk to teachers is not higher than other groups, said Douglas Harris, Schlieder Foundation Chair in public education at Tulane University in New Orleans, and director of the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans. In… Continue reading Teachers Have No Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19

Why Do Black, Hispanic Newborns Face Higher Health Risks?

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — All births are not created equal, new U.S. research reveals: Differences in the quality of hospital care contribute to a higher chance of complications among Black and Hispanic newborns compared to white and Asian infants. The analysis of more than 480,000 live births at term (at… Continue reading Why Do Black, Hispanic Newborns Face Higher Health Risks?

Dirty Air, Higher Dementia Risk?

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — It’s long been know that pollution can damage the heart and lungs, but new research finds that it’s bad for your brain, too. A long-term study by a Seattle team linked exposure to higher levels of fine particulate air pollution to an increased risk… Continue reading Dirty Air, Higher Dementia Risk?

Half of U.S. Teens Plan to Get COVID Shot — Can Numbers Go Higher?

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Vaccine advocate Ethan Lindenberger, now 20, had to wait until age 18 to get the vaccinations that he knew he needed to protect his health. “I knew growing up my mom was very anti-vaccine. Because of the legal… Continue reading Half of U.S. Teens Plan to Get COVID Shot — Can Numbers Go Higher?

Your Job Could Put You at Much Higher Risk for Flu

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Your job may significantly increase your risk of catching the flu, with potential implications for the spread of other infectious diseases including COVID-19, according to new research. On average, working folks are 35% more likely to get the flu than those without jobs, but… Continue reading Your Job Could Put You at Much Higher Risk for Flu

Covid death rate 25% higher in Greater Manchester – report

Life expectancy declined more in the North West in 2020 than in England overall, a report finds. Source link

Marijuana Use Tied to Higher Odds for Thoughts of Suicide

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Young adults who use marijuana appear to have an increased risk of suicidal thoughts and attempted suicide, according to a new study from the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). In fact, the risk that someone between 18 and 34 will think… Continue reading Marijuana Use Tied to Higher Odds for Thoughts of Suicide