Infectious diseases A-Z: Flu vaccine is a good match

The flu vaccine is a good match for the 2019-2020 flu season, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Efficacy of the vaccine is estimated to be 45% so far this season. The CDC says the vaccine was even better for kids, providing substantial protection at 55% efficacy among children and adolescents aged 6 months to-17. In comparison, […]

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This Best-Selling Air Dryer Brush Has Over 13,000 Five Star Reviews—and It's Really That Good

Whether you’re a morning person or not, taking the time to style your hair everyday can be exhausting. Once out of the shower, you have to blow dry it—and then most likely follow up with a flat or curling iron. And don’t even get us started on round brushing (i.e. the bane of our existence). After five minutes of tackling […]

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Faith community events for children: Good for the soul but lack nutrition

Childhood obesity affects about 13.7 million children and adolescents in the United States and has been increasing for more than four decades. It is a serious problem that puts children at risk for poor health and chronic disease. Unlike foods served in public schools, which must typically adhere to U.S. Department of Agriculture food guidelines to enable meal reimbursement, most […]

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Jon Voight Gushes Over 'Good Mommy' Angelina Jolie at Premiere With Kids

A family affair! Five of Angelina Jolie’s six kids accompanied her to the Maleficent: Mistress of Evil world premiere on Monday, September 30. “I think there are many things and many different themes, from the strength of a family to the importance of equality and strength in diversity,” the Oscar winner, 44, told Us Weekly and other reporters of the […]

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How circadian rhythms underlie energy production in the ‘good form of fat’

Circadian rhythms orchestrate a vast number of life’s processes through the activity of a 24-hour internal clock: hormone flow, blood pressure, sleep and wake cycles, and even the timing of hibernation among marmots and bears, are controlled by a biological timepiece. At the University of Pennsylvania, a team of scientists has been exploring the circadian clock and its relationship to […]

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