‘Reborn’ Swiss to drop most virus restrictions on June 6

Switzerland announced Wednesday it would remove most of its remaining coronavirus restrictions on June 6, when all leisure and entertainment activities can resume if appropriate precautions are in place. “Switzerland is reborn,” President Simonetta Sommaruga told a press conference in Bern following a government meeting. “We now know that it is possible to control this virus,” she said, with the […]

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Most of the nation’s teens aren’t getting enough exercise

With the explosion of smartphones, teens have learned to swiftly scroll and type away using only their thumbs. But the rest of their bodies are woefully inactive—and the effects are far-reaching. Only about 1 in 4 high school students get the recommended hour a day of physical activity, according to statistics from the American Heart Association. Screen time is partially […]

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Experts' tips in how to avoid indulging your most unhealthy cravings

Always food shop on a full tummy: Experts give their top tips in how to avoid indulging your most unhealthy cravings – and recommend some tiny lifestyle changes that can soothe irritated skin conditions In the final 20 of our series of 100 health secrets to transform your life, leading dermatologists recommend the tiny changes you can make to soothe […]

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The Most Popular Grandparent Nickname in Your State May Surprise You

Growing up, I often felt like my sister and I were the only kids on Earth whose family included a Saba, Safta, Abuelo and Abuela. Grandma and Grandpa? Those words described sweet, elderly strangers. Now, of course, I know that I’m most certainly not unique in having immigrant grandparents. But I’m also continually fascinated by the number of grandparent nickname […]

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Clarity, honesty matter most in critical care talks with patients

High-stakes conversations with patients and families about critical issues call for doctors to consider how their words are interpreted, Stanford researchers and experts say. As a doctor in the cardiovascular intensive care unit at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Loren Sacks, MD, sometimes has to give parents awful news about their child’s health. It’s always heart-wrenching, but especially so when […]

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Beyonce Admits Being a Working Mom Is the ‘Most Stressful Thing’

Beyoncé isn’t sugarcoating anything in a new a rare interview, especially in regards to motherhood. The acclaimed songstress admitted that she often finds it difficult to balance her career and her personal life as a mother of three. “I think the most stressful thing for me is balancing work and life,” the Grammy winner, 38, told Elle for its January […]

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