Category Archives: CNN – Health

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: ‘Race for the Vaccine’

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: ‘Race for the Vaccine’

In the United States, the finish line for the pandemic as we’ve been experiencing it for the past year-plus is very much in sight — so much so that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention essentially said so on Thursday: Fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks indoors or out, or…MORE

Talking on Zoom could help older people stave off dementia

Talking on Zoom could help older people stave off dementia

Talking on video-conference services like Zoom during the coronavirus pandemic has helped older people stave off the effects of dementia, a new study has suggested. Researchers found that regular communication helps maintain long-term memory, and elderly people who often use online tools showed less decline in memory than those who don’t. The study, by the…MORE

How to talk to our kids about traumatic events, according to a 9/11 responder

How to talk to our kids about traumatic events, according to a 9/11 responder

Isaac Rothbart’s twins had always known their daddy doesn’t like fireworks. But he’d never told his kids why. Then, while celebrating their fifth birthday at Disney World, the family wound up close to an unexpected pyrotechnics show. Rothbart “didn’t react well.” His wife noticed him shutting down and ushered the whole family indoors. That’s when…MORE

What to make of the CDC’s new guidelines for vaccinated people? Dr. Wen explains

What to make of the CDC’s new guidelines for vaccinated people? Dr. Wen explains

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or practice physical distancing in virtually all indoor and outdoor settings. This was an abrupt shift from the CDC’s previous guidance, which had detailed color-coded pictures that many criticized as being too confusing and…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Monday’s Dirt

Nick Jonas was hospitalized after injuring himself doing…something…Saturday night. It’s very weird. It’s a very big secret what he was doing but whatever it was, the injury was so bad that he had to be taken to the hospital in an ambulance. He’s said to be fine now. Bill Gates is rumored to have had…

Friday’s Dirt

Remember when Ellen owned those ‘toxic workplace’ rumors? Well, she’s backtracking. Now she’s claiming it was the ‘misogynistic press.’ She feels it was ‘too coordinated.’ So why did 3 people lose their jobs than? I know Chris has been waiting on this, we finally have a date for the ‘Friends’ reunion. The special will air…