Health & Fitness

For millions with long COVID, some answers are emerging about its causes

Philly Voice (Health) 9/27 11:17A Michael Tanenbaum
A new study on long COVID offers possible explanations for the lingering symptoms that millions of Americans experience after coronavirus infections. Researchers believe changes in levels of the stress hormone cortisol and the immune systems of...

Healthy Lifestyle Choices in the Heart of Philadelphia

PhillyBite Healthy 9/27 4:02A (Philly
Philadelphia, PA - Making health-conscious choices isn't always a walk in the park – finding the time and energy to exercise regularly or prepare nutritious meals can sometimes be challenging....

Bruce Willis may not be aware that he has dementia, his wife says

Philly Voice (Health) 9/25 10:09A Michael Tanenbaum
Bruce Willis was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia in February. His wife, Emma Hemming Willis, told NBC's 'Today' that the retired actor may not be aware that he has FTD, which can have noticeable effects on communication, personality and...

Eating healthy foods can help boost one's mental health

Philly Voice (Health) 9/22 10:18A Maggie Mancini
Eating processed foods made with chemical additives increases the risk of mental health issues like depression and anxiety, studies suggest. Food plays an important role in improving and preserving mental health due to its ability to shape the...

When you think about your health, don't forget your eyes

Philly Voice (Health) 9/22 6:42A Bernard J. Wolfson, California H
Eye diseases often are painless and progress slowly, but they can cause vision impairment. Glaucoma can cause irreparable damage, and cataracts can lead to blindness. These issues, and refractive problems, can be caught early by receiving...

Hot flashes are a hallmark of menopause, but aging men can get them too

Philly Voice (Health) 9/22 3:18A Louis Bezich
Hot flashes are not limited to women. Men also can experience them – primarily after undergoing hormone therapy to treat prostate cancer. But they also can be caused by a drop in testosterone levels. Treatments include antidepressants and...
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