Category: Health

The Surprising Truth About How Long Postpartum Depression Lasts

PhotoAlto/Frederic Cirou via Getty ImagesPostpartum depression may last far longer than doctors and patients ever realized. When Jane gave birth to her baby 10 years ago, she very quickly began experiencing significant postpartum depression. It…

Family Of Black Man Killed By Philly Cops Called For Ambulance, Not Police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of a Black man killed by Philadelphia police officers in a shooting caught on video had called for an ambulance to get him help with a mental health crisis, not…

Biden, Harris Express Heartbreak After Black Man Is Killed By Philadelphia Police

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his vice presidential running mate Kamala Harris issued a statement Tuesday expressing their heartbreak over the death of Walter Wallace Jr., a Black man who was shot dead by…

Eli Lilly Antibody Drug Fails In A COVID-19 Study; Others Go On

U.S. government officials are putting an early end to a study testing an Eli Lilly antibody drug for people hospitalized with COVID-19 because it doesn’t seem to be helping them. Independent monitors had paused enrollment…

How Does COVID-19 Spread Differently Than The Flu?

damircudic via Getty Images Each year, scientists look to the Southern Hemisphere to get a clue as to how flu season up north might play out. The flu season below the equator, which typically runs…

In 2020, Self-Care Is Becoming A More Radical Act

Amid a global pandemic, climate change, racial unrest and a 24/7 news cycle, self-care is no longer a luxury — it’s a necessity. Collective stress and anxiety have surged in 2020. Almost 50% percent of…

Illinois Public Health Director Breaks Down In Tears Addressing Surging COVID Toll

The physician director of the Illinois Health Department broke down in tears as she addressed the devastating surging COVID-19 toll in her state. Dr. Ngozi Ezike began to cry as she turned to the death…

Europe Braces For Lengthy Battle With COVID-19 As Daily Infections Double In 10 Days

PARIS/MADRID, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Europe faces a lengthy battle against the coronavirus at least until mid-2021, France warned on Friday, as anxious governments introduced ever more restrictions to curb the disease once again accelerating…

America's Daily COVID-19 Case Count Hits All-Time High

COVID-19 infections in the U.S. hit more than 83,000 daily cases on Friday, the highest daily tally in the nation since the pandemic began. The grim news followed President Donald Trump’s declaration Thursday at the debate…

U.S. Sees Second-Highest COVID-19 Single-Day Spike On Record

CHICAGO – The number of new COVID-19 cases reported in the United States on Thursday was the second-highest on record, coming in just short of a midsummer peak as the spread of the novel coronavirus…