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My grandfather hid the emotional toll of World War II from his family for decades
Your attention span has shrunk by nearly two minutes in the past 20 years, driven in part by technology's hold over your work and homelife, experts say. Here's how to stay focused so you can get things done.
8 activewear brands you should add to your workout wardrobe
Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:55:24 GMT
View CNN's Fast Facts about stem cells and learn more about these unspecialized cells capable of replicating themselves through cell division.
Health officials are warning about the latest respiratory virus that's seen a significant rise in cases this spring. CNN's Bianca Nobilo breaks down the details.
Your guide to finding the right Theragun massage gun for you
Tue, 01 Dec 2020 19:25:05 GMT
The increasing popularity of stylish, trendy athletic wear has made über-comfortable clothing something that's not just for the gym. It's infiltrated all corners of culture, from high fashion runways to the offices of Silicon Valley executives — and really, it's appropriate for any occasion when you just want to be comfortable.
We all need 'Sushi Tuesdays': Lessons in understanding and finding a way forward after suicide
New research shows weight loss drugs like Ozempic can help curb drug addiction. CNN's Meg Tirrell spoke to one patient who says the drug is helping her.
Desperate for heart surgery for their baby, a family feels the effects of pediatric hospital shortages
Sun, 13 Nov 2022 08:07:04 GMT
Even before their daughter was born in June, Aaron and Helen Chavez knew she would need heart surgery. Doctors expected her to have an operation around 6 months of age.
Paper airplane breaks a world distance record
Fri, 14 Apr 2023 15:20:43 GMT
It's a bird... It's a plane... It's a paper airplane!
Having a higher level of leg muscle strength appears to be "strongly associated" with a lower risk of developing heart failure after a heart attack, according to new research. CNN's Jacqueline Howard reports.
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More adults are taking over-the-counter melatonin to get to sleep, a study found, despite potential harm to health and little proof of efficacy.
This bat fossil could fill in a piece of the evolutionary puzzle
Thu, 13 Apr 2023 18:05:27 GMT
Two 52 million-year-old bat skeletons discovered in an ancient lake bed in Wyoming are the oldest bat fossils ever found — and they reveal a new species.
US gets D+ grade for rising preterm birth rates, new report finds
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 13:00:31 GMT
The rate of premature birth in the United States is climbing, according to the infant and maternal health nonprofit March of Dimes.
Read CNN's Fast Facts on Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that leads to loss of memory and other intellectual abilities.
Covid-19 boosters could keep thousands of kids out of hospitals, but uptake remains low
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 05:01:32 GMT
Higher Covid-19 vaccination rates among US children could prevent thousands of pediatric hospitalizations and millions of missed school days, according to an analysis published Tuesday by the Commonwealth Fund and the Yale School of Public Health.
RSV hospitalization rate for seniors is 10 times higher than usual for this point in the season
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 12:11:40 GMT
The respiratory virus season has started early in kids this year and flooded children's hospitals in many parts of the country -- especially with respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV.
Stem Cells Fast Facts
In a heartbreaking memoir, "Sushi Tuesdays," Charlotte Maya bears witness to her late husband's life, death and the aftermath with a singular purpose: to humanize the face of suicide and help readers develop a fluency in discussing mental health.
Alzheimer's Disease Fast Facts
Fareed Zakaria discusses popular diabetes drug semaglutide, approved by the FDA to treat diabetes under the brand name Ozempic and to treat obesity under the brand name Wegovy.
Why swearing is a sign of intelligence, helps manage pain and more
A long flight in economy can be a real pain. We asked travel expert Samantha Brown and back pain doctors from Montefiore Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine to share some tips on how to avoid it.
How long you can use vintage Tupperware
Sat, 15 Apr 2023 14:12:15 GMT
Since Tupperware, the iconic kitchen brand that's been a household name for decades, signaled recently that it might be going out of business, you might be wondering how long your stash of its food storage containers is safe to use — especially if it's vintage.
CNN's Paula Newton speaks with Dr. Dan Azagury, the Section Chief of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Stanford University, about new drugs to curb weight loss and other health benefits.
Why we have nightmares and how to stop them
Fri, 14 Apr 2023 12:49:49 GMT
We leave behind our fears of monsters under the bed as we say goodbye to our childhoods, but one can follow us into adulthood and loom over our heads.
Experimental therapy gantenerumab fails to slow or improve Alzheimer's memory loss in clinical trials
Mon, 14 Nov 2022 19:41:28 GMT
An experimental treatment, gantenerumab, failed to help people at high risk of memory loss from Alzheimer's or those who were in the early phases of the disease, the manufacturer said Monday.
Fuzzy first photo of a black hole gets a sharp makeover
Fri, 14 Apr 2023 18:37:58 GMT
The first photo ever taken of a black hole looks a little sharper now.
Your attention span is shrinking, studies say. Here's how to stay focused
Cases of human metapneumovirus, or HMPV, spiked this spring, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's respiratory virus surveillance systems. It filled hospital intensive care units with young children and seniors who are the most vulnerable to these infections. CNN's Meg Tirrell reports.
Canada announced Wednesday it will require health warnings to be printed directly on every individual cigarette -- the first country in the world to do so.
Canada will start putting health warnings on individual cigarettes. It will be the first country to do so
It can be difficult to determine if that watermelon you've grabbed at the store will be ripe or not. New York Times bestselling author Suzy Karadsheh shares these simple tips that will make this watermelon season the tastiest yet.
Using melatonin for sleep is on the rise, study says, despite potential health harms
Oh the profanity! Swearing is a social no-no, but studies have shown that cursing can serve a useful place in our lives, especially when it comes to mind over matter.
Researching her grandfather's time during World War II, CNN's Chloe Melas often wondered if he had post-traumatic stress disorder. She says she may never know whether he had PTSD — but it's vital the national conversation around this important topic keeps moving forward.