CONYERS – Working at the registration desk in the Breast Imaging Center at Piedmont Rockdale Hospital, Sabrina Holmes gets to wear a lot of pink scrub tops. As a two-time breast cancer survivor herself, Holmes wears those pink scrub tops to celebrate life and inspire hope.
Halloween treats take center stage in October. What can be better this time of year than a fresh autumn apple coated in a sweet candy shell? This quintessential fall treat can make Halloween celebrations even more special.
More Hispanic workers were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in food processing plants, manufacturing plants and agriculture workplaces in the US last spring than workers of other races or ethnicities, a team led by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday.
Daily coronavirus case numbers in the US are at levels not seen since the summer, and more than a dozen states set record highs for Covid-19 hospitalizations in the past week -- yet more evidence, experts say, of a difficult fall and winter ahead.
The UK government has signed a contract for the first human challenge studies for the novel coronavirus, in which healthy volunteers are deliberately infected with the virus in a controlled setting, and some receive an experimental vaccine.
Even as the Trump administration seeks to kill the Affordable Care Act, it is taking credit for making it more attractive to consumers.
People choose to adhere to a vegetarian or vegan diet for various reasons. Some people avoid animal products because of ethics, while others want to control their weight with low-calorie foods. Still others may have food allergies or intolerances that make a vegetable-based diet their best option.
Despite repeated claims they're committed to transparency, Johnson & Johnson and the US Food and Drug Administration still aren't revealing crucial details one week after the pharmaceutical giant's Covid-19 vaccine trial went on pause.
States still have no idea how they're going to pay for coronavirus vaccine distribution, despite filing plans last week, state officials said Monday.
I am still smiling; I can’t help myself. I was overwhelmed and filled with joy to see so many people come out for our first outdoor service two weeks ago.
Despite the US seeing a rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths, Dr. Anthony Fauci says that things would have to get "really, really bad" for him to advocate for a national lockdown.
If 2020 has turned you into an unexpected expert in making homemade treats, maybe it's time to start pondering the pumpkin.
The Psalmist expressed praise of the Almighty God by noting His great strength when he said, “Thou art the God who works wonders; thou hast made known Thy strength among the peoples.” (Ps. 77:14)
My 2-year-old grandson was peering out the window in his brother’s room when he suddenly began to excitedly call out to his mom. He beckoned for her to come see what he was looking at. When she asked him what it was, he replied, “Kangaroos!”
Animosity is defined as “a strong feeling of dislike or hatred: ill-will or resentment tending toward active hostility: an antagonistic attitude.” That pretty well sums up the general state of our American populace today on all levels.
If the idea of drinking hand sanitizer, absorbing ultraviolet light and gargling salt water to prevent or treat Covid-19 sounds bizarre to you, know that this isn't the first time humans have put themselves in dangerous situations to quell their fears.
Experts say the fall Covid-19 surge is here. Infections and hospitalizations are rising across the country. And one leading health official says daily Covid-19 deaths could soon begin climbing, too.
Ten states reported their highest single-day tallies of new Covid-19 infections Friday, and the country reported its highest one-day total since July, as experts say a dangerous fall surge of coronavirus infections is well underway.
The federal government has made a deal with retail pharmacies CVS and Walgreens to help distribute coronavirus vaccine -- once one or more gets authorized -- to long-term care facilities like nursing homes, federal officials said Friday.
This week’s column involved a bit of food history research. During my youth, salmon patties (more formally called salmon croquettes) were a staple on my mama’s menu plans. While other parts of the country enjoy salted codfish cakes, I had never thought about how salmon became so popular in the South. Hence, the research.
New research from the University of Georgia found that stroke patients admitted to rural hospitals over the weekend may be at higher risk of death.
My daughter-in-law Emily is always gracious enough to make this delicious lasagna for me when I ask. The roasting of the vegetables adds such a wonderful flavor and texture to the lasagna.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner -- and if public health agencies have their way -- celebrations this year promise to be extremely different from past years, as the coronavirus surges in states across the country.
The statistics, recommendations, new studies and predictions haven't stopped coming since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The number of coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed 8 million on Friday as health officials from coast to coast scramble to contain the rising rate of infections.
One hockey player infected as many as 14 other people at a single indoor ice hockey game last spring, Florida health department officials reported Thursday.
Many countries are not doing enough to decrease the common risk factors associated with chronic diseases, leaving populations vulnerable to health emergencies like the coronavirus pandemic -- that's one of the main messages emerging from the 2019 Global Burden of Disease study.
In a study it described as both conclusive and disappointing, the World Health Organization said the antiviral drug remdesivir has "little or no effect on mortality" for patients hospitalized with coronavirus and it doesn't seem to help patients recover any faster, either.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an enormous toll on the U.S. and around the world, with a global death toll over 1 million. It has shut down countries and economies. Stacker constructed a timeline of the pandemic's milestones to explain how we got to this point.
Every year, eligible individuals can shop for a health plan during Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP), which runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Doing so can potentially improve your coverage, lower your costs or both. The options are many, including Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage …
I somehow grew up with minimal exposure to what I now realize was a cherished part of childhood for basically everybody else: a grilled cheese sandwich alongside a bowl of tomato soup.
Maybe it was the meme that pointed out how Shakespeare used his time in quarantine to write "King Lear." Maybe it was all those photos of sourdough bread in your social media feed. Maybe you're just bored.
As the number of coronavirus cases in the United States approaches 8 million and deaths near 218,000, an influential model foresees 171,000 more Covid-19 deaths by February.
A rare copy of Shakespeare's First Folio sold for almost $10 million Wednesday, becoming the most expensive work of literature ever to appear at auction, according to Christie's.
Observing Global Handwashing Day has never been more important than during a pandemic that could be stemmed, in part, by everyone taking hand hygiene seriously.
Kimberly-Clark is recalling some of its Cottonelle Flushable Wipes products due to the possible presence of bacteria that can lead to infection in some individuals.
AstraZeneca, whose Phase 3 coronavirus vaccine clinical trial has been on hold for more than a month, did not get critical safety data to the US Food and Drug Administration until last week, according to a source familiar with the trial.
Apathy, a decrease in motivation and goal-directed behavior, in older adults could lead to an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.
People with blood type O may be less vulnerable to Covid-19 and have a reduced likelihood of getting severely ill, according to two studies published Wednesday. Experts say more research is needed.