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CMS changes to Stark Law appear largely positive, experts say

CMS recently finalized changes to Stark Law regulations that will go into effect Jan. 19, and healthcare law experts generally believe that these changes will make it easier for hospitals and physician groups to comply with the law, and provide them with greater flexibility as they move toward value-based care. Stark Law, also known as […]


Health Anxiety: Experts Told Me How to Cope With Coronavirus Anxiety

I’ve had health anxiety for as long as I can remember. Even as a little kid, I was hyper-aware of the health risks the world posed, constantly living in fear of catching a severe stomach virus or some other illness that would leave me hospitalized and dying in my sleep. Everything was a threat. To […]

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Coronavirus: Obesity increases risks from Covid-19, experts say

Being obese or overweight puts you at greater risk of serious illness or death from Covid-19, experts say after examining existing studies. The review of evidence by Public Health England found excess weight put people at greater risk of needing hospital admission or intensive care. And the risk grew substantially as weight increased. The release […]

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How Often Should A Couple Be Having Sex? 10 or 100? Here’s What Experts Say

How Often Should A Couple Be Having Fun Sex?  10 or 100? Here’s What Experts Say Have you ever wondered?  Maybe, you have, but sometimes you just can’t help it thinking how often is enough or too much. If you’re in a relationship right now (or even if you’re not), it’s natural to wonder how […]


The Best Trail Running Shoes For Women In 2020, According To Athletes And Experts

Same ol’ concrete running route feeling a little, well, old? Good news: Trail running is having a much-deserved (and much-needed) moment — and we’re oh-so-here for it. Those smart folks are onto something: Exercising in nature actually quiets the part of the brain associated with overthinking, says research published by PNAS. (Can we say “yes, please”?!) […]


5 FAQ’s on Breastfeeding Answered by Lactation Experts

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from the 1st-7th August. The 2020 theme is “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet.” We got in touch with two experts to gain answers to FAQ’s by New Moms: Aubrey Phelps, Perinatal and Pediatric Nutritionist Dr. Kameelah Phillips, Lactation Consultant and Founder of Calla Women’s Health. Why Should […]

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Second Wave Of Coronavirus Cases? Experts Say We’re Still In The First.

What’s all this talk about a “second wave” of U.S. coronavirus cases? In The Wall Street Journal last week, Vice President Mike Pence wrote in a piece headlined “There Isn’t a Coronavirus ‘Second Wave’” that the nation is winning the fight against the virus. Many public health experts, however, suggest it’s no time to celebrate. About 120,000 […]


Is It Safe to Protest? What 10 Public Health Experts Want You to Know About Protesting in the Middle of a Pandemic

The conversation about protesting in the midst of a pandemic is becoming more complex and nuanced by the day. Early on, “the focus of public health attention [paid] to the protests was to criticize and see them only in the context of how they may cause increases in transmission,” Ranu S. Dhillon, M.D., a physician […]

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Inspiring Black-Owned Wellness Businesses, Experts, and Advocates to Know

Each has a powerful message and strong expertise that can support you on your wellness journey.  So whether you’re looking for a new podcast, delicious recipes, or books to dive into this summer, you’ll find so many incredible options on this list.  Black Dietitians And Foodies Please follow and support these black dietitians and foodies […]

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Experts cautiously optimistic on Moderna’s early Covid-19 vaccine data as market exuberance fades

Earlier this week, shares of Moderna skyrocketed following the company’s announcement of early data from the Phase I clinical trial the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is conducting of mRNA-1273, its vaccine against the virus that causes Covid-19. But despite investors’ initial enthusiasm, physicians were cautiously optimistic, highlighting important caveats in the data. […]


How Can Gyms Reopen Safely During Coronavirus Pandemic? Here’s What Health Experts Say

In March, gyms and fitness studios closed due to the new coronavirus. But now, some states are looking to relax guidelines, which raises the question: How can gyms reopen safely? In the U.S. Guidelines for Re-Opening America Again released in mid-April, gyms—along with movie theaters, houses of worship, and sit-down dining—are listed as part of […]