Study suggests that HDL or ‘good’ cholesterol is less beneficial than previously thought, especially for Black adults

CNN  —  High-density lipoprotein, or HDL, cholesterol – often referred to as the “good” cholesterol – may not be as useful in predicting the risk of heart disease and protecting…

COVID booster uptake remains low, despite building evidence they’re as good as older shots – Greeley Tribune

More than two months into the campaign to get people to take updated COVID-19 boosters, only about 18% of Coloradans eligible for the shots, which target more recent variants, have…

Wake up to the benefits of good sleep – The New Indian Express

Express News Service Humans are the only species to sacrifice sleep to achieve more in a day. Sleep is, unfortunately, that one aspect that bears the brunt of an ever-busy lifestyle.…

Another Texas restaurant features obscene drag show for children; male in stripper’s clothing sang and danced to “p***y good, p***y sweet” – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Over the weekend, the Ebb & Flow restaurant in Plano, Tex., held a “Garden of Eden Drag Brunch” that featured a scantily clad drag queen gyrating and pulling…

Coffee isn’t good for our kids, but some parents allow it anyway

CNN  —  We have become a coffee-crazed culture. Yet, with all the studies coming out on how a cup of joe can reduce the risk for diabetes, heart disease, stroke,…

How do tired animals stay awake? Fruit flies yield clues to a good night’s sleep, insomnia — ScienceDaily

New research provides clues to falling fast asleep — or lying wide awake. Studying fruit flies, the researchers found that brain neurons adapt to help the flies stay awake despite…

Elon University / Today at Elon / Symposium explores COVID-19’s impact, both good and bad, on justice system 

The North Carolina Judicial Branch introduced new procedures and tactics to support the administration of justice in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, including changes to the state’s highest…

Talk to your doctor about whether taking aspirin can do you more harm than good — ScienceDaily

If you’re already taking one blood thinner, mounting research suggests you might not need to take a second one. In fact, when patients who are on a commonly prescribed blood…

​​Is Any Amount of Alcohol Really Good for Your Health?​​

If you enjoy a nightly glass of wine or cocktail, you’d probably lap up headlines like these with glee — “A glass of wine a day lowers your risk for…

COVID Incubation Period Has Changed and Chicago’s Top Doc Says That’s ‘Good News’ – NBC Chicago

COVID’s incubation period has changed with the BA.4 and BA.5 omicron subvariants and that’s a good thing, Chicago’s top doctor said. During her Facebook Live last week, Chicago Department of…