Walking Off the Weight | Health and Fitness

Chris Woolston Shirley Miller* walks more than two miles on a treadmill nearly every day — not bad for someone attached to an oxygen tank. Miller, in her sixties, has chronic bronchitis. And emphysema. And breathe. People would understand if she decided to take it easy. But the retired kindergarten teacher from Kissimmee, Florida, plans … Read more

Beijing reopens restaurants as new COVID-19 cases drop | Health and Fitness

AP BEIJING (AP) — Diners returned to restaurants in most of Beijing for the first time in more than a month Monday as authorities further eased pandemic-related restrictions after largely eradicating a small COVID-19 outbreak in the capital under China’s strict “zero-COVID approach. Zhang Suyan said she called her friends and said “let’s make a … Read more

Shanghai moves toward ending 2-month COVID-19 lockdown | Health & Fitness

By EMILY WANG FUJIYAMA and KEN MORITSUGU – Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) — Shanghai authorities say they will take major steps Wednesday toward reopening China’s largest city after a two-month COVID-19 lockdown that has set back the national economy and largely confined millions of people to their homes. Full bus and subway service will be … Read more

Shanghai moves toward ending 2-month COVID-19 lockdown | Health and Fitness

AP BEIJING (AP) — Shanghai authorities say they will take some major steps Wednesday toward reopening China’s largest city after a two-month COVID-19 lockdown that has throttled the national economy and largely bottled up millions of people in their homes. Full bus and subway service will be restored as will basic rail connections with the … Read more

Sperm Counts Rebound When Obese Men Shed Pounds | Health and Fitness

Amy Norton THURSDAY, May 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — When men shed extra pounds and keep them off, the health benefits may extend all the way to their sperm count, a new study finds. The study, of nearly 50 men with obesity, found that those who lost weight by following a low-calorie diet improved their … Read more

Restful Night’s Sleep More Likely for Men Than Women | Health & Fitness

Robert Predt FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — For many women, having it all may mean forgoing a decent night’s sleep. Women in the United States are less likely to get a good night’s sleep and more likely to report daytime sleepiness than men, a new survey shows. The online poll of more than … Read more

Restful Night’s Sleep More Likely for Men Than Women | Health & Fitness

Robert Predt FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — For many women, having it all may mean forgoing a decent night’s sleep. Women in the United States are less likely to get a good night’s sleep and more likely to report daytime sleepiness than men, a new survey shows. The online poll of more than … Read more

Restful Night’s Sleep More Likely for Men Than Women | Health and Fitness

Robert Predt FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — For many women, having it all may mean forgoing a decent night’s sleep. Women in the United States are less likely to get a good night’s sleep and more likely to report daytime sleepiness than men, a new survey shows. The online poll of more than … Read more

HPV ‘Herd Immunity’ Now Helping Vaccinated, Unvaccinated Women | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Amy Norton TUESDAY, May 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Vaccination against the virus that causes most cervical cancers has spurred a widespread reduction of infections among young Americans — including those who are unvaccinated, a new government study finds. The study, by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, looked at the impact of … Read more

HPV ‘Herd Immunity’ Now Helping Vaccinated, Unvaccinated Women | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Amy Norton TUESDAY, May 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Vaccination against the virus that causes most cervical cancers has spurred a widespread reduction of infections among young Americans — including those who are unvaccinated, a new government study finds. The study, by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, looked at the impact of … Read more