Tag Archives: health

‘Being locked down has put a huge strain on the nation’s mental health’

Social distancing and managing ­community health is such a balancing act. What’s already obvious during this pandemic is the nation’s mental as well as ­physical health has come under ­worrying pressure. And several groups of people may be more vulnerable than others to the effects of the crisis – effects such as isolation, troubled family… Read More »

Can diet improve a person’s vaginal health?

Certain foods and drinks contain compounds that may improve vaginal health and symptoms of vaginal conditions. These include probiotics, prebiotics, and fermented food and beverages. The vagina uses natural secretions, immune defenses, and “good” bacteria to keep itself healthy. Eating a healthful, balanced diet might also further prevent infections and improve vaginal conditions. This article… Read More »

Mental health toll of the coronavirus pandemic is now becoming clear

By Adam Vaughan Many people are struggling with anxiety and depression during the covid-19 pandemicIsabel Infantes/EMPICS Entertai “Everything just went haywire. My moods were all over the place,” says Black actor and producer Dami Adeyeye, as he describes the perfect storm of living with his family under lockdown in the UK, watching police brutality in… Read More »

Trump admin seeks relaxed grandfathered ACA health plan rules that up out-of-pocket costs

Dive Brief: The Trump administration proposed a rule Friday to allow some group health plans grandfathered under the Affordable Care Act to raise out-of-pocket costs for enrollees but still allow them to have health savings accounts. Such plans must not discriminate against enrollees with pre-existing conditions, but are exempt from many other ACA regulations. If… Read More »