CLOSE President Donald Trump on Saturday signed executive orders deferring payroll taxes for some Americans and extending unemployment benefits after negotiations on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed. (Aug. 8) AP Domestic Kentucky, like most states, has opted into a new federal program offering a $300 supplement to weekly unemployment […]

CLOSE This is how often you should wash your cloth face mask. USA TODAY The claim: Face masks cause staph infections. Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the use of face masks in public in April, misinformation about the consequences of mask-wearing has spread on social media. A subset of […]

By Leslie Moreno, WRAL multimedia journalist Raleigh, N.C. — You may have seen the TikTok videos on social media about whitening your teeth. TikTok videos with the hashtag “#teethwhitening” make up over 330 million views. Some recommend applying toothpaste, baking soda and aluminum foil. Others say to use bleach to […]

Whether you’re looking for help with allergies or to step up your skin care routine, humidifiers can be an overlooked tool despite boasting some important health perks. Humidifiers infuse moisture into the air and can benefit users year-round. During the winter months, as the combination of cold air and overheated […]

Post Malone is having some fun, putting on his dentist gear and checking out his friend’s teeth on Instagram. One month after getting a tattoo during his dentist appointment, Post Malone is turning heads again for dentistry-related reasons. The rapper’s team has been quietly teasing his next studio album, which […]

In partnership with The Fresh Toast What roles do herbal and classic natural medicines have in common with modern medical research when it comes using cannabis for medicinal purposes? During the 2019 Cannabis Collaborative Conference in Portland, Oregon, Dr. Heather George, Doctor of Science in Oriental Medicine (DSOM), c-IAYT , TheLotusWay.org and AOMScholarshipFund.org, sought to address […]

I am often asked, “What is Culinary Medicine?” The answer usually involves a brief explanation of the multidisciplinary and evidence-based approaches to food, health, and wellness that form the foundation of the Culinary Medicine approach. This is something that I have covered in this column before (see “Culinary Medicine: A New […]

If you have oily skin, you need to take special care during the monsoon season. While the rains bring relief by lowering the temperature, it is not really pleasant for your skin. People with oily skin tend to suffer from a lot of skin issues including acne breakouts. With the […]