Reality show ‘Squid Game’: Three people received medical treatment during filming

Reality show ‘Squid Game’: Three people received medical treatment during filming

CNN — Three people received medical treatment while filming for a real-life “Squid Game” show, Netflix has confirmed, but the streaming giant denied anyone was “seriously injured.” Netflix announced last year that it was launching “Squid Game: The Challenge” as a reality competition series based on the hit drama — a fictional South Korean series … Read more

Updated Covid-19 boosters continue to provide substantial protection even against the rapidly spreading XBB.1.5 subvariant

Updated Covid-19 boosters continue to provide substantial protection even against the rapidly spreading XBB.1.5 subvariant

CNN — The updated Covid-19 boosters reduce the risk of a person getting sick from the coronavirus by about half, even against infections caused by the rapidly spreading XBB.1.5 subvariant. New studies, conducted by researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are among the first to look at how the bivalent boosters … Read more

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Chris Stapleton and Babyface perform at Super Bowl 2023 pre-show

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Chris Stapleton and Babyface perform at Super Bowl 2023 pre-show

CNN — The full entertainment lineup for Super Bowl 2023 has arrived. In addition to Rihanna’s much-anticipated appearance at the halftime show, a number of additional Hollywood heavyweights are taking part in the big sporting event as pre-show performers. The NFL announced Tuesday that Emmy-winning actor Sheryl Lee Ralph will perform “Lift Every Voice and … Read more

Recently identified inflammatory disease VEXAS syndrome may be more common than thought, study suggests

Recently identified inflammatory disease VEXAS syndrome may be more common than thought, study suggests

CNN — David Adams battled a disease he couldn’t name for half a decade. He was in and out of the hospital several times a year. His inflamed joints made his hands feel as if they had been squeezed into gloves – and he could no longer play his beloved classical and jazz guitars. He … Read more

Amazon is launching a $5 per month unlimited plan

Amazon is launching a  per month unlimited plan

New York CNN — Amazon is expanding its push into healthcare with a $5 monthly unlimited delivery pass for 60 common prescription generics that treat allergies, inflammation, high blood pressure and other conditions. Amazon announced its new delivery service, RXPass, on Tuesday and it will launch immediately in most states except California, Texas, Minnesota and … Read more

Diaphragmatic bulge linked to later physical decline, study says

Diaphragmatic bulge linked to later physical decline, study says

Editor’s Note: Seek advice from a health care professional before starting an exercise program. CNN — If you’re a man or woman nearing 50, watch your waist. If you’re like many people, you may have to lean forward a bit to see your feet. Yes, it’s the horrible bulge of the midriff – that expanding … Read more

A few minutes of brisk activity can help your brain, study finds

A few minutes of brisk activity can help your brain, study finds

Editor’s Note: Seek advice from a health care professional before starting an exercise program. CNN — What if you could look at all the things you do every day – walking from room to room, preparing a presentation at your desk, running up and down stairs to deliver folded laundry, or jogging around the block … Read more

FDA wants to simplify the use and updating of Covid-19 vaccines

FDA wants to simplify the use and updating of Covid-19 vaccines

CNN — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to simplify the Covid-19 vaccination process to more closely resemble what’s happening with the flu vaccine, according to documents posted online Monday. That could include streamlining vaccine composition, immunization schedules and periodic updates of Covid-19 vaccines. The FDA said it expects to review circulating strains of … Read more

Many women underestimate breast density as a risk factor for breast cancer, research shows

Many women underestimate breast density as a risk factor for breast cancer, research shows

CNN — Dense breast tissue has been linked to an up to four times higher risk of breast cancer. However, a new study suggests that few women consider breast density a significant risk factor. The study, published in JAMA Network Open, surveyed 1,858 women ages 40 to 76 from 2019 to 2020 who reported having … Read more

Patrick Mahomes suffers injury as Kansas City Chiefs reach AFC championship game

Patrick Mahomes suffers injury as Kansas City Chiefs reach AFC championship game

CNN — The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-20 on Saturday to advance to the AFC championship game, but there are now concerns over Patrick Mahomes’ fitness. The Chiefs’ star quarterback was knocked down by Jaguars’ Arden Key and Corey Peters in the first quarter and replays showed Mahomes’ ankle caught awkwardly under … Read more