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CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on current virus news, and then in a report for "Vital Signs" he speaks to researchers exploring the use of phages, a naturally occurring virus that destroys bacteria, to see if they can be used as an alternative treatment method for antimicrobial resistant infections.

Find out how to prevent a hangover — or at least keep that morning-after misery to a minimum. Experts say there is only one true preventive — or cure — for a hangover: Don't drink.

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen breaks down what salmonella is and how to prevent your family and you from getting it.

Fuzzy first photo of a black hole gets a sharp makeover

Fri, 14 Apr 2023 18:37:58 GMT

The first photo ever taken of a black hole looks a little sharper now.

Why we have nightmares and how to stop them

Fri, 14 Apr 2023 12:49:49 GMT

We leave behind our fears of monsters under the bed as we say goodbye to our childhoods, but one can follow us into adulthood and loom over our heads.

How to prevent a hangover, and 3 ways to treat one

Ultraprocessed foods -- such as frozen pizza, microwave meals, packaged snacks and desserts -- accounted for 67% of calories consumed in 2018 up from 61% in 1999, according to research.

Why most men don't have enough close friends

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In addition to fighting superbug infections, researchers in Thailand are studying how phages could be used in our food supply to cut back on the use of antibiotics.

This bat fossil could fill in a piece of the evolutionary puzzle

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 18:05:27 GMT

Two 52 million-year-old bat skeletons discovered in an ancient lake bed in Wyoming are the oldest bat fossils ever found — and they reveal a new species.

CNN's Anderson Cooper continues his deeply personal journey in season 2 of his podcast, to face the losses in his life and how to live with them. Listen and follow wherever you get your podcasts.

Covid-19 boosters could keep thousands of kids out of hospitals, but uptake remains low

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 05:01:32 GMT

Higher Covid-19 vaccination rates among US children could prevent thousands of pediatric hospitalizations and millions of missed school days, according to an analysis published Tuesday by the Commonwealth Fund and the Yale School of Public Health.

Family member say something rude? Here's what to say back, according to experts

When expecting mother Kelsey Hatcher went in for her first ultrasound appointment, she got the surprise of a lifetime. Kelsey, who was born with two uteri, was pregnant in both wombs. Her twin babies are due on Christmas Day.

Paper airplane breaks a world distance record

Fri, 14 Apr 2023 15:20:43 GMT

It's a bird... It's a plane... It's a paper airplane!

A new clinical trial shows that Wegovy could reduce the risk of heart attacks in addition to helping people lose weight. CNN Medical Correspondent Meg Tirrell explains.

Many of us have that one relative or that one question we are bracing for when we gather for the holiday season. Instead of letting it get under your skin or lashing out once it gets to you, think ahead and prepare your responses with these tips, experts say.

If you think holiday turkey is responsible for the afternoon sleepiness you feel, you'd be wrong, experts say. Here's the real gobble.

Don't serve disordered eating to your teens this holiday season

Adult friends are hard for everyone — especially for men told that opening up to someone else is only for women. But experts say that the social, emotional, mental and health benefits should make friendships a priority for everyone.

Make TV time truly restful with three key stretches you can do on the couch, from strength and conditioning specialist Dana Santas.

Experimental therapy gantenerumab fails to slow or improve Alzheimer's memory loss in clinical trials

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 19:41:28 GMT

An experimental treatment, gantenerumab, failed to help people at high risk of memory loss from Alzheimer's or those who were in the early phases of the disease, the manufacturer said Monday.

Don't blame the turkey. Here's what experts say is really behind your food coma

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter has entered hospice care at her home in Georgia, The Carter Center announced. Dr. Sanjay Gupta weighs in.

RSV hospitalization rate for seniors is 10 times higher than usual for this point in the season

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 12:11:40 GMT

The respiratory virus season has started early in kids this year and flooded children's hospitals in many parts of the country -- especially with respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV.

Ultraprocessed foods now account for two-thirds of kids' and teens' diets

As we enter the winter holiday season, shame-based diet culture pressure, often wrapped up with toxic positivity to appear encouraging, increases. The good news is that parents can take an active role in helping teens craft an emotionally healthier narrative around their eating habits.

8 activewear brands you should add to your workout wardrobe

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:55:24 GMT

Phages are naturally occurring viruses that infect and kill bacteria. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta meets the researchers scouring the world to see if phages could be the key to treating antibiotic resistant infections.

Desperate for heart surgery for their baby, a family feels the effects of pediatric hospital shortages

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 08:07:04 GMT

Even before their daughter was born in June, Aaron and Helen Chavez knew she would need heart surgery. Doctors expected her to have an operation around 6 months of age.

Your guide to finding the right Theragun massage gun for you

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 19:25:05 GMT

The increasing popularity of stylish, trendy athletic wear has made όber-comfortable clothing something that's not just for the gym. It's infiltrated all corners of culture, from high fashion runways to the offices of Silicon Valley executives — and really, it's appropriate for any occasion when you just want to be comfortable.

How long you can use vintage Tupperware

Wed, 16 Aug 2023 21:17:31 GMT

Since Tupperware, the iconic kitchen brand that's been a household name for decades, signaled recently that it might be going out of business, you might be wondering how long your stash of its food storage containers is safe to use — especially if it's vintage.

US gets D+ grade for rising preterm birth rates, new report finds

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 13:00:31 GMT

The rate of premature birth in the United States is climbing, according to the infant and maternal health nonprofit March of Dimes.

A spike in deadly infections has forced scientists to find new ways to fight superbugs. CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta spoke with researchers who are looking to nature in the fight against them.