Lung cancer: Do your fingers look like this? The lesser-known warning sign of the disease

Lung cancer signs can include coughing up blood, pain the chest when breathing, loss of appetite and extreme fatigue. There is a lesser-known warning sign which lies in a person’s fingers. Finger clubbing relates to specific changes in the shape of your fingers and fingernails. It is also called digital clubbing or hippocratic fingers. Health experts warn that people with […]

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FDA Warns of Danger From ‘Benadryl Challenge,’ Asks TikTok to Remove Videos

THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 — Parents and other caregivers need to be more aware of the potentially lethal “Benadryl Challenge” circulating on social media, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday. The new internet dare, broadcast widely on teen-friendly TikTok, urges kids to overdose on the over-the-counter antihistamine Benadryl to achieve a hallucinatory state. However, attempts to do so […]

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They survived COVID-19, then faced stigma

From the moment in January when she first heard about the new coronavirus, Suzanne Kathro worried about catching it. In mid-August, she did. “That’s when the ghosting started,” said Kathro, 72, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. After she and her husband, Paul, got sick, some of their friends stopped communicating. “Just—poof!” she said. “They are gone. You don’t hear from […]

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Young People Have Contributed to Spikes in Coronavirus Cases that Infect Older Populations

A new analysis has discovered a pattern of young people infected with the novel coronavirus beginning outbreaks that have spread to older people, who are more susceptible to severe illness. Early on in the pandemic, the number of coronavirus cases was “highest among older adults,” the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. During July through August, […]

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‘Are you really that old?’ PM Narendra Modi asks Milind Soman as he lauds his passion for fitness

"Sitting reduces our power, our fitness," said Milind Soman in an interaction with Narendra Modi The first anniversary of the Fit India movement saw Prime Minster Narendra Modi interact with fitness influencers from across the country which included supermodel and actor Milind Soman, who has over the years come to be recognised be as a fitness idol. Addressing him as […]

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Third-party security risk is substantial – and many providers' readiness is substandard

Four out of five organizations surveyed for a report released Wednesday have experienced a cybersecurity breach precipitated by a third-party vendor over the past 12 months, according to chief information officers, chief information security officers and other C-suite leaders polled. What’s more, the report, from cyber services firm BlueVoyant, found that of the 1,500-plus security pros polled – at organizations […]

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