Author Archives: Health

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Turning the tide: Britain ‘on the cusp’ of hitting herd immunity with 87 per cent now having antibodies against Covid plus third wave cases are falling in EVERY age group in England and infections drop for seventh day in a row to 27,734 EXCLUSIVE: Department of Health data shows Covid cases are now falling in… Read More »

AHA News: Determined to Ignore the Warning Signs, He’s Put That Same Determination Into Heart Attack Recovery

TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — Last summer, Don Teigen noticed he lacked his usual energy. His ankles swelled so much they felt like cement blocks. Then there was his labored breathing. On walks with his wife, Julie, she usually struggled to keep up with him. Now, it was the other way… Read More »

What Factors Promote Recovery in Postpartum Women with Opioid Use Disorder?

While many women with substance use disorders can achieve abstinence during pregnancy, the postpartum period is a time of increased vulnerability to relapse.  The first year postpartum is a particularly vulnerable time for women with opioid use disorder (OUD).  Relapse is common, and studies have noted increased rates of both fatal and non-fatal overdoses during… Read More »