Trust in vaccines – one of the world’s most effective and widely-used medical products – is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday.
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In recent years, avocados have become the new favorite fruit of Americans.
Daily balance and meal timing are keys to an effective diet
Albumin is the most abundant plasma protein in humans, and it is present in the body in either its oxidized or reduced forms.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric condition that often occurs after a person witnesses or is involved in a life-threatening event.
Governor Stitt stressed that the state will continue to request additional counties be added to the Individual Assistance Major Disaster Declaration as damage assessments of impacted homes and businesses are completed.
There are plenty of natural therapies for improving the painful symptoms of a migraine.
Feral Hog Management, Soil Health and USDA Program Updates will be the topics at a FREE workshop and lunch on June 20 in Spiro.
For heart, health, AND happiness: Eat 10 or more servings of fresh fruits and veggies daily for emotional well-being
Eating 10 servings of fruits and veggies boosts mood and mental health
The cost of convenience is your health
The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is encouraging horse owners across the state to take precautions against West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis by vaccinating their horses. After the recent rainfall, there is a possibility mosquitoes will be more prevalent.
Stress, in small doses, can improve focus and help people become energetic and alert.
The psychosocial approach versus the pharmaceutical approach
A prescription you can afford: A 30-minute walk every day can reduce your blood pressure as much as a pill
Just half an hour of exercise each morning can be just as effective at lowering your blood pressure for the remainder of the day as medication.
If you have trouble digesting dairy products, cashew milk can serve as an excellent alternative.
In these two studies, researchers from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China investigated the mechanisms underlying wu mei wan’s ability to protect pancreatic beta cells and reduce insulin resistance.
Do you often skip the gym because you’re busy with work?
The recent legal victories of people who developed cancer following glyphosate exposure have attracted a lot of headlines
Flood-impacted private well support event
OCC’s Blue Thumb program will be on hand as Smithsonian’s “Water/Ways” traveling exhibition comes to Oklahoma
From above, Earth appears as a water planet with more than 71 percent of its surface covered with this vital resource for life.
“Everyone can make a difference,” stated by Rebecca Snyder, Curator of Conservation and Science for Oklahoma City Zoo.
Chickpeas offer a natural way to control weight and prevent obesity.
Rheumatoid arthritis affects more than two million people in the U.S. and approximately 400,000 in the United Kingdom.
With sugary sodas and other sweetened drinks considered a key driver of the obesity epidemic worldwide, a new research review evaluates how well various measures work to reduce consumption of these calorie laden drinks.
More than three-quarters of antibiotic prescriptions written by dentists before dental procedures are unnecessary and might do more harm than good, a new U.S. study found.
Winter flower endemic to China, Chimonanthus or wintersweet, found to have a wide range of medicinal properties
The six species that make up the Chimonanthus genus of flowering plants are commonly prescribed as treatments in folk medicine or turned into healthy beverages and decoctions.
Older people need conventional foods, fortified foods, and supplements to meet their micronutrient requirement
Menopausal symptoms can be very unpleasant, and many women end up undergoing hormone replacement therapy to find some relief.
One of the key challenges in preventing cancers and other chronic diseases is helping consumers make healthier food choices.
If you’re struggling to lose weight, it might be time to add liver- and gut-cleansing foods to your diet.
Researchers at Texas A&M University looked at the potential of plum (Prunus salicina L.) polyphenols in fighting cancer.
Governor Kevin Stitt announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the state’s request for disaster assistance for seven more Oklahoma counties impacted by flooding, tornadoes, severe storms and straight-line winds.
Researchers recommend changing the source of protein in a diet from red meat to plant-based food.
Get off your bum: Sitting, watching TV for two or more hours per day raises risk of colorectal cancer
Living a sedentary life may cause more harm to your health than you think.
Did you know that probiotics or “good” bacteria can do more than boost your digestive health?
If you’re looking for a delicious recipe that includes lentils, try making a French lentil and fennel salad
Diabetes is now a worldwide epidemic, putting researchers on the offensive as they continue to search for ways to stop it.
Aside from pests, another thing that can destroy your home garden is a natural disaster.
Just 10 minutes of mindfulness practice each day boosts your brain as much as 45 minutes of extra sleep
The benefits of mindfulness exercises
Diet composition affects the diversity of gut microbiota
Researchers from Fujian Normal University, Shenzhen Third People’s Hospital, and The University of Hong Konglooked at the anti-cancer activity of a compound in aged garlic
Red yeast rice and its products can be used as a healthy functional food for preventing and treating cardiovascular diseases.
Too little sleep – or too much – can be tied to problems with blood sugar levels, not just in people with diabetes but also in people at high risk for developing the disease, a new study finds.
To some people, going gluten-free is just another dietary fad driven by a desire for attention and different-ness.
Using consistent bedtime strategies such as allowing infants to fall asleep on their own can improve their sleep, New Zealand researchers say.
The Southern Nevada Health District has identified the first West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes of the season, the agency reported in a news release.
Isoflavones, also referred to as phytoestrogens or plant estrogens, are natural compounds found in plants and plant-based foods.
The brain-gut connection: Scientists explore why eating more fruits and vegetables improves mental well-being
Eat more fruits and vegetables every day to enjoy better mental health
For middle-aged and older women, sleeping with the television or lights on has been linked with higher odds of becoming obese, in a recent U.S. study.
Like apples, pears are juicy, nutritious fruits rich in vitamins and minerals.
Kill parasites and restore balance with these 10 foods