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  Best Life: How parents monitor teen’s information

Do your teens tell you everything, from where they’re going to who they’re dating? Do they share their activity on social media?

  Best Life: New research to help kids with asthma

  Best Life: Don’t fall victim to decision fatigue

  Best Life: The right way to run

  Best Life: New procedures help stop seizures for people with epilepsy

  Best Life: Study shows which groups are most likely food insecure

  Best Life: Breaking the cycle- Keeping people from going back to prison

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  Best Life: Can COVID-19 trigger blood clots?

  Best Life: Doctors looking into treating post COVID-19 symptoms

  Best Life: Getting more women in STEM careers

  Best Life: After school activities are more important than ever

  Best Life: Bridging the learning gap in virtual learning

  Best Life: Myths when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine

  Best Life: Do Americans accept the COVID-19 vaccine?

Now that doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are rolling off the assembly lines and heading for our hospitals, will you roll up your sleeve and get in line?

  Best Life: GammaCore for COVID-19

This winter, COVID-19 cases spiked drastically, going from 10 million cases at the beginning of November to nearly 15 million less than a month later.

  Best Life: Do you have COVID-19 brain?

For months research has shown how the COVID-19 virus affects the brain, causing infected patients to experience memory loss, difficulty sleeping, and problems focusing. But now, patients who have never had COVID-19 are experiencing the same symptoms.

  Best Life: Giving the gift of life and getting paid for it

January is National Blood Donor Month. Blood banks have a difficult time collecting blood during the winter due to cold weather and seasonal illnesses.

  Best Life: Superfoods to supercharge your New Year

  Best Life: Getting back to sleep routines

  Best Life: Tips for your holiday returns

  Best Life: Science-backed remedies that help hangovers

  Best Life: How to recognize ADHD in adults

  Best Life: Quarantine and eating disorders

  Best Life: Holiday best buys for your gamer kids

Tank, camping, mob, grast—if you’ve heard these terms in your house, it sounds like you have a gamer living there.

  Best Life: Domestic violence secrets during the holidays

One in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. One in 15 children are exposed to intimate partner violence each year.

  Best Life: Santa Safety - Should I stay or should I go?

We all want to see our families after a hard year, but is it safe yet?

  Best Life: Consumer Reports gives lighting tips for the holidays

Whether you want to dim or dazzle with your holiday lights, a smart plug can help.

  Best Life: Consumer Reports explains what to do when your insurer drops your prescription

One of the last places you want to be surprised is at the pharmacy counter.

  Best Life: Pandemic + new baby = anxiety overload for new moms

We’ve all heard of postpartum depression, one in seven new moms experience hormonal changes that send them spiraling into depression after giving birth, but it just doesn’t happen after the baby is born.

  Best Life: Disinfectants fight COVID-19

When was the last time you read the label on a commercial cleaning product or let a surface you wiped down dry completely?

  Best Life: Convalescent plasma therapy fights COVID-19

It’s a promising treatment for desperately ill hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

  Best Life: Money mistakes that empty your wallet

It’s no doubt this year, many Americans have been hit hard financially due to COVID-19. One in six Americans have either gotten food from a food bank or borrowed money from friends and family.

  Best Life: Alpha-TEA strikes down advanced breast cancer?

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in her lifetime. One in four of those breast cancer diagnosis will be HER-2-positive.

  Best Life: Reducing radiation during breast cancer treatment

Radiation treatment after breast cancer surgery used to be a prescribed one-size-fits-all.

  Best Life: Eliminating essential tremors without surgery

Imagine your hands shaking so badly that you can’t hold a spoon steady to eat and you’re unable to read your own handwriting.

  Best Life: Sober Reality - Don’t drive drunk this December

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month.

  Best Life: More sleep means less obesity?

You’ve probably heard that a good night’s rest is important for kids.

  Best Life: Food insecurity during COVID-19

More than 12 million Americans were unemployed in September, but that doesn’t count the millions of workers who had their hours reduced or faced a pay cut because of COVID-19.

  Best Life: Working women hit hard by COVID-19

We are in the middle of the nation’s first female recession. And although everyone has been impacted by the pandemic, women seem to be shouldering the burden more than their male counterparts.

  Best Life: How to make your resume stand out

Ever wonder why you only hear back from a handful of companies after applying to hundreds?

  Best Life: Regenerative investing - People helping people

Across the country, small businesses are drastically being affected by the COVID-19 economic crisis, and add to that, natural disasters.

  Best Life: Surgery for thumb arthritis

Thumb arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and restricts motion in the hand.

  Best Life: Personalized blood test detects cancer recurrence

One hundred forty-eight thousand Americans are diagnosed every year with colorectal cancer.

  Best Life: Could COVID-19 boost college enrollment?

The COVID-19 pandemic has costs millions of Americans their jobs.

  Best Life: Kids’ first teachers - mom, dad or childcare?

Have you ever watched a toddler’s face and seen the “wheels turning?” Young children soak in everything going on around them.

  Best Life: Cooking with passion

If you’re a diehard foodie, you know all about the James Beard Awards.

  Best Life: Five ways to ease your mind

The holidays, online work and school, and the pandemic… it’s no wonder 40 million people said they are suffering from an anxiety overload.

  Best Life: How to help back pain while working from home

At its peak, 62 percent of Americans were working from home during COVID, creating a shift in the modern workplace.

  Best Life: Breakthrough test for cerebral palsy

A half a million people are living with cerebral palsy right now.

  Best Life: New protocols to help moms with delivery

Nearly four million babies are born each year in the U.S. It’s a very joyful time for moms, but sometimes the journey to delivery is filled with difficulty.

  Best Life: Dangerous deliveries - saving moms after childbirth

Four million women in the U.S. give birth each year.

  Best Life: Pet Insurance 101

Americans are spending a whopping 18 billion dollars on veterinary care and that number is expected to rise as more and more people are owning pets.

  Best Life: Protect yourself from COVID-19 cons

In the eighth month of the pandemic, millions of people are still in desperate need of help with over 36.5 million Americans filing for unemployment.

Best Life: Plastics on your plate - is your seafood safe?

Millions of metric tons of plastics are dumped into oceans every year.

  Best Life: Consumer Reports reveals how to remove holiday stains

It’s likely that your holiday table may look different this year because of the pandemic.

  Best Life: Consumer Reports explains how to keep leftovers delicious and safe

As if we didn’t have enough to worry about this holiday season, November and December are also peak months for food poisoning from certain types of bacteria, such as Clostridium perfringens.

Best Life: De-stuffing Thanksgiving food myths

According to the Calorie Control Council, a typical Thanksgiving meal will be 3,000 calories, which is 500 to 1,000 calories over what a woman and man should consume in a day.

Best Life: Consumer Reports reveals best holiday photography for all skin tones

The change of seasons might act as a reminder that you’ll need to get those family photographs done soon in time for the holidays.

  Best Life: Holiday travel tips - staying safe and healthy

For millions of Americans, COVID-19 has put a screeching halt on travel plans.

  Best Life: Pandemic holiday shopping

Black Friday has quickly become a national holiday, pushing some sales to start as early as Thanksgiving morning!

  Best Life: High blood pressure and pregnancy

The maternal mortality rate has been increasing in the United States.

  Best Life: Social skills for schools

How do you give your child a leg up on learning?

  Best Life: Bedtime routines that work

For many families, bedtime is a challenge.

  Best Life: Sticky sea creatures close wounds

Most of us know someone who has had a cut wide or deep enough to need stitches or someone who has had surgery, requiring doctors to close cavities inside the body.

  Best Life: Teen drinking and the role of peers

You may have talked with your teen about alcohol, but here are some sobering statistics: by age 15, about 30 percent of teens have had at least one drink.

  Best Life: World’s first truly bionic leg - better, stronger, faster

There are more than two million people living with limb loss in the United States and that number is expected to double by 2050.

  Best Life: Smart device for epilepsy and movement disorders

A team of neurosurgeons at Yale University are the first in the country to implant a newly approved deep brain stimulation, or DBS, device into a patient with epilepsy.

  Best Life: Spotting signs of dementia

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Month.

  Best Life: Downloading data - What does big brother know about you?

We’ve all heard the stories of companies' data mining and big brother watching our every online move.

  Best Life: ‘Hey Black Child’ podcast helps address social issues facing kids

One of the most popular podcasts in the United States in the Arts category is not hosted by a singer or an actor, but by a ten-year-old girl and her seven-year-old brother.

  Best Life: Improving HIV care

December 1 is World Aids Day. There are currently 38 million people around the world who have HIV.

  Best Life: How to boost your credit score

Only one percent of Americans have the perfect credit score of 850.

  Best Life: Sharing on social media, how much it too much?

Seventy-two percent of Americans use social media, and in January of 2019, there was an average of 500 million posts onto Instagram stories a day.

  Best Life: ADHD students and COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted nearly every child’s life in some way.

  Best Life: Early signs of diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 34 million Americans have diabetes.

  Best Life: Racism and your health

Racism is a problem that’s at the forefront of Americans' minds lately.

  Best Life: Getting homeless families off the streets

We are still feeling the crippling effects of coronavirus on our economy.

  Best Life: The gender gap and COVID-19 stress

COVID-19 is taking a toll on Americans' mental health and women may be taking the brunt of it.

  Best Life: Managing back to work stress during COVID-19

When the World Health Organization declared COVID a pandemic in March, many Americans sheltered in place, working remotely whenever possible.

  Best Life: Breakthrough treatment for lung cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

  Best Life: Turning stress into a motivator

The ongoing pandemic, election month, and looming holiday season may cause stress levels to be at an all-time high.