Jennifer Lee

January 5, 2020
Hong Kong activates ‘serious response’ to growing mystery illness – New York Post

Hong Kong activates ‘serious response’ to growing mystery illness – New York Post

Hong Kong authorities stepped up monitoring of airports and train stations Saturday in response to a mysterious outbreak of a viral pneumonia. Officials activated a new “serious response” level, which indicates a moderate impact on Hong Kong’s 7.5 million pe…
January 5, 2020
5 ways to reduce your risk of developing dementia, according to new research – MarketWatch

5 ways to reduce your risk of developing dementia, according to new research – MarketWatch

Living a healthy lifestyle could help you reduce your risk of dementia, even if you have a genetic risk of the disease, a study recently published in the peer-reviewed health journal JAMA found. The study analyzed data from 196,383 adults of European ancestry…
January 4, 2020
North Carolina flu activity widespread, 280 hospitalized last week, DHHS says – WXII12 Winston-Salem

North Carolina flu activity widespread, 280 hospitalized last week, DHHS says – WXII12 Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. —The flu claims another life in North Carolina. The weekly flu report from the Department of Health and Human Services says last week a total of 280 people were hospitalized due to the illness. Click the video player above to learn about…
January 4, 2020
Hong Kong activates ‘serious’ level for infectious diseases as Wuhan outbreak escalates – South China Morning Post

Hong Kong activates ‘serious’ level for infectious diseases as Wuhan outbreak escalates – South China Morning Post

Published: 8:48am, 4 Jan, 2020 Updated: 11:57am, 4 Jan, 2020
January 4, 2020
Some hospitals put restrictions on visitors as flu cases rise in KC – KMBC Kansas City

Some hospitals put restrictions on visitors as flu cases rise in KC – KMBC Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Flu cases are on the rise in Kansas City, prompting some area hospitals to put visitor restrictions in place. "Everything from children who are dehydrated, having trouble breathing, to more sick children, who are needing help and are hospit…
January 3, 2020
Intermittent fasting: Research says timing meals improves cholesterol, promotes weight loss – KABC-TV

Intermittent fasting: Research says timing meals improves cholesterol, promotes weight loss – KABC-TV

New research shows that intermittent fasting can help prevent cardiovascular disease, lower cholesterol and promote weight loss.But what is intermittent fasting, and how does it work? Here's what you need to know: What is it?Intermittent fasting is simple: I…
January 3, 2020

Dietitians explain why you don’t have to ‘quit sugar’ to be healthy – KSL.com

Dietitians explain why you don't have to 'quit sugar' to be healthy - KSL.com
January 3, 2020
Testicular cancer: ‘Kinder’ chemotherapy is ‘just as effective’ – BBC News

Testicular cancer: ‘Kinder’ chemotherapy is ‘just as effective’ – BBC News

Image copyrightGetty Images Testicular cancer can be treated successfully with fewer rounds of toxic chemotherapy drugs, doctors say. A study on 246 patients, reported in the journal European Urology, showed a single cycle of chemo was just as effective as…
January 2, 2020
Mental health: Expert tips on tackling anxiety and depression – BBC News

Mental health: Expert tips on tackling anxiety and depression – BBC News

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Pop star Ariana Grande has talked openly about her depression and anxiety Top internet searches for 18 to 34-year-olds often include questions about mental health. Here, we ask the experts to tackle some of the mos…