How Footwear Became Our Favorite Apparel Item in the Pandemic

Our feet have become an important health focus during the pandemic, as the importance of exercise-as-medicine and mental health helper has looked to walking, running, and biking as good-for-us physical activities. The Mayo Clinic published an informative piece on Feet and the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the Cleveland Clinic posted advice on exercising during the pandemic… Read More »

Under-30s could be vaccinated before older age groups under new proposal

A new proposal from the Department of Health that is currently under review, could see under-30s receive their first Covid-19 vaccination ahead of other age cohorts. This proposal comes as latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre show that 74% of new confirmed cases of Covid-19, come from people under the age of 45.… Read More »

Strike Out Kids’ Overuse Injuries This Baseball Season

News Consumer News Strike Out Kids’ Overuse Injuries This Baseball Season SATURDAY, April 17, 2021 — Young baseball players are at risk for overuse injuries, but there are ways to play it safe and prevent such problems, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) says. “Overhead athletes, such as baseball players, place significant repetitive stress… Read More »

Our 3,222 systematic reviews of journalism & PR will be gone soon

Part of our website is going away April 1. But major features of the site will remain.  Here’s the breakdown and some background. When I started publishing HealthNewsReview.org 15 years ago, the only content was news story reviews. To be more specific, we only reviewed news stories that included claims about health care interventions (treatments,… Read More »