Bill Russell, the NBA great who anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years, died Sunday. He was 88.

BOSTON (AP) — Bill Russell redefined how basketball is performed, after which he modified the approach sports activities are considered in a racially divided nation. The most prolific winner in NBA historical past, Russell marched with Martin Luther King Jr., supported Muhammad Ali and obtained the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. The … Read more

What to know about polio and the first US case in nearly 10 years Health News

EXPLAINER Health authorities say the case may have originated outside of the United States. The first case of polio in the United States in nearly 10 years has been identified in the state of New York in a young unvaccinated man. The New York State Health Department said in a statement on Thursday that the … Read more

Seminal Alzheimer’s study may have been manipulated

The data behind the most influential theory of what causes Alzheimer’s disease may have been ‘manipulated’, a damning scientific probe has claimed. Experts fear the allegedly falsified results have misled research over the last 16 years, potentially wasting billions of pounds of funding. A six-month investigation by Science, considered one of the world’s most respected … Read more

Confirmed: Avocado on toast is good for you! Scientists say potassium-rich foods keep the heart healthy

Confirmed: Avocado on toast is good for you! Scientists say potassium-rich foods keep heart healthy (but only for women!) Researchers have today concluded that avocados are great for your heart Eating more potassium, abundant in avocados, may stave off a heart attack Only women appear to reap its benefit, achieved by eating an extra 1g … Read more

Children up to four years old were just as likely to die from the flu as Covid at the end of 2021

Children up to four years old were just as likely to die from flu or a stroke as COVID-19 during the final months of 2021 — the start of the Omicron wave, a DailyMail.com analysis of official statistics has revealed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published its estimates for the fatality rate … Read more

Confirmed: Avocado on toast is good for you! Scientists say potassium-rich foods keep the heart healthy

Confirmed: Avocado on toast is good for you! Scientists say potassium-rich foods keep heart healthy (but only for women!) Researchers have today concluded that avocados are great for your heart Eating more potassium, abundant in avocados, may stave off a heart attack Only women appear to reap its benefit, achieved by eating an extra 1g … Read more

3 cups of coffee per day could help you live longer: study

There’s good news brewing for coffee lovers. Data from more than 170,000 adults in the UK has revealed that those who drink between two and four cups of coffee each day, regardless of added sugar, appear to live longer lives compared to those who don’t sip java. The analysis was conducted by scientists in China, … Read more

New York adult diagnosed with polio, first US case in nearly a decade

The unvaccinated young adult started experiencing weakness and paralysis about a month ago, county Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert said Thursday. The case comes nearly a month after the UK Health Security Agency warned that it had detected poliovirus in its surveillance of London sewage samples, indicating that there had been some spread between … Read more

New York reports 1st US polio case in nearly a decade

NEW YORK (AP) — An unvaccinated young adult from New York recently contracted polio, the first US case in nearly a decade, health officials said Thursday. Officials said the patient, who lives in Rockland County, had developed paralysis. The person developed symptoms a month ago and did not recently travel outside the country, county health … Read more

Monkeypox spreading in ‘cluster events,’ but vaccines can help stop it, local health officials say

“There are two different aspects of this response,” Lori Tremmel Freeman, chief executive officer of the National Association of County and City Health Officials, told CNN. “One is heavily concentrated, rather narrowly, on events that occur that can be the hotbeds for the spread,” Freeman said, including large dance parties and pool parties. “Coming off … Read more