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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications despite vaccine: Medical experts weigh in

Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state, died Monday at 84 from COVID-related complications, though he was fully vaccinated, his family announced. His death, medical experts say, underscores the...

How to maintain lower sodium intake

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week issued final guidance to the food industry for voluntarily reducing sodium in processed, packaged and prepared foods. The agency's aim is...

FDA panel endorses Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster with 2-month gap for ages...

A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee on Friday endorsed an emergency authorization for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster when administered at least two months after...

Bill Clinton hospitalized with urological infection: Medical experts weigh in

Former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized Tuesday for a urological infection, a source close to the situation told Fox News.  By Thursday evening, the former president, 75, remained hospitalized for...

CDC: Record high drug overdose deaths in US at over 96,000 in 12-month period

United States drug overdose deaths exceeded 96,000 in the 12 months leading to March 2021, amid a national decline of opioid prescriptions over the past 10 years, according to...

We may not need 10,000 daily steps for long life, studies suggest

Adults likely need at least 7,000 steps daily or should play sports for more than 2.5 hours every week to maximize longevity, according to two large-scale studies.The first study,...

Alcohol consumption can be reduced through brief medical interventions: study

Short one-on-one discussions about alcohol consumption in a doctor’s office may reduce patients' drinking levels, according to a study. Findings published in the Addiction journal indicated that brief interventions, described...

FDA panel endorses Moderna’s COVID-19 booster vaccine for certain high risk groups

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel on Thursday endorsed emergency authorization for Moderna’s half-dose COVID-19 vaccine booster shot when administered at least six months following the...

Americans drank, smoked more in pandemic: study

Americans drank and smoked more during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say.In a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Nutrients, a national team led by the...

Worst emergency blood shortage since 2015 caused by pandemic: American Red Cross

The American Red Cross (ARC) recently issued a public call to action due to a plummeting national inventory of blood donations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. "The Red Cross is now...

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