Complications during pregnancy linked to a higher risk of heart disease, study finds

CNN — Five major pregnancy complications are strong lifelong risk factors for ischemic heart disease, a new study finds, with the greatest risk coming in the decade after delivery. Ischemic heart disease refers to heart problems, including heart attack, caused by narrowed or dysfunctional blood vessels that reduce blood and oxygen flow to the heart. … Read more

EzriCare eye drops: CDC advises against use as it investigates dozens of infections and one death in 11 states

CNN — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging health care providers and consumers to stop using EzriCare Artificial Tears as it conducts an investigation into at least 50 infections in 11 states that have led to instances of permanent vision loss, hospitalization and one death. Most of the people with these … Read more

Ultraprocessed foods linked to ovarian and other cancer deaths, study finds

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — Eating more ultraprocessed foods raises the risk of developing and dying from cancer, especially ovarian cancer, according to a new study of over 197,000 people … Read more

Adult drug use rose during pandemic, but dropped dramatically in youth, study says

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Stress, But Less newsletter. Our six-part mindfulness guide will inform and inspire you to reduce stress while learning how to harness it. CNN — Use of marijuana and other substances dropped in teenagers during the first year of the pandemic, according to a new study. But adults’ use of … Read more

Mpox is almost gone in the US, leaving lessons and mysteries in its wake

CNN  —  The US public health emergency declaration for mpox, formerly known as monkeypox, ends Tuesday. The outbreak, which once seemed to be spiraling out of control, has quietly wound down. The virus isn’t completely gone, but for more than a month, the average number of daily new cases reported to the US Centers for … Read more

Infant screen time could impact academic success, study says

CNN — Letting infants watch tablets and TV may be impairing their academic achievement and emotional well-being later on, according to a new study. Researchers found that increased use of screen time during infancy was associated with poorer executive functioning once the child was 9 years old, according to the study published Monday in the … Read more

Covid-19 is a leading cause of death for children in the US, despite relatively low mortality rate

CNN — Covid-19 has become the eighth most common cause of death among children in the United States, according to a study published Monday. Children are significantly less likely to die from Covid-19 than any other age group – less than 1% of all deaths since the start of the pandemic have been among those … Read more

Korean star Song Joong-ki announces marriage to Katy Louise Saunders, says they are expecting a baby

CNN — South Korean actor Song Joong-ki married British actress Katy Louise Saunders Monday and the two are expecting a child, Song’s agency, HighZium Studio, told CNN. On an online site for his fans, Song wrote “today we just came back from registering our marriage to start our life as a couple based on deep … Read more

MrBeast helps 1,000 blind people see again by sponsoring cataract surgeries

CNN — YouTube superstar MrBeast is making the world clearer – for at least 1,000 people. The content creator’s latest stunt is paying for cataract removal for 1,000 people who were blind or near-blind but could not afford the surgery. “We’re curing a thousand people’s blindness,” says MrBeast – real name Jimmy Donaldson – in … Read more

Damar Hamlin: NFL player thanks first responders and fans

CNN — Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin spoke publicly on Saturday for the first time since suffering a cardiac arrest on the field earlier this month in a video posted on social media. In the video posted on Twitter by the Bills, Hamlin said he decided to wait and speak publicly at the right time … Read more