Health

Fast-food availability near commute route linked to BMI

In a study of commuting workers, the number of different types of food stores available near residences and commute routes—but not near workplaces—had a significant association with body mass index (BMI). Adriana Dornelles ...

Health

'That pizza was #delish!' What do Tweets say about our health?

"Coffee" was the most tweeted food in the continental U.S. between mid-2014 to mid-2015 followed by "beer" then "pizza". Besides hinting at which foods are popular, tweets may reveal something about our health. Communities ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US govt study highlights COVID-19 risk from bars and restaurants

A new study by US health authorities published Thursday provided more data showing that, when it comes to catching COVID-19, visiting bars and restaurants is far more dangerous than going shopping, working from an office ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Your guide to safer dining during the pandemic

(HealthDay)—Restaurant dining used to be a routine affair, but many now dread the thought of chowing down in a roomful of bare-faced strangers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Four dimensions of safety

As stay-at-home restrictions ease around the country, you may be wondering what risks are associated with certain activities and how you and your family can visit places and still protect your health from COVID-19. Dr. Nipunie ...

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