What someone with an eating disorder would like you to know

Editor’s Note: This story is part of an occasional series on disordered eating and dieting culture. CNN — Emily Boring was accidentally diagnosed with an eating disorder. She went to her university’s mental health office to talk about the anxiety she was feeling, and through conversations she learned that her behavior with food was classified … Read more

Four California sea otters died from an unusual strain of a parasite that could pose a risk to humans

CNN — Four sea otters in California have died from a rare strain of the Toxoplasma gondii parasite that scientists say may pose a risk to human health. Researchers called the find a “complete surprise” because this strain of T. gondii had never been reported in any aquatic animal or off the coast of California. … Read more

The first signs of Alzheimer’s may appear in your eyes, study finds

Editor’s Note: Get inspired by a weekly roundup about living well, made simple. Sign up for CNN’s Life, But Better newsletter for information and resources designed to improve your well-being. CNN — The eyes are more than a window to the soul – they are also a reflection of one’s cognitive health. “The eye is … Read more

Gwyneth Paltrow ski collision lawsuit: Man suing actress expected to take stand Friday

CNN — Gwyneth Paltrow could testify in a courtroom in Park City, Utah on Friday during an ongoing trial over a 2016 skiing accident she was involved in, but first the man suing her will have his say. The actress and businesswoman has been in court since the trial began Tuesday, when attorneys representing Paltrow … Read more

US tuberculosis cases are approaching pre-pandemic levels, data from the CDC shows

CNN — Tuberculosis cases reported in the United States appear to be returning to pre-Covid-19 levels, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The incidence of tuberculosis or TB in the U.S. rose slightly last year after a substantial 20.2% drop in 2020 and a 9.8% increase in … Read more

Foodborne bacteria can cause more than half a million UTIs each year in the US, research shows

CNN — Bacteria from meat could be responsible for more than half a million urinary tract infections in the United States each year, according to a new study. E. coli is an often harmless bacteria that is “part of the normal bacterial environment in the gut of humans and animals,” said Dr. Craig Comiter, a … Read more

Gwyneth Paltrow Ski Trial: Day 3 Testimony Includes Neuropsychologist and Plaintiff’s Daughters

CNN — Thursday’s testimony in the trial of a 2016 skiing accident involving Gwyneth Paltrow began with testimony from a clinical neuropsychologist who treated the man suing the actress. Alina K. Fong testified via a videotaped statement about the care she provided to Terry Sanderson, 76, who accused Paltrow of crashing into him and causing … Read more

Vaccination, Paxlovid reduces risk of long Covid, studies show

CNN — People who are vaccinated or take Paxlovid during a Covid-19 infection have a lower risk of developing long-term Covid, new research shows. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines long Covid as new, recurrent, or persistent health problems more than four weeks after an initial infection. According to the CDC, 1 … Read more

You were right: traffic noise does raise your blood pressure

Editor’s Note: Sign up for the Stress But Less CNN newsletter. Our six-part mindfulness guide informs and inspires you to reduce stress as you learn how to harness it. CNN — Most of us are familiar with road rage – aggressive driving caused by stress or anger behind the wheel. But the honking of horns … Read more

Progestogen-only contraceptives have similar small risk of breast cancer as other hormonal contraceptives, study finds

CNN — All hormonal contraceptives, including progestin-only “minipills,” carry a small “excess risk” of breast cancer, according to a new study by Oxford University researchers, but the overall risk remains low. The study, published Tuesday in the journal PLOS Medicine, bridges a research gap by examining the link between breast cancer and progestin-only contraceptives. “The … Read more