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Outer Banks’ Madelyn Cline Reveals She Used to Have an Eating Disorder: ‘I Was Harming Myself’

The Netflix star said she used to overexercise and severely limit her calories

The CDC Just Changed This Big Face Mask Rule For Everyone

In their updated guidance, the CDC asks people to wear masks anytime they are outside of their home — and even inside of their homes in certain situations.

McDonald's Is Bringing Back Holiday Pies

Just in time for the winter season, McDonald's is bringing back the fan-favorite holiday pies at select locations. The sprinkle-laden treat is a rare find.

What to Know About the MORE Act, the Bill That Would Deschedule Cannabis

And why legalization advocates are so excited about it.

Elvis Presley Received a Polio Vaccination on Live TV — Here's Why Public Vaccinations Matter

After the singer received the polio vaccine on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956, many young people chose to get immunized

The #1 Worst Chain Restaurant Dish

Meet the worst of the worst.

How to Make the Most of a Long, Dark Winter, According to a Minnesota Dad

One native once described to me the best way to survive a Minnesota winter: You gotta step into the punch. Here's how.

Law grads faced financial, medical challenges to take the bar this year

After law school, many students are hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. With the pandemic, students across the country were caught in limbo awaiting licensure.

This Is the Most Stoned State in America

With the cannabis business booming across the country, we set out to determine the most stoned state in America. Where does yours rank?

CDC Recommends Wearing Mask Indoors When Not at Home, a Day After Biden Says He'd Urge Nationwide Masks

The agency recommends wearing a mask in all indoor spaces, a day after Joe Biden said he would encourage Americans to commit to 100 days of masks on his first day in office.

COVID-19 may have been circulating in the U.S. as early as last year

A new CDC report found evidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in blood samples from late 2019.

When Will a COVID-19 Vaccine Be Available — and Who Will Get It First?

COVID-19 vaccine progress is moving quickly, but that doesn't necessarily mean you'll be lining up for your shot before the new year.

What is 'CoolSculpting? Experts discuss the fat-freezing technique

The non-invasive procedure helps reduce fat in targeted areas. Learn how the treatment works.

Avocados Are the ‘Pandemic-Proof’ Crop in Lockdown Health Craze

Health-conscious consumers are eating avocados like never before during the pandemic.

Come for Your Eye Exam, Leave With a Band-Aid on Your Arm

KHN reports on why eye doctors and dentists are lobbying for the authority to help get a COVID-19 vaccine to patients when one becomes available.

How to sculpt abs and burn belly fat without leaving your home

You can't target fat burn, but you can help sculpt your abs and help reduce belly fat with these five exercises.

Opinion: How Elvis Presley can help us with a Covid vaccine

Former presidents Bush, Clinton and Obama have all said they'll get a Covid-19 vaccine publicly. David Perry reflects on a crucial 1956 moment when Elvis Presley got a polio vaccine on television; Perr argues we have an even greater need today for trusted public figures and celebrities from all walks of life to help normalize the Covid vaccine.

Fact Check: Has COVID-19 Had No Impact on Overall US Deaths This Year?

In late November, the student-run Johns Hopkins News-Letter published a story, since retracted, about a study claiming that there have been no extra deaths, known as "excess deaths," this year due to COVID-19 compared to deaths expected in an otherwise normal year. Those claims proved to be false.

7 medically-studied benefits of olive oil and why you should use it instead of butter

Olive oil, a healthy fat, contains disease-preventing antioxidants. Consider substituting other cooking oils and butter with olive oil.

House of Representatives passes marijuana legalization bill

The MORE Act would remove marijuana from the federal list of controlled substances and expunge some marijuana-related criminal records.

Cricket-based snacks are surprisingly delicious

What if your tortilla chips had 20 grams of protein?

How to tell if you have food poisoning, the stomach bug, or something else - and when to seek medical attention

Food poisoning is characterized by an upset stomach, diarrhea, vomiting, a fever, and a sudden onset of symptoms.

6 Easy Ways to Make Your Hanukkah Meal a Healthy Feast

Whole wheat challah and homemade applesauce? Sign us up.

What to eat if you have hypothyroidism, according to experts

Dietitians weigh in on the smart food choices that can help you feel healthier and more energized.

If You Love Quinoa, You Need to Try Amaranth—Here’s Why

Consider it the cure for quinoa burnout.

Politicians ask for public's help on Covid — then go to dinner or on vacation

The governors of California and Oklahoma and the mayors of Austin, Texas, and San Francisco are among those not practicing what they preach.

Fact check: Strict lockdowns, experimental vaccine helped China recover from COVID-19

Some have taken to Facebook to question whether a vaccine is truly necessary for the nation to recover from COVID-19. As an example, they cite China.

How to Use Heart Rate Training to Boost Your Bike Performance

Whether your goal is weight loss, speed, power, or endurance, heart rate training could be the secret to unlocking your full potential.

San Francisco Shuts Down; U.S. States Hit Records: Virus Update

With cases nationwide at a high, U.S. states including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California and Oregon reported a record number of cases. Iowa hit its highest number of new Covid-19 deaths for a second straight day. New York City’s average cases and positive-test rate continued to climb as Mayor Bill de Blasio advised people over 65 and with health conditions to stay home.

Coronavirus updates: San Francisco Bay Area issues stay-at-home order; vaccine doesn't mean virus is over, WHO warns

The U.S. just saw its deadliest day, again. President-elect Biden plans to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days. Latest COVID-19 news.

'I'm 23 and I just had a stroke': Man warns others to take COVID-19 seriously

"Not taking this pandemic seriously? Keep reading," he wrote.

New model projects almost 539,000 coronavirus deaths by April

Experts say the next few months will be a "worst-case scenario" in the US fight against Covid-19. CNN's Athena Jones reports.

Masks are critical to stopping coronavirus spread, even at home, CDC says

Masks are "critical" to controlling the spread of coronavirus, and that includes at home sometimes, the CDC said Friday.

More than half of Americans say they know someone who has been hospitalized or died due to Covid-19, Pew survey finds

Slightly more than half of US adults -- 54% -- now say that they know someone who has been hospitalized or died due to Covid-19, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center.

Your Family Is Going To Love This $20 Electric S'Mores Maker

They'll be obsessed with any of these gifts, tbh.

All 8 Members of This Family Caught COVID-19 After One Person Gave an Elderly Friend a Car Ride

Two family members were hospitalized, and one died from the virus.

This Is What You'll Need to Get a COVID Vaccine at CVS, CEO Says

A coronavirus vaccine is just around the corner. But in order to get your COVID vaccine at CVS once it's available, you'll have to do this.

Why hypertension increases the risk of heart disease and stroke and what to do about it

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the cause of many cardiovascular conditions and it increases your risk of heart attack or stroke.

Is it still OK to do a cookie swap during the pandemic?

Swapping sweets is a beloved holiday tradition for many families — here's how to tweak it for the COVID-19 era.

7 Best Dinner Hacks for Weight Loss

These simple hacks will easily help you lose weight!

See CoolSculpting to treat flabby arms demonstrated live on TODAY

CoolSculpting is a nonsurgical technology that freezes fat cells and makes them disappear permanently. Dermatologist Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi explains how it works to eliminate flab on upper arms and demonstrates the procedure on a patient live in the TODAY studio.

A Nutritional Psychiatrist Says This Underrated Green Is a Natural Mood Booster

Hint: It's in the mustard green family.

These are the only leggings I’ll work out in—here’s why

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Plan B can make your period late, but not for more than one menstrual cycle - here's what to expect after taking it

Plan B may make your period late or change its flow for one menstrual cycle. Any irregularities after that may indicate pregnancy or another cause.

CDC advisor says kids could get Covid vaccine in the second half of 2021

Children and young teens could get a Covid-19 vaccine in the second half of next year, an advisor for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Low-Impact Workout Videos That Deliver High-Impact Results

If you’re looking for a fitness routine that’s gentle on your body yet intense enough to kick your metabolism into high gear, you might want to consider a low-impact workout. These types of workouts allow you to participate in high-intensity cardio and strengthening routines without having to endure the joint-jarring motion that happens with moves

How to balance your blood sugar levels by following this 7-day diabetic meal plan

Tracking carbs and eating frequently can help balance blood sugar levels. Here's a 7-day diabetic meal plan to kickstart your road to feeling better.

Reese Witherspoon heads out for a brisk jog in Brentwood

Reese Witherspoon isn't letting a pandemic slow down her workout routine. On Friday, the 44-year-old actress was spotted taking an early morning jog in the neighborhood around her home in Brentwood.

How retailers are meeting unprecedented shipping demands during pandemic

The pandemic has caused an increased demand for online shopping during the holiday season, and retailers have been forced to get creative to fulfill orders. NBC’s Jo Ling Kent puts three retailers to the test.

Holiday-Themed Virtual Runs to Sign Up for Before the New Year

You can participate in these virtual marathon races and shorter distance runs from anywhere.