The Best of NBC News Health
10+ most popular NBC News Health articles, as voted by our community.
Health, diet and nutrition news from @NBCNews.
NBC News Health on Cannabis
Tests show bootleg marijuana vapes tainted with hydrogen cyanide
NBC News commissioned laboratory tests of knock-off marijuana vapes that found a pesticide linked to hydrogen cyanide in 10 out 10 products.
NBC News Health on Health
What it’s like to take Ozempic and Wegovy, from severe side effects to 50-pound losses
Ten people taking the medications for weight loss, diabetes or other chronic health conditions described a wide range of experiences.
Poor hydration linked to early aging and chronic disease, 25-year study finds
Findings from the National Institutes of Health suggest that people who don't drink enough fluids could face a higher risk of disease, but some researchers aren't convinced.
NBC News Health on Health Care
Travel nurses took high-paying jobs during Covid. But then their pay was slashed.
Nurses attracted by talk of high wages found themselves far from home with their salaries cut at renewal time. But a series of lawsuits are pushing back.
NBC News Health on Lifestyle
Can Alzheimer's be stopped? These five lifestyle behaviors are key, new science shows
Following four out of five lifestyle behaviors can protect against mental decline, even in people with increased genetic risk.
NBC News Health on Running
What running does to the knees, according to a large survey of marathon runners
Many doctors see osteoarthritis as a “wear-and-tear” condition, but a large survey among long-distance runners found no increased knee or hip risks.
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Hospital-acquired pneumonia is killing patients. There's a simple way to stop it.
Brushing a patient’s teeth is basic care that often gets skipped when hospitals are busy. Experts warn the danger of unbrushed teeth is greater than realized.
Why won't your dog play with you? Maybe because he's not so gifted.
Canine eggheads enjoy playing with toys and retrieving objects.
New research points to health benefits of eating earlier in the day and within a 10-hour window
Two studies suggest that there are optimal times of day for eating and fasting.
Virtually all hospitalized Covid patients have one thing in common: They're unvaccinated
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How the CDC’s communication failures during Covid tarnished the agency
Frustrations still run high at the CDC, but staffers remain hopeful that the agency will regain its credibility with the public.
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