That Nine Perfect Strangers Ending, Explained

The following story contains spoilers for Nine Perfect Strangers, Episode 8. After seven episodes—and a pretty massive cliffhanger—those loyally tuning in to watch Hulu’s Nine Perfect Strangers had to be eager to see how this would all wrap up. What should have, in theory for our characters, been a week+ retreat of calming serenity had…

Your Kid’s Aversion to Broccoli May Be Genetic

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Parents and their children often share numerous traits — including a dislike for broccoli and other veggies in the same family. Noxious enzymes from bacteria in saliva may be the reason why, a new study suggests. Levels of these compounds are similar in…

U.S. Meth Overdose Deaths Tripled in Recent Years

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Sept. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Deaths from methamphetamine overdoses in the United States nearly tripled between 2015 and 2019, health officials report in a new study. While the number of methamphetamine users did not increase as steeply, researchers said frequent use of methamphetamine, and using other drugs at the same…

Are plant-based burgers better for you?

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Plant-based burgers have soared in popularity over the past couple of years. Are these meat alternatives healthier for you than the real thing? Introducing more plant-based foods in your diet is a good thing, says Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, but pay attention to the ingredients. It looks…

Prior exposure to conflicting health information reduces receptivity to recommended health behavior messages, study says

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain University of Minnesota researchers are finding that prior exposure to conflicting health information reduces receptivity to messages about widely-recommended health behaviors. Today’s public information environment is characterized by conflicting information about a wide range of health topics, including nutrition, cancer screening, e-cigarettes, and most recently, COVID-19. Research has shown exposure to…