Archives June 8, 2023

Free Fertility App Shared Info With Third Parties, FTC Says

THURSDAY, May 18, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Owners of the free fertility app Premom have settled with users after sharing health data without consent to other companies, including Google and marketing firms in China. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the $200,000 settlement with Premom owner Easy Healthcare.

“Premom broke its promises and compromised consumers’ privacy,” Samuel Levine, director of the FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection, said in an FTC news release. “We will vigorously enforce the Health Breach Notification Rule to defend consumer’s health data from exploitation. Companies collecting this information should be aware that the FTC will not tolerate health privacy abuses.”

As part of a proposed settlement, the company agreed to a $100,000 civil penalty and another $100,000 to be paid to Connecticut, Oregon, and the District of Columbia for violating their laws.

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Workouts and Foods for Your Menstrual Cycle

There’s no sugar coating it: Our menstrual cycles can sometimes wreak havoc on our mood, energy and appetite.

For ages, women have been developing coping skills to manage the changes that come with their unique cycle. A more recent trend that promises to help is “cycle syncing” — the practice of altering your health routine based on your menstrual cycle.

On TikTok, users claim certain diet and fitness habits help them feel better during different phases of their cycle. One user shared that she enjoys walking and yoga during her menstrual phase, and strength training during the follicular and ovulatory phases. “I’m trying to listen to my body and do what I have the energy for,” she says in the video.

Another TikToker, who also happens to be a dietitian, shared a timeline of the most beneficial exercises to do during each phase of your period. Yet another person

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Jamie Foxx’s daughter Corinne visits physical rehab center in Chicago as actor continues recovery

Jamie Foxx’s daughter Corinne was among the actor’s visitors at a physical rehab center in Chicago over the weekend –  as the Oscar winner recovers after suffering a mystery health scare last month.

Foxx, 55,  born Eric Bishop, was filming the action-comedy Back In Action with Cameron Diaz in Atlanta, Georgia, in April when he was admitted to hospital, although little is known of the intricacies of the situation. 

Corrine was pictured arriving at the facility, which is touted as the top physical medicine and rehabilitation center in the country, treats ‘the most severe, complex conditions’, and specializes in the treatment of severe conditions like strokes, traumatic brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries.

Foxx’s good friend Dave Brown was also seen visiting the facility and spent time chatting to Corinne before going to visit Foxx. 

On May 12, Corrine spoke out to share an update about his condition, insisting that

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Ways to increase your mental health this May

CHILLICOTHE— May is Mental Health Awareness Month and is a time when it is recommended to examine yourself and your mental health. Several things, both genetically and environmentally, can impact a person’s mental health throughout life in either a positive or negative manner. Local therapists have collected several tips and tricks that can help people increase their mental health this month.

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Before bettering your mental health Lesha Malone from Whole Life Counseling said it is important to understand what mental health is and what it encompasses biologically, socially, psychologically and spiritually. She said that often people will focus on one aspect of mental health but not the others, which eventually leads to another decline. She said it is important to focus on all aspects of mental health in order to make a difference.

Dr. Cathy McDaniels Wilson from the Adena Counseling Center also recommends learning about

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