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30 Oct

Vitamins A, E and D May Help You Complain Less About Coughs, Colds and Other Respiratory Issues

But is it best to get these vitamins from your diet or supplements?

29 Oct

How Is The COVID-19 Pandemic Impacting Your Diet, Exercise And Sleep Habits?

Our food choices seem to be improving, but that may be the only bright light, according to researchers.

28 Oct

Artificially Sweetened Drinks May Not Be Any Healthier For Your Heart Than Sugary Drinks

Higher consumption of both types of beverages increases risk for stroke and heart attack, researchers say.

Epilepsy Meds During Pregnancy May Raise Autism Risk in Child

Epilepsy Meds During Pregnancy May Raise Autism Risk in Child

Women who take the epilepsy medication valproic acid during pregnancy have more than twice the risk of having a child with autism, new research suggests.

The study also found that taking the drug during pregnancy almost doubled the odds that a child would have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), compared to children who weren'...

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  • October 30, 2020
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Avoid Injury While Caregiving at Home

Avoid Injury While Caregiving at Home

Caring for a loved one can be rewarding, but it can also lead to injury.

To keep yourself in good physical shape while caregiving, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) offers some tips for careful lifting:

--Keep your head and neck in proper alignment with your spine. Your head, neck and back should be as straight...

Many Dentists Face Aggressive Patients at Work

Many Dentists Face Aggressive Patients at Work

FRIDAY, Oct. 30, 2020 (Healthday News) – Health care workers commonly experience aggression and violence at work, second only to law enforcement.

That fact may bring to mind emergency room scenes in television dramas, but a new study of 98 New York City metro area dentists found that they, too, experience high numbers of both physical an...

Lies Spread on Social Media May Mean Fewer Vaccinations

Lies Spread on Social Media May Mean Fewer Vaccinations

Foreign disinformation campaigns on social media have caused vaccination rates to fall, a new study reveals.

Every 1 point increase in the effort to discredit vaccines is linked to an average 2% drop in annual vaccine coverage around the world, and a 15% increase in negative tweets about vaccination, researchers found.

Last year, the...

  • Steven Reinberg
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  • October 30, 2020
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Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19 Patients May Still Carry Virus

Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19 Patients May Still Carry Virus

A new study by Italian researchers finds that almost 17% of patients who fully recover from COVID-19 may still have the virus in follow-up screening.

Those who have ongoing respiratory symptoms, especially sore throat and stuffy nose or congestion (rhinitis), are more likely to have a positive follow-up test, suggesting that these symptoms...

  • Steven Reinberg
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  • October 30, 2020
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What You Need to Know About the Search for a COVID Vaccine

What You Need to Know About the Search for a COVID Vaccine

Forty-five potential vaccines for COVID-19 are being tested in human trials and many more are being tested in animals.

Researchers are using several approaches to trigger an immune response against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The most common types of vaccines contain a virus that has been engineered with coronavirus genes t...

  • Steven Reinberg
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  • October 30, 2020
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