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There are plenty of things you can do on a daily basis to care for your heart health. You may decide to exercise a bit more, try regulating your stress levels, get better sleep, or change up your diet to include more heart-healthy foods.These steps are all valuable, especially because there isn't a one-step solution for caring for your heart health. And if you're someone who is taking these brave steps toward better health, you may also want to try avoiding certain foods and drinks that can nega
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HandoutRosie Diven, a mother of three in rural South Carolina, had no idea her 16-year-old son had COVID-19 until a fearsome syndrome nearly killed him.Branson Diven had been vomiting and suffering a loss of appetite when Rosie brought him to an urgent care center near their home in Hartsville on Dec. 10. He did not have classic COVID symptoms such as a sore throat or a cough, and after testing negative for COVID and positive for flu, he was sent home under the assumption he would soon be better
- Washington Post
Kellie Carr and her 13-year-old son, Daniel, sat in the waiting room of a pediatric neurology clinic for yet another doctor's appointment in 2012. For years, she struggled to find out what was causing his weakened right side. It wasn't an obvious deficit, by any means, and anyone not paying close attention would see a normal, healthy teenage boy. At that point, no one had any idea that Daniel had suffered a massive stroke as a newborn and lost large parts of his brain as a result.Subscribe to Th
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After five days of symptoms or a positive COVID-19 test, about 31% of people are still contagious. After 10 days, 5% are infectious, UKHSA data shows.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Health experts explain why so many Texans are being hospitalized despite omicron being described as the milder variant.
- USA TODAY Opinion
No resource, not even masks, is more vital to public health than the credibility of leaders who in a crisis must ask people to do unpopular things.
The Biden administration aims to make 400 million N95 masks available to all Americans for free at pharmacies and community health centers next week, a White House official said per The Wall Street...
If you contract SARS-CoV-2, it’s understandable to wonder how to treat COVID at home. Here’s what doctors recommend.
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Marin Konstadt, visiting family in Florida, was at the opera in 2020 when she got a call on her cellphone. She called back at intermission. The caller, a genetics specialist at a hospital, had some important news for her. She has a genetic variant that can increase her disease risk. Did she want to know more? Konstadt, 69, a psychiatric nurse practitioner who lives in Salem, Massachusetts, had been thrust like many other Americans into a raging debate on medical ethics and genetics. In 2016, she
- Austin American-Statesman
Dell Medical School program finds different treatments, more understanding of what causes COVID-19 symptoms to remain.
- Charlotte Observer
Experts have talked a lot about COVID-19 becoming endemic rather than going away altogether. Here’s what that could look like for folks at high-risk.
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Early evidence suggests Omicron infection could give people 'superimmunity' against future coronavirus variants, but experts warn COVID-19 is still unpredictable
A combination of vaccination and natural infection seems to offer enhanced immunity across variants.
- Miami Herald
That impact could be more intense in people who started using marijuana at a young age, researchers said.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Valley fever affects thousands and costs Arizona millions each year. It's good to see the state get serious about treating this disease.
- Fresno Bee
“I’d rather risk my health than watch my family go hungry,” one farmworker said.
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The first pig-heart transplant patient was denied a human heart after failing to follow doctors' orders
Patients who miss appointments or forget medication may be denied a spot on the organ waiting list. But judging "compliance" leaves room for bias.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said during a Friday briefing that the agency is working to "pivot" its language regarding what it means to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
- USA TODAY Opinion
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A fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine given to people over 60 in Israel made them three times more resistant to serious illness than thrice-vaccinated people in the same age group, Israel's Health Ministry said on Sunday. A preliminary study published by Israel's Sheba medical centre last Monday found that the fourth shot increases antibodies to even higher levels than the third but "probably" not to the point that it could completely fend off the highly transmissible Omicron variant. Israel began offering a fourth dose of the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine to people over 60 earlier this month as Omicron swept the country.