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Jimmy Killeen has since undergone surgery for a "major brain bleed" and now remains in the ICU "with a poor prognosis," according to a CaringBridge site
- The Telegraph
Former US president Bill Clinton has been admitted to hospital for complications reportedly relating to a urinary tract infection (UTI), but what does that mean for him and others like him?
'Sweet' 11-Year-Old Boy Battling Deadly Brain Cancer: 'His Tumor Is So Rare, It's Inoperable' Dad Says
Silas Kurtz was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer over the summer after he began experiencing weakness in his left hand
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Breast cancer patients say 'cold capping' saved their hair. What is it and why aren't more people doing it?
Scalp cooling therapy is available to all cancer patients except those battling certain blood-related cancers, but many don’t know the option exists.
- The Daily Beast
Municipality of Anchorage/The Daily BeastA Republican lawmaker in Alaska reportedly harassed hospital officials to administer the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to a COVID-19 patient—and even claimed to have power to make medical decisions for the patient— before the man died on Wednesday.William Topel, a well-known figure in Anchorage’s conservative circles, had been a frequent opponent of public health measures intended to curb the pandemic and regularly showed up at Anchorage Assembly meeting
- The Guardian
Phthalates, also found in consumer goods, may contribute to loss of life among older Americans costing US $40-47bn a year Phthalates are found in common products. In the US, three types have been restricted or banned in toys, but are less restricted in cosmetics and food packaging materials. Photograph: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images The group of chemicals called phthalates, also known as plasticizers, may contribute to the early deaths of 91,000 to 107,000 older adults in the US each year, acco
Alaska state Sen. Lora Reinbold said on Facebook she was "taking lots of vitamins" in the wake of her positive diagnosis
- Rolling Stone
Hint: A lot more likely
Colds are contagious longer than you might think. Here, doctors discuss the contagious period of the common cold, and what you can do to make your cold shorter.
- The Week
What pandemic experts are predicting for the U.S. this winter
- Women's Health
A dermatologist explains what distinguishes fungal acne, caused by an overgrowth of yeast, from traditional acne—and how you can get rid of it effectively.
The treatment may sound like it's all pain and no gain, but microneedling for hair loss does come with a few benefits.
- Business Insider
Don't assume that a runny nose, headache, or sore throat is just a cold - get a COVID-19 test to avoid spreading the coronavirus, experts say
Trying to self-diagnose a cold, rather than COVID-19, is a "sure fire way to send COVID-19 case rates soaring again," one expert said.
People Are Sharing Their Most Heartbreaking Medical Bill Stories, And It Just Goes To Prove The US Has A Long Way To Go
"When you’re already dealing with an illness, you shouldn’t need to worry about a bill, too."View Entire Post ›
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released its official public health guidance for the 2021 holiday season, offering up mostly general advice on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For young children who aren't yet eligible for the vaccine, the CDC suggests reducing risk of exposure by making sure the people around them are vaccinated. The CDC also recommends that people continue to wear masks indoors in public spaces.
- Business Insider
The most common side effects to expect after your Moderna booster: headache, fatigue, and pain at the injection site
Overall, side effects from a half-strength third dose of Moderna's vaccine were similar to a second dose. Younger people recorded more side effects.
Statins may slightly lower COVID-19 death risk; using a different vaccine as booster may offer more protection
Widely-used statin drugs for lowering cholesterol may be linked to a slightly lower risk of dying from COVID-19, new data suggest. Researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden reviewed the medical records of nearly 1 million residents of Stockholm over the age of 45 between March and November 2020, roughly 18% of whom had been prescribed a statin, such as Pfizer Inc's Lipitor (atorvastatin) and Merck & Co's Zocor (simvastatin). The people prescribed statins had more risk factors for poor COVID-19 outcomes: they were older, more often male, had more medical conditions, lower education levels and less disposable income.
Runner Mary Cain says former Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar weight-shamed her and told her that her 'breasts and bottom were too big'
Cain is suing Salazar and Nike for $20 million, claiming she was emotionally abused while training at the Nike Oregon Project.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
United Airlines is targeting workers seeking reasonable accommodations and violating their rights. [Opinion]
Sure, you know about CBD and THC, but what about CBN? Meet the cannabinoid stealing the spotlight for its sleep-inducing, anxiety-reducing potential.