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This article has been made free for everyone, thanks to Medium Members. For more information on the novel coronavirus and Covid-19, visit cdc.gov. Early research helps quantify coronavirus long-haulers’ experiences Robert Roy Britt Just now·4 min read 98 long-haul effects ‘We expected to see a lot of long-term damage’ Answers coming, in months or years
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For more information on the novel coronavirus and Covid-19, visit cdc.gov. Former Bad Boy rapper G-Dep, currently incarcerated, maintains that he and his fellow inmates still deserve humanity Trevell “G Dep” Coleman Just now·5 min read Photo: Jason Farrar/EyeEm/Getty Images He’s not on the mic much these days. But that doesn’t mean Trevell Coleman —
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It’s not only about its good taste. Thomas Hahn Aug 13 · 2 min read Photo by Tania Melnyczuk on Unsplash Peanut butter is one of the most popular bread sandwiches spreads. It’s often criticized as neither very nutritious nor healthy. Some health experts claim that it’s on the same level as Nutella. These accusations
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The microbes in your body shape your immune system, but it depends on where the microbes live. Gunnar De Winter Aug 13 · 3 min read (Pixabay, Brun-nO) The world within Each one of us is literally a multitude. We house numerous (species of) microbes. So far, most attention has gone to the microbes that
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This article has been made free for everyone, thanks to Medium Members. For more information on the novel coronavirus and Covid-19, visit cdc.gov. Elemental Editors ·14 hours ago Stressed? Progressive muscle relaxation therapy might be an antidote, health writer Markham Heid reports in his most recent column, The Nuance. Each week Heid offers readers a
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Adding chemotherapy to adjuvant radiation therapy did not improve survival in patients with pN2a human papillomavirus (HPV)-negative squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC) who underwent margin-negative resection of disease. A retrospective cohort study of 504 patients with pN2a HPV-negative HNSCC with extranodal extension (ENE) from the National Cancer Database showed that patients
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Dive Brief: CMS on Wednesday laid out proposed coverage changes for ventricular assist devices (VADs) and artificial hearts, responding to formal requests from device makers Abbott and SynCardia in 2019 to take a fresh look at reimbursement policies for the advanced heart failure technologies. If the proposal is finalized, CMS will remove the current “coverage with
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Note that some links may require registration or subscription. The government’s switch in how COVID-19 data are collected and publicly reported “has been a disaster.” (Wall Street Journal) The White House released guidelines for reopening K-12 schools, which included required “self-health assessments” and “encouraging” use of masks. Russia dug its heels in on the rapid
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By Mayo Clinic Staff Dietitian’s tip: Stuffed peppers are often made with ground meat, but this version is a hearty mix of quinoa, walnuts and veggies. Number of servings Serves 4 High Fiber Healthy carb Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup chopped zucchini 2 cups chopped tomato 1/2 cup chopped
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Osteoporosis treatment: Medications can help Osteoporosis treatment may involve medication along with lifestyle change. Get answers to some of the most common questions about osteoporosis treatment. By Mayo Clinic Staff If you’re undergoing osteoporosis treatment, you’re taking a step in the right direction for your bone health. But perhaps you have questions about your therapy.
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Private citizens and food industry representatives called on federal officials not to adhere too closely to new recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), which will help shape the 2020-2025 dietary guidelines. During a public comment session on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
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The investigational, non-stimulant ADHD treatment SPN-812 (viloxazine extended-release capsules) met its primary endpoint in a pivotal phase III study, showing a significant improvement in symptoms in children ages 6 to 11. (Clinical Therapeutics) Although Kundalini yoga appeared to curb anxiety in adults, it wasn’t quite on par with cognitive behavioral therapy in a randomized trial.
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Atrial flutter (AFL) ablation patients reported less pain and required less morphine with hypnotism during the procedure, a small randomized trial found. Conducted through headphones by an experienced practitioner, hypnosis was associated with consistently lower pain perception throughout the ablation procedure compared with a placebo that consisted of listening to non-hypnotic relaxation suggestions and white
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