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COVID-19 Tests for Return to Work May Delay Health Workers

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 — Health care workers (HCWs) diagnosed with COVID-19 can have a prolonged recovery of viral RNA, which can delay return to work (RTW), according to research published online Aug. 26 in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. Erica S. Shenoy, M.D., Ph.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues evaluated average […]

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Jamie Oliver shares quick and easy brunch recipe

We’re always here for a new tasty brunch recipe to try and Jamie Oliver just shared a new cracker. The celebrity chef is supporting October’s Stand Up To Cancer fundraiser in conjunction with Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, where famous faces encourage the nation to host their own Sunday brunch. The campaign asks people to cook […]

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Disparities in CVD burden increasing between richest, poorer

(HealthDay)—There are substantial and increasing disparities in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among the highest-resource group and the remainder of the U.S. population, according to a study published online Sept. 25 in JAMA Network Open. Salma M. Abdalla, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., from the Boston University School of Public Health, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional analysis […]

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Current Trends in COVID-19 Reported for U.S. Youth

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 — The incidence of COVID-19 was higher in adolescents than among children during May to September 2020, according to research published in the Sept. 28 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Rebecca T. Leeb, Ph.D., from the CDC COVID-19 Response Team, […]

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Review IDs dietary factors linked to lower CRC incidence

(HealthDay)—Decreased colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence is seen in association with use of aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), magnesium, folate, and high consumption of fruits and vegetables, fiber, and dairy products, according to an umbrella review published online Sept. 28 in Gut. Nicolas Chapelle, M.D., from the Institut des Maladies de l’Appareil Digestif in Nantes, France, […]

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Pregnant Lala Kent Jokes About 'Yanking' Her 'IUD Out' to Honor Vanderpump Rules Cast Baby Pact

Lala Kent made sure that when her Vanderpump Rules castmates were ready to have kids, she was right there alongside them for her own ride toward parenthood. The first-time mom-to-be recently spoke with Entertainment Tonight about expecting her baby girl with fiancé Randall Emmett, as well as the not-so-coincidental timing of her own pregnancy alongside those of her costar […]

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Was FDA Lax in Approving Opioids Too Easily?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 — For at least two decades, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been approving new formulations of prescription opioids without requiring drug manufacturers to gather important information on safety and effectiveness, a new study claims. The FDA approved dozens of these highly addictive medications for treatment of chronic pain between […]

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Moderna says coronavirus vaccine boosts immune system response in older adults

2020 presidential candidates trade insults on coronavirus pandemic response Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier and owners of Steepologie Teas Andrea Raetzer and Joe Raetzer discuss which candidate delivered the message Americans wanted to hear. Biotech company Moderna announced on Tuesday that its coronavirus vaccine candidate elicited immune responses in older adults from a […]