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Everything You Need To Know Before Going On A Road Trip

ABCDstock/Shutterstock By Leah Mulroney/Aug. 31, 2021 5:56 pm EDT Some things can’t be understood through explanation. A road trip is one of those things. Air travel is convenient, but a road trip makes the journey a part of the trip that can arguably become better than the destination. Plus, you can skip the overpriced M&Ms at […]

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Everything You Need To Know Before Trying Cryotherapy

Merla/Shutterstock By Raegan Davies/Aug. 30, 2021 4:42 pm EDT Talk about the cold shoulder — a growing trend in health and wellness, from professional athletes to celebrities, is cryotherapy treatment. Cryotherapy literally means “cold therapy,” and involves exposing the body to extremely cold temperatures for short periods of time (via Healthline). While ice baths are probably […]

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Edoxaban may be effective treatment for atrial fibrillation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement

The anticoagulant edoxaban may be just as effective as warfarin for preventing heart attack or stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who undergo transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), according to a large-scale international study led by Mount Sinai.   The ENVISAGE-TAVI AF trial is the largest to investigate an edoxaban-based strategy in this patient […]

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Regional policies might be ineffective in eliminating local coronavirus spread risk factors, says analysis

In a new paper published in the The Lancet Regional Health—Europe, Mr. Gabriele Guaitoli and Dr. Roberto Pancrazi from the Department of Economics at Warwick University investigate whether region-wide non-pharmaceutical interventions introduced in Italy during the second wave of COVID-19 in Fall 2020 have been effective at eliminating local risk factors. Using Italy as a […]

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Foolproof Ways To Make Your Bedroom More Relaxing

In 2018, The Washington Times reported that around one quarter of Americans spend all day indoors. “In an age when nearly everything can be found (and delivered) online — including food, entertainment and relationships — it’s hardly surprising to discover an ‘indoor generation,’” the newspaper wrote. Little did they know, in less than two short years, […]