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How to avoid disease like COVID-19 and flu flare-up

How to avoid disease like COVID-19 and flu flare-up

A two-stroke of COVID-19 and the flu is hitting California, sickening residents – some so badly they’ve had to go to hospital – interrupting daily life and threatening to upend vacation plans. But as both diseases spread widely, officials stress that Californians are not helpless. There are steps everyone can take to better protect themselves …

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Pediatricians share advice for parents during Tylenol shortage for children - what alternatives work well and what to avoid

Pediatricians share advice for parents during Tylenol shortage for children – what alternatives work well and what to avoid

There are shortages of liquid medications for children, such as children’s Tylenol. Illnesses like RSV, influenza and COVID-19 prevent suppliers from meeting demand. Parents should never give aspirin to children under 18 to treat symptoms. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for your registration! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed on the go. …

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Shorter days are affecting the mood of millions of Americans - a nutritional neuroscientist offers tips to avoid the winter blues

Shorter days are affecting the mood of millions of Americans – a nutritional neuroscientist offers tips to avoid the winter blues

The annual pattern of winter depression and melancholy — better known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD — suggests a strong link between your mood and the amount of light you get during the day. To put it simply: the less light you are exposed to, the more your mood can decline. The winter blues …

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Scientists just caught bacteria using a never-before-seen trick to avoid antibiotics

Scientists just caught bacteria using a never-before-seen trick to avoid antibiotics

Researchers have just caught bacteria bypassing antibiotic treatment with a novel trick. Bacteria’s troublesome knack for developing antibiotic resistance is a rapidly growing health threat. This ability has ancient origins and enables drug-resistant bacterial infections like MRSA and gonorrhea to kill 1.3 million people worldwide each year. These superbugs are even found in wild animals, …

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Advent of 'bloodless medicine' helps some patients avoid transfusions

Advent of ‘bloodless medicine’ helps some patients avoid transfusions

Before Andrea Acerra, 45, had a hysterectomy due to heavy menstruation in November, she received an iron infusion to boost her red blood cell count and avoid the need for a transfusion. “I was just worried about the side effects of the iron, but there weren’t any,” said Acerra, senior medical assistant in Bay Shore, …

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Officers avoid charges in fatal shooting of Detroit man with mental health crisis

Detroit police officers involved in the shooting death of a 20-year-old man suffering from a mental health crisis in October acted in self-defense and will not face any charges, the county attorney’s office said. of Wayne. A report from the prosecutor’s office said officers acted in self-defense because they spoke to Porter Burks using his …

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Variants of the coronavirus avoid antibody treatments.  New lab options can help.

Variants of the coronavirus avoid antibody treatments. New lab options can help.

Comment this story Comment In the evolutionary chess match between the coronavirus and humans, scientists’ next move can’t come soon enough for the millions of Americans who depend on treatments known as monoclonal antibodies. These lab-made therapies are rapidly losing their healing power, forcing researchers around the world to design new antibodies that are both …

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