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Guys, Take the Lead in Self-Checks for Testicular Cancer

Young men should become familiar with symptoms of testicular cancer and know how to do self-exams, an expert says. Though testicular cancer accounts for...

'Possible Link' Found Between AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine, Rare Blood Clots

There is a "possible link" between the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and rare blood clots, but the benefits of the vaccine still outweigh the risks, the...

Scientists Find Clues to Why AstraZeneca's Vaccine May Cause Clots

Doctors might have figured out why AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine may cause life-threatening blood clots in very rare cases. The discovery, made in a...

You've Got Fungi in Your Lungs, and That's OK

There's more than one kind of fungus living among lung tissue, but people can breathe easy knowing these species are for the most part harmless, scientists...

Supply of J&J COVID Vaccine to Drop 86 Percent Next Week

In a setback to a national vaccination campaign that was finally gaining ground, the federal government said Thursday that Johnson & Johnson will allocate...

AHA News: Not Just Bad Shoes and Sore Muscles – She Had Peripheral Artery Disease

Abigail Dudek celebrated her 40th birthday in Las Vegas a few months ago, grateful to go hiking and cycling without pain for the first time in more than...

Bright Side: Sunnier Areas Have Lower COVID-19 Death Rates

COVID-19 might have a tough new foe: The sun. New research shows that sunnier regions of the United States have lower COVID-19 death rates than cloudier...

Health Highlights: April 9, 2021

  Prince Philip Dies At Age 99 Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died Friday at Windsor Castle in England at age 99, Buckingham Palace...

Kids With Autism Can Really Benefit From Exercise

FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 – Being active is good for most everyone, and new studies now show it can help kids with autism manage common behavioral issues. "Exercise...

Obesity May Help Trigger Heavier Periods: Study

Obese women can be more likely to have heavy monthly periods, and now new research hints at why. In addition to stirring up inflammation, excess weight...

Nearly Half of U.S. Veterans Cited 'Personal Growth' During Pandemic: Survey

Could there actually be a mental health upside to the ongoing pandemic? In a word, yes. At least that's the finding of a new survey, in which roughly...

Stressed, Exhausted: Frontline Workers Faced Big Mental Strain in Pandemic

Doctors, nurses and other frontline health workers in U.S. emergency departments have struggled with significant mental health challenges during the COVID-19...

Non-Emergency Surgeries Are Rebounding, But Backlogs Remain

The coronavirus pandemic put elective ear, nose and throat surgeries in the United States on the back burner last spring, but a new study finds those numbers...

Pandemic Has Put Many Clinical Trials on Hold

Fewer clinical trials are being completed during the pandemic, which experts say could affect medical research for decades to come. Previously, it was...

COVID-19 Cases Climb in the Midwest as British Variant Takes Hold in U.S.

As new coronavirus cases soared across the Upper Midwest on Wednesday, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that a...

FDA Investigating Infections Tied to Reprocessing Urological Endoscopes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced last week it is investigating a number of medical device reports of infections and potential contamination...

Poll: Despite Pandemic's Toll, Many Older Adults Do Not Have Living Wills

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in the United States, less than half of older Americans have legally stated their wishes should they become seriously...

In-Hospital SARS-CoV-2 Mortality Declined Throughout Pandemic

In-hospital mortality for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-positive patients of all ages has declined throughout the pandemic...

Re-focusing on Getting Fit? Heart Experts Offer These Tips

Want to get rid of all that weight you put on during the pandemic? To help out, the American Heart Association (AHA) is launching an initiative called...

Cancer, Heart Disease Have Common Risk Factors

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are associated with an increased risk for future cancer, while a heart-healthy lifestyle is associated with lower...

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