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Biden Outlines 'Bold' National Vaccine Effort

President-elect Joe Biden described an ambitious national vaccination plan on Friday that will deliver coronavirus vaccines to far more people and invoke...

More Diabetes Remission in T2DM Seen With Low-Carb Diets for Six Months

Patients with type 2 diabetes adhering to low-carbohydrate diets (LCDs) for six months may experience greater rates of diabetes remission, according to...

AHA News: What Heart and Stroke Patients Should Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

Experts have a simple answer for heart and stroke patients questioning whether they need a COVID-19 vaccination. That answer: yes. "People with all kinds...

What Happened to the Flu This Year?

The United States has far fewer flu cases than normal, and experts say it's probably due to measures people are taking to protect themselves from COVID-19. Flu...

I've Already Had COVID-19, Do I Need the Vaccine?

Folks who've gotten through a COVID-19 infection might naturally question whether they need to get a coronavirus vaccination when their turn comes. Experts...

Pharmacy Chains Ready to Supply COVID-19 Vaccines to Americans

Now that federal guidelines have expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include people over 65 and those of all ages with underlying health conditions,...

What Will COVID-19 Look Like Years From Now?

The bad news? COVID-19 may be around for a long, long time. The good news? Even if it does, new research suggests it could very well end up being just...

Science Reveals Top Marathon Runners' Secrets

What makes a marathoner great? New research pinpoints the physical attributes of top marathon runners, and could help others improve their marathon performance. Elite...

Even 1 Drink a Day May Raise Your Odds for A-Fib

Moderate drinking is often touted as heart-healthy, but a large new study finds that even one drink a day might raise the risk of an abnormal heart rhythm...

'Mindfulness' on Your Mind? It Has Limits, Review Finds

Mindfulness is all the rage when it comes to boosting mental health, but new research suggests that it may not help everyone equally. Practicing mindfulness...

3 Steps Could Nearly Eliminate COVID Infections on College Campuses: Study

A combination of mask use, social distancing and routine testing would eliminate nearly all COVID-19 infections on U.S. college campuses, a new study claims. Using...

New Hope Against Diseases Marked by Progressive Scarring of Lung Tissue

An inhaled medication might make every day physical activity a bit easier for patients with serious scarring of the lungs, a new clinical trial finds. The...

Time to Angioplasty Is Crucial for Better Heart Attack Outcomes

When a heart attack begins, the time it takes until the blockage in a coronary artery is cleared is critical in preventing further damage to the heart,...

Stopping Common Heart Meds Could Be Risky for Kidney Patients

Patients with chronic kidney disease who stop using a class of common blood pressure medications may lower their risk for dialysis, but they also raise...

Health Highlights: Jan. 15, 2021

Previous Coronavirus Infection May Confer Immunity for at Least 5 Months Immunity against the new coronavirus can last for at least five months in most...

Health Highlights: Jan. 14, 2021

New Coronavirus Strain Found in Ohio Ohio State University researchers said they've identified a new, more infectious COVID variant in Columbus in recent...

Smoking Raises Risk for Deadly 'Bleeding Strokes'

There's yet another reason to quit smoking: It increases the risk of deadly bleeding strokes, a new study warns. Researchers focused on a type of stroke...

More Breast Cancer Survivors Opting to 'Go Flat' After Mastectomy

When journalist Catherine Guthrie learned that she would need to have a mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis, she was shocked by what seemed...

Many Americans Don't See Links Between Racism,  Health Outcomes: Poll

Many Americans most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic don't believe that racism is associated with poorer health, a nationwide poll shows. The ongoing...

Sperm Samples May Help Predict Autism Risk in Offspring

Biomarkers in sperm may help identify men at risk of fathering children with autism, researchers say. For the study, investigators examined sperm epigenetics...

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