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US adds 55,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

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US adds 55,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours US adds 55,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours Credit: CC0 Public Domain The United States recorded 55,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours Wednesday, a tally by Johns Hopkins University showed, bringing its total to 3,046,351 recorded infections since the …

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    US adds 305 more virus deaths

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    US adds 305 more virus deaths US adds 305 more virus deaths Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The United States recorded another 305 coronavirus-related deaths in 24 hours, a tally by Johns Hopkins University showed Sunday at 8:30pm (0030 GMT Saturday). It marked the 11th consecutive day in which the daily …

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      COVID-19 adds to challenges for LGBTQ youth

      AHA NEWS: COVID-19 adds to challenges for LGBTQ youth

      COVID-19 adds to challenges for LGBTQ youth COVID-19 adds to challenges for LGBTQ youth Beli_photos/iStock, Getty Images Plus Even before the pandemic, LGBTQ youth faced unique health challenges. Now, social isolation is heightening concerns about protecting their mental well-being. Isolation, and the way it cuts off youth from life-affirming social …

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        UK adds loss of taste and smell to coronavirus symptoms

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        UK adds loss of taste and smell to coronavirus symptoms UK adds loss of taste and smell to coronavirus symptoms Coronavirus. Credit: European Centers for Disease Control Britain added a loss of taste and smell to its list of coronavirus symptoms Monday and broadened eligibility for tests as it seeks …

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          US adds 776 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours: tracker

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          US adds 776 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours: tracker US adds 776 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours: tracker Credit: CC0 Public Domain The United States recorded 776 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 79,522, according to the real-time tally by Johns Hopkins University at 8:30 …

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            Pandemic adds to challenge of caring for loved one with dementia

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            Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Annette Adams-Brown’s 87-year-old mother was an avid follower of TV news. Now Adams-Brown has to channel-surf for a less stressful pastime. Her mother, Bertha, has dementia, and each time she hears the news about a terrible disease spreading through the country, it’s like she is hearing …

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              Heavy drinking into older age adds 4 cm to waistline

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              Credit: CC0 Public Domain More than half of drinkers aged 59 and over have been heavy drinkers and this is linked to a significantly larger waistline and increased stroke risk, according to a new UCL study. The study, published in the journal Addiction, examined the association between heavy drinking over …

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                Google adds coronavirus safety tips to its homepage

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                Credit: CC0 Public Domain Google updated its homepage over the weekend to deliver coronavirus-related information to the masses. The tech giant’s search page now has a notice that reads: “DO THE FIVE. Help stop coronavirus.” The alert appears just below the search bar and the “I’m Feeling Lucky” tab. If …

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                  New study adds to evidence of diabetes drug link to heart problems

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                  A new study published by The BMJ today adds to evidence that rosiglitazone—a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes—is associated with an increased risk of heart problems, especially heart failure. This study is the most comprehensive evaluation of the cardiovascular risk of rosiglitazone ever done. Rosiglitazone belongs to a …

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                    HbA1c minimally adds to CVD risk prediction in prediabetes

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                    (HealthDay)—For individuals with prediabetes, hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) minimally adds to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk prediction, according to a study published online Dec. 18 in Diabetes Care. Claire Welsh, Ph.D., from the Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences at the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom, and colleagues examined whether …

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