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Remote weight-loss program optimized to cut costs, maximize results

Remote weight-loss program optimized to cut costs, maximize results

Remote weight-loss program optimized to cut costs, maximize results Remote weight-loss program optimized to cut costs, maximize results (HealthDay)—A new, remote weight-loss program from Northwestern Medicine, called Opt-IN, yields maximum weight loss for the lowest price and less burden compared with the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), the current gold standard …

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    Invisible barriers cut down on cheating

    Invisible barriers cut down on cheating

    Invisible barriers cut down on cheating Invisible barriers cut down on cheating Children cheated less with a see-through barrier placed between them and the answer key to a test. Credit: Li Zhao, Hangzhou Normal University. You know those cardboard partitions that sometimes separate kids taking a test? The ones meant …

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      Physical distancing interventions cut incidence of COVID-19

      Physical distancing interventions cut incidence of COVID-19

      Physical distancing interventions cut incidence of COVID-19 Physical distancing interventions cut incidence of COVID-19 (HealthDay)—Physical distancing interventions are associated with a reduced incidence of COVID-19 globally, according to a study published online July 15 in The BMJ. Nazrul Islam, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., from the University of Oxford in the United …

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        can a pay cut hurt your health?

        AHA news: can a pay cut hurt your health?

        can a pay cut hurt your health? can a pay cut hurt your health? Tetra Images/Daniel Grill, Getty Images COVID-19 poses plenty of direct threats to Americans’ health. But with economic hardships mounting, the coronavirus also might be posing an indirect threat—through shrinking paychecks. Recent research has linked sharp changes …

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          Shelter-in-place orders cut growth rates of COVID-19 deaths

          Shelter-in-place orders cut growth rates of COVID-19 deaths

          Shelter-in-place orders cut growth rates of COVID-19 deaths Shelter-in-place orders cut growth rates of COVID-19 deaths (HealthDay)—Shelter-in-place orders (SIPOs) reduced the daily growth rates of COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations, according to a report published online July 9 in Health Affairs. Wei Lyu, and George L. Wehby, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the …

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            Interruption of sitting may cut acute postprandial response

            Interruption of sitting may cut acute postprandial response

            Interruption of sitting may cut acute postprandial response Interruption of sitting may cut acute postprandial response (HealthDay)—When individuals interrupt prolonged sitting with bouts of light physical activity, postprandial insulin and glucose levels are reduced, according to a study published in the June issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & …

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              Point-prevalence surveys in SNFs help cut COVID-19 transmission

              Point-prevalence surveys in SNFs help cut COVID-19 transmission

              Point-prevalence surveys in SNFs help cut COVID-19 transmission Point-prevalence surveys in SNFs help cut COVID-19 transmission (HealthDay)—Conducting point-prevalence surveys in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) can inform cohorting and infection prevention and control (IPC) activities to reduce transmission, according to research published in the July 1 early-release issue of the U.S. …

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                Good diet may cut toxicity risk in treatment of pediatric ALL

                Good diet may cut toxicity risk in treatment of pediatric ALL

                Good diet may cut toxicity risk in treatment of pediatric ALL Good diet may cut toxicity risk in treatment of pediatric ALL (HealthDay)—Diets high in antioxidant-rich foods may cut the risk of developing bacterial infections or mucositis during the first phase of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treatment in pediatric patients, …

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                  Fast-acting countries cut their coronavirus death rates while US delays cost thousands of lives

                  Fast-acting countries cut their coronavirus death rates while US delays cost thousands of lives

                  Fast-acting countries cut their coronavirus death rates while US delays cost thousands of lives Fast-acting countries cut their coronavirus death rates while US delays cost thousands of lives The chart shows the seven-day rolling average. Credit: Chart: The Conversation, CC-BY-ND Source: Coronavirus Resource Center, Johns Hopkins University If cities across …

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