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Straight talk from front-line experts on wearing a mask

Straight talk from front-line experts on wearing a mask

Straight talk from front-line experts on wearing a mask Straight talk from front-line experts on wearing a mask (HealthDay)—On the front lines of the war against COVID-19, masks have become a flashpoint. How well do they protect against the new coronavirus—if at all? To separate facts from fiction, two experts …

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    Setting the records straight on Aboriginal STI rates

    Setting the records straight on Aboriginal STI rates 1

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain The automatic assumption that sexually transmissible infections in young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are a result of sexual abuse further stigmatises them and discourages them from presenting to health services, according to the authors of a Perspective published online by the Medical Journal of …

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      Study prompts re-think of lifting with a straight back

      Study prompts re-think of lifting with a straight back 3

      Credit: Curtin University New Curtin University research has found no evidence to suggest that lifting with a rounded, flexed back caused an increased risk of low back pain. The research, published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, reviewed all the available research, which included 12 articles involving …

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        Crimped or straight? Lung fiber shape influences elasticity

        Crimped or straight? Lung fiber shape influences elasticity 4

        Students in Mona Eskandari’s bMECH lab at UC Riverside performing lung experiments. Credit: University of California – Riverside Take a deep breath. Now exhale. Congratulations! You’ve just done something completely ordinary, yet so mysterious that scientists still don’t know everything about it. How oxygen and carbon dioxide enter and leave …

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