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Many High-Risk Patients Don’t Know They Need Follow-Up Colonoscopy

FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) Many Americans at high risk for colon cancer don’t know how often they need to have a screening colonoscopy, researchers say. The report follows the recent

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COVID Survivor Rita Wilson Wants You to Get Your Flu Shot

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) Aches and fatigue quickly progressed to fever with severe chills, but the terrible and unrelenting

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Many Metrics to Measure COVID-19, Which Are Best?

Ali Mokdad, professor of health metrics sciences, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation; chief strategy officer for population health, University of Washington, Seattle. Amesh Adalja, MD, senior

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As Schools Reopen, Many Students, Staff Live With High-Risk Family Member

FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) School districts across America are navigating exactly how to resume classes this fall, just as a new study warns that many students and teachers live in homes

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U.S. COVID Death Toll Nears 200,000, Cases Climb

By Robin Foster and E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporters MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 As the U.S. coronavirus case count neared 200,000 on Monday, public health experts debated whether

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Life Expectancy Could Decline Worldwide Due to COVID-19

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) The coronavirus pandemic could cause short-term decreases in life expectancy in many parts of the world, according to a new study. Using a computer model, the

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EPA Approves Pine-Sol as Coronavirus Disinfectant

Latest Prevention & Wellness News MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Pine-Sol’s original cleaner has been added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s

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Holidays Can Be a Fright for Kids With Food Allergies

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) Parents of kids with food allergies probably won’t be surprised to hear that Halloween is

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How to Help Ensure Your Students Get Enough Sleep

SUNDAY, Sept. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) Nearly 6 in 10 U.S. parents say their children don’t get enough sleep on school nights, an American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) survey finds. It included

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The Real Reason for 2018 Drop in Fatal U.S. Drug Overdoses

Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) A slight decline in U.S. drug overdose deaths in 2018 was due to a drop in supply of a dangerous opioid from China rather

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