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Body May ‘Remember’ Prior Coronavirus Infections

FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Previous coronavirus infections might prime the immune system to fight the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, a new study suggests. There are

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Another Reason Why Cats Go Wild for Catnip

THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) You may think that cats crave the plants catnip and silver vine because it makes them feel euphoric, and that’s true. Yet new research indicates felines

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Tips for Parenting Kids With Diabetes

THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 Kids with diabetes can lead full, fun lives, but they have special needs. Here’s what parents should know. Diabetes is common among American children. More than 205,000

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Arthritis Drug Tocilizumab Flops as COVID-19 Treatment

THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) The arthritis drug tocilizumab doesn’t help hospital patients with severe COVID-19, according to a new study that contradicts earlier research suggesting

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Dental Practices Rebound as U.S. Dentists Look Forward to COVID Vaccine

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) The coronavirus pandemic hit dental practices hard early in 2020, as COVID-19 fears kept millions

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Studies Pinpoint Genes That Raise Risk for Breast Cancer

THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — New research into exactly which genetic mutations increase breast cancer risk in women without a family history of the disease may help guide decisions

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COVID-19 Registries Offer Lessons Beyond the Coronavirus

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 (American Heart Association News) As the U.S. marks one year since the arrival of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus has made history in epic and terrible

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More Than 200,000 Americans Have Lupus

THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) Just over 200,000 Americans have the autoimmune disorder lupus, and minority women are at highest risk, according to a new study. It’s the first estimate

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Two-Drug Combo May Help Fight Meth Addiction

Latest Mental Health News By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) In what may signal a seismic shift in the treatment of methamphetamine

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Biden COVID Advisor Says Poor Preparation, Changing Virus Could Slow Vaccine Effort

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) U.S. President Joe Biden has promised to re-energize the nation’s response to COVID-19,

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