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When ICUs Near Capacity, COVID Patients’ Risk for Death Nearly Doubles

By Amy Norton HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) When intensive care units are swamped with COVID-19 patients, death rates may climb, a new study

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Kids Highly Likely to Transmit Coronavirus to Others: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) While children are less susceptible to illness with the new coronavirus, they are nearly 60% more likely than adults over 60 to infect other family members when

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Now That Psychiatric Care Has Gone Online, Many Patients Want It to Stay There

Latest Mental Health News By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) Only a year ago, Michigan Medicine psychiatrists were trying

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Nasal Spray COVID Vaccine Shows Promise in Trials

TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) A spritz instead of a shot to ward off COVID-19? Researchers report that a nasal spray vaccine against the new coronavirus shows promise in animal testing. Rodents

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Alcohol Plays Role in U.S. Cancer Cases, Deaths: Report

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) There’s another reason to keep your tippling to a moderate level: Alcohol plays a significant role in cancer cases and deaths in the United States, researchers

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The Family Cat Could Be Good Medicine for Kids With Autism

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) Cats have a long history of boosting people’s moods and brightening their days. And that’s

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Stressed Out By the News? Here’s Tips to Help Cope

Latest Mental Health News By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) Be kind to your heart and health and turn off the news,

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COVID Deaths Top 400,000, New Variants Worry Scientists

By Ernie Mundell and Robin Foster HealthDay Reporters WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 The tragic milestone was reached before a COVID-19 memorial service began in the nation’s

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Are Pricey Air Ambulance Rides Really Saving More Lives?

Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) Air ambulance service is pricey, but promises

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Pot Use Ups Odds for Suicide in Young People With Bipolar Disorder

Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) Marijuana addiction increases the risk of death by suicide, homicide and other causes (such as car crashes) in youth

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