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Nurses Can Make the Difference for New Moms’ Breastfeeding

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) One key to breastfeeding success? Having enough hospital nurses to ensure that new moms get top-notch care. Hospitals with higher rates of exclusive breastfeeding

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Older Adults Turning to Pot for Common Health Problems

Latest Senior Health News TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) Marijuana is fast becoming a favorite medication among older Americans, a new study finds. Cannabis is being used to ease

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COVID-Related Deaths Hit 300,000: CDC

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that as of early October nearly 300,000 Americans have died from COVID-19. These

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Air Pollution Ups Risk for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s Disease

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 As the air people breathe gets dirtier, their odds for serious neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s and other dementias rises, new research

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Is There a Better Therapy for Hospitalized Anorexia Patients?

Latest Mental Health News By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) It may seem counterintuitive, but when someone with the

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Actor Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma Diagnosis

TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) Actor Jeff Bridges announced on Monday that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma. Telling his fans on Twitter, the acclaimed thespian said, “Although it is

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New Surge of COVID Infections in America

By Robin Foster and E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporters WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 A third surge of coronavirus cases now has a firm grip on the United States, with an average of

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Most U.S. Women Under 50 Use Contraception: Report

Latest Women’s Health News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) Most American women between 15 and 49 years of

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No COVID Vaccines in California Without State Approval

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — California isn’t going to allow the use of any coronavirus vaccines until its own panel of experts approves them, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday. Vaccinations

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What Will Convince Americans to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) Promoting any emerging COVID-19 vaccine to a skeptical public could be tough. But a new survey

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