Repeal of Obamacare Could Leave Young Cancer Patients in the Lurch

THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) If Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is repealed, pediatric cancer patients could lose critical insurance coverage, a new study warns. Kids with cancer

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Mask Use by Americans Now Tops 90%, Poll Finds

Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) Here’s good news for public health

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U.S. Daily COVID Case Count Nears Record for Pandemic

By Robin Foster and E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporters FRIDAY, Oct. 23, 2020 The United States on Thursday recorded its second highest daily total of new coronavirus cases since

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Purdue Pharma to Plead Guilty to Opioid-Related Crimes

Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, Oct. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Purdue Pharma, maker of the opioid painkiller OxyContin linked to the opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three

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How to Care for Your Skin During Radiation Therapy

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) Proper skin care is crucial for cancer patients receiving radiation therapy, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says. Itchiness, redness, blistering and

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Searching for Clues to COVID-19 Immunity

Joel Ernst, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the division of experimental medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco. Santosha Vardhana, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and attending

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COVID-19 More Common in Pregnant Hispanics Than Other Moms-to-Be: Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) Hispanic mothers-to-be in the southern United States are almost twice as likely to have COVID-19 as non-Hispanic women, a new study finds. The researchers also

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Post-Stroke Rehab at Home May Work Best

By Cara Roberts MurezHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) Could telehealth help paralyzed stroke victims recover their motor skills faster than they

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Homeless More Likely to Die After Heart Attack

THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) Homeless people are three times more likely to die after a heart attack than other patients, a new study finds. “Our study shows a dramatically higher rate

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Take Steps Against Heart Disease

By Michael PreckerAmerican Heart Association NewsWEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (American Heart Association News) Centuries before bacon cheeseburgers, cigarettes and couch potatoes,

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