Used to Gauge COVID Severity, Pulse Oximeters Can Be Inaccurate on Darker Skin

By Ernie Mundell and Cara Murez HealthDay Reporters MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) Pulse oximeters — small devices that clip onto fingertips — can seem

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New Variants Mean COVID Vaccines, Tests May Need Tweaking: FDA

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) The emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 variants could require a quick pivot on the part of pharmaceutical

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Chronic Heartburn Raises Odds for Cancers of Larynx, Esophagus

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) People with chronic heartburn may face increased risks of several rare types of cancer, a large U.S.

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Short Course of Psychotherapy Can Help Ease Panic Disorder

Latest Mental Health News By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) New research offers up hopeful news for the millions of people

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Could Your DNA Predict a Happy Marriage?

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) The DNA ties that bind: Marriage satisfaction may lie in your genes, a new study suggests. Researchers from the University

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Teachers Main Drivers of School COVID Outbreaks, So Vaccinations Needed: Study

MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) In the wake of U.S. recommendations to re-open schools, a new government report indicates that teachers may be key spreaders of COVID-19

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U.S. COVID Death Toll Passes 500,000

By Ernie Mundell and Robin Foster HealthDay Reporters TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2021 President Joe Biden marked the unthinkable milestone of half a million Americans lost to coronavirus

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Got a Vaccine-Skeptical Relative? Here’s How to Talk to Them

TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) While more than 57 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been given in the United States and many Americans eagerly await their turn to get a shot, not everyone

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Pregnant Women Face Higher Odds of Coronavirus Infection

MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) Pregnant women have high COVID-19 infection rates — especially women of color — and they should be near the front of the line for vaccines across the

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Tips to Keep Young Athletes Injury-Free

Latest Prevention & Wellness News SUNDAY, Feb. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) Today’s young athletes push themselves harder than ever before, which raises their odds for injury, experts

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