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1 out of 6 people report using medical cannabis to treat a skin condition without a dermatologist’s recommendation, researchers say.
Parkinson’s patients who get a few hours of physical activity per week experience a slower decline in balancing and walking abilities, researchers say.
Consuming more than half a tablespoon of olive oil per day may lower the risk of death from heart disease, cancer and other conditions, researchers say.
The time to upgrade your mask is now.
In a departure from its prior advice on face masks, new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges properly fitted N95 or KN95 masks as the best protection against COVID-19, rather than cloth masks.
Early in the pandemic, supply shortages of the N95 and KN95 masks led to p...
- Cara Murez and Ernie Mundell
- January 17, 2022
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Shoveling snow may trigger a heart attack if you're not careful, especially if you already have risk factors, an expert warns.
The combination of shoveling and cold weather can cause your arteries to spasm and constrict, explained Dr. Sam Kazziha, chief of cardiovascular services at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Detroit.
"During the ...
Think you're safe from lung cancer because you've never smoked? Think again.
While cigarette smoking is the main cause of lung cancer, it's possible to get the disease without ever lighting up.
"Anyone with lungs can get lung cancer," said Dr. Missak Haigentz Jr., chief of Thoracic and Head and Neck Medical Oncology at Rutgers Cance...
FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Unvaccinated pregnant women are putting themselves and their baby at risk for serious complications of COVID-19, according to new research out of Scotland.
For women who have the virus within 28 days of their delivery date, those complications include preterm births, stillbirths ...
- Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter
- January 14, 2022
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A three-month sexual abstinence rule for blood donations from sexually active gay and bisexual men should be dropped by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, critics urge as the country struggles with a blood shortage.
Right now, based on the slight chance of infection with HIV, men who have sex with men must abstain from sex with other m...
Want to look more alluring? Wear a mask.
That's the takeaway from Welsh researchers who found that masking up may make men look more attractive to the opposite sex and that some kinds of masks do a better job of this than others.
“Research carried out before the pandemic found medical face masks reduce attractivene...
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