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23 Sep

Pregnant Women Who Get COVID Vaccine Pass Antibodies to Newborns

Expectant moms who receive mRNA Covid-19 vaccines pass antibodies to their newborns, researchers find.

22 Sep

More Women Using Pot for Menopause Symptoms, Study Finds

More women are using pot to help combat sleeping problems and mood issues brought on by menopause, researchers say.

21 Sep

1 in 5 Kids Eating More Fast Food During the Pandemic: Poll Results

While 50 percent of families report eating healthier during COVID, 20 percent are serving fast food to their kids more often, researchers say.

Can Llama Antibodies Fight COVID in Humans? New Research Says They Might

Can Llama Antibodies Fight COVID in Humans? New Research Says They Might

The future of COVID-19 treatments might include a tiny antibody made by llamas.

British researchers credit a llama named Fifi with their finding.

The investigators said these llama nanobodies, which are also produced by camels, could eventually be produced in a lab and administered by a nasal spray, binding tightly to the COVID-19 vi...

  • Cara Murez
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  • September 23, 2021
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Could Your Genes Be to Blame for Your Kid's Aversion to Broccoli?

Could Your Genes Be to Blame for Your Kid's Aversion to Broccoli?

Parents and their children often share numerous traits -- including a dislike for broccoli and other veggies in the same family.

Noxious enzymes from bacteria in saliva may be the reason why, a new study suggests.

Levels of these compounds are similar in parents and children, which might be why these vegetables are turnoffs for ...

  • Steven Reinberg
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  • September 23, 2021
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Childhood Trauma Linked With Higher Odds for Adult Neurological Ills

Childhood Trauma Linked With Higher Odds for Adult Neurological Ills

Kids who suffer abuse, neglect or household dysfunction are more likely to have neurological problems like stroke or headaches as adults, researchers report.

"Traumatic events in childhood have been linked in previous studies to a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, riskier health behaviors like smoking and drug use, and decreased lif...

  • Steven Reinberg
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  • September 23, 2021
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U.S. to Buy 500 Million More COVID Vaccine Doses for Global Donation

U.S. to Buy 500 Million More COVID Vaccine Doses for Global Donation

The United States will buy 500 million more doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine that it will donate to countries in need, President Biden announced at a virtual summit on the pandemic Wednesday.

The United States is doubling its purchase of the vaccine to 1 billion doses as Biden hopes 70% of the world's population can be vaccinated wi...

  • Steven Reinberg
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  • September 22, 2021
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18 Million Americans Can't Pay for Needed Meds

18 Million Americans Can't Pay for Needed Meds

As many as 18 million Americans can't afford their prescribed medications, a new nationwide poll finds.

That's 7% of the adult population in the United States. But when it comes to households making less than $24,000 per year, the percentage jumps to 19%, the West Health/Gallup poll revealed.

Here are the key findings:

  • The...

  • Steven Reinberg
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  • September 22, 2021
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Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer May Have Long-Term Risk for the Heart

Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer May Have Long-Term Risk for the Heart

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Younger women who undergo radiation for cancer in the left breast have a heightened risk of heart disease years later, a new study finds.

Among women who received radiation therapy for left-sided breast cancer, 10.5% developed coronary artery disease over the next 27 years, r...

  • Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter
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  • September 22, 2021
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