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12 May

Weight In Young Girls Linked To Eating Disorder Risk

Body mass index in girls as young as 7 may be a warning sign of future anorexia nervosa or bulimia, according to a new study.

11 May

Heart Complications After COVID-19 Are Rare In College Athletes, New Study Finds

Researchers say athletes with asymptomatic or mild cases of COVID-19 may not need heart tests before returning to play

10 May

Women With Heart Attack Symptoms Treated Less Urgently Than Men, Study Finds

Women rushed to the ER with chest pain wait longer for treatment and receive fewer basic heart tests, researchers say.

'Mind-Reading' Technology Allows Paralyzed Man to Rapidly Text

'Mind-Reading' Technology Allows Paralyzed Man to Rapidly Text

WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- A microchip implanted in the brain has allowed a paralyzed man to communicate by text — at speeds that approach the typical smartphone user.

The achievement is the latest advance in "brain-computer interface" (BCI) systems.

Scientists have been studying BCI technology ...

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  • May 12, 2021
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Moderna Vaccine Can Trigger Red, Itchy 'COVID Arm,' But It's Temporary

Moderna Vaccine Can Trigger Red, Itchy 'COVID Arm,' But It's Temporary

WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- In rare cases, people who receive the two-dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccine may experience a red, itchy patch of skin a few days later at the injection site, a new report finds.

They shouldn't panic: This "COVID arm" reaction, although annoying, was short-lived in all case...

  • Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter
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  • May 12, 2021
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Do Prescription Sleep Medicines Even Work?

Do Prescription Sleep Medicines Even Work?

WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- An estimated 9 million Americans turn to prescription pills when they can't sleep, but a new study of middle-aged women finds taking the drugs for a year or longer may do little good.

Comparing a group of about 200 women who were medicated for sleep problems with over 400 women...

  • Serena McNiff HealthDay Reporter
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  • May 12, 2021
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Uber Rides, Vouchers & Free Beers as Feds, States Seek More Vaccine Takers

Uber Rides, Vouchers & Free Beers as Feds, States Seek More Vaccine Takers

Uber and Lyft will start giving free rides to vaccination sites starting May 24, President Joe Biden announced Tuesday as his administration tries to address lingering vaccine hesitancy among Americans.

The ride-sharing initiative will last until July 4, a date that Biden has set for getting shots into the arms of at least 70 percent ...

  • Ernie Mundell and Robin Foster HealthDay Reporters
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  • May 12, 2021
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Gene Therapy Uses HIV to Rescue Kids Born Without Immune System

Gene Therapy Uses HIV to Rescue Kids Born Without Immune System

Cora Oakley is a rough-and-tumble 4-year-old who loves gymnastics and outdoor activities, particularly if it involves bouncing on a trampoline.

It's hard to tell from looking at her that she was born without an immune system. Kids with this condition can acquire dangerous, life-threatening infections from day-to-day activities as simple as...

  • Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter
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  • May 12, 2021
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Rural U.S. Schools Are Bringing Back In-Person Learning Faster Than Urban Schools

Rural U.S. Schools Are Bringing Back In-Person Learning Faster Than Urban Schools

Rural school districts in the United States have led the way back to in-person instruction during the pandemic, a survey of school leaders finds.

About 42% of rural school districts were fully back to in-school learning by February, compared with 17% of urban districts, the survey found.

The opposite was true for online learning: 29%...

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