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FDA Expands Home Testing Guidelines for COVID Exposures

Aug. 11, 2022 – It might be a good time to stock up on home COVID-19 tests. Today, the FDA issued new guidance on at-home COVID testing. It still recommends repeat testing after a negative result, but is also recommending that people who have no symptoms but think they have been exposed take three tests […]

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8 Effective Nutrients From Food For Healthy Bones & Joints

Contributed by: Anjali Sharma Introduction Did you know, In India, the prevalence of arthritis is higher than that of several other well-known illnesses including diabetes, AIDS, and cancer, affecting more than 180 million people? This clarifies the seriousness of the situation and provides us with ample justification for caring for our bodily well-being. According to […]

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How to protect kids from choking hazards | Podcast

As a parent, you’ve probably seen that anything your little one touches will likely end up in their mouth. This is how kids learn and grow, especially when they start eating solid foods. So, it’s good to be thinking about potential choking hazards, and learning how to prevent your child from choking on something. But […]

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Best Vitamins for Cracking Knees. – Credihealth Blog

Cracking knees and joint pain is sometimes caused by a deficiency of Vitamin D and dehydration. The human body needs water to rejuvenate and lubricate the joints with the help of collagen. You may have felt sudden knee pain while walking or standing. Cracking knees in certain conditions can become normal, like after you wake […]

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Thinking Too Hard Really Can Make You Tired, Scientists Say

If you’re feeling drained at the end of a demanding day at the office, it could be you’ve been thinking too much. Scientists analyzed the chemical composition of the brains of two groups of people over the course of an approximate work day. One group was given easy tasks, while the other was told to […]

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Five Ways to Improve Your Security Posture in Healthcare

Cybersecurity remains top of mind for healthcare, as it is the most targeted industry, incurring the highest average cost of a breach ($9.2M), with the slowest incidence response time (287 days).1 As a healthcare community, we have faced new challenges over the last twenty-four months. While the pandemic has created many new hurdles for the […]

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Texas community still grapples with fallout from 2018 school shooting : Shots

Reagan Gaona stands beside the Unfillable Chair memorial in front of Santa Fe High School in Texas. The memorial is dedicated to the eight students and two teachers killed in a May 2018 shooting. To the left is a sign displaying solidarity with Uvalde, Texas, a city that experienced a similar school shooting in May […]

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Hospital and Drugmaker Move to Build Vast Database of New Yorkers’ DNA

The Mount Sinai Health System began an effort this week to build a vast database of patient genetic information that can be studied by researchers — and by a large pharmaceutical company. The goal is to search for treatments for illnesses ranging from schizophrenia to kidney disease, but the effort to gather genetic information for […]

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Bodyport receives FDA 510(k) for connected scale

Bodyport announced it has received the FDA green light for its connected scale that remotely monitors patients with fluid management conditions such as heart failure and kidney disease. The Cardiac Scale, which is intended for people 21 and over who weigh less than 397 pounds, can be used to track body weight, pulse rate, center […]

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 187

Research of the Week Famine and pathogens may have driven lactase persistence Europe. Being bombed is bad for kids’ mental health. Poor countries with cheap meat produce great soccer players. Alcohol consumption is malleable (and contagious). Neuroinflammation and Parkinson’s disease. Ultraprocessed food and cognitive function. New Primal Kitchen Podcasts Primal Kitchen Podcast: Decoding Your Genes […]

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