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Flawed oxygen readings may be behind Covid-19’s toll on people of color

Flawed oxygen readings may be behind Covid-19’s toll on people of color

“It’s really shocking that it was only until 2021 for the FDA to actually issue an alert,” said Uché Blackstock, an emergency medicine physician and CEO of Advancing Health Equity. “And even in that alert last year, they didn’t even mention racial bias or race or racism in it.” The problem raises broader concerns about …

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Things To Know About The Clitoris For People Looking To Maximize Pleasure

Things To Know About The Clitoris For People Looking To Maximize Pleasure

For instance, dolphins, like humans, have sex not just to conceive but also to connect with other dolphins, according to a 2022 study. In these creatures, the clitoris is located near the vaginal opening, which means it’s likely to be stimulated during intercourse. Female bottlenose dolphins have been known to stimulate each other’s clitorises with …

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‘People should be aware’: eggs of tiny infectious worm found in parks in New York and Europe

Scattered in cat sandboxes and dog runs around the world, there’s a parasite invisible to the naked eye that mostly infects these creatures. It’s a tiny worm that lives in the animals’ muscles and digestive systems, but can spread to others. Sometimes, though, it infects humans. Increasingly researchers are concerned that children are inadvertently consuming …

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New data shows how many people in Seattle area and WA could have long COVID

New data shows how many people in Seattle area and WA could have long COVID

It’s one of the scariest things about testing positive for COVID-19: What if the symptoms persist for months? Most people with COVID start feeling better within a few days to a few weeks. But for some, a wide range of symptoms can persist for more than a month after the initial infection. These post-COVID conditions, …

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How Emotionally Intelligent People Use the Rule of Rewiring to Hack Their Brains and Change Their Habits

How Emotionally Intelligent People Use the Rule of Rewiring to Hack Their Brains and Change Their Habits

Emily’s a passionate entrepreneur who’s doing a lot of things right…But she’s also a workaholic. Emily has every intention of closing shop on Friday and spending the weekend with her family. But a potential client asked for a meeting this Saturday, and she couldn’t say no. Sunday won’t be a day off either, since she’s …

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CDC vaccine advisers unanimously vote to recommend Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for people ages 6 through 17 | CNN

CDC vaccine advisers unanimously vote to recommend Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for people ages 6 through 17 | CNN

CNN  —  Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Thursday to support recommending the two-dose Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for use in people ages 6 through 17 years old. The vaccine received emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration last week. All 15 voting members of the …

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6 People Who Should Never Drink Diet Soda, Say Doctors — Eat This Not That

6 People Who Should Never Drink Diet Soda, Say Doctors — Eat This Not That

You probably know people who love diet soda, maybe even too much. Over the past few years, the demand for diet, low-calorie, and zero-sugar versions of brands like Coke, Sprite, and Pepsi have been flooding grocery store shelves… and people can’t seem to get enough. According to a report from Grand View Research, the global …

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Americans Are Wasting Billions Every Year on Useless Supplements, Scientists Warn

Americans Are Wasting Billions Every Year on Useless Supplements, Scientists Warn

For years scientists have been saying there’s not much evidence to recommend vitamin supplements for most people, with a growing body of research suggesting most of the pills are useless and don’t necessarily make us any healthier.   Yet the message has not been getting through. Over half of US adults regularly take dietary supplements, …

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Multivitamins, supplements are a 'waste of money' for most people, study says

Multivitamins, supplements are a ‘waste of money’ for most people, study says

CHICAGO — Vitamins and supplements that countless people take to improve their health are just a waste of money, a new study contends. Researchers from Northwestern University say their health benefits are mainly in the mind and some may even do more harm than good. According to the CDC, nearly six in 10 Americans regularly …

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