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Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Their study, published last Thursday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found a statistically significant increase in clinic and hospital visits by patients who reported respiratory illnesses as early as the week of December 22. The first known case of Covid-19 in the US was thought to be a patient in Washington who had… Read More »

Pfizer, riding high on COVID-19 vaccine launch, pays CEO Bourla $21 million for 2020

Thanks to the success of its COVID-19 vaccine, the drug giant Pfizer has become a household name around the globe—and the company’s eyeing $ 15 billion in sales from the shot this year. For writing that 2020 success story, CEO Albert Bourla collected a pay package worth more than $ 21 million. Bourla, who took… Read More »

High rates of starting and staying on PrEP in pregnant South African women, despite barriers

High initiation and persistence on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been documented in pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa, with 91% of those offered PrEP starting it and nearly half of those continuing to take PrEP six months later. While women who had given birth and those reporting side effects were less likely to stay… Read More »

How to Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay

News Consumer News How to Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay SATURDAY, Oct. 17, 2020 — To mark World Hypertension Day this Saturday, the American Heart Association offers advice on how to lower and control your blood pressure. High blood pressure affects nearly half of American adults, and three-quarters of those with high blood pressure… Read More »

Does a high fat diet cause diarrhea

Experiment with different types, as people have varying responses to each, says Riopelle. Fiber travels through the colon and provides food for gut bacteria, which then produce short-chain fatty acids that nourish colon cells and are thought to be anti-inflammatory, she says. It may be tempting to pop a probiotic supplement and count on it… Read More »