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What’s a diagnosis about? COVID-19 and beyond

By MICHEL ACCAD Last month marked the 400th anniversary of the birth of John Graunt, commonly regarded as the father of epidemiology.  His major published work, Natural and Political Observations Made upon the Bills of Mortality, called attention to the death statistics published weekly in London beginning in the late 16th century.  Graunt was skeptical of how… Read More »

To Curb Coronavirus, What’s Behind The Wearing Of A Mask?

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday recommended wearing cloth face masks when going out, especially to places like grocery stores and pharmacies. That’s because a “significant portion” of people with the virus lack symptoms or can transmit the disease through close… Read More »

What’s new with the Nutrition Facts label?

The Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990 (NLEA) mandated nutrition labeling on most packaged foods. These include canned and frozen foods, breads, cereals, desserts, snacks, beverages, and a variety of other foods that line the aisles of grocery stores. Food labels — officially called Nutrition Facts labels — are intended to help consumers choose… Read More »

Masturbation, acne, and pimples: What’s the link? – Medical News Today

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. There are many misconceptions about masturbation. A lack of research into its long-term effects may contribute to some of these misapprehensions. Both masturbation and acne relate to hormonal changes, but is there a link between the… Read More »

Google’s hospital data-sharing deal raises privacy fears — here’s what’s really going on

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, speaks to the media before the opening of the Berlin representation of Google Germany in Berlin on January 22, 2019. Carsten Koall | Getty Images News | Getty Images Google has waded into a privacy flap over a partnership with Ascension, a major U.S. hospital network, to collaborate on tools… Read More »

What’s The Beef On Red Meat?

Photo by Leonard Ortiz/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images MediaNews Group via Getty Images Studies regarding nutritional recommendations are notoriously difficult. As there are so many variables that need to be factored in, including lifestyle, environment, and genetics, it’s challenging to tease out any dietary habit as having a direct relationship to good health… Read More »