5 October 2022
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Deer Are Spreading Lyme Ticks in Suburban Backyards

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — They look so cute, grazing quietly in your backyard. But the overpopulation of white-tailed deer across the Northeastern United States could help spread Lyme disease and another tick-borne illness, anaplasmosis, especially in suburban areas, a new study suggests. The research points out that […]

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Immune System Early Warnings Inspire New Remedies

Sept. 20, 2022 – The immune system is among the most complex and mysterious in the human body, and it is more versatile than previously understood, report researchers in the emerging field of mechanoimmunology, tracking how our bodies fight illness and how to successfully intervene. Unlike other systems that rely on organs to operate, the […]

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Have Long COVID? Here’s Where to Go for Care

Sept. 20, 2022 – Patients who navigate what can feel like an endless series of checkups and lab tests to confirm a long COVID diagnosis face an even harder path ahead: Figuring out where to go for care. Treatment options are as complex and varied as the symptoms that come with this condition, experts say. […]

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Saving Lives With ‘Safer Opioids’

By Amy Norton               HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As opioid overdose deaths continue to soar, a Canadian program points to one way to save lives: providing “safer” opioids to people at high risk of overdose. That’s the conclusion of a study evaluating Canada’s first formal […]

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The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique May Help You Get to Sleep

Sept. 19, 2022 — If you’re too stressed to sleep, taking time to practice a breathing regimen with ancient roots could help you find your way to slumberland. The 4-7-8 breathing technique was popularized by Andrew Weil, MD, founder of the Andrew Weil center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, but it is […]

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Medical Debt Can Crush Even the Insured

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Weeks after a stay in the hospital, your bill arrives and you can barely believe the amount due. How is this even possible if you have good health insurance and, more importantly, how will you pay it? Unfortunately, you’re not alone. More than […]

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Diets Haven’t Improved Much Worldwide; U.S. Near Bottom of List

MONDAY, Sept. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Despite everything people have learned about good nutrition, folks around the world aren’t eating much healthier than they were three decades ago, a new global review has concluded. Diets are still closer to a poor score of zero — with loads of sugar and processed meats […]

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Does the Timing of Cancer Chemotherapy Appointments Matter?

What time is it? Your body knows, based on a carefully calibrated internal clock that turns certain genes off and on throughout the day. And humans have long known that certain medicines are best used at different times of day: caffeine in the morning, to name one. What if cancer medications, provided at specifically tuned […]

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Sound Sick? New AI Technology Might Tell If It’s COVID

Sept. 19, 2022 — Imagine this: You think you might have COVID. You speak a couple of sentences into your phone. Then an app gives you reliable results in under a minute. “You sound sick” is what we humans might tell a friend. Artificial intelligence, or AI, could take that to new frontiers by analyzing […]

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The Twin You Didn’t Know You Had

The medicine you took this morning traveled a long route to get from the lab to your pill pack. First, there’s extensive lab research. Then, animal testing. But before a medicine can be approved for use, it must be tested on humans – in an expensive, complex process known as a clinical trial. The Basics In […]

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