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Polio virus has been discovered in New York City’s sewers, suggesting that the virus is circulating in the city, New York’s health authorities said today. The detection of polio in NYC alarming but not surprising, said New York State Health Commissioner Mary Bassett, MD, MPH. “For every one case of paralytic polio identified, hundreds more
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How and Why a $35 Insulin Price Cap Failed in the Senate – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health, Inc. and may not be used by
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Nursing homes are suing friends and family to collect on patients’ billsPlay Barbara Robinson was just trying to help her mother’s friend sign up for Medicaid and move into the Monroe County nursing home in Rochester, New York. But because Robinson signed the admissions form, the nursing home considered her financially responsible for the woman’s
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Switching from one biosimilar medication to another is safe and effective, a new systematic review indicates, even though this clinical practice is not governed by current health authority regulations or guidance. “No reduction in effectiveness or increase in adverse events was detected in biosimilar-to-biosimilar switching studies conducted to date,” the review’s authors note in their
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Lift your mood with these proven positive pointers A group of hormones that have a number of physiological functions, endorphins are responsible for triggering positive feelings in the body, as well as being the body’s natural painkillers. There are many ways that we can trigger the release of endorphins, and we’ve rounded up five science-backed
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A new study published in the International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology suggests that patients and physicians have differing views on what symptoms constitute a sinus infection, probably resulting in communication barriers between patients and providers and potential misunderstandings — including misdiagnoses — in the clinic. The study findings were derived from responses to a
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California Greek Salad – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health, Inc. and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission.
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A sign outside of a hospital advertises COVID-19 testing on November 19, 2021 in New York City. On Friday vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention voted unanimously in recommending a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccines for all adults in the United States six months after they finish their
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Researchers at Ochsner Health and Tulane University School of Medicine have identified the genes that become active in carotid arteries when plaque rupture causes a stroke. The work, published in Scientific Reports, was made possible by acquiring samples closer to the time of the stroke than previously possible. The results provide a picture of what
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Last month, the World Health Organization declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. Cases are surging through the U.S., Western Europe, Latin America, and Asia. Governments are scrambling to purchase vaccines, with small amounts of Jynneos doses trickling into a handful of wealthy countries. One region has not had access to
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The case was found In Rockland County, which has a stunningly low polio vaccination rate. Dr. José Romero, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, noted that the majority of people with polio don’t have symptoms and so can spread the virus without knowing it. “There are a number of individuals
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Although some remarkable advances have been made in the detection, prevention of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) and treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the emergence of the recent Omicron variant has highlighted how much there is yet to learn regarding the immune responses of the virus. The correlation between SARS-CoV-2 vaccine protectiveness and
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Arecent study has revealed a concerning connection between the most prevalent type of liver cancer and some man-made chemicals found in industrial items, often known as “forever chemicals.” It is reportedly the first study in humans to precisely relate liver cancer to “forever chemical” exposure. The term “forever chemicals” refer to polyfluoroalkyl compounds (PFAS), which
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Pregnant women should feel confident that Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccines against COVID-19 are safe, according to a large new study published today. In fact, pregnant vaccinated women had lower odds of a significant health event, compared with nonpregnant vaccinated women, after both doses of either mRNA vaccination, the researchers reported in the journal The Lancet
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Keep your communications clear by considering your body language and how you can demonstrate active listening Showing attentiveness to a conversation lets people feel heard, and can open up the door for more meaningful interactions, showing the person you’re engaging with that you’re receptive to what they’re saying. There are some behaviours you’ll probably be
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