• Radiation therapy delay for prostate cancer patients offers room for flexibility during the pandemic

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    For cancer patients receiving radiation treatment during a surge in COVID-19 cases, adhering to the stay-at-home orders of quarantine is not always an option.
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  • Kiwis face anxious wait over coronavirus restrictions as cases grow

    1 month ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Auckland is tipped to remain under level three lockdown as the number of cases connected to a new outbreak in the city grows to 17.
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  • Fewer hospital patients in Covid-19 hotspots

    1 month ago - By BBC

    Hospital admissions are not rising despite increases in coronavirus cases, according to NHS England data.
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  • Vaping raises COVID-19 risk among teens and youth

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    A new study by Californian researchers has shown that youth and teenagers who use electronic cigarettes are five times more likely to be affected by COVID-19 disease, and those that use both electronic and traditional cigarettes are seven times more likely to get the infection.
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  • Victoria records 372 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths

    1 month ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Victoria has recorded 372 new coronavirus cases and a further 14 deaths, with epidemiologists cautiously optimistic the state's second wave of infections has turned a corner.
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  • New research finds mHealth technologies as a viable option to monitor COVID-19 patients

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    An international task force, including two University of Massachusetts Amherst computer scientists, concludes in new research that mobile health technologies are a viable option to monitor COVID-19 patients at home and predict which ones will need medical intervention.
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  • Yep, You Still Need a Flu Shot This Year - Here's Where to Get One For Free

    Yep, You Still Need a Flu Shot This Year - Here's Where to Get One For Free

    1 month ago - By PopSugar

    We're still battling the COVID-19 pandemic , but that doesn't mean you can ignore flu season. It's more important than ever that you get a flu shot if you're able to, in order to protect yourself and others and ease the burden on the healthcare system. Experts typically recommend getting the flu shot as early as September , before the virus begins to spread, although it's better to get one late in the season than not at all. Fortunately, no matter what kind of crazy schedule you're dealing with this fall, there are plenty of locations you can pop into for a flu shot without an appointment...
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  • COVID Likely Deadlier for New York Than 1918 Flu

    COVID Likely Deadlier for New York Than 1918 Flu

    1 month ago - By Web MD

    Crunching the numbers from New York City during the worst two months of the 1918 flu epidemic and the two months encompassing the height of this year's COVID-19 outbreak , researchers said the latter may have been the more lethal.
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  • COVID-19 Update: Hearing Loss Risk, New Mental Health Data

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.
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  • COVID-19 and 1918 Flu Mortality in NYC 'In the Same Ballpark'

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Because mortality rates have fallen by half over 100 years, the relative increase in excess deaths for the COVID-19 outbreak in New York was higher than that for the Spanish flu, researchers found.
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  • Are Neck Gaiters Really ‘the Worst' COVID-19 Face Covering?

    1 month ago - By Mens health

    We took a closer look at a new study before buying into the hype.
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  • Coronavirus LIVE updates: Victoria seeks lower deaths, new COVID-19 cases; NSW still facing ongoing cases; New Zealand cluster grows to 13

    1 month ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Greater Melbourne remains in stage four lockdown while other parts of Australia continue to battle new clusters of COVID-19 as the pandemic rolls on.
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