• COVID's Indirect Toll on the Heart

    4 days ago - By MedPageToday

    COVID-19 has had an indirect toll on heart health around the world, as cardiovascular testing volumes plummeted and cardiovascular deaths rose in 2020, researchers found.
    CDC data revealed that in the first U.S. coronavirus...
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  • Wives bore the brunt of child care during the shutdown

    Wives bore the brunt of child care during the shutdown

    4 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Traditional gendered patterns of child care persisted during the COVID-19 shutdown, with more than a third of couples relying on women to provide most or all of it, according to a new study.
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  • Why COVID Vaccines are Falsely Linked to Infertility

    Why COVID Vaccines are Falsely Linked to Infertility

    4 days ago - By Web MD

    There's no evidence that the new vaccines against COVID-19 cause infertility, yet that's a worry that's been cited by some health care workers as a reason they're reluctant to be first in line to get the shots.
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  • COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin In Mass. Addiction Treatment Programs

    4 days ago - By CommonHealth Wbur

    Spectrum Health System received 700 doses of the Moderna vaccine last week, and as of Tuesday, the company had administered about half of the first doses to staff and 20 people in residential addiction treatment.
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  • Gut Microbiota May Influence COVID-19 Severity, Immune Response

    4 days ago - By Medscape

    The gut microbiome may influence the severity of COVID-19 as well as the magnitude of the immune response to the infection, according to new research.
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  • More than half of COVID-19 health care workers at risk for mental health problems

    4 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A new study suggests more than half of doctors, nurses, and emergency responders involved in COVID-19 care could be at risk for one or more mental health problems, including acute traumatic stress, depression, anxiety, problematic alcohol use, and insomnia. The researchers found that the risk of these mental health conditions was comparable to rates observed during natural disasters, such as 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina.
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