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AHA News: Understanding the Basics of 'Herd Immunity' - 2020-03-27
"Recently I heard a medical "expert" on the news incorrectly define the term "herd immunity." It's a new phrase for many people, but we're hearing about it more and more, so it's important to understand exactly what it is." More

Too Little Sleep Takes Toll on Kids' Mental Health: Study - 2020-03-27
"Kids who don't get enough sleep may be at risk for ADHD, anxiety, depression and other mental health problems, researchers report." More

Multiple Measures of Social Distancing Required to Slow Coronavirus: Study - 2020-03-27
"Researchers concluded that a three-pronged approach would be most effective at preventing spread of COVID-19. It would include quarantining infected people and their families, closing schools and workplace distancing." More

Legal Pot Products Too Potent for Chronic Pain - 2020-03-27
"Most legal medical marijuana -- more than 90% -- is stronger than what doctors recommend for chronic pain relief, a new study finds." More

Cough, Fever, Fatigue? Head to CDC's Online Coronavirus Symptom Checker - 2020-03-27
"Your first thought is: Do I have COVID-19? The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has posted a new coronavirus self-checker on its website that might ease your mind and steer you toward any medical help you might need." More

Three Countries Have Kept Coronavirus in Check; Here's How They Did It - 2020-03-27
"South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam each recognized the novel coronavirus as a threat from the outset, and aggressively tested suspected cases and tracked potential new infections, public health experts said." More

PTSD Can Take Heavy Toll on Hearts of Female Vets - 2020-03-26
"PTSD can cause severe psychic distress, but it may also raise heart risks for female veterans in particular, a new study suggests." More

AHA News: If You Think Before You Snack, It's Not So Bad - 2020-03-26
"To snack or not to snack? That is not the question, because we're going to snack." More

Could Viagra, Cialis Work Largely by Placebo Effect? - 2020-03-26
"Until the discovery of Viagra, men with erectile dysfunction were largely left with the impression that their sexual problems were all in their head. That might still be somewhat true, even in this age of little blue pills, a new paper argues." More

Severe COVID-19 Might Injure the Heart - 2020-03-26
"The new coronavirus may be a respiratory bug, but it's becoming clear that some severely ill patients sustain heart damage. And it may substantially raise their risk of death, doctors in China are reporting." More

Why Are Teens, Millennials Ignoring Coronavirus Warnings? - 2020-03-26
"News reports have shown young adults and teens packing beaches and bars for spring break, ignoring public health officials' pleas to practice social distancing, and acting as if the world isn't in the throes of a pandemic." More

An Expert's Guide to Fact-Checking Coronavirus Info Online - 2020-03-26
"With bogus information about the new coronavirus spreading fast online, how can you separate fact from fiction?" More

Livestock, Poultry Safe From Coronavirus: Expert - 2020-03-26
"In a bit of good news about the novel coronavirus, one expert says it looks like livestock and poultry don't appear to be at risk from COVID-19." More

U.S. Hospital Beds Were Already Maxed Out Before Coronavirus Pandemic - 2020-03-26
"Only about 1 of every 3 U.S. hospital beds is empty on any given day, according to research from the Urban Institute, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation." More

FDA Warns of Defective EpiPen Dangers - 2020-03-25
"Problems may occur in EpiPen 0.3 mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15 mg auto-injectors and authorized generic versions due to device malfunctions and user errors, according to the agency." More

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