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CDC Now Says Vaccinated Should Be Tested After COVID Exposure, Even Without Symptoms - 2021-07-29
"People fully vaccinated against COVID-19 should be tested for the virus if they come into contact with infected people, whether or not they have symptoms, say updated testing guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention." More

Pandemic Boosted Paranoia and Conspiracy Theories, Study Confirms - 2021-07-29
"Using online surveys and the same card games, the researchers detected increased levels of paranoia and erratic behavior among the general population in the United States during the pandemic." More

Lowering Medicare Age Could Help Close Racial Gaps in Health Care: Study - 2021-07-29
"A new study suggests lowering eligibility from age 65 to age 60 could go a long way toward addressing inequities in health insurance, access to care and self-reported health decline." More

Why Strokes Can Affect Women, Men Differently - 2021-07-29
"It is often said that stroke affects men and women differently. Now, scientists say the location of the stroke's damage in the brain may help explain why." More

Loneliness Raises Opioid Dangers in Seniors: Study - 2021-07-29
"Illustrating a heartbreaking cycle, new research finds that lonely seniors are much more likely to take opioid painkillers, sedatives, anti-anxiety drugs and other medications." More

More Than Half of Americans Plagued by Back, Leg Pain - 2021-07-29
"More than half of U.S. adults suffer from pain, with backs and legs the most common sources, according to researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)." More

Want to Avoid Dementia? Add Some Color to Your Plate - 2021-07-29
"People who consumed just a half serving a day of foods high in a naturally occurring compound called flavonoids had a 20% lower risk of mental decline, according to a new study." More

Pfizer Says 3rd Shot of Vaccine Boosts COVID Protection - 2021-07-28
"New data show that protection from both doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine decreases slightly over time, but that a third dose significantly boosts levels of antibodies against several variants of the virus, including the highly contagious Delta variant that's now dominant in the United States." More

Many Black Men Missed Out on Prostate Cancer Care During Pandemic - 2021-07-28
"Black men in the United States have higher rates of prostate cancer than white men, yet they were far less likely to have surgery for their cancer during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study finds." More

How Trust in Science Can Make You Vulnerable to 'Pseudoscience' - 2021-07-28
"Trusting science is good, but it could put you at risk for being duped by false science, or "pseudoscience," if you let your guard down, researchers warn." More

Mixed Progress Against Cancers in Teens, Young Adults - 2021-07-28
"Survival rates have improved for several types of cancer, though gains have been limited for some common kinds, according to a long-term study published online July 26 in the journal Cancer." More

Vitamin D May Lower Black Women's Odds for COVID-19 - 2021-07-28
"Unlocking a clue to why Black women might be more susceptible to COVID-19, a new study shows that low levels of vitamin D may increase their risk of infection." More

Primary Care Doctors Often Miss Heart Failure in Women, Black Patients - 2021-07-28
"The serious and common heart ailment is too often missed in women, Blacks and poorer people when they see their health care provider for a regular appointment, the Stanford University researchers said." More

Bogus Info on Cancer Common Online, and It Can Harm - 2021-07-28
"A new study finds that one-third of the most popular articles on social media about treatment for common cancers contains misinformation -- and most of it can be downright dangerous." More

Delta Variant Spreads More Easily, Causing CDC Change on Indoor Masking - 2021-07-27
"The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday is expected to recommend a return to masks indoors for the fully vaccinated in some areas of the country." More

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