Older, critically ill patients with COVID-19 may have increased risk of bradycardia with lopinavir and ritonavir

Older, critically ill patients with COVID-19 who received a combination of the antiretroviral medications lopinavir and ritonavir experienced bradycardia, a slow heart rate, more often, according to new research published today in Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, an American Heart Association journal. The combination of antiretroviral medications lopinavir (LPV) and ritonavir (RTV) have been previously used to treat patients with SARS-Cov-1 […]

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5G networks have few health impacts, study finds

Fifth generation or 5G wireless technology, which began being deployed worldwide in 2019, provides faster connectivity and more bandwidth, meaning higher download speeds. But because 5G technology is so new, little is known about the potential health effects from its radiofrequency radiation, which is higher than the current industry standard 4G. The Oregon State study begins to change that. “Based […]

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Common Fights Couples Have That Are Totally Normal

Couples fight. That’s just a fact. When there’s skin in the game, mutual love and affection and mutual interests (financial, personal, whatever), there will be disagreements. As much as we’d like relationships to be all sunshine, rainbows and roses, the ugly truth is that you and your partner will always have your share of fights (and, ideally, make-ups). And, let’s […]

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More Than 100 Cases of Coronavirus Have Been Linked to a Michigan Bar

More than 100 cases of COVID-19 have been linked back to a single bar in Michigan, less than a month after restaurants and bars were given the green light to partially reopen their dining rooms, The Detroit News reports. Ingham County officials issued a statement yesterday saying there are now 107 cases of COVID-19 cases linked to Harper’s Restaurant & […]

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The Trader Joe's Products That Have a Cult Following for a Good Reason

There are regular grocery stores and then there is Trader Joe’s. Sure, you can find the things you need at your local grocery store but when you step into a Trader Joe’s, it’s like stepping into foodie heaven. Trader Joe’s takes grocery shopping to an entirely different level and the food retailer has gained somewhat of a cult following for […]

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13 survivors share stories of what it's like to have a miscarriage

Shattering the saddest taboo of all: Thirteen women share what it’s like to have a miscarriage – after striking new study found losing a baby leaves a third with post traumatic stress The loss of a baby is something that women may carry with them all their lives Wanting to help others affected, the 13 women here are sharing their […]

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Nearly half of US youth have been stalked/harassed by partners

A new, first-of-its-kind Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) study finds that 48% of 12-18-year-olds who have been in a relationship have been stalked or harassed by a partner, and 42% have stalked or harassed a partner. Published in the journal Youth & Society, the analysis is part of the first nationally-representative study of non-physical youth dating abuse. “These […]

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Ladder falls have long-lasting consequences for older blokes

It only takes a moment to fall off a ladder, but the psychological impacts are long-lasting, particularly for older males. In the world’s first study of long-term impacts from ladder falls, Queensland researchers have found half of fallers experience a deterioration in their psychological wellbeing for at least six months after the incident. The University of Queensland’s Dr. Rob Eley […]

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