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June 4, 2020

How Tear Gas and Pepper Spray Affect the Body

Tear gas and pepper spray can create serious, even life threatening complications in people with underlying heart or lung conditions, like asthma or COPD. If inhaled, […]
June 4, 2020

FDA Asks Companies to Recall Diabetes Medication Metformin Over Cancer-Causing Chemical

Share on PinterestIf you are taking metformin, you can talk to your physician about your medication. Getty Images NDMA is a cancer-causing contaminant called N-Nitrosodimethylamine. The […]
June 4, 2020

Lyme Disease and COVID-19 Can Share Similar Symptoms: How to Tell Them Apart

Share on PinterestHere’s how you can stay safe while enjoying the outdoors this summer. Getty Images Many of the symptoms of Lyme disease and COVID-19 are […]
June 3, 2020

Should You Take a Low Dose Aspirin Every Day?

Share on PinterestAmerican Heart Association officials say some Bayer displays at Walmart stores earlier this year may have given people the false impression that daily aspirin […]
June 3, 2020

Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Are Rising: Are PSA Screening Standards to Blame?

Share on PinterestExperts say guidelines that fewer PSA screenings have caused early prostate cases to go undiagnosed and develop into later stages of the disease. Getty […]
June 3, 2020

Do You Need a Colonoscopy Every 10 Years If Your First Screening Is Negative?

Share on PinterestResearchers say a person with no family history of colorectal cancer who has a “negative” initial high-quality colonoscopy can probably wait longer than a […]
June 3, 2020

What New CDC Guidelines Mean for Workplaces as They Reopen

Share on PinterestExperts say business owners should adopt safety practices that best fit their workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. Getty Images Experts say there are many […]
June 3, 2020

How One Nursing Home Stopped a COVID-19 Outbreak

Deaths from the novel coronavirus in nursing homes account for more than half of all fatalities in 14 states, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Long-term […]
June 3, 2020

Why Wearing a Mask Is Important When Going to Protest

The current news has eclipsed it, but the COVID-19 pandemic is still an ongoing emergency. Following physical distancing guidelines and wearing a mask are essential to […]
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