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August 12, 2020

Why Dementia Risk Is Declining and What That Means for the Future

Share on PinterestResearchers say the incidence rate of dementia has decreased by 13 percent since 1988, most likely due to better health education and changes in […]
August 12, 2020

Are Older Adults Getting Too Many Cancer Screenings?

Share on PinterestExperts say for many older adults, the side effects and other risks associated with cancer screenings outweigh the benefits. Getty Images Researchers say adults […]
August 12, 2020

Russia Claims They Have a COVID-19 Vaccine: Why You Should Be Skeptical

Share on PinterestVladimir Putin announced Russia will administer a vaccine for COVID-19 before critical tests have been finished. Getty Images Russia approved its experimental coronavirus vaccine […]
August 12, 2020

Animal Laboratories Being Used to Process COVID-19 Tests in an Effort to Speed Up Results

Share on PinterestAt least 15 veterinary laboratories are helping process COVID-19 tests, but they are facing the same supply shortages as other labs. Getty Images There […]
August 12, 2020

How Much Will You Pay for a COVID-19 Vaccine? Here’s What We Know

Share on PinterestDozens of potential COVID-19 vaccines are currently in testing. Getty Images Millions of Americans will be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine at no […]
August 11, 2020

How Schools Can Easily Become ‘Superspreaders’ of COVID-19

Share on PinterestExperts say schools need to implement safety precautions such as mask wearing and staggered class schedules to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread. Getty […]
August 11, 2020

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Onions: What to Know

Share on PinterestHundreds of people have been sickened due to a salmonella outbreak linked to onions. Getty Images More than 600 people have developed salmonella infections […]
August 11, 2020

How Telemedicine Can Help People Access Birth Control During the Pandemic

Share on PinterestTelemedicine may help women get access to birth control in the pandemic. Getty Images Getting to doctors and pharmacies is just one barrier to […]
August 11, 2020

People Without Symptoms Carry Just as Much of the Coronavirus as Symptomatic People

Share on PinterestEven without symptoms people can carry the virus that causes COVID-19. Getty Images New findings add to the growing belief that asymptomatic carriers may […]
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