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February 29, 2020

How ‘Stranger Things’ Actor Puts a Positive Spotlight on a Rare Disease

Share on PinterestActor Gaten Matarazzo was born with cleidocranial dysplasia. He has spoken publicly about the rare disorder and its effect on his daily life. Getty […]
February 29, 2020

What Vaping, Smoking Do to Your Mouth’s Microbiome — and How That Affects Your Health

Share on PinterestResearchers say vaping and smoking can affect your oral health, leading to infection and inflammation. Getty Images Researchers say they’ve discovered that vaping and […]
February 29, 2020

How Sugary Drinks Can Affect Cholesterol Levels and Heart Health

Nearly one-third of U.S. adults have high cholesterol. Too much cholesterol increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, two leading causes of death in the […]
February 29, 2020

E. coli, Salmonella Infections Prompt Jimmy John’s to Pull Sprouts from Its Restaurants

Share on PinterestBoth the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued alerts about Jimmy John’s sprouts. Getty […]
February 29, 2020

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder May Be Fueled by a ‘Distrust of the Past’

Share on PinterestResearchers say doubts about past experiences may propel people with OCD to repeat their behaviors. Getty Images New research suggests that obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) […]
February 29, 2020

What to Know as Flu Season Nears Peak

Many people are misinformed about the flu, often underestimating the dangers of influenza and skipping the vaccine, according to a recent survey. At least 26 million […]
February 29, 2020

The Latest on the Coronavirus: WHO Declares ‘Very High’ Threat

Chinese authorities have detected a new outbreak of coronavirus, now called COVID-19. While this is the same family as the SARS virus, it’s a new disease. […]
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