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Here’s an idea to float—a space-ready sleeping bag to keep blood moving

A sleeping bag attached to a vacuum cleaner might not sound like the stuff giant leaps are made of. But researchers using just that have taken at least a small step toward solving a serious problem for space travelers. The problem is the way blood behaves in the absence of gravity. When you’re standing up on Earth, gravity pulls blood […]

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How safe are the new COVID-19 vaccines?

(HealthDay)—Two COVID-19 vaccines are on the verge of approval in the United States, with pharmaceutical companies promising that millions of doses will be available to the first wave of recipients within a matter of weeks. Creating two vaccines in less than a year is an astonishing achievement, experts say, but the next task could prove even more difficult—convincing Americans that […]

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What happened when the only ER doctor in a rural Colorado town got COVID-19 – The Denver Post

By John Daley, Colorado Public Radio via Kaiser Health News Kurt Papenfus, a doctor in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, started to feel sick around Halloween. He developed a scary cough, intestinal symptoms and a headache. In the midst of a pandemic, the news that he had COVID-19 wasn’t surprising, but Papenfus’ illness would have repercussions far beyond his own health. Papenfus […]

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How to lose visceral fat: Eating eggs in moderation could help burn the harmful belly fat

Dr Zoe Williams discusses visceral fat on This Morning Visceral fat lurks in the spaces between abdominal organs, such as the liver, pancreas and intestines. Carrying an excess amount of it can therefore interfere with vital bodily processes. Over time, this can hike your risk of developing chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease. What a person consumes is […]

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Moderna plans 100 million Covid vaccine doses in early 2021

Moderna plans to have 100 to 125 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine available in the first quarter of 2021, the vast majority of which will go to the United States, the biotechnology company announced Thursday. Between 85 and 100 million of the doses will be distributed in the United States, with the rest of the world receiving the remaining […]

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Alicia Keys’ New Lifestyle Beauty Brand Designed With ‘Me Time’ in Mind

There was no way Alicia Keys’ voice in the beauty industry was going to be like anyone else’s. “I have sat with so many people,” the Grammy winner told Beauty Inc, explaining that landing Oakland, Calif.-based E.l.f. Beauty as a partner for Keys Soulcare, her community-first, clean, cruelty-free “beauty lifestyle” line launching Dec. 3, “felt natural — the right energy, […]

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Colorado could avoid overrunning hospitals by keeping up pre-Thanksgiving COVID-19 precautions

If Coloradans can keep up the level of social distancing they practiced in the week before Thanksgiving, there’s a good chance the state can make it through the end of the year without overwhelming hospitals, according to the latest COVID-19 modeling report. But if people return to their habits from three weeks ago, hospitals could run out of capacity, especially […]

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Role of birth order on career choice might have been overestimated in previous research

In a new study that could turn what we know about birth order upside down, a University of Houston researcher has found that the role of birth order on career types, occupational creativity and status attainment might have been overestimated in previous research. The only finding that replicated previous research was a small effect of birth order on educational attainment, […]

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