CSU quarantines 900 students after wastewater monitoring detects COVID-19 in two dorms – The Denver Post

Students living in two dormitories at Colorado State University are being quarantined after wastewater monitoring revealed a “significantly high level” of COVID-19 within those campus residences, the university announced Thursday night in a communication to students. Five hundred students living in Braiden Hall and 400 in Summit Hall are under a mandatory quarantine, meaning students are not allowed to leave […]

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Worried about negative thoughts as a new parent? You’re not alone

If you believe what the media tells us, we should feel nothing apart from overwhelming love, gratitude and excitement immediately when our baby is born. Although becoming a new parent might indeed be a time of happiness, feeling a far more complex array of emotions is actually more common than you might think. Research shows that overall happiness actually drops […]

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New study highlights success of a mobile clinical and outreach van in helping people on the street with opioid addiction

A novel mobile health program created in early 2018 by the Kraft Center for Community Health at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has proven to be an effective model for bringing opioid addiction treatment services directly to marginalized individuals, particularly the homeless, a population that faces the highest risk of near-term death from drug overdose. The early success of the program, […]

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WHO says Africa escaped ‘exponential’ rise in cases

Africa has escaped the “exponential” rise in coronavirus cases seen elsewhere probably due to low population density and a hot and humid climate, the UN health agency said. Africa recorded 34,706 deaths from 1,439,657 cases, according to an AFP tally on Friday—far behind the other continents. The United States alone has 202,827 deaths from 6,979,937 cases. “The transmission of COVID-19 […]

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Quebec tops 70,000 coronavirus cases as province reports 637 new infections

Quebec, the province hardest hit by the novel coronavirus health crisis, has surpassed 70,000 cases of the virus. Health authorities reported 637 new infections linked to COVID-19 on Friday amid an upward trend of cases in recent weeks. Four more deaths were recorded, but they occurred earlier in September. The total stands at 5,814 since the pandemic struck the province […]

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Ontario reports 409 new coronavirus cases, almost half recorded in Toronto

Ontario is reporting 409 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 48,905. Friday’s case count is the exact same number of cases also reported on Thursday. Five out of the last seven days have recorded cases in the 400s. According to Friday’s provincial report, 204 new cases were recorded in Toronto, 66 in Peel Region, […]

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Dangerous 'Benadryl challenge' prompts warning from FDA over high doses of medication

Fox News Flash top headlines for September 25 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday released a warning over serious health issues, and even death, tied to higher than recommended doses of over-the-counter antihistamine drug diphenhydramine (Benadryl). The warning was prompted by a dangerous fad […]

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The designated driver role gets a modern update, covering dangers from COVID-19 to social media

The designated driver (DD) is a successful public health strategy dating back to the late 1980s. To better reflect the realities of today’s society, now is a good time to evolve the initiative to help mitigate the harms tied to broader substance use and beyond drinking and driving. The promotion of “buddy circles,” as an expanded harm reduction strategy, is […]

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