WHO Suspends Hydroxychloroquine Trials After Reports of High Death Rates in COVID-19 Patients

The World Health Organization said that they are temporarily suspending their clinical trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine, which was being studied as a possible treatment for COVID-19, after several studies have found a higher death rate among the patients given the drug. WHO announced their decision on Monday, after the largest study yet on hydroxychloroquine found that coronavirus patients given […]

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How to Care for Yourself in Times of Anxiety: 7 Tips from a Trauma Therapist

Take short walks or stretch “It can be difficult when you’re exhausted. Even if you just shake out your hands, something that gets your attention away from your head can help take the edge off for a few seconds.” Seek moments to relax “Find ways, even five minutes a day, to replenish yourself in some way,” she says. “Close your […]

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NBC Late Night Host Lilly Singh Debunks Coronavirus Myths with Dr. Anthony Fauci

As new information about the coronavirus pandemic continues to surface every day, NBC late-night host Lilly Singh is enlisting the help of a top medical professional to get the facts straight about the fast-spreading virus. On Friday, one of the nation’s leading disease experts, Dr. Anthony Fauci, called into a video chat with Singh to debunk some of the myths surrounding […]

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Older men are main victims of new epidemic say Chinese health chiefs

It came as more cities were locked down and Lunar New Year celebrations cancelled.  The first 17 killed were 13 men and four women, all from central China’s Hubei province. The virus originated in its regional capital, Wuhan.  Last night, it was suspected a new victim was the first from outside the region. The oldest were two 89-year-old men and […]

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Willie Nelson Is Done with Smoking Marijuana: ‘I Have Abused My Lungs’

Willie Nelson is putting his pot smoking days behind him. The 86-year-old country music legend said that he quit smoking marijuana due to his health issues. “I don’t smoke anymore. I take better care of myself,” Nelson told KSAT in San Antonio while on tour. Over the summer, he had to cancel his tour due to a “breathing problem.” “I have […]

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Kentucky Siblings Battle to Lose Enough Weight for Bariatric Surgery in New Series 1000-Lb Sisters

The Slaton Sisters embark on a weight loss journey in TLC‘s upcoming docuseries, 1000-Lb Sisters., to premiere on New Year’s Day. Amy and Tammy Slaton hope to undergo bariatric surgery — but the sisters, who live in Kentucky, will have to lose enough weight to qualify for the procedure. Amy, 31, and Tammy, 32, weigh 406 lbs. and 605 lbs. respectively. […]

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Savannah Guthrie Has Been ‘Going Every Day for More Lasers’ to Repair Her Eye Injury

Savannah Guthrie’s eye is slowly but steadily improving from a form of retinal detachment thanks to near-daily laser surgeries. The Today co-host, 47, has been “basically going every day for more lasers” to repair her right eye, which tore after her 2-year-old son Charley accidentally hit her with a sharp toy train. Guthrie counted it up, and over the last […]

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Tiffany ‘New York’ Pollard Questions the Safety of Her Breast Implants: ‘I’ve Been Getting Sick’

Tiffany “New York” Pollard loves how her breast implants look — but she’s worried they may be making her sick. The Flavor of Love and I Love New York star, 37, goes back to the Botched doctors because she’s having health issues that she believes may be caused by her implants. “I’ve been getting sick. Diarrhea every morning like clockwork, […]

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Family Suing Hospital After NYC Mom, 27, Died from Routine Procedure: ‘They Killed Her’

A New York City family is searching for answers after 27-year-old Rosemary Abreu suddenly died during a routine procedure at a Bronx hospital. Abreu, a mom of two, had gone in for surgery at Lincoln Hospital on Sept. 20 to drain a cyst in her thigh, expecting to be home soon after. But, according to the lawsuit filed by her […]

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