U.S. COVID hospitalizations reach record high as California hospitals run out of oxygen

A record-breaking 131,000 coronavirus hospitalizations were recorded in the United States on Tuesday. In hard-hit Los Angeles County, hospitals began running out of oxygen and paramedics were told not to bring patients to a hospital if they showed little hope of survival. “We’re no longer a wave or surge, or surge upon a surge. We really are in the middle […]

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With pot rules relaxed, more U.S. teens driving while high: study

(HealthDay)—America’s roads are notoriously unsafe on New Year’s Eve, and a new study shows that marijuana legalization could be making the situation even worse. Almost half of teenagers who regularly use pot admit they’ve gotten behind the wheel while stoned, a new study in JAMA Network Open reveals. Overall, twice as many teens report driving under the influence of marijuana […]

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Risk for Fatal Cardiovascular Events High in Many T2DM Patients

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 — About half of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have a very high risk for fatal cardiovascular (CV) events, according to a research letter published online Nov. 13 in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Ana M. Cebrián-Cuenca, M.D., Ph.D., from the Servicio Murciano de Salud in Cartagena, Spain, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional […]

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How To Tell If Your Heart Rate Is Too High During HIIT

The operative word in the term “high-intensity interval training,” or HIIT, is intense. Whether you’re doing your HIIT workout as part of a group fitness class, virtually through a program like Peloton digital, or are following a routine alone, you know that sweating, grunting, and shortness of breath are partly what you’ve signed up for. Pushing yourself to the max […]

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Average daily coronavirus cases in North Carolina reach new high

Fox News Flash top headlines for October 28 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. North Carolina on Wednesday reached a new high in daily coronavirus cases, according to a local report.  Average new daily cases of COVID-19 reached 2,221 in the Tar Heel State on Wednesday, local news station WRAL reported. The new high […]

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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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Study shows high prevalence of fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection independent of COVID-19 disease severity

Research being presented at the ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID, held online from 23-25 September) shows that persistent fatigue occurs in more than half of patients recovered from COVID-19, regardless of the seriousness of their infection. The study is by Dr. Liam Townsend, St James’s Hospital and Trinity Translational Medicine Institute, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, and colleagues. As the […]

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France daily virus cases hit new post-lockdown high

France on Wednesday recorded new coronavirus cases at the fastest daily rate since May, official figures showed, as the country prepares for the return from summer holidays. Almost 3,800 COVID-19 infections were confirmed in the past 24 hours, the health ministry’s DGS public health division said. “All indicators continue to climb and transmission of the virus is intensifying,” the DGS […]

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