What Does It Mean If A Guy Is Jekylling You? – The List

Dating in the modern age is wild. We can’t think of any currently single person who would disagree. While dating apps allow you to connect with countless people you may otherwise never meet, they also create a certain level of anonymity and boldness because people can hide behind their screens and display despicable behavior they likely would never get away […]

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No, It Isn’t ‘Irresponsible’ to Describe Plus-Sized Bodies as Healthy

The question of whether a person’s weight or body shape can be viewed as a reliable indicator of health has long been a cause for debate. A recent tweet from Piers Morgan has ignited it once more. In his post, Morgan shared one of a series of Cosmopolitan magazine covers, featuring fitness enthusiasts with a range of body shapes, not […]

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Even though mass testing for COVID isn’t always accurate, it could still be useful

The mass testing of asymptomatic people for COVID-19 in the UK was thrown into question by a recent study. In a pilot in Liverpool, over half the cases weren’t picked up, leading some to question whether using tests that perform poorly is the best use of resources. The tests involved in this study were antigen tests. These see whether someone […]

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Trump congratulates the FDA as it green lights Moderna's COVID vaccine

Trump congratulates the FDA as it green lights Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine: US authorizes second shot in seven days and readies to ship nearly 6 million doses by Christmas Trump tweeted: ‘Congratulations, the Moderna vaccine is now available!’  Regulators gave emergency approval to Moderna’s 94% effective COVID-19 vaccine on Friday evening FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn called the availability of two vaccines […]

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When it comes to feeling pain, touch or an itch, location matters

When you touch a hot stove, your hand reflexively pulls away; if you miss a rung on a ladder, you instinctively catch yourself. Both motions take a fraction of a second and require no forethought. Now, researchers at the Salk Institute have mapped the physical organization of cells in the spinal cord that help mediate these and similar critical “sensorimotor […]

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COVID-19 caution fatigue: Why it happens, and 3 ways to prevent it

Many Canadians have wrestled with mental health issues during the COVID-19 outbreak. Research by Mental Health Research Canada found that the percentage of people experiencing high to extremely high anxiety quadrupled from what they reported prior to the pandemic. Follow-up surveys conducted in the summer and fall of 2020 suggest that these high levels have continued. Despite an increase in […]

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Live Updates: China says it found COVID-19 on packaging of frozen imports

New coronavirus restrictions implemented across US ahead of holiday Fox News correspondent Laura Ingle joins ‘Special Report’ with the latest from Malverne, N.Y. China has increased the testing of frozen foods after the country said it has repeatedly discovered the coronavirus on imported products and their packaging, The most recent instance saw frozen shrimp imported from an Ecuadorian company banned for one […]

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Doctors Thought This 25-Year-Old Had COVID-19 After Showing All the Symptoms—But It Was Actually a Flea-Borne Illness

When a 25-year-old man from Southern California experienced headaches, fever, chills, and muscle pain in July, the first thing his doctor did was test him for COVID-19. The patient tested negative, but his symptoms persisted and he sought care at the emergency department. Eventually—after another negative COVID-19 test and almost three weeks of symptoms—he was diagnosed with murine typhus, a […]

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As cancer has evolved, it is time for cancer research to do the same

The observance of Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November affords an opportunity to take stock of current approaches to lung cancer research, and to cancer research more widely. While there have been improvements in understanding, prevention and overall survival, it is still shocking to note that more than 1.7 million people died of lung cancer in 2018 alone. This is […]

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