More than 800 Coloradans may have contracted COVID-19 twice, but confirmation hard to come by – The Denver Post

As many as 822 people in Colorado have been reinfected by the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19, according to new data provided by the state health department Monday. However, the state’s lab only has been able to confirm five cases of reinfection because of limited test specimens, according to a news release from the Colorado Department of Public […]

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Perceived discrimination makes black females more likely than males to exercise, eat healthy

Black men and women, as well as adolescent boys and girls, may react differently to perceived racial discrimination, with Black women and girls engaging in more exercise and better eating habits than Black men and boys when faced with discrimination, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. “In this study, Black women and girls didn’t just survive in […]

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Older women who ate more plant protein had lower risk of premature, dementia-related death

Postmenopausal women who ate high levels of plant protein had lower risks of premature death, cardiovascular disease and dementia-related death compared with women who ate less plant proteins, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access journal of the American Heart Association. Previous research has shown an association between diets high […]

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Kendra and More Pregnant Duggar Sisters Showing Baby Bumps Over the Years

Bumping along! The pregnant Duggar sisters haven’t been shy about showing their baby bumps over the years. During her first pregnancy, Abbie Duggar (née Burnett) and her husband, John David Duggar, also opened up about the symptoms she was experiencing ahead of their little one’s arrival. “It hit her hard, and she was down for probably seven weeks with severe […]

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Planning Ahead! Kenya Moore and More Celebs Open Up About Freezing Embryos

Better safe than sorry! Halsey, Rita Ora and more celebrities have described their decisions to freeze their eggs. “When I tell people that, they’re like, ‘You’re 23, why do you need to do that? Why do you need to freeze your eggs?’” the “Bad at Love” singer said during an April 2018 The Doctors appearance. “Doing ovarian reserve is important for me, because I’m […]

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On the Road! Reese Witherspoon and More Celebrities Teach Teens to Drive

There’s a first time for everything! Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow and more celebrity parents have shared stories about teaching their teenagers to drive. The Big Little Lies alum, for example, told Ellen DeGeneres in September 2019 that her son, Deacon, is “a better driver” than she is. “I get distracted a lot because I see cute dogs, and I’m like, […]

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Severely frail individuals with COVID-19 are three times more likely to die, study finds

New research led by the University of Birmingham has revealed for the first time the extent to which frailty increases the risk of mortality in COVID-19 patients. The clinical observational study, involving 5,711 patients with COVID-19 at 55 hospitals across 12 countries, found that very severely frail individuals with COVID-19 are three times more likely to die than those who […]

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Tony Bennett Has Had Alzheimer’s for More Than 4 Years—But He Hasn't Stopped Performing

Singer Tony Bennett has revealed that he has Alzheimer's disease—in fact, he's had the disease for more than four years. Bennett and his family made the announcement through an in-depth interview with AARP that was published on February 1. Bennett first started experiencing symptoms of his disease in 2015. Initially, he was having trouble remembering musicians' names onstage. Although he […]

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Speaking and listening seem more difficult in a masked world, but people are adapting

Ten months into COVID-19 living, people are adapting to speaking from behind, and understanding others who are wearing, a cloth face mask, University of California, Davis, researchers suggest in a new study. Researchers in the Department of Linguistics at UC Davis and University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, investigated how well speech is understood from those speaking while wearing a cloth mask. […]

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