Antibody Tests Are Still A Long Way From Holding The Key To Ending COVID-19

Novel coronavirus antibody tests can help determine whether a person has contracted COVID-19. COVID-19 antibodies are also being studied to determine if they could hold the key to potential treatments or vaccines. Right now, reliable COVID-19 antibody tests are not widely available, though many are currently in development. Back in mid-March, the coronavirus got me—in a subtle sneak attack. My […]

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Women with a low desire to avoid pregnancy still use contraception

A new study from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health challenges assumptions that women with the highest preference against pregnancy use more effective contraceptive methods and that women who might welcome pregnancy do not use contraception. Overall, women with a stronger preference to avoid pregnancy were far more likely to use […]

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The Anti-Aging Face Cleansing Brush Chrissy Teigen Loves Keeps Selling Out—But You Can Still Buy it Here

If you’ve spent any time combing through Cyber Monday’s spectacular beauty deals, you’ve likely uncovered the unbelievably good discounts on Foreo’s silicone facial cleansing brushes. A favorite of celebrities like Chrissy Teigen and Miley Cyrus, the popular devices are quickly becoming one of 2019’s hot-ticket items, with Foreo deals already selling out at retailers like Sephora and Nordstrom.  Fortunately, Foreo’s […]

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‘I’m A Mature 26-Year-Old Adult…And Still Very Scared Of The Dark’

Hey, Nickelodeon! Guess what? I am, in fact, afraid of the dark. (Great show, btw.) Oh, and I am 26 years old. Go ahead and laugh because that is kind of hilarious, I’m aware. Even funnier? Watching a full-grown adult woman flee her parents’ basement in a state of panic…or screech like I’m the star of a horror movie the […]

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Vaping-related illnesses still rising, though at slower pace

Vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. are still rising, though at a slightly slower pace. Health officials of Thursday said there have been 1,479 cases and at least 33 deaths in the mysterious outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been releasing new case counts each week. The latest jump—180 cases—was the lowest increase since mid-September. The outbreak appears […]

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Can you still be healthy if you’re overweight?

(HealthDay)—If you’re overweight but have dodged chronic health issues like high cholesterol and high blood pressure, you might not think that losing weight is a priority. But an analysis of five years of records on 3.5 million people—underweight, normal weight, overweight and obese—has found reason for concern. The researchers discovered that even if people didn’t have any metabolic diseases at […]

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