More than 3 weeks into safer-at-home, Colorado leaders see promising signs — but are girding for the long fight

So far, so good. That’s the restrained refrain espoused by Gov. Jared Polis and Colorado’s public health officials more than three weeks after the statewide stay-at-home mandate ended and the new, longer-term safer-at-home phase of the state’s coronavirus response began. Coloradans have done their part in flattening the curve and preventing hospitals from being overwhelmed, the governor and health officials […]

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Research: Lockdowns need to last more than six weeks to contain COVID-19

People around the world are wondering how long COVID-restrictions have to last in order to curtail the pandemic. A research study on 36 countries and 50 U.S. states has found that aggressive intervention to contain COVID-19 must be maintained for at least 44 days. The study is co-authored by Professor Gerard Tellis of USC Marshall School of Business, Professor Ashish […]

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Mum of girl born with purple birthmarks hid her for SIX weeks

Mother of baby girl born with purple birthmarks covering her body reveals she hid her from strangers for six weeks after she was born over fears she would be called a bad parent Sara Farrow, 27, from Lincoln, was scared of people seeing baby Lacey-Dee Lacey-Dee, nine months, born with port wine stains covering most of her body  Was caused […]

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Breast cancer patients could be spared weeks of gruelling radiotherapy

Thousands of breast cancer patients could be spared weeks of gruelling radiotherapy with a five-day course of a less aggressive treatment Traditional radiotherapy bathes the whole breast and takes up to six weeks A five-day course of partial breast irradiation is far less gruelling, scientists say Now a ten-year trial of the targeted approach has found it is just as […]

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Taking fish oil tablets for four weeks improves ‘night vision,’ study says

Fish oil supplements can significantly improve ‘night vision’, according to a new study. Researchers from Loughborough University wanted to know whether docosahexanoic acid (DHA), a polyunsaturated fatty acid found in fish oils, improved ‘dark adaptation capabilities’ – the process the eyes go through when adjusting to new light levels. DHA, found in mackerel, herring, tuna and halibut, is known to […]

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This Model Just Opened Up About a Rare Condition That Causes Her Skin to Shed Every 2 Weeks

Being comfortable in your own skin can be tricky regardless of what you look like. But it can be even more difficult if you didn’t grow up seeing people who look like you represented in modeling campaigns, in the media, or even on the street. That’s what led Jeyza Gary to become a model, according to an as-told-to Refinery29 essay she […]

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