Those with mild coronavirus experience loss of taste, smell in 86% of cases: study

New coronavirus strain is about 70% more transmissible: expert University of Washington Chief Strategy Officer of Population Health Dr. Ali Mokdad reacts to the new strain of coronavirus reaching the United States. A loss of taste and smell has become a telltale sign of a coronavirus infection for many, experts have said, with a new study published this week finding just […]

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Population health startup Color reaches unicorn status with new $167M raise

This week population health and genomics company Color became digital health’s latest unicorn after scoring $167 million in Series D funding. General Catalyst led the round with participation from funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates and Viking Global Investors. The company now boasts of $278 million in financing with a valuation of $1.5 million. WHAT IT DOES Color […]

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South Carolina man hospitalized with coronavirus for 2 months says wife’s voice helped him out of coma

Fox News Flash top headlines for January 4 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. The saying "love knows no bounds" proved true for one South Carolina couple after a 43-year-old man who contracted the coronavirus and was subsequently hospitalized for two months said his wife’s voice helped him through a coma.  In July, […]

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It's a … ! Pregnant Cheyenne Floyd Shares Sex of 1st Child With Zach Davis

Boy or girl? Cheyenne Floyd shared the sex of her and Zach Davis’ first child together on Friday, January 1. See Tiffany Thornton, More Celeb Moms’ Most Creative Sex Reveals: Pics “I might still be in shock that I am having a boy. Happiness is an understatement to try to explain how we feel. My family and I are elated,” […]

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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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With COVID-19 exacerbating superbug threat, researchers ID new weapon

As scientists around the globe wage war against a novel, deadly virus, one University of Colorado Boulder lab is working on new weapons to battle a different microbial threat: a rising tide of antibiotic-resistant bacteria which, if left unchecked, could kill an estimated 10 million people annually by 2050. “The COVID-19 situation is definitely putting us at risk for increasing […]

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