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How Coronavirus Attacks the Body

How Coronavirus Attacks the Body

You’re looking at a virtual reality image of a coronavirus patient at George Washington Hospital in Washington, D.C. The patient is a generally healthy 59-year-old man with high blood pressure. Just days before this image was created, he was asymptomatic. But now, those green areas show where the infection has …

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Spanish FA head attacks ‘irresponsible’ La Liga plan to test all players | Football

The president of the Spanish football federation (RFEF), Luis Rubiales, has attacked the league’s plan to carry out coronavirus tests at every first and second division club as “irresponsible” when there are others who need to be tested more urgently amid a health crisis. Rubiales has also insisted that the …

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Cutting Salt Could Prevent Almost 500,000 Heart Attacks

Bill Clinton Has Coronary Artery Procedure

By Amanda GardnerHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 1 (HealthDay News) — A combined government-industry initiative to reduce U.S. sodium consumption by as little as 10% would save thousands of lives and billions of dollars, according to new research. Cutting salt reduces blood pressure, a key factor contributing to heart attacks and …

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Diabetes Risks Go Beyond Heart Attacks, Strokes

Diabetes Can Double Odds of Alzheimer's

Study: 40% of Deaths in People With Diabetes Are Due to Non-Cardiovascular Causes By Brenda GoodmanWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD March 2, 2011 — Diabetes roughly doubles the risk of having a heart attack or stroke, a reality that’s put many doctors and patients on alert …

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Heart Attacks Striking More Young Adults

News Picture: Heart Attacks Striking More Young Adults

THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Although Americans are suffering fewer heart attacks, the rate is dramatically increasing among those under 40. In fact, 20 percent of people who have a heart attack are 40 or younger, a rate that has risen 2 percent a year for 10 years, …

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Coronavirus in N.Y.: Cuomo Attacks C.D.C. Over Delays in Testing

Coronavirus in N.Y.: Cuomo Attacks C.D.C. Over Delays in Testing

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo criticized the federal government on Sunday for delays in allowing private laboratories in New York State to test for the coronavirus. At a news conference, Mr. Cuomo also announced 16 new confirmed cases of the virus, bringing the total number in New York State to 106. …

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Taliban Ramp Up Attacks on Afghans After Trump Says ‘No Violence’

Taliban Ramp Up Attacks on Afghans After Trump Says ‘No Violence’

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban have resumed attacks against Afghan forces soon after signing a deal to end their war with the U.S. military, raising concerns that the Americans are leaving their Afghan allies vulnerable to an insurgency unwilling to let go of violence as its main leverage. The Taliban …

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Don’t Fear, Shark Attacks Remain Rare

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Latest Prevention & Wellness News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Shark attacks get plenty of media attention and strike fear into the hearts of swimmers, but a new study finds that such attacks are few and far between. It’s true that the number of shark attacks …

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Vigorous Exertion at Work May Trigger Heart Attacks, Strokes

Aspirin, Warfarin Fare Equally for Heart Failure

By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study of firefighters suggests that bursts of strenuous emergency work can trigger fatal heart problems. Researchers culled data from the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and found that among on-duty firefighters, 199 fatal …

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Turkey Vows to Resist Attacks Against Its Forces in Syria

Turkey Vows to Resist Attacks Against Its Forces in Syria

ISTANBUL — Turkey vowed on Friday to resist further aggression against its troops in northwestern Syria, a day after Russian or Syrian air and artillery strikes killed 33 Turkish soldiers, bringing Russia and Turkey close to open conflict. NATO ambassadors met on Friday in an emergency session called by Turkey, …

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