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Overregulation is making the coronavirus outbreak even more dangerous

Overregulation is making the coronavirus outbreak even more dangerous

Earlier this week, The Washington Post reported that the coronavirus may have spread undetected for weeks in Washington state, where the first two virus-related deaths in the US occurred. According to the Post, genetic-sequencing studies of samples from two Seattle-area patients — one from a person who had traveled to …

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Dieting Can Prove Dangerous for Kidney Disease Patients

No Difference Found in Treatments for Acute Kidney Failure

FRIDAY, Feb. 24 (HealthDay News) — Overweight or obese people with chronic kidney disease may suffer further kidney damage if they use certain weight-loss methods, a new study warns. Cleveland Clinic researchers analyzed the eating and lifestyle habits of nearly 11,000 overweight or obese adults who took part in the …

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Belly Fat More Dangerous in Older Women Than Being Overweight

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Latest Diet & Weight Management News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — In older women, it’s not excess weight that’s deadly, but where those extra pounds collect that can shorten life, a new study reports. Among women 70 to 79, being overweight or …

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Diabetes Remains Dangerous Despite Modern Medicine

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Despite medical advances, having diabetes is still linked to a higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, new research shows. It’s long been known that diabetes — a condition that causes blood sugar to rise — increases the risk of death …

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Tom Cotton is playing a dangerous game with his coronavirus speculation

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Which is why it’s odd that the Arkansas Republican decided to wildly speculate about the origins of the novel coronavirus during an appearance on Fox News this past Sunday. Asked by anchor Maria Bartiromo “why do these diseases keep coming out of China,” Cotton responded: “This virus did not originate …

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Drinking Peroxide as ‘Natural’ Cure Leads to Dangerous Blood Clots

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By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Ingesting high-concentration hydrogen peroxide as a “natural cure” or cleansing agent may land you in the emergency room, health experts caution. Of particular concern are alternative drinking “therapies” that proactively promote the health benefits of potent peroxide. These so-called …

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In Hospitals, Daily Antiseptic Bath May Prevent Dangerous Infections

Seventh Salmonella Death Linked to Peanut Products

Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) — A daily swabbing with a simple antiseptic greatly decreases the number of life-threatening bloodstream infections and drug-resistant bacteria lurking among patients in acute-care hospital units, a new study suggests. Researchers found that bathing …

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Coronavirus Updates: Dangerous Disease Now Called COVID-19; Death Toll Exceeds 1,100

Coronavirus Updates: Dangerous Disease Now Called COVID-19; Death Toll Exceeds 1,100

World health officials now have a name for the coronavirus illness. The World Health Organization on Tuesday proposed an official name for the illness caused by the new coronavirus: COVID-19. The acronym stands for coronavirus disease 2019, as the illness was first detected toward the end of last year. The …

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Dangerous Bacteria May Lurk in Hospital Sinks

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Latest Infectious Disease News THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Hospital germ detectives say the sinks next to toilets in patient rooms may harbor potentially dangerous bacteria. Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin checked a large Wisconsin hospital for Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase. KPC is a type …

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