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If We Use Masks COVID Deaths Could Fall 10%

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April 3, 2020 — The CDC and White House have been mulling for days whether they should recommend that everyone wear cloth masks when going out in public. Now a team of researchers at Yale University has weighed in. They looked at the growth of COVID-19 cases and deaths …

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20% of US COVID-19 Deaths Were Young Adults

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story misstated the age range for COVID-19 deaths. The headline of this story was corrected to read “20% of COVID-19 deaths were aged 20-64 years” and the text was adjusted to reflect the …

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Could Coronavirus Cause as Many Deaths as Cancer in the U.S.? Putting Estimates in Context

Could Coronavirus Cause as Many Deaths as Cancer in the U.S.? Putting Estimates in Context

Although it’s impossible to say how many Americans will die because of the new coronavirus, under a reasonable set of assumptions the number of fatalities could be high — potentially in the hundreds of thousands or more. Deaths on that scale are not easy to grasp. To put the estimates …

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Heat-Related Deaths on Rise for High School and College Football Players

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Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, March 13 (HealthDay News) — Heat-related deaths among high school and college football players in the United States nearly tripled between 1994 and 2009, according to a new study. An average of nearly three players died each year during that time period …

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Climate-Related Changes in Food Production Could Lead to 500,000 Deaths

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Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News THURSDAY, March 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The effects of climate change on food production could lead to the deaths of more than half a million adults in 2050, researchers estimate. And the research, published March 2 in The Lancet, suggested that …

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Do More Gun Laws Mean Fewer Gun Deaths?

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WEDNESDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) — States with the strongest gun laws have fewer gun-related suicides and murders, a new study suggests. In the study, researchers analyzed U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics on deaths between 2007 and 2010. They also looked at five categories of gun laws …

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Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes

News Picture: Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes

By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Nearly half of all deaths from heart disease, stroke and diabetes in the United States are associated with diets that skimp on certain foods and nutrients, such as vegetables, and exceed optimal levels of others, like salt, a new …

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Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015

News Picture: Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015

Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Unhealthy diets may have contributed to as many as 400,000 premature deaths from heart disease and strokes in 2015, a new study estimates. And, it’s not just the things you should …

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Special Report: Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

Special Report: Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

MILAN/SEOUL (Reuters) – In Italy, millions are locked down and more than 1,000 people have died from the coronavirus. In South Korea, hit by the disease at about the same time, only a few thousand are quarantined and 67 people have died. As the virus courses through the world, the …

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Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

MILAN/SEOUL (Reuters) – In Italy, millions are locked down and more than 800 people have died from the coronavirus. In South Korea, hit by the disease at about the same time, only a few thousand are quarantined and 67 people have died. As the virus courses through the world, the …

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