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Clubs risk Champions League exclusion if seasons abandoned prematurely | Football

Uefa and Europe’s football leagues and top clubs have emphasised their determination to complete the 2019-20 season despite the coronavirus shutdown, with Uefa saying it may not accept clubs into next season’s Champions League if they have not qualified in the normal way. In a joint letter sent on Thursday …

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What Are My Obligations if I’m a Doctor Who Is High Risk?

What Are My Obligations if I’m a Doctor Who Is High Risk?

I was supposed to have a friend over, but she and her husband were ill, so we rescheduled. Since then she has become very ill with coronavirus-like symptoms. She thinks it’s just the flu but will not see a doctor or explore testing options. Can I move the date again …

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ASRS Guidance on Managing COVID-19 Risk in Retinal Procedures

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 30, 2020 — Retinal specialists need to weigh the risk for vision loss against the risk for COVID-19 when deciding which patients should be seen urgently vs those whose treatment can be delayed, says new guidance from the American Society of Retina …

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Time to ‘Take the Risk of Scaring People’

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: FEBRUARY 25, 2020 — It’s past time to call the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, a pandemic and “time to push people to prepare, and guide their prep,” according to risk communication experts. Medical messaging about containing or stopping the spread of the …

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Excess Sugar Intake Increases Risk Of Death Irrespective Of Your Weight: Study

Excess Sugar Intake Increases Risk Of Death Irrespective Of Your Weight: Study

Whether you are obese or not, eating excess sugar will prove harmful to your health, a recent study reveals. A new research in fruit flies indicates that high consumption of sugar may kill you irrespective of your body weight, and that the risk of early death is unrelated to metabolic …

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Worth the Risk? Researchers Are Conflicted

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 20, 2020 — In the midst of the rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals and clinics are running out of masks. Healthcare workers are going online to beg for more, the hashtags #GetMePPE and #WeNeedPPE are trending on Twitter, and some hospitals …

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This Orange, Turmeric And Ginger Drink May Ward Off Risk Of Seasonal Flu

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Highlights Orange is packed with vitamin C Turmeric is a good source of antioxiants Ginger tea is a traditional remedy for cold Season change could be an overwhelming affair for many, especially those who aren’t particularly blessed with strong immunity. However, there are plenty of natural enforcements that could make …

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Who’s Most at Risk From Coronavirus?

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — As the coronavirus pandemic continues its relentless spread around the world, the greatest worry has been for older people. But experts stress that age is not the sole determinant of risk for severe illness or death. …

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Millions in U.S. at Risk of Major COVID-19 Illness

Millions in U.S. at Risk of Major COVID-19 Illness

March 17, 2020 — More than 100 million Americans are at higher risk for serious illness if they get COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation report. The report found that 105.5 million people in the U.S. are at high risk …

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For People With Hepatitis, Daily Aspirin Might Lower Liver Cancer Risk

News Picture: New Hepatitis Meds Are Saving Lives: Study

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — People with hepatitis B or C are at greater risk for liver cancer, but a low-dose aspirin a day might significantly lower that risk, a new study suggests. Over a median of nearly eight years of follow-up, 4% of …

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