Month: December 2020

Video highlights of COVID-19 data trends as of December 31, 2020. This daily report shares critical data on the spread of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours. For the latest news, trends, and expert insights on the coronavirus pandemic, visit the JHU Coronavirus Resource Center: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/ Explore COVID-19 trends around the world with our in-depth
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Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 30, 2020 The Trump administration rejected a scientific advisory group’s advice Tuesday that people further reduce their added sugar and alcohol intake as part of the 2020 update to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. An independent advisory committee charged with helping the
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Latest Mental Health News By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a strikingly high prevalence of attempted suicide, with women being at particular risk, researchers say. The study of nearly 22,000 Canadian adults found that 14% of those with ADHD had attempted suicide. That was
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Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) – Showing support for a person’s upset over something they’ve experienced can actually help boost their positive feelings, new research shows. Just saying “I understand why you feel that way” makes a difference, according to Ohio State University researchers who explored positive and negative emotions
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Latest Coronavirus News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) The protective “bubble” that allowed National Basketball Association teams to keep playing during the COVID-19 pandemic revealed the magic of the home court advantage, new research shows. The NBA halted its 2019-20 season in March, then resumed in July with 22 teams that were confined to
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Latest Prevention & Wellness News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) If you find it difficult to keep New Year’s resolutions, try rephrasing them. Reformulating a resolution from “I will quit/avoid” to “I will start to” could improve the chances of success, researchers in Sweden say. They looked at more than 1,000 people who made
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Latest Coronavirus News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) A new study confirms what you likely already know from experience — it can be hard to recognize people when they’re wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. “For those of you who don’t always recognize a friend or acquaintance wearing a mask, you are not alone,”
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Latest Coronavirus News By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 30, 2020 The first recorded case of a faster-spreading variant of the new coronavirus has been detected in a 20-year-old man in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis said Tuesday. The young man carries a variant of the virus that is thought to be more contagious —
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The global business market for healthcare plastics is almost 15 billion pounds today and is projected to grow 5% year over year to reach 18 billion pounds in 2025, explained Peylina Chu, executive director for the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC), during the Virtual Engineering Week panel discussion, “Recycling & Circularity in Healthcare Plastics.” HPRC seeks
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As we say goodbye to 2020, the year that will live in infamy, it is important to recognize the many positive developments that occurred in the year of the pandemic. COVID-19 may have shut down industries, but it challenged those working in medicine to invent, adapt, and overcome faster than ever before. We would like
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Extend the holiday spirit by whipping up some tasty winter desserts using recipes from the Women’s Suffrage Movement! Join Heidi Herr and Christin Le (A&S ’23) as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage one more time before ringing in the new year. Heidi will be your guide through history, while Christin leads you
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[embedded content] The MedCity INVEST Precision Medicine healthcare conference earlier this month drew together healthcare and life science executives spotlighting many topics tied to precision medicine. In a series of videos from the virtual conference, we highlight some of these compelling conversations. Sponsored by Independence Blue Cross, the panel, What It Takes To Build A
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Video highlights of COVID-19 data trends as of December 30, 2020. This daily report shares critical data on the spread of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours. For the latest news, trends, and expert insights on the coronavirus pandemic, visit the JHU Coronavirus Resource Center: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/ Explore COVID-19 trends around the world with our in-depth
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Latest Neurology News MONDAY, Dec. 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) Hospitalized COVID-19 patients with brain complications such as stroke and confusion have an increased risk of death, a new study shows. The findings could improve care and save lives during the pandemic, the researchers said. “This study is the first to show that the presence of
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The Grain Chain, a farm to fork coalition of stakeholders in the grain industry sector and chaired by the American Bakers Association (ABA), celebrates the recommendation published today in the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) to “consume half of your grains from whole grain sources” and the remainder from enriched grains. A foundational piece
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