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Study shows that teens’ brains aged faster in the first year after the pandemic. Stress may also be to blame

A new study has shown that the brains of American teens have undergone a physical change during the Covid-19 epidemic, leading to accelerated aging. After the first year of the pandemic, the young participants reported experiencing more severe anxiety and depression, as well as what scientists refer to as internalized problems. This is a term …

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Mpox Virus

Biden administration will allow mpox emergency declaration to end in January

The US Department of Health and Human Services stated Friday that it did not intend to renew the public emergency declaration of public health for mpox. The agency released a statement saying that it will be focusing on the support of jurisdictions and the Department in the coming 60 days to ensure that the expiration …

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Biden administration tells US states that it is ready to assist as respiratory viruses threaten US health care systems

According to Friday’s data, nearly 20,000 Americans were admitted to hospitals for flu last week. This is almost twice the number of people admitted the previous week according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the CDC, there were at least 8.7 Million illnesses, 78,000 hospitalizations, and 4500 deaths due to …

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Strep A

What is Strep A? The common bacterium which has claimed the lives of 6 children in the UK

Following the deaths of six children, health officials in the United Kingdom have advised parents and schools to be vigilant for Strep A infections. Covid-19 restrictions, such as social distancing and masking, no longer being required in the UK means that infections like Strep A can spread more easily. The number of cases has increased …

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Research shows that more than 2.5 million middle- and high-school students in the US use e-cigarettes

Based on data from a survey earlier in the year, approximately 2.55 million high school and middle-school students in America use e-cigarettes. The responses to the 2022 National Youth Tobacco Survey were examined by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and US Food and Drug Administration. They were conducted between January 18 and …

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According to CDC data, in 2021 US gun homicides and suicide rates were the highest since the 1990s

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, suicide and firearm homicide rates in the United States increased by more than 8% between 2020 and 2021. According to CDC researchers, there will be over 20,000 gunshot deaths and more than 26,000 suicides in the United States by 2021. …

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This fall, flu shot: Here are the reasons doctors urge us all to get it

Vaccine-weary Americans today will hear a very important message from their doctors in the fall. This is the message: Don’t miss your flu shot. Seniors, please request a special extra strength one. The Associated Press reports that flu levels were at an all-time low during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although it’s impossible to predict whether the …

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Kelly Osbourne’s gestational diabetic: It can occur in the third trimester

Kelly Osbourne is the daughter of Sharon Osbourne (Ozzy Osbourne) and was recently diagnosed as having gestational diabetes in her third trimester. She now wants to raise awareness about the possibility that it can be detected later in pregnancy. In an interview with People, the 37-year-old TV personality stated that gestational diabetes was not her …

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