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July 30, 2021
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Mississippi Health System Buckles Under ‘Astounding’ Rise in COVID Cases

THURSDAY, July 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) An “astounding” rise in COVID-19 cases in Mississippi is putting intense strain on the state’s health care system. Compared to […]
July 27, 2021
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Daylight Saving Time Change Toughest on Night Owls

MONDAY, July 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) If you struggle with the spring time change, your genes may be to blame, researchers report. They found that people […]
July 24, 2021
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‘Superbug’ Candida Auris Fungus Spreads in US

Latest Infectious Disease News FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 An untreatable “superbug” fungus is spreading in a Washington, D.C., nursing home and two Dallas-area hospitals, the U.S. […]
July 21, 2021
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The Delta Variant & U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

Delta Variant Dominant in U.S. As of July 19, 2021, the Delta variant represents 57.6% of total U.S. COVID-19 cases. In some parts of the country, this […]
July 21, 2021
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Prescriptions for U.S. Kids Declined During Pandemic

TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) Prescriptions for U.S. children fell by about one-quarter during the COVID-19 pandemic, with prescriptions for antibiotics alone plunging by more […]
July 17, 2021
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‘Urgent Threat’ of COVID Vaccine Misinformation

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 16, 2021 U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy on Thursday called on tech companies, health care workers, journalists and […]
July 15, 2021
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Antibiotics May Increase Risk of Colon Cancer, Particularly EOCRC

CRC Prevalence Colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates 104,270 new […]
July 15, 2021
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AHA News: Genetic Problem Led to a Heart Transplant at 24. Her New Heart Has a Genetic Problem, Too.

WEDNESDAY, July 14, 2021 (American Heart Association News) At 13, Leilani Graham was running on the treadmill in her garage when she suddenly collapsed. Her mother, […]
July 10, 2021
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U.S. Deaths From Cancer Continue to Decline

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) Americans’ overall death rate from cancer continues to fall — but rising rates of certain […]
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