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A short guide to quarantining after holiday travel

If you traveled over the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s time to go into quarantine. Specifically, if you went out of state, California has issued a travel advisory recommending that you quarantine for 14 days. If you had prolonged exposure to anyone outside of your household or existing pandemic pod, it’s a good idea to self-quarantine as

RHOA's Porsha Williams Denies Pregnancy Rumors After Hospitalization

Setting the record straight! Porsha Williams clarified that she is not pregnant after her recent hospitalization. Halsey, Jennifer Aniston and More Celebs Who’ve Slammed Pregnancy Rumors The Real Housewives of Atlanta star, 39, posted a photo of herself surrounded by flower bouquets and stuffed animals on Sunday, November 15, writing, “Thanking God for everyday !

9 Percent Readmitted After Index COVID-19 Hospitalization

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2020 — Among patients surviving an index COVID-19 hospitalization, 9 percent are readmitted within two months of discharge, according to research published in the Nov. 9 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Amy M. Lavery, Ph.D., from the CDC COVID-19 Response Team,

Pregnancy Pics! Revisit Nicki Minaj's Baby Bump Album After Son’s Arrival

Nicki Minaj’s new look! After announcing her pregnancy in July, the rapper showed her baby bump progress before giving birth three months later. “#Preggers,” the rapper, 37, captioned her Instagram announcement. “Love. Marriage. Baby carriage. Overflowing with excitement & gratitude. Thank you all for the well wishes.” Ashley Graham commented on the social media upload:

Antifungal Meds Cut Risk for Death After Lung Transplant

MONDAY, Oct. 26, 2020 — Preventive antifungal medications cut the risk for death following a lung transplant by more than half, according to a study published online Sept. 23 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Kelly M. Pennington, M.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues evaluated the effect of antifungal

Single gene disorders not so simple after all

Traditionally, geneticists divide disorders into “simple,” where a single gene mutation causes disease, or complex, where mutations in many genes contribute modest amounts. A new study suggests that the truth is somewhere in between. For many years, scientists studying patient genomes have gained glimpses of genetic “burden” or additional genetic variation that contributes to the

Man dies after eating bags of black licorice every day

A man in Massachusetts died after eating too much black licorice, which contains a compound known to be toxic in large doses, according to a new report. The 54-year-old man was in a fast food restaurant when he suddenly gasped, began shaking and lost consciousness, according to the report, published Wednesday (Sept. 23) in The