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Racial and ethnic disparities persist in lung cancer screening eligibility

Revised guidelines for lung cancer screening eligibility are perpetuating disparities for racial/ethnic minorities, according to a new study in Radiology. In 2014, the United States Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of medical experts, recommended lung cancer screening with low-dose chest CT in high-risk individuals to reduce cancer-related mortality. The initial eligibility guidelines had

Looking at the legal ins and outs of vaccine mandates

Voicing impatience with the reluctance of millions of Americans to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, on September 9 President Biden ordered that businesses with more than 100 employees require workers to get the shot or test negative for the virus at least once a week. In late July, Biden had issued a similar order for

The Pros And Cons Of Listening To Music While You Work

fizkes/Shutterstock By Paige McBride/Aug. 24, 2021 3:22 pm EDT Music is more than a preferential pastime. In fact, opinions on whether or not music is helpful in the workplace seem to be almost untouchable. As for whose opinion is correct, it often depends on a variety of factors. Between the type of job in question, the

Q and A: Kidney stones and calcium

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have trouble with kidney stones and recently found out they are calcium oxalate stones. While I have stopped consuming all dairy products, I know that I need calcium as I age for bone health. Would adding in almond milk or another type of plant milk help? How do I take care

Emmy Raver-Lampman And Daveed Diggs’s Home Is Absolutely Stunning

Daveed Diggs has been featured in television shows like “Black-ish,” “BoJack Horseman,” “Star Wars Resistance,” and “Snowpiercer,” but he is known best for portraying Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in Lin Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” (via IMDb). His romantic partner, Emmy Raver-Lampman, has been in series such as “American Dad!” and “Jane the Virgin,” and she

How Long Do The Moderna And Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccines Last?

While researchers still have much to learn about the long-term effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, a new study offers potentially good news for those who’ve been vaccinated with the Pfizer and Moderna’s versions. The study, published in the journal Nature, suggests that these two vaccines produce persistent immunity, meaning those who’ve received them could be protected for years —

Cardi B and Offset Are 'Over the Moon' About Pregnancy Announcement

Something to celebrate! Cardi B and Offset commemorated their Sunday, June 27, pregnancy announcement with a fun date night. Cardi B’s Funniest and Most Relatable Quotes on Motherhood According to a source, the couple and his cousin Quavo enjoyed a post-BET Awards feast at Innovative Dining Group’s BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood. “They ordered a

The 100 Best and Worst Cities in America for Mental Health

WITH THE GLOBAL-pandemic-slash-economic-collapse-slash-political-unrest of the past year, we’ve been thinking a lot about mental health. What it means; how we can improve it; and where people seem the healthiest. Our analysis of 100 major American cities factored in per capita mental-health-care providers, fit-brain behaviors (sleep, physical activity, no excessive drinking), deaths due to mental disorders