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Kids often hit hard by death of beloved pet, study finds

(HealthDay)—The loss of a pet may be a child’s first encounter with death, and new research suggests no one should underestimate the psychological trauma that the loss can bring. Previous studies have found that kids form deep emotional attachments to their pets and having a furry companion in your youth has been linked to greater

Big drop reported in vaping by US teenagers

Vaping by U.S. teenagers fell dramatically this year, especially among middle schoolers, according to a federal report released Wednesday. Experts think last year’s outbreak of vaping related illnesses and deaths may have scared off some kids, but they believe other factors contributed to the drop, including higher age limits and flavor bans. In a national

‘All eyes’ on New York: Reopening tests city torn by crises

After three bleak months, New York, the corner of the U.S. hit hardest by the coronavirus, gradually began reopening Monday in what was seen as a landmark moment in the crisis and a test of the city’s discipline. With the virus in check—at least for now—stores previously deemed nonessential were cleared to reopen for delivery

Why are blacks, other minorities hardest hit by COVID-19?

(HealthDay)—The new coronavirus is disproportionately striking minority populations—particularly urban blacks and Navajo Indians living on their reservation. Experts say social and economic factors that predate the COVID-19 crisis may help explain why. “We found that there were large disparities in the proportion of people at risk of COVID-19 from minority and low-income populations,” said study

I Lost 35 Pounds By Joining the Gym and Going Keto

I had just turned 56 in February 2018 and started saying “almost 60” when people asked me my age. My mirror in the bathroom was not kind to me but I’d gotten used to the acceptable reflection of the man I’d been for more than 30 years. My traveling salesman-style job kept me in planes

Many mesh implants used by the NHS 'have no safety evidence'

NHS hospitals are using more than 100 different hernia mesh implants – ‘even though many have NO safety evidence and have only been tested on animals’ Investigation found English and Scottish hospitals have bought dozens of types There is ‘no chance’ they’ve all had their safety tested thoroughly, an expert said Many women are left

Recruitment of miR-8080 by luteolin inhibits AR-V7 in castration-resistant prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common noncutaneous malignancy in the United States and is responsible for many male deaths. The development of prostate carcinogenesis is initially androgen-dependent. However, the progression of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) following androgen deprivation therapy is a major clinical problem. Although enzalutamide and abiraterone have been approved for CRPC hormone therapy,

Jamie Oliver Lost 26 Pounds By Making 2 Changes

Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver lost 26 pounds recently without going on a drastic diet. Instead, Oliver made two simple dietary changes, according to UK outlet, Express. “I lost 12 kilos quite quickly and I didn’t do it through not eating,” he explained in the outlet. First, he traded meat for nuts to meet his fat

Healthcare challenges faced by transgender people of color

Transgender people who are also racial and ethnic minorities have a difficult time finding a healthcare setting where all aspects of their identity are welcome, understood and addressed. In a new study published in the October issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine, a research team from the University of Chicago Medicine shows how