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Volunteers of America Provides Free Online Help for Frontline Workers Suffering Trauma and Burnout During COVID-19

Volunteers of America is one of the oldest charities in the nation, celebrating 125 years this year. It has almost 16,000 employees across the country including nurses, health...
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New Study Shows How To Boost Muscle Regeneration and Rebuild Tissue

One of the many effects of aging is loss of muscle mass, which contributes to disability in older people. To counter this loss, scientists at the Salk Institute are studying w...
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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Unveils “The Apartment,” a Full-Scale Model Dementia-Friendly Residence

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) unveiled The Apartment, a full-scale model dementia-friendly residence in AFA headquarters—with entryway, kitchen, bedroom, bath, l...
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Sleep Hygiene Intervention Improves Sleep for Hospital Patients

Hospitalized patients often suffer from sleep deprivation due to environmental noise and interruptions from staff.1 A new study in the June 2021 issue of The Joint Commission...
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People Who Eat A Plant-Based Dinner Could Reduce Their Risk of Heart Disease By Ten Percent

People who eat too many refined carbs and fatty meats for dinner have a higher risk of heart disease than those who eat a similar diet for breakfast, according to a nationwide...
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U.S. Blood Donations Are Safe Under Current Covid-19 Screening Guidelines

A new study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues has found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, does not appear to pose a threa...
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Exploring ‘Exercise as Medicine’

If being sedentary is the new smoking, then UCI’s nascent Exercise as Medicine class is the modern equivalent of the old surgeon general’s warning on cigarette packs. Taught...
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Battling Public Health Misinformation Online

Social media and web-based news channels became a communication superhighway for correct and incorrect public health information during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study of thi...
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Cancer Treatments May Accelerate Cellular Aging

New research indicates that certain anti-cancer therapies may hasten cellular aging, where changes in the DNA of patients may contribute to greater inflammation and fatigue. T...
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Ticking Upward: MU Researcher Studies Rise of Tick-Borne Diseases in Midwest

When Ram Raghavan heard from a former colleague at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that a 7-year-old girl had died from Rocky Mountain spotted fever as the resu...
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Feeling Younger Buffers Older Adults from Stress, Protects Against Health Decline

People who feel younger have a greater sense of well-being, better cognitive functioning, less inflammation, lower risk of hospitalization and even live longer than their olde...
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Molecular Analysis Identifies Key Differences in Lungs of Cystic Fibrosis Patients

A team of researchers from UCLA, Cedars-Sinai and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has developed a first-of-its-kind molecular catalog of cells in healthy lungs and the lungs of...
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Prototype App for Mobile Devices Could Screen Children at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder

NIH-funded research project develops app to track eye movements in response to videos. A mobile app was successful at distinguishing toddlers diagnosed with autism spectrum d...
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New Poll of U.S. Adults Reveals Widespread Inaction on Hearing Loss

With hearing loss ranking as one of the most common chronic health conditions that U.S. adults experience, affecting an estimated 48 million people nationwide, the American Sp...
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New American Academy of Dermatology Survey Finds One-Third of Americans Fail Basic Quiz on Skin Cancer and Sun Exposure

In a recent survey of 1,000 U.S. adults, the American Academy of Dermatology found that one-third of Americans lack a basic understanding of skin cancer and sun protection — l...
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National Institute on Aging Funds Smart At-Home Exercise Band for Seniors

Dartmouth Startup Wins Funding for Remote Physical Therapy Monitoring System A team of researchers from Dartmouth has been awarded nearly $225,000 from the National Institute ...
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Autism Biomarkers Could Save Billions in Healthcare Costs According to Recent Study

The use of accurate biomarkers for detecting autism spectrum disorder (ASD) could result in saving billions of dollars in healthcare costs, according to a paper recently publi...
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Researchers Trace Spinal Neuron Family Tree

Spinal cord nerve cells branching through the body resemble trees with limbs fanning out in every direction. But this image can also be used to tell the story of how these neu...
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When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated and How to Protect Yourself and Others

Choosing Safer Activities If you are fully vaccinated, you can resume activities that you did prior to the pandemic. Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without we...
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Nursing Homes See 96 Percent Decline In COVID Cases Since Vaccine Rollout

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and long term care facilities across the ...
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American Heart Association: May is Move More Month

One in four U.S. adults are sitting for longer than eight hours each day, and this lack of activity is bad for mental and physical health. The American Heart Association, the ...
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Keeping Fit with HIIT Really Does Work

High intensity interval training has become increasingly popular as it’s a quick and effective way to improve health. This is all the more important as countries around the wo...
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Picture Books Can Boost Physical Activity for Youth with Autism

While physical activity is important for everyone, research has shown people with developmental disabilities do not exercise as often as their typically developed peers. In an...
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ACHC Launches Palliative Care Accreditation Program

ACHC Launches Palliative Care Accreditation Program As the number of people affected by serious illnesses continues to rise, many patients are turning to palliative care to c...
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May is National Better Hearing Month

Mask wearing has forced many of the 37.5 million Americans with hearing loss to face their hearing loss. Often people will compensate by reading lips and may not realize, or a...
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