US coronavirus death toll tops 200K as officials quarrel over vaccine timeline

Will at-home coronavirus tests be reliable? Fox News medical contributor Dr. Janette Nesheiwat reacts. The United States hit another grim milestone in the coronavirus epidemic on Tuesday when the death toll surpassed 200,000, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The country leads the world by far in both the number of deaths and the number of confirmed COVID-19 […]

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Study Examines Effect of Cancer Treatment on COVID-19 Mortality

TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 — Cancer patients treated one to three months prior to COVID-19 diagnosis and those treated with chemoimmunotherapy have the highest 30-day mortality, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the European Society for Medical Oncology, held virtually from Sept. 19 to 21. Trisha M. Wise-Draper, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Cincinnati Cancer […]

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Claire Holt Opens Up About Her 'Rough' Experience Breastfeeding: 'Bleeding Nips Aren't Fun'

Second-time motherhood hasn't come without its challenges for Claire Holt. In a candid Q&A session on her Instagram Story Monday, The Originals star — who announced the birth of daughter Elle on Sept. 13 — opened up about what postpartum life has been like, including the harder parts of breastfeeding her new baby girl. "I won't lie to you. It's been […]

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Queen Latifah Announces Fundraiser to Support Black, Latino Americans Impacted by Coronavirus

Queen Latifah understands firsthand the fear and anxiety that comes with learning a loved one has the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The award-winning actress’s cousin and his wife — who work in a supermarket and post office — tested positive for the virus, along with their son. “As frontline workers, they were right in the crosshairs of the virus,” Latifah, 50, […]

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Study suggests regular hot baths are associated with improving various risk factors for type 2 diabetes

New research presented at this year’s Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), held online this year, suggests regular heat exposure through a hot bath is associated with a beneficial effect on risk factors for type 2 diabetes, including glycated haemoglobin |(HbA1c), a measure of blood sugar control. The study is by Dr. Hisayuki Katsuyama, […]

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Vanderpump Rules Stars Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright Expecting Their First Child

There's another Vanderpump Rules baby on the way! Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright are expecting their first child. The couple, who wed in her native Kentucky in June 2019, announced the baby news Monday on Cartwright's Instagram. Holding up several sonograms in the photos she shared on her social media, Cartwright, 31, smiles while she and Taylor, 41, hold her […]

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More time around a covid-positive person may raise infection risks

How much does TIME matter in coronavirus transmission? Study finds cutting a ‘superspreading’ choir practice from 2.5 hours to 30 minutes could have reduced the number of infections by SEVEN-FOLD A March choir practice in Washington state became a coronavirus ‘superspreading’ event when one infected person spread it to 52 others  The ‘attack rate’ of the virus was 87% of […]

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