Pittsburgh doctors hopeful flu season will be mild

Pittsburgh doctors hopeful flu season will be mild

UPMC doctors on Tuesday said there is optimism among experts that this year’s flu season will be mild, but they cautioned that everyone should get a flu vaccine and continue covid-19 mitigation efforts, such as masking and social distancing. The doctors stressed those mitigation efforts are the best defense against the covid-19 pandemic that continues…

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Intermittent fasting may cause muscle loss more than weight loss, study says

Intermittent fasting may cause muscle loss more than weight loss, study says

Intermittent fasting might not be as healthy as some may have thought.A new study on the topic was published in JAMA Internal Medicine  – a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal overseen by the American Medical Association — and suggests that the time-restrictive diet isn’t necessarily the best strategy for losing weight.INTERMITTENT FASTING SHEDS MORE WEIGHT, BUT MEDITERRANEAN…

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Elmhurst Orangetheory linked to COVID-19 outbreak with at least 18 cases confirmed -TV

Elmhurst Orangetheory linked to COVID-19 outbreak with at least 18 cases confirmed -TV

ELMHURST, Ill. (WLS) — DuPage County health officials are investigating 18 confirmed cases of COVID-19 that are all tied back to an Orangetheory Fitness facility in west suburban Elmhurst.The location is back open Tuesday, just days after the outbreak.”Try to have group exercise outside if you can, because air flow makes a difference,” said Dr.…

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Study finds direct link between natural sweetener and gut inflammation

Study finds direct link between natural sweetener and gut inflammation

If you suffer from an inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn’s disease, there’s a good chance that eating a modern Western diet is making it considerably worse. The latest study on this topic comes from Stony Brook University, which found that eating fructose may cause intestinal inflammation to worsen. Fructose, of course, is commonly used as…

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Coronavirus cases among young adults jumped by more than 50 percent in August nationally, the CDC says | TheHill

Coronavirus cases among young adults jumped by more than 50 percent in August nationally, the CDC says | TheHill

New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says coronavirus infections among young adults increased significantly from August to September as colleges and universities reopened around the country. The CDC study released Tuesday found that between Aug. 2 and Sept. 5, weekly COVID-19 cases among adults aged 18-22 increased 55 percent nationally. Our country…

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Highlights from NAMS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

Highlights from NAMS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

In this video, Senior Editor Angie DeRosa interviews Nanette Santoro, MD, Chair of the 2020 Scientific Program Committee for the Virtual Annual Meeting of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS). Dr. Santoro highlights just some of the content from the scientific program, including cardiovascular disease, the effect of menopause on vasomotor symptoms; genitourinary syndrome of…

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