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CDC Official: This Is Just The Beginning of America's New Coronavirus Surge

This is just the “beginning” of a dangerous new wave of coronavirus cases that could become more deadly as it reaches an older population in the U.S., according to Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC. The U.S. has identified at least 2.59 million cases and over 126,000 deaths, the highest numbers…Read more...
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COVID-19 and renin-angiotensin system inhibitors

A new viewpoint article published in the journal JAMA Network in April 2020 deals with the use of a widely used category of cardiovascular medications in COVID-19 patients with hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease (CVD). These are the most common medical conditions that are found in COVID-19 patients and contribute disproportionately to mortality.
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Health Researchers Favor Gun Control More Than Criminologists, Economists

A new report says public health researchers favor gun control more than economists or criminologists looking for answers to gun-related violence. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-( A new paper by three top researchers has revealed public health researchers are “are much more supportive of gun control than are either criminologists or economists.” The report, authored by John R. Lott, Arther Z. Berg. MD, and Gary A. Mauser, is headlined “Expert Views on Gun Laws.” Lott is founder and pres...
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Parents using marijuana could raise risk of addictions among offspring

Researchers from Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital at Belmont, MA have found that parents using marijuana could be raising the risk of their children picking up addictions such as marijuana, tobacco, alcohol and even opiods misuse. Their study titled, “Associations of Parental Marijuana Use With Offspring Marijuana, Tobacco, and Alcohol Use and Opioid Misuse,” was published in the latest issue of the journal JAMA Network last week.
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Does bipolar disorder increase the risk of Parkinson's disease?

A review published by the JAMA Network has found that the risk of Parkinson's disease is significantly higher in those with bipolar disorder.
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Daily News Roundup: Your Passwords Are Probably Trash

Recently, the UK’s National Cyber Security Center paired up with Have I Been Pwned?’s Troy Hunt to conduct a survey that analyzed passwords of accounts that had been breached. Turns out that most users (still) suck at using strong passwords. The top passwords found in the study? “123456,” followed by “123456789.” Other brilliant things, like “qwerty,” “password,” and “111111” rounded out the top five spots, with “123345678,” “abc123,” and “password1” all finding spots in the top 10. People’s na...
Tags: Apple, Google, Crafts, Facebook, UK, China, Samsung, Netflix, Austria, Reuters, American Medical Association, Engadget, Troy Hunt, Android Police, JC Penny, Gamespot

Apple Reportedly Developing Non-Invasive Blood Sugar Sensors

A small, secret team of biomedical engineers at Apple is said to be working on a "holy grail" for diabetics: wearable sensors that could continuously monitor a person's blood sugar levels without the need for pin-prick testing. Based in a small facility in Palo Alto, Calif., the Apple project "has been conducting feasibility trials at clinical sites across the Bay Area," CNBC reported yesterday, citing information from "three people familiar with the matter." According to the report, Apple h...
Tags: Apple, Steve Jobs, World Health Organization, Cnbc, Bay Area, Palo Alto Calif, JAMA Network