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Pandemic-related racial and ethnic disparities among young people decreased over time

20 days ago   |   By Healio

COVID-19 racial and ethnic disparities among young people, which were “substantial” early in the pandemic, decreased over time last year, mostly because of an increase in cases among white people, researchers reported in MMWR.
The study found that the “largest persistent disparities in COVID-19 incidence” occurred among Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders , non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native people, and Hispanic people, according to Miriam E. Van Dyke, PhD, an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer with the CDC COVID-19 Response Team, and
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COVID-19 blamed for large increase in US deaths

COVID-19 blamed for large increase in US deaths

20 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

New U.S. government data shows that the country saw somewhere around 600,000 more deaths than usual during a 13-month span. COVID-19 was blamed for most of those deaths.
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New Technique Finds Circulation Problems in Placenta

New Technique Finds Circulation Problems in Placenta

New study was done by John G. Sled of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto on novel ultrasound technique. Funding was provided partially by NIH's Eunice Kennedy Shriver... Read more ...

Researchers study sex-specific gene mutation linked to autism

After reviewing a database of gene mutations in children with autism spectrum disorder , a team of Medical University of South Carolina researchers decided to study a specific... Read more ...

Publisher's Platform: Food Safety Suggestions to Expecting Moms from a Food...

Publisher's Platform: Food Safety Suggestions to Expecting Moms from a Food Safety Lawyer

A few days ago, “Down Under” a.k.a. Australia, my friend, food safety guru, and for some strange reason, eater of raw shellfish, Dr. Julian Cox, was speaking about the risk of... Read more ...

Study identifies quality measures for pediatric palliative care

There is currently no consensus on what quality end-of-life care for children with cancer looks like, or how to measure and deliver it; however, investigators recently... Read more ...

Australian mom convicted of killing 4 children seeks pardon

Nearly two decades after an Australian woman was convicted of killing her four children, dozens of scientists are backing the claim that they may have died of natural causes Read more ...

Nothing funny about hearing loss - as my child knows

Hearing loss isn't a comedic act, nor does it only affect older people. It's time to represent it for what it is. Read more ...

How Math Homework Brought My Tween Daughter And I Back To Each Other

The first time my 12 year old daughter asked me about hiring a math tutor, I said “no” because... well... I'm cheap. Plus, I felt confident that my partner and I could field... Read more ...

Don't Point To The Animal Kingdom To Support Your Homophobia, You F*ckin Weirdo

“ Homosexuality is unnatural. Just look at animals! All animals have a male and a female and that's it, and humans are the same way, and that's how nature works. Stop trying to... Read more ...

Viagra Saved My Sex Life

I had sex twice on Sunday, once in the afternoon and once after our kids went to bed. The second time, my husband used the nipple clamp set we bought off Amazon, and if you've... Read more ...

Researchers show how low-protein diet during pregnancy can cause kidney...

Besides being underweight, babies born to women whose diet lacked sufficient protein during pregnancy tend to have kidney problems resulting from alterations that occurred... Read more ...