Even If Hips, Legs Slims Down, Belly Fat a Danger

Tweet Managing High Potassium While on Dialysis By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Gaining weight around your mid-section may be the makings of much more than a wardrobe crisis: It may also signal the start of a serious health crisis. So warns a team of Canadian and Iranian researchers who conducted an extensive review of 72 studies involving...
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Trump Picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court Justice

Tweet SOURCES: Ballotpedia.org: “Amy Coney Barrett,” “California v. Texas,” “Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.” Letter to Synod Fathers from Catholic Women, Oct. 1, 2015. Supreme Court of the United States: “October term 2020.” Supreme Court of the United States: “Justices.”  NPR: “Who Is Amy Coney Barrett, Front-Runner For...
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FDA Warns of Danger From ‘Benadryl Challenge’

Tweet Children and MS: What Parents Need to Know By E.J. Mundell                HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Parents and other caregivers need to be more aware of the potentially lethal “Benadryl Challenge” circulating on social media, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday. The new internet dare, broadcast widely...
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Is Key Safety Data at Risk in Race for COVID Vaccine?

Tweet Grace Lee, MD, professor of pediatric infectious diseases, Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. William Schaffner, MD, professor, preventive medicine, health policy, infectious diseases, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville. Tom Frieden, MD, president and CEO, Resolve to Save Lives, New York City. Hearing, U.S. Senate Committee on Health,...
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Report: Trump Picks Amy Coney Barrett for Court

Tweet SOURCES: Ballotpedia.org: “Amy Coney Barrett,” “California v. Texas,” “Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.” Letter to Synod Fathers from Catholic Women, Oct. 1, 2015. Supreme Court of the United States: “October term 2020.” Supreme Court of the United States: “Justices.”  NPR: “Who Is Amy Coney Barrett, Front-Runner For...
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9 in 10 Americans Not Yet Exposed to COVID

Tweet An Inoperable Tumor In Your Lung By Robin Foster and E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporters THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (Healthday News) — The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told a Senate committee on Wednesday that 90% of Americans are still at risk of contracting the virus. “The preliminary results in the first round [of a very large,...
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After COVID, When Can Young Athletes Resume Play?

Tweet Pulmonary Embolism Signs of this potentially fatal complication. Article source: https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20200924/after-covid-19-exposure-when-can-young-athletes-resume-play?src=RSS_PUBLIC
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Most N95 Masks From China Don’t Meet US Standards

Tweet Sept. 24, 2020 — Up to 70% of N95 masks certified in China do not meet U.S. standards for effectiveness, the nonprofit patient safety organization ECRI warned this week. “Because of the dire situation, U.S. hospitals bought hundreds of thousands of masks produced in China over the past 6 months, and we’re finding that many aren’t safe and effective against the spread...
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Could Zinc Help Fight COVID-19?

Tweet WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans pop zinc supplements at the first sign of the common cold. Now, new research suggests the nutrient might play a role in COVID-19 outcomes, too. Researchers from Spain reporting at a European coronavirus conference found that hospitalized COVID-19 patients with low blood levels of zinc tended to fare worse than those with...
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Singing Without a Face Mask Can Spread COVID-19

Tweet Pulmonary Embolism Signs of this potentially fatal complication. Article source: https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20200923/singing-without-a-face-mask-can-spread-covid-19?src=RSS_PUBLIC
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