Sweden's COVID Policy Didn't Create Herd Immunity

Rather than imposing a hard lockdown in March as other countries did, the Scandinavian nation relied on individual responsibility to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

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Special Contact Lenses Help Kids' Nearsightedness

Bifocal contacts with a powerful corrective prescription slowed the progression of nearsightedness in youngsters by 43% compared to single-vision contacts, the results showed.

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COVID-19 and Masks: Doctor, May I Be Excused?

As mask mandates have increased, some people are looking for a way around the rules by asking doctors for medical excuses to opt out of wearing one.

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COVID Likely Deadlier for New York Than 1918 Flu

Crunching the numbers from New York City during the worst two months of the 1918 flu epidemic (October-November of that year) and the two months encompassing the height of this year’s COVID-19 outbreak (March 11- May 11), researchers said the latter may have been the more lethal.

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Feeling Anxious? Yoga Can Help Soothe You

Yoga may help people soothe frayed nerves during the coronavirus pandemic, but the ancient practice may also help those with more serious, chronic forms of anxiety, new research suggests.

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Could Natural Lithium in Tap Water Help Stem Suicides?

In 1817, Johan August Arfwedson discovered lithium in the mineral petalite. It is also found in several different types of ore and makes up about 0.002% of the Earth’s crust. Up until the 1990s, the U.S. produced most of the lithium on the global market.1 The primary way the metal is used in industry is […]

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Testing the Most Effective Method to Manipulate Minds

By the looks of it, we are about to face one of the most aggressive vaccine campaigns ever created. According to Reuters,1 the U.S. government is planning to launch an “overwhelming” COVID-19 vaccine campaign come November, provided the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gives one or more vaccine candidates the green light. Considering former FDA […]

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Redfield: This Fall Could Be ‘Worst’ We’ve Seen

We are in a war against COVID-19, and this fall could be one of the worst from a public health standpoint that the U.S. has ever faced, says CDC Director Robert Redfield, MD.

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