A Great Unknown: When Flu Season and COVID Collide

Depending on whether people heed the advice to prevent COVID-19 — wearing a mask, hand washing and social distancing — the U.S. could either see a record drop in flu cases this season or a dangerous viral storm, doctors say.

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Over Half a Million U.S. Kids Infected With COVID

More than 500,000 U.S. children had been diagnosed with COVID-19 as of early September, with a sizable uptick seen in recent weeks, a new report reveals.

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Bradykinin Hypothesis Explains COVID-19 Complexities

Genetic analysis using the Oak Ridge National Lab supercomputer called the Summit has revealed an interesting new hypothesis that helps explain the disease progression of COVID-19. A September 1, 2020, Medium article1 by Thomas Smith reviewed the findings of what is now referred to as the bradykinin hypothesis. As reported by Smith, the computer crunched […]

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Three Share Nobel Prize for Hepatitis C Research

The three recipients are: Harvey Alter, a clinical scientist at a U.S. National Institutes of Health blood bank; Charles Rice, of the Washington University in St. Louis; and British-born virologist Michael Houghton.

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Commentary: Tom Hanks' Take on Coronavirus Just Might Help Us All

Tom Hanks’ coronavirus recovery may help lift peoples’ spirits; his message to take care of each other is important too.

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Fresh Roasted Asparagus With Parmesan and Sea Salt

Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables. My husband, on the other hand, grew up hating asparagus because he’d only ever had it from a can. (Think about the difference between a fresh green bean and a canned one!) When we got married and I made this roasted asparagus for him, he realized what he had […]

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COVID-19 Linked to Multiple Cardiovascular Presentations

Consider COVID-19 in patients presenting with what looks like a typical cardiac syndrome, even in the absence of fever or cough, advise New York City-based cardiologists.

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Rising Reports of Poisoning From Cleaning Products

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of daily life. Businesses have shut their doors and the unemployment rate has jumped higher than it was during the Great Depression. Grocery store shelves reflect weaknesses in the food supply chain that have forced dairy farmers to dump milk while grocers limit sales. In a public […]

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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Dermatologic Manifestations: More Than a Footprint

The number of skin changes suspected to be associated with COVID-19 keeps growing.

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