Fermented Foods May Lower Your Risk of COVID-19 Death

I’ve written many articles detailing lifestyle and dietary strategies that may decrease your COVID-19 risk by boosting your immune function and general health. Now we can add fermented foods to the list, which shouldn’t come as such a great surprise, considering the influence your gut health has on your immune system. The study,1 posted July […]

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More Big News on Vitamin D for COVID

Over the past several months the CDC has created a list of health conditions that increase the risk of severe illness from COVID-19.1 These include Type 2 diabetes, cancer, obesity, serious heart conditions and chronic kidney disease. To reduce your risk, it would make sense to address the health issues that raise it. But some […]

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Colleges Weigh How Best to Test for COVID

Experts say that testing for COVID-19 — frequently and with fast results — will be needed to prevent widespread transmission of the disease among college students who are on campus this fall.

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Obesity Tied to Severe COVID-19, But Age Matters

Obesity only posed a risk for people under 65, researchers added.

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CDC: Virus that Paralyzes Kids Could Return in Fall

The last outbreak — which sickened at least 238 kids — was in 2018. Doctors who study the spread of disease believe we could see another uptick in AFM cases from August to November this year.

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Skip the 'Maskne,' Not the Mask

It is important to wash fabric masks every day. Laundry detergents can be a common cause of allergic reactions, so try fragrance-free detergents.

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Cancer Diagnoses Drop, COVID Drives Down Screenings

The drop is not being attributed to a downturn in cancer incidence, but rather a COVID-driven reluctance to get screened.

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