Summer Eye Care

Follow these expert tips to protect your eyes from the summer sun.

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Why Do Black Men Fare Worse With Prostate Cancer?

Education, income and insurance may be fueling racial disparities in U.S. prostate cancer deaths — disparities that have black patients dying at higher rates than whites.

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Low Vitamin D Levels Tied to Odds for Severe COVID

Patients who were vitamin D-sufficient — a blood level of at least 30 nanograms per milliliter — had a significantly lower risk for serious complications from COVID-19, including losing consciousness, low blood oxygen levels and death.

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2020 Innovator: Gary Slutkin, MD

While politicians argue over whether guns or mental health issues are to blame, Gary Slutkin, MD, has another idea. What if violence is a disease we can prevent?

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Most Tap Water Is a Toxic Soup of Chemicals

Discussion of the safety of tap water often only occurs when an immediate threat is identified like the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan,1 and ongoing Legionella outbreaks.2 But the state of U.S. tap water, whether from wells or municipal water systems, is very concerning even when it is not in the news. Just because tap […]

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COVID Latest Threat to Weakened Rural Health Care

Rural communities have already seen hospitals and doctors go out of business in the past decade, now the coronavirus threatens them even more.

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Coronavirus Daily Digest: May 29, 2020

A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19

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Antibodies Tested as Possible COVID Treatment

Scientists are testing antiviral antibodies that aim to block the virus from infecting our cells, a treatment that could be ready before a vaccine.

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