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COVID-19 vaccine trials: Live updates

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently announced that they were issuing emergency use approval for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. In stage 3 clinical trials, one dose of the vaccine was 85% protective against the most severe cases of COVID-19. This is now the third COVID-19 vaccine available in the United States. Shipments to states will begin over…

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Good Physician Treats

A 2019 study in the journal BMC Public Health suggests that people with obesity were more successful in losing weight when they reported being personally motivated to lose weight after receiving a diagnosis of obesity and when their doctors acknowledged their past efforts to lose weight. Managing realistic expectations is also necessary for losing weight. According to one 2018 study,…

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Smidt Heart Institute

There is one thing that the murder of George Floyd and the ensuing Black Lives Matter protests last year have made abundantly clear, it is this: Racism kills. But racism and racial discrimination do not just jeopardize people’s lives directly, through violent acts and hate crimes perpetrated by those who hold racist beliefs.,, There is one thing that the murder…

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