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CV medications underused by Hispanic/Latino patients with PAD

18/08/2020 06:00am | 268 views

Hispanic and Latino patients with peripheral artery disease underuse guideline-recommended CV medications such as antiplatelet and lipid-lowering therapies, researchers found.

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When Should I Get Tested for COVID-19?

05/08/2020 06:00am | 350 views

When we first started hearing about COVID-19 in the U.S., the symptoms of the virus – and thus, the criteria for testing – seemed pretty straightforward: If you have a fever and a cough, get tested (if your doctor has access to a test). But as doctors and researchers learned more about the virus (and more people were tested and diagnosed), it became clear that the symptoms were not so straightforward– and sometimes not present at all. So, now that there’s a laundry list of “maybe” symptoms, how do you know when to get tested?

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Sleeping In on Weekends Won't Erase Your 'Sleep Debt'

21/07/2020 06:00am | 479 views

For those who try to catch up on lost sleep during the weekend, French researchers have some bad news: Once Saturday and Sunday have come and gone, many will find they're still seriously short on sleep.

 

 

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How COVID-19 Spreads

15/07/2020 06:00am | 714 views

COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly through close contact from person-to-person. Some people without symptoms may be able to spread the virus. We are still learning about how the virus spreads and the severity of illness it causes.

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As Summer begins, CDC Updates Social Guidelines

14/07/2020 06:00am | 520 views

By Ralph Ellis

As states lift restrictions and people begin to resume normal activities such as hosting cookouts or going to the nail salon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued tips for reducing the risk of catching or spreading the coronavirus.



 

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