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Sleep Apnea Doubles Odds for Sudden Death - 2021-08-03
"The condition -- in which a person's airway is repeatedly blocked during sleep, causing pauses in breathing -- may also increase the risk for high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure, new research shows." More

The Bigger the City, the Lower the Depression Rates? - 2021-08-03
"Americans living in big cities have relatively low rates of depression, despite the hustle and bustle -- or maybe because of it, a new study suggests." More

Deaths From Alzheimer's Far More Common in Rural America - 2021-07-30
"Teens have a far greater risk of heart inflammation from COVID-19 than from the vaccines that protect against it, new research shows." More

Could COVID-19 Accelerate Alzheimer's Symptoms? - 2021-07-30
"Severely ill COVID-19 patients display biological evidence of brain injury and inflammation as well as early markers of Alzheimer's, according to data gathered by an international consortium reviewing the coronavirus' effects on brain health." More

Nursing Home Staff Closest to Patients Are Least Likely to Get COVID Vaccines - 2021-07-30
"Aides in long-term care facilities are less likely than other staff to be vaccinated, even though they have the most contact with vulnerable patients and could infect them with COVID-19, a new federal study shows." More

Pandemic Boosted Paranoia and Conspiracy Theories, Study Confirms - 2021-07-29
"Using online surveys and the same card games, the researchers detected increased levels of paranoia and erratic behavior among the general population in the United States during the pandemic." More

Lowering Medicare Age Could Help Close Racial Gaps in Health Care: Study - 2021-07-29
"A new study suggests lowering eligibility from age 65 to age 60 could go a long way toward addressing inequities in health insurance, access to care and self-reported health decline." More

More Than Half of Americans Plagued by Back, Leg Pain - 2021-07-29
"More than half of U.S. adults suffer from pain, with backs and legs the most common sources, according to researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)." More

How Trust in Science Can Make You Vulnerable to 'Pseudoscience' - 2021-07-28
"Trusting science is good, but it could put you at risk for being duped by false science, or "pseudoscience," if you let your guard down, researchers warn." More

Major Medical Groups Call for Mandatory COVID Vaccination for Health Workers - 2021-07-26
"All health care workers should be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, dozens of major U.S. medical groups said in a joint statement released Monday." More

U.S. to Stick With International Travel Restrictions - 2021-07-26
"The rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta variant around the world means that the United States will continue with COVID-19 international travel restrictions for now, a White House official said Monday." More

Patients of Color Less Likely to Get Specialist Care Than White Patients - 2021-07-26
"People of color are consistently less likely to see medical specialists than white patients are, a new U.S. study finds, highlighting yet another disparity in the nation's health care system." More

AHA News: Severe Sleep Apnea Could Damage Key Blood Vessels - 2021-07-26
"Severe sleep apnea is associated with major changes in key arteries and could speed up vascular aging, according to new research." More

PTSD Common After Sexual Assault, But Eases for Most - 2021-07-23
"Most sexual assault survivors have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) immediately after the attack, but it tends to lessen over the following months, a new study finds." More

Long-Term Outlook for Most With Serious Brain Injury Is Better Than Thought - 2021-07-23
"A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cripple patients for the rest of their lives, but new research suggests that many people with moderate-to-severe TBI have better-than-expected long-term outcomes." More

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