Friday, August 14, 2020

Health & Fitness

Immunocompromised can protect themselves from COVID-19

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Many medical conditions and treatments can weaken a person’s immune system making them immunocompromised, including cancer, organ or bone marrow transplants, HIV, genetic immune...
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Art therapy group provides support for parents of children with medical complexity

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ESCONDIDO – The Elizabeth Hospice is offering a six-session support group, Express Yourself, for parents who are caring for a child diagnosed with medical...

2nd US virus surge hits plateau, but few experts celebrate

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MIKE STOBBE and NICKY FORSTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — While deaths from the coronavirus in the U.S. are mounting rapidly, public health experts...

Can you get the coronavirus twice?

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The Associated Press Can you get the coronavirus twice? Scientists don't know for sure yet, but they believe it's unlikely. Health experts think people who had COVID-19...

Scientists get closer to blood test for Alzheimer’s disease

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MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer's disease from those without it in several...

Virus vaccine put to final test in thousands of volunteers

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LAURAN NEERGAARD and MICHAEL HILL AP Medical Writer The world's biggest COVID-19 vaccine study got underway Monday with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping...

Overall coronavirus deaths stand at 637 countywide

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - In Riverside County, the tally of known active virus cases countywide stands at 21,125, with the number of deaths due to...

Loma Linda University Behavioral Health expands adolescent intensive outpatient program in Murrieta

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MURRIETA – Loma Linda University Behavioral Health – Murrieta expanded its services in June with the opening of an adolescent intensive outpatient program and outpatient...

Loma Linda University Cancer Center announces 3 new research directors

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LOMA LINDA – Loma Linda University Cancer Center has appointed three cancer researchers to lead the center’s commitment to premium cancer care through development...
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Will COVID-19 shorten the careers of some health care providers?

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MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Across the country, COVID-19 has taken a toll, both physical and mental, on health professionals, and it’s not just limited...