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32 states now have coronavirus as a cruise ship linked to dozens of cases will soon dock in the US

The Grand Princess cruise ship, carrying at least 21 people with coronavirus, is headed to the Port of Oakland, California, where it’s expected to dock Monday, the captain told passengers. The 21 infected people include 19 crew members and two passengers. But the number of onboard infections could rise, as not all 3,533 people on… Read More »

Study reveals bacon butties, burgers and hotdogs 'NOT linked to early deaths'

Bacon butties, burgers and hotdogs will not lead to early deaths, experts claim. A scientific study of 54,000 people failed to find any link between red and processed meats and the risk of heart disease, diabetes or cancer. And experts say it is safe to enjoy the foodstuffs three or four times a week in… Read More »

Number of lung injuries linked to vaping jumps to 805, with 12 deaths confirmed

The number of cases of lung injury deemed at least probably attributable to vaping rose to 805 as of Sept. 24, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday, up from 530 the previous week. The CDC reported that cases have cropped up in 46 states, a majority of which — 67% — are… Read More »

Lack of protective vaginal bacteria linked to high ovarian cancer risk

Some types of bacteria help keep you healthyGetty Images/iStockphoto By Chelsea Whyte Women who have a mutation in their BRCA1 gene – and are therefore at high risk for ovarian cancer – have been found to have lower levels of a type of vaginal bacteria, similar to the levels seen in women who have been… Read More »

Salmonella outbreak linked to pet hedgehogs continues; 6 additional people sickened, CDC says

Six additional people have been sickened as a result of a salmonella outbreak that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says is likely tied to pet hedgehogs. A total of 17 people across 11 states have now been infected with salmonella typhimurium, an increase from January, when 11 people in eight states were… Read More »

Smoking cannabis in your teens IS linked to depression in later life as it 'damages brain'

Smoking cannabis in your teens IS linked to depression in later life: Major study reveals drug ‘damages children’s brains’ and half a MILLION adults could avoid mental-health disorder if they had turned down marijuana Largest study of its kind found that 7% of adult depression could be prevented Drug has also been linked to suicidal… Read More »

CT Honeycombing in Interstitial Lung Disease Linked to Higher Mortality Rates

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High blood pressure linked to zinc deficiency

A new study demonstrates a link between zinc deficiency and high blood pressure. The findings could help scientists design new ways of intervening in at-risk patient populations. Hypertension is incredibly common; understanding how it works is vital. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a huge and growing health concern in the United States. According to… Read More »