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Gallup Poll Reveals Fewer American Think Vaccines Aren’t Important

Childhood vaccinations are critical in preventing contagious diseases like polio and measles from spreading in the United States. However, support for vaccinations has steadily decreased since 2001, according to a Gallup survey released today. The organization polled 1,025 adults by phone in all 50 states in December 2019. They found that 84 percent of Americans…

Dr. Oz is canceling the fastest-growing meal category

Turns out breakfast isn’t the most important meal of the day, according to Dr. Oz.“I don’t think you should eat breakfast until three or four hours after you awaken,” Dr. Mehmet Oz told “Fox & Friends" Tuesday. “It’s all about intermittent fasting.”Oz cited research that suggests not eating up to 18 hours could have health…

Wuhan pneumonia outbreak: First case reported outside China

Image copyright AFP Image caption The outbreak began in Wuhan in eastern China A traveller in Thailand has become the first person outside China to be diagnosed with a new coronavirus.The Chinese woman was quarantined after arriving in Bangkok from Wuhan, in eastern China, where the outbreak began in December.One person has died and 41…

Synaptic density marker is reduced in the brains of people with schizophrenia -Medical.net

Advances in scanning have allowed researchers for the first time to show lower levels of a protein found in the connections between neurons in the living brains of people with schizophrenia. The researchers, who conducted the scans at the psychiatric imaging facility at the Medical Research Council (MRC) London Institute of Medical Sciences, say these…

Important things you need to know about seasonal flu -Medical.net

Seasonal flu is a serious illness causing approximately 200,000 hospitalizations and 36,000 deaths each year. Federal health officials are reporting that the 2019-2020 flu season could be the worst in decades. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older be vaccinated against influenza. Washing your hands…

You can leave water out for wildlife without attracting mosquitoes, if you take a few precautions

Australia is in for a long, hot summer. The recent bushfires have been devastating for communities and wildlife. Drought is also impacting many regions. Understandably, people want to leave water out for thirsty birds and animals. Health authorities generally warn against collecting and storing water in backyards as one measure to protect against mosquito bites…

Major Drop in Cancer Deaths Could Be Even Bigger with More Screenings

By Jonny Lupsha, News Writer Cancer deaths between 2016 and 2017 saw their sharpest decline yet, according to NPR. Researchers credit declining smoking rates and new treatments for the lower number of deaths. If more people got cancer screenings, the death rate would drop even more. Photo by Andrei_R / ShutterstockNPR reported Wednesday that cancer…

Research could help explain why some people use marijuana when stressed or anxious -Medical.net

A molecule produced by the brain that activates the same receptors as marijuana is protective against stress by reducing anxiety-causing connections between two brain regions, Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers report. This finding, published today in Neuron, could help explain why some people use marijuana when they're anxious or under stress. It could also mean…

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How the Black Panther costume was made

× Cookies help us deliver our Services. By using our Services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn More. Marvel Studios From casting the perfect actors to portray crime-fighters and the troublemakers they aim to bring down, to locking in the perfect script that honors the comic book source material and delivers something fresh to…
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Best picture nominees for the 2020 Oscars brought in more than $700 million at the US box office

The movies that got Oscar nods for best picture this year brought in more than $700 million at the domestic box office leading up to Monday's announcement of Academy Award nominees, an amount that fell short of last year's total.Seven of the nine films that were nominated for the top prize, which include "Joker" and…

See full Lord of the Rings TV series cast including Game of Thrones stars

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Representative Jeff Van Drew, Anti-Impeachment Democrat, Plans to Switch Parties

Mr. Van Drew may already have Democratic challenger. Brigid Harrison, a politics professor at Montclair State University, had been publicly signaling that she was considering a primary challenge to Mr. Van Drew. Already, she has met with many of the county De…

The Bold Type: First season 4 trailer previews ‘Scarlet’ without Jacqueline

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