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What's the best thing you can teach your kid as the new coronavirus races around the globe? Proper hand-washing habits, a leading pediatricians' group says.
As early in life as possible, you should get your children into the habit of washing their hands often and thoroughly, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends. All day ...
With little evidence that the malaria drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine can prevent or treat COVID-19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given emergency approval to distribute millions of doses of the medicines to hospitals across the country.
"These drugs will be distributed from the Strategic National Stockpile to stat...
The concept is simple, yet elegant: Use fever readings from thermometers to create a database that can show public health officials whether social distancing is curbing the spread of coronavirus.
A San Francisco medical technology company has been doing just that, and the latest news is heartening: The number of fever readings have dip...
Smog drives up dementia risk, particularly for older men and women with heart disease, according to a new Swedish study.
For more than a decade, researchers tracked exposure to air pollution and dementia cases among nearly 3,000 Stockholm residents aged 60 and up.
Lead author Dr. Giulia Grande noted that exposure to dirty air...
The COVID-19 pandemic has spawned a wave of scammers looking to take advantage of older adults, experts warn.
Social distancing has created an easy playground for "fraudulent telemarketers and internet scammers," said Karen Roberto, a gerontology expert from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.
"Elder financial abuse costs older Amer...
The more fit you are when you start a weight-loss program, the more weight you could lose, a new study says.
"This research could help us improve the design of our weight-loss programs and suggests that adults with very poor fitness may benefit from additional exercise support during a weight-loss program to achieve higher levels of mo...
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