All posts by LadyLively

  • Study Probes Relationship Between Migraines and Sleep

    Do migraines cause poor sleep or does poor sleep cause migraines? Though it’s hard to say, it does appear that there’s a difference in how well people with migraine think they sleep and how well they really...

    • Posted September 23, 2021
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  • U.S. Meth Overdose Deaths Tripled in Recent Years

    Deaths from methamphetamine overdoses in the United States nearly tripled between 2015 and 2019, health officials report in a new study. While the number of methamphetamine users did not increase as steeply, researchers said frequent use of...

    • Posted September 23, 2021
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  • Common Hormone Disorder in Women Costs U.S. $8 Billion a Year

    Treating polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) — the most common hormone disorder in women of child-bearing age — is costly. In 2020, diagnosing and treating this disorder cost an estimated $8 billion in the United States, according to...

    • Posted September 23, 2021
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  • U.S. to Buy 500 Million More COVID Vaccine Doses for Global Donation

    The United States will buy 500 million more doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine that it will donate to countries in need, President Biden announced at a virtual summit on the pandemic Wednesday. The United States is...

    • Posted September 22, 2021
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  • 18 Million Americans Can’t Pay for Needed Meds

    As many as 18 million Americans can’t afford their prescribed medications, a new nationwide poll finds. That’s 7% of the adult population in the United States. But when it comes to households making less than $24,000 per...

    • Posted September 22, 2021
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  • Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer May Have Long-Term Risk for the Heart

    Younger women who undergo radiation for cancer in the left breast have a heightened risk of heart disease years later, a new study finds. Among women who received radiation therapy for left-sided breast cancer, 10.5% developed coronary...

    • Posted September 22, 2021
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  • AHA News: Food Insecurity’s Long-Term Health Consequences

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 22, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — For some people, the subject of hunger conjures up tragic images of starving people with swollen bellies in blighted, desolate parts of the world. In this country, the...

    • Posted September 22, 2021
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  • CDC Expert Panel to Weigh In on Vaccine Boosters

    An advisory panel to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will meet on Wednesday to discuss which Americans, if any, should get Pfizer booster shots to rev up their immunity to COVID-19. Their recommendation will...

    • Posted September 22, 2021
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  • Pregnant Women Who Get COVID Vaccine Pass Antibodies to Newborns

    One way to help protect newborns from COVID-19 is for women to get their COVID vaccine while pregnant. A new study found that mothers-to-be who had either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine passed high levels of antibodies...

    • Posted September 22, 2021
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  • Health Highlights: Sept. 22, 2021

    Here are some of HealthDay’s top stories for Wednesday, Sept. 22: Pregnant women, do your baby a favor and get a COVID vaccine: A new study found that mothers-to-be who had either the Pfizer or Moderna shots...

    • Posted September 22, 2021
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