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LGBTQ Adults Often Miss Out on Cholesterol Meds

Of the 12% of respondents who identified as LGB, less than 21% were taking statins for primary prevention, compared with nearly 44% of non-LGB adults.

CDC Panel Votes on Who Should Get COVID Vaccines First

An influential government committee has recommended that healthcare workers and people who reside in long-term care facilities get the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines when they become available.

Training May Speed Smell's Return After COVID

Smell training involves sniffing at least four different odors twice a day every day for several months.

Almost Half in U.S. Fear Surprise Medical Bills

Those fears aren't unfounded. Among those with private health insurance, 68% have received unexpected medical bills and 33% couldn't pay them on time, while 23% said they haven't paid them yet.

Controversial Trump COVID Adviser Scott Atlas Resigns

Atlas had challenged the overwhelming consensus of the scientific community and criticized stronger efforts.

The New Domestic Violence: Technology Abuse

Abusers can turn technology against victims to monitor, threaten, harass and hurt them, but there are resources and laws designed to help.

COVID in Kids: The Most Telling Symptoms

Among thousands of kids tested for COVID-19, an upset stomach, loss of taste/smell, fever and headache were symptoms most predictive of positive test results, a Canadian study found.

This Injury a Possible Sign of Domestic Violence

The findings underscore the need to screen women who receive fractures to their ulna for possible intimate partner violence, researchers said. That includes those who say they were injured in a fall.

Study Casts Doubt on Plasma as COVID Treatment

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, anecdotal reports suggested that infusing very sick patients with the blood plasma of people who'd survived the disease might help boost outcomes. But new study findings, along with disappointing results from prior trials, suggest that those initial hopes may have been unfounded.

Leaders Urge Caution as COVID Surges in Nursing Homes

Coronavirus cases in the nation’s 15,600 nursing homes have reached a record high, leaving operators struggling to protect staff and residents.

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