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Bill And Melinda Gates Donate $100 Million To Coronavirus Vaccine Research And Treatment

Topline: Bill and Melinda Gates are donating $100 million to coronavirus vaccine research and treatment efforts, which was announced as part of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) request for $675 million in global contributions to fight the spread of the...

THC found in Wisconsin vaping cases that led to illnesses

By Associated Press Nearly nine out of 10 cases where vaping led to people developing a severe lung disease in Wisconsin involved the use of THC products, such as waxes or oils, Wisconsin’s Department...

How Does A Pipeline Of New Treatments For Mental Health Combat Stigma?

GETTY Leading global experts have stated that a coordinated, diverse effort has the potential to reduce suicide, psychosis, and mental illness-related disability by 50% by 2030. However, the current level of unmet need in...
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Will Your Health Plan Tell You That It Can Save Your Life?

At kitchen tables everywhere, ordinary Americans have been grappling with the arcane language of deductibles and co-pays as they’ve struggled to select a health insurance plan during “open enrollment” season. Unfortunately, critical information that could literally...
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It’s Time For Health Insurance To Pay For Dental Care

Last time I checked, the mouth was still part of the human body. If I remember correctly, when people experience mouth problems, they ache just as much (often more) than if they experienced problems elsewhere in their...
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Stop Using The Coronavirus As An Excuse To Be Racist

The coronavirus has been the topic of global conversation for the last month, causing mass hysteria and worldwide panic. Stores have been unable to keep protective face masks in stock and Corona beer sales have declined, given the association to the coronavirus...
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How Social Media Affects Our Mental Health

The world is using social media now more than ever, with over 2.45 billion people actively using Facebook — and that’s just one of the many social platforms. Some people regularly obsess over gaining followings and likes, or wonder...
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Why we still don’t know how deadly this new coronavirus is?

As the coronavirus continues to spread in China, and countries like Singapore and South Korea face their own local outbreaks, we are at a critical decision point. Should the international community continue to put most of its resources...
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Is Google A Good Medical Resource For Patients? A Doctor Weighs In

Googling symptoms has become an inside joke among everyone who’s done it (which is most of us!). Every possible symptom can be associated with a scary, life-threatening condition and a Google search can do little to...
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Coronavirus Outbreak Puts Belt And Road Projects On Hold, For Now

Throughout history, when markets merge, when cultures come together, when technology is shared and commerce commenced, disease spreads. The same roads and corridors that allow for the flow of goods are also thoroughfares for pathogens. We’ve seen...

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THC found in Wisconsin vaping cases that led to illnesses

By Associated Press Nearly nine out of 10 cases where vaping led to people developing a severe lung disease...

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