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British study shows evidence of waning immunity to Covid-19

British study shows evidence of waning immunity to Covid-19

A study of hundreds of thousands of people across England suggests immunity to the coronavirus is gradually wearing off – at least according to one measure. Researchers who sent out home finger-prick tests to more than 365,000 randomly selected people in England found a more than 26% decline in Covid-19 antibodies over just three months.…MORE

Drop in non-coronavirus hospitalizations suggests people are skipping key medical care

Drop in non-coronavirus hospitalizations suggests people are skipping key medical care

A decline in non-coronavirus hospitalizations suggests that people are delaying necessary medical care during the pandemic, according to two new studies. The studies, released Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, are consistent with previous research showing a decline in non-coronavirus-related hospitalizations across the country since Covid-19 took hold. Researchers from the NYU Grossman School…MORE

Diet drinks linked to heart issues, study finds. Here’s what to do

Diet drinks linked to heart issues, study finds. Here’s what to do

If your heart goes pitter-patter for diet beverages, it may not be due to love. Artificially sweetened beverages, a new study has found, may be just as bad for your heart as the sugar-laden kind. “Our study suggests artificially sweetened beverages may not be a healthy substitute for sugar drinks, and these data provide additional…MORE

This 12-year-old is happy to be testing a Covid-19 vaccine

This 12-year-old is happy to be testing a Covid-19 vaccine

The youngest volunteers so far to get experimental coronavirus vaccines have been given their first doses and are now being watched carefully to see if they are experiencing any unusual side effects. A team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital vaccinated 100 children as young as 12 last week, said Dr. Robert Frenck, who is leading the…MORE

The world needs more kindness. Here’s how to develop your practice

The world needs more kindness. Here’s how to develop your practice

In a global pandemic, who has time to be kind? But kindness expert Houston Kraft suggests you think about it within this worldwide crisis. Kindness may be wearing a mask to keep others from getting sick, checking in on a friend starting a new project or sitting to listen to a family member who just…MORE