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Why Your Positive Coronavirus Antibody Test Might Be Wrong

The CDC has released new guidelines on antibody testing that note it’s possible for a test that’s 90-95% accurate to deliver incorrect positive results more than half the time. That sounds shocking, but it can be true—and it’s important to understand why, if you’re considering getting tested or have already gotten a…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Medical Doctor Breaks Down Cristina Cuomo’s Luxury, Questionable Covid-19 Treatment

Cristina Cuomo, wife of CNN’s Chris Cuomo and sister-in-law to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, is on the mend after a covid-19 diagnosis, a steady recovery she attributes not to mainstream doctors or health heroes, but a slew of alternative health remedies. The self-described “wellness worshiper” is a steadily rising…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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A Medical Doctor Breaks Down Cristina Cuomo’s Luxury, Questionable Covid-19 Treatment

Cristina Cuomo, wife of CNN’s Chris Cuomo and sister-in-law to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, is on the mend after a covid-19 diagnosis, a steady recovery she attributes not to mainstream doctors or health heroes, but a slew of alternative health remedies. The self-described “wellness worshiper” is a steadily rising…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Choose a Birth Control Option If You’re Worried About Side Effects

Picking a birth control can seem scary, especially if you’re worried about the more extreme side effects. You may have heard the horror stories about the risks of organ perforation using intrauterine devices, or claims that birth control is linked to migraines. However, extreme side effects are rare, and usually only…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why a Major Doctors’ Organization Has Endorsed Single-Payer Health Care

More and more doctors are throwing their support behind plans in which the government would provide health insurance for many or all Americans. The American College of Physicians just released a position paper endorsing single payer and public option health policies, with an explanation of why it believes such…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why a Major Doctors’ Organization Has Endorsed Single-Payer Health Care

More and more doctors are throwing their support behind plans in which the government would provide health insurance for many or all Americans. The American College of Physicians just released a position paper endorsing single payer and public option health policies, with an explanation of why it believes such…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why a Major Doctors’ Organization Has Endorsed Single-Payer Health Care

More and more doctors are throwing their support behind plans in which the government would provide health insurance for many or all Americans. The American College of Physicians just released a position paper endorsing single payer and public option health policies, with an explanation of why it believes such… Read more…

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Why a Major Doctors’ Organization Has Endorsed Single-Payer Health Care

More and more doctors are throwing their support behind plans in which the government would provide health insurance for many or all Americans. The American College of Physicians just released a position paper endorsing single payer and public option health policies, with an explanation of why it believes such… Read more…

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Why a Major Doctors’ Organization Has Endorsed Single-Payer Health Care

More and more doctors are throwing their support behind plans in which the government would provide health insurance for many or all Americans. The American College of Physicians just released a position paper endorsing single payer and public option health policies, with an explanation of why it believes such… Read more…

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Why a Major Doctors’ Organization Has Endorsed Single-Payer Health Care

More and more doctors are throwing their support behind plans in which the government would provide health insurance for many or all Americans. The American College of Physicians just released a position paper endorsing single payer and public option health policies, with an explanation of why it believes such…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why a Major Doctors’ Organization Has Endorsed Single-Payer Health Care

More and more doctors are throwing their support behind plans in which the government would provide health insurance for many or all Americans. The American College of Physicians just released a position paper endorsing single payer and public option health policies, with an explanation of why it believes such…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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You Can Now Buy an At-Home Medical Exam Kit

Video visits with a doctor are a cheap and quick way to get a medical opinion (and sometimes a prescription) without leaving the house. But the doctor can’t physically examine you, which limits their usefulness. A $300 kit of digital medical devices looks looks like it could change that. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Should You Panic About ‘Parasitic Eye Worms’ or Face Flies?

My second-worst experience thinking about insects in my eyes was a real-life encounter, when I jogged face-first into a cloud of gnats while running on a trail. I couldn’t shake the feeling that there was something still in my eye, and hours later I finally extracted a dead(?) gnat from the inner reaches of my […]

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What the Ohio Opioid Settlement Means for Other Lawsuits

Two Ohio counties planned to sue a group of companies for their role in the opioid epidemic, but at the last minute the parties reached a $260 million settlement. Here’s what that means for the counties and companies involved, and for the possibility of more suits in the future. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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