Will Your COVID-19 Mask Protect You from Wildfire Smoke?

People in the West now have to protect themselves not only from the novel coronavirus, but from wildfire smoke as well. Health experts say an N95 mask is your best bet for protecting yourself from both the novel coronavirus and wildfire smoke. Research shows KN95 masks are just as effective. The wildfires raging across the West have layered a second […]

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Madrid braces for partial lockdown as virus surges

Nearly a million Madrid residents were bracing Sunday for a partial lockdown with several hundred marching in protest as Spanish authorities seek to put a brake on a second wave of COVID-19. The restrictions, which take effect Monday for two weeks, affect 850,000 people living mainly in densely-populated, low-income neighbourhoods in the south—or 13 percent of the 6.6 million people […]

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Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign in your ears you could lack the vital vitamin

Vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to many health problems, including pregnancy complications and nervous system disorders, which is why spotting symptoms of the condition is important. A deficiency can occur when a lack of B12 causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells that cannot function properly. Red blood cells are responsible for carrying oxygen around the body […]

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Study sheds light on cancer treatment, COVID-19

University of Cincinnati researchers have found that certain treatments for cancer may increase the chance of death if they contract COVID-19. These findings from a multicenter study, presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology Virtual Congress 2020, shed light on ways standard anti-cancer treatments may impact outcomes for patients with both cancer and the coronavirus. “Patients with cancer are […]

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More than a billion school meals not served during pandemic: study

School closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted access to low or no-cost school breakfast and lunch programs for millions of low-income children. States and school districts developed innovative solutions to meet the nutritional needs of children and respond to the rapidly growing food insecurity crisis, yet the number of replacement meals is likely far short of what they provided […]

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Coronavirus outbreak hits naval shipyard in Maine

Fox News Flash top headlines for September 18 An outbreak of coronavirus in a Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is being investigated by the Maine Center for Disease Control. During a media briefing this week, Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah said as of Thursday 18 new cases were confirmed among workers at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Some 13 of those individuals who tested positive for […]

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