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2021
October
01,
2021
| 13:45 PM America/Chicago
Throughout the pandemic, people have jokingly said they gained the “COVID 19” when talking about weight gain over the last year and a half. In fact, the American Psychology Association (APA) found 61% of American adults experienced undesired weight c...
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September
24,
2021
| 11:19 AM America/Chicago
Drug company Pfizer recently announced that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe for children ages five to 11. Now U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) leaders say once Pfizer releases its study results, the agency will evaluate the data to decide if the ...
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September
23,
2021
| 17:46 PM America/Chicago
COVID-19 has become the most deadly pandemic in American history, with deaths at more than 650,000, surpassing the estimated deaths from the 1918 Spanish flu. But a lead infectious disease doctor for Peoria, Illinois-based OSF HealthCare says over th...
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August
26,
2021
| 18:55 PM America/Chicago
New cases of the coronavirus continue to surge across the U.S., spurred by the fast-spreading and extremely contagious Delta variant that now makes up the majority of COVID infections in the country.As the pandemic rages on, so does misinformation ab...
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August
20,
2021
| 11:44 AM America/Chicago
New cases of the coronavirus continue to surge across the U.S., spurred by the fast-spreading and extremely contagious Delta variant that now makes up the majority of COVID infections in the country. Meanwhile, the push continues by health profession...
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January
11,
2021
| 11:58 AM America/Chicago
Suicide and addiction were the two biggest factors bringing down the average life expectancy in the U.S. before the pandemic and it’s only gotten worse with the need for physical distancing and closures of public places. COVID-19 mitigation efforts h...
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2020
October
07,
2020
| 12:10 PM America/Chicago
Each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly recommend parents get their children vaccinated against influenza. This year both organizations agree the flu shot is more import...
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