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56% of antibiotic treatments found inappropriate in hospital study

56% of antibiotic treatments found inappropriate in hospital study

Chris Dall | 
[A] study, led by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and published [March 18] in JAMA ...
Mutant dangers: AstraZeneca vaccine doesn’t protect against South African COVID variant

Mutant dangers: AstraZeneca vaccine doesn’t protect against South African COVID variant

Mary Van Beusekom | 
[A] double-blind multicenter study, led by scientists at the South African Medical Research Council Vaccines and Infectious Diseases Analytics Research ...
While teenage medical claims fell during COVID lockdowns, mental health claims jumped by more than 20%

While teenage medical claims fell during COVID lockdowns, mental health claims jumped by more than 20%

Mary Van Beusekom | 
[T]he New York nonprofit [Fair Health’s] seventh [report] in a series on the pandemic is the result of analysis of ...
Taking Vitamin C or zinc to fight a cold or COVID? New study shows they have no effect

Taking Vitamin C or zinc to fight a cold or COVID? New study shows they have no effect

Lianna Matt McLernon | 
Over the years, scientific studies have not conclusively shown that [zinc or vitamin C] can help overcome illnesses such as ...
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‘Vaccine hesitancy scale’: Parents are especially suspicious of flu shots, study finds

Mary Van Beusekom | 
About 1 in 15 US parents (6.1%) is hesitant about routine childhood vaccines, and more than 1 in 4 (26%) ...
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