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Omega-3s Cut COVID Death Risk, Study Finds

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Many people take fish oil for heart health. But a new study found that the supplement could offer an important added benefit during the pandemic.

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles found that COVID-19 patients with high blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids are less likely to die than those with lower levels.[1]

Omega-3 fatty acids are the active ingredient in fish oil supplements.

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COVID: Why Your Blood Type Matters

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Early in the pandemic, more than a year ago, subscribers to our newsletter Independent Healing learned about research showing that your blood type affects your risk to contract the coronavirus.

Now, a new study confirms those findings and explains why people with blood type A are more susceptible to the virus.[1]

A team of researchers at Harvard Medical School and Emory University analyzed how the coronavirus interacts with respiratory cells in A, B, and O blood types.

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The 4 Conditions That Land COVID Patients in the Hospital

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We’ve known almost since the beginning of the pandemic that people with certain chronic conditions are hit hard by coronavirus. If they get infected, they are much more likely to get a severe case and die.

A new study reveals specifically which conditions are most dangerous.

Researchers at Tufts University discovered that two-thirds of hospitalized coronavirus patients have at least one of four chronic ailments.

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The Best Kind of Mask for Speaking

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Teachers across the country who have returned to in-person instruction have noted one overarching frustration: Mask requirements, while necessary, sometimes make it difficult for students to hear what’s being taught.

Luckily, one teacher reached out to a friend, acoustic researcher Ryan Corey, about the problem. He realized that this is a common issue. Many of us have trouble being heard while speaking through a mask.

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What Post-COVID Lungs Look Like

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The lungs of people who have tested positive for coronavirus are often densely scarred—even if they didn’t have any symptoms.

That’s the disturbing warning from Dr. Brittany Bankhead-Kendall. She is a trauma surgeon at Texas Tech University.[i]

“Post-COVID lungs look worse than any type of terrible smokers’ lungs we’ve ever seen,” she said.[ii]

All patients who’ve had COVID-19 symptoms show a severe chest X-ray, Dr.

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The #1 Riskiest COVID Super-Spreader Hotspot

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Which public places are riskiest during the pandemic?

That’s the question researchers at Stanford University set out to answer with a new computer model.[1]

They analyzed cellphone data from 98 million Americans living in 10 major cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.

The data showed where people went in the course of a day, how much time they spent there, and how crowded the places were.

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