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In the Midst of the Pandemic, This Drug Secretly Sabotages Your Lung Health

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If ever there was a time to have healthy lungs, it’s now. 

As you probably know, COVID-19 typically kills by causing severe pneumonia.   

But here’s what you may not know… 

Scientists have discovered that one of the biggest-selling drugs in the U.S.—one taken by more 15 million Americans—nearly doubles your chances of getting very condition that makes COVID so dangerous.Read More

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Post-Vaccination Vacation? Beware of What’s Lurking in the Hotel Pool 

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After COVID vaccinations rolled out, many people started taking long-delayed vacations.  

And for a lot of folks, a vacation wouldn’t be complete without lounging around a pool.  

But a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that using swimming pools at hotels, resorts, and other public places carries surprising risk. 

The study documented hundreds of disease outbreaks in recent years from contaminated pools and hot tubs.Read More

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COVID Alert: Many Prescription Drugs Reduce Vaccine Response

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Researchers at the University of Michigan have found that people who take certain prescription medications may not get full protection from COVID vaccines.[1]

The drugs include common steroid anti-inflammatory medications, autoimmune drugs, cancer drugs, and immunosuppressants taken by organ recipients.[2]

Nearly 3% of Americans over 65 take at least one of these drugs, the researchers said.

Are Your Medications Thwarting the COVID Vaccine?

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7 Surprising Places Germs Lurk

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The pandemic has made us all more worried about germs.

Most of us know the basics…

We should be wary of touching things like shopping cart handles, door knobs, ATM buttons, gas pump handles, and surfaces in public bathrooms.

But studies have found that germs can lurk in unlikely spots…places we might never think would hold cold, flu. or COVID-19 viruses.… Read More

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COVID Alert: It’s Safe to Go Back to the Dentist

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When the pandemic started, dentist offices were thought to be among the most dangerous places you could go. Sitting with your mouth open for an extended time seemed about as risky you could get.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) deemed dental cleanings as “very high risk” for coronavirus transmission. The agency warned that saliva could become airborne during procedures, spreading COVID-19.… Read More

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Does Coronavirus Lurk on Grocery Store Produce?

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

You may have wondered as you do your grocery shopping: How safe are those piles of produce laying out in the open?

Do unwrapped apples, bananas, potatoes, onions, and other fruits and vegetables collect coronavirus as people walk past all day?

Early in the pandemic, Professor Vishal Shah wondered the same thing.

He did what many others were doing at the time: He painstakingly cleaned the produce he brought home from the grocery store, washing it with soap and water.… Read More