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The Coronavirus Risk Factor Every Man Needs to Know About

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By now, most of us know what makes us more vulnerable to dying from COVID-19. The major risk factors include age, obesity, smoking, lung conditions, and diabetes.[1]

Now, German researchers have discovered another one for men: low testosterone.

Researchers at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf tested people severely ill with COVID-19 who were in intensive care for the male hormone.

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The Gross Thing Doctors Do When No One’s Watching

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America’s health care system has battled hospital-borne infections for years. But there has been little success.

Nearly 100,000 Americans a year die from hospital infections. That’s more deaths than are caused by breast, colon, and pancreatic cancers combined.[1]

Why can’t we stop this scourge? A study by researchers at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in California may have found the answer.

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The Best Way to Find a Great Doctor

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Choosing your doctor is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. It can literally mean the difference between life and death.

That’s why it’s so surprising that many of us put so little thought into it. We might go with someone recommended by friends. Or maybe we choose the practice that is closest to home or work. Or we might pick a doctor who gets good online reviews.

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3 Doctor “Firing Offenses”

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When you go to the doctor because you’re not feeling well, there’s really just one thing you want to know…

You want to know what’s wrong.

Is that asking too much?

Apparently it is. A Mayo Clinic study shows how appallingly bad American doctors can be at providing accurate diagnoses.

Only 12% of patients who came to the famed hospital in Rochester, Minn.,

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Why Lead Poisoning May Be Causing Your Unexplained Health Problems

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Like most people, you probably were appalled a few years ago when you heard about the lead contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan. The reports of thousands of children suffering permanent brain damage were horrific.[1]

You were no doubt thankful that such a disaster was not happening in your town.

But what you may not know is that lead poisoning is surprisingly common even in people who don’t live in a city with contaminated water.

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