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Larry King COVID Tragedy: Did 3 Packs a Day Come Back to Haunt Him?

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Larry King was the ultimate survivor.

He lived through several heart attacks, multiple heart surgeries, type 2 diabetes, prostate cancer, lung cancer, a stroke, and a coma.[1] [2]

But he could not overcome COVID-19.

The genial talk show host died Saturday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles at age 87. Near the end of 2020, King became sick with COVID and landed in the hospital.

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Want to Quit Smoking in the New Year? Drugs Are Not the Answer

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Big Pharma knows that every year millions of Americans make a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking.

That’s why you see so many TV commercials this time of year for smoking-cessation drugs. There’s only one problem…

The drugs don’t work.

A major study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine looked at 10 years of smoking data collected by the U.S.

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Surgeons’ Dirty Little Secret

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If there’s one time you want your doctor’s full attention, it’s during surgery.

Most patients don’t realize that surgeons often perform two surgeries at once. They do this to maximize their income.

Most hospitals and Medicare allow the practice. It’s widely known as “double booking.”

An alarming study shows the extent to which double-booked surgeries put patients at risk.

Researchers in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto reviewed case histories of more than 90,000 patients.

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The Best Way to Stop Muscle Soreness Is Not What You Think

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There are questions which have challenged the limits of human intellect since the dawn of man…

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

What is the meaning of life?

Are we alone in the universe?

Here’s one that’s more in our wheelhouse: What’s the best way to relieve muscle soreness?

Is it ice, or is it heat?

Ice is the first choice for pro athletes.

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The Surprising Source of Christmas Allergies

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Doctors have noticed for years that patients with allergies and asthma have problems around the holidays. This is true even though the typical plant allergy triggers—such as ragweed and other heavy pollen producers—are not blooming in December. [1]

A study looked at a surprising potential source of the unexplained allergy symptoms: Christmas trees.

Researchers at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn.,

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Baldness Drugs Come With a Big Risk

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More than 40 million American men suffer from hair loss. That means there’s a huge market for baldness drugs.

The most common are Propecia (finasteride), Proscar (also finasteride), and Avodart (dutasteride). Men spend $225 million each year on these medications.[1]

Most men take the drugs, grow some hair, and do fine. President Donald Trump, for example. His doctor says he’s on Propecia and has no issues.

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