Study: Smartphone breath alcohol testing devices vary widely in accuracy

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Alcohol-impaired driving kills 29 people a day and costs $121 billion a year in the U.S. After years of progress in reducing alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, efforts began to...

Research in Bangladesh Identifies Keys to Encouraging Mask-Wearing

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In April 2020, as COVID-19 spread, the government of Bangladesh strongly recommended that citizens wear masks; a month later, masks were mandated. Eighty percent of Bangladeshis initially reported...

New research examines social network’s relation to binge drinking among adults

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For some people, social gatherings can be a time to imbibe. And for some, that can turn into a time to overindulge. But how do your neighborhood and...

Study: Molecular analysis identifies key differences in lungs of cystic fibrosis...

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A team of researchers from UCLA, Cedars-Sinai and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has developed a first-of-its-kind molecular catalog of cells in healthy lungs and the lungs of people...

Coronavirus: Alzheimer Europe calls for people with dementia and carers to...

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In a new position statement, Alzheimer Europe has issued a call for prioritisation of people with dementia and their carers in national COVID-19 vaccination strategies, urging governments to...

Scientists discover new disease that prevents formation of antibodies

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When Luke Terrio was about seven months old, his mother began to realize something was off. He had constant ear infections, developed red spots on his face, and...

CVS Covid Vaccine: Pharmacy Offers Same-Day Vaccine Appointments, Follows Walgreens

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CVS Health announced it is now accepting walk-in COVID-19 appointments at CVS Pharmacy locations across the country, including 205 locations in Maryland, with no appointment necessary. Same-day scheduling,...

Walgreens Covid Vaccine: pharmacy accepting same-day vaccination appointments

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One pharmacy retailer is offering same day COVID-19 vaccine appointments for anyone interested. According to a spokesperson with Walgreens, the offer extends to all of its 8,800 stores nationwide,...

5:2 diet helps reduce skin symptoms in Psoriasis patients, says study

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New research investigating for the first time the effects of modified intermittent fasting (MIF) on the skin of people with psoriasis has yielded promising results. Preliminary study findings...

Study: Short-term exposure to air pollution linked to impaired cognitive function...

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Short-term exposure (up to 28 days) to higher levels of air pollution is associated with impaired cognitive function among older men, according to a study published in Nature...

Study: Exercise aids the cognitive development of children born preterm

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A premature start in life can cause problems even into teenage years. A study by the University of Basel and the University Children's Hospital Basel (UKBB) indicates that...

CVS, Walmart covid vaccine registration: pharmacies offer vaccine walk-ins at Michigan...

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COVID-19 vaccines are getting easier to find in Michigan as three major retailers announced this week they are offering walk-up and scheduled appointments at hundreds of their stores...