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Physician burnout has reached 'highest level on record' during COVID, experts want action

Physician burnout has reached ‘highest level on record’ during COVID, experts want action

Physician burnout increased in the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic after a six-year decline that ended in 2020, according to a new study published in the medical journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. “As the worst days of the COVID-19 pandemic are hopefully behind us, there is an urgent need to deal with the doctors …

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Experts predict dual outbreaks of Covid AND flu as flu cases begin to rise in southern states

Experts predict dual outbreaks of Covid AND flu as flu cases begin to rise in southern states

Both Covid and flu could erupt this winter, bringing a dreaded ‘twindemia’, experts fear – with some southern states already feeling the early stages of a flu resurgence. The flu was largely wiped out in the last two years of the pandemic when lockdowns, working from home and the much more transmissible coronavirus limited its …

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Pediatric melatonin ingestions reported to the United States Poison Control Center between 2012 and 2021

Experts advise against giving melatonin to your restless child for fear of poisoning

Parents are being warned against giving melatonin to children following an increase in accidental poisonings. Experts said there was no evidence that the over-the-counter supplement helped them fall asleep, and they had no idea what many of the products actually contained. The number of children hospitalized after ingesting melatonin has increased sixfold as it becomes …

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Zoonotic diseases like COVID-19 and monkeypox will become more common, experts say

Zoonotic diseases like COVID-19 and monkeypox will become more common, experts say

This photograph, taken on February 24, 2014 during a Greenpeace aerial survey mission to Indonesia, shows cleared trees in a forest in the Karya Makmur Abadi concession, which is being developed for an oil palm plantation. Environmental group Greenpeace on February 26 accused US consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble of aiding the destruction of …

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Artificial sweeteners may increase the risk of heart disease: what do the experts say?

Artificial sweeteners may increase the risk of heart disease: what do the experts say?

A new study has found a link between artificial sweeteners and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. (Photo via Getty Images) This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Contact a qualified healthcare practitioner before engaging in physical activity or making any changes to …

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Some Experts Say The Secret To Optimal Health Is Knowing This Fact About Your Body

Some Experts Say The Secret To Optimal Health Is Knowing This Fact About Your Body

Have you ever wondered why your friend can eat dairy without any side effects while you are suffering from bloating? How can one person swear by the keto diet when someone else sees no difference? According to the Boston Medical Center, approximately 45 million Americans will try a diet each year.. Maybe you’re one of …

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What to do if a baby, child or adult is choking?  Here's what the experts recommend.

What to do if a baby, child or adult is choking? Here’s what the experts recommend.

The risk of choking is highest in the elderly and children under 5 years old. (Getty Pictures) Chances are you’ll see someone choking at some point in your life: choking is the fourth leading cause of unintentional injury death, according to the National Safety Council. You’ve been warned about the risk of choking since you …

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When should I get the new Omicron bivalent COVID-19 booster?  What the experts say

When should I get the new Omicron bivalent COVID-19 booster? What the experts say

When is the best time to get the updated Omicron reminder? Although a person’s schedule may change depending on their health status, occupation, or travel plans, officials generally recommend taking the extra bivalent dose before the busy fall and summer vacation season. ‘winter. With Halloween just over a month away, “planning to increase your protection …

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Experts warn of nitazenes, a new street drug as deadly as fentanyl

Experts warn of nitazenes, a new street drug as deadly as fentanyl

1/4 The Washington Division of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency is raising awareness about nitazenes, a dangerous class of drugs it sees emerging in the region. Nitazines come from China and are mixed with other drugs, according to the DEA. Isotonitazene, also known as nitazene or “ISO”, is a synthetic opioid first identified circa …

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Should you get the flu shot and boost COVID together?  Here's what the experts say

Should you get the flu shot and boost COVID together? Here’s what the experts say

The flu shot is an October ritual as familiar as football, foliage and Halloween. But health officials are urging Americans to get a flu shot and a COVID shot at the same time — the sooner the better. “Where we are now – it’s a good time to get vaccinated,” flu expert Dr Lisa Grohskopf …

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