Health

‘Paramedic of the Year’ arrested for allegedly helping steal COVID vaccines

A Florida paramedic who recently received praise for his work in the medical field has been arrested for allegedly helping steal doses of the coronavirus vaccine.
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Worldwide count of confirmed COVID-19 cases surpasses 100 million

Countries around the globe have now reported more than 100 million COVID-19 cases, data compiled by Johns Hopkins University shows. As of Tuesday afternoon, the university’s COVID-19 dashboard had recorded 100,032,461 global cases of the virus.
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Study: Hand sanitizer harming kids' eyes

In public spaces there are hand sanitizer stations everywhere to help encourage people to take a pump to avoid spreading the coronavirus but a new study indicates those stations are harming kid’s eyes.
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Man battling brain cancer loses both parents days apart: 'It's a complete shock'

Tragedy struck the family of a Long Island man who is currently battling brain cancer. The 28-year-old lost both parents just days apart. Read the full story now at RADIO.com.
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University research team developing a face mask sensor that detects COVID-19

UC San Diego’s School of Engineering is developing a face mask sensor that could detect the COVID-19 virus in your breath. The team was awarded $1.3 million toward research and development of the sensors with prototypes for approval this summer.
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COVID may ‘hide’ in your brain and cause relapses: Study

A new study suggests that COVID-19 may hide in your brain and cause relapses in patients who have recovered from the virus. In the study, mice reported signs of the virus in their brains six days after it disappeared from their lungs.
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Blood pressure medication safe for COVID-19 patients, new study finds

Early on in the pandemic, it was feared that certain blood pressure medications could put you at risk for serious COVID-19 complications, but a recent Penn clinical study found just the opposite. Read more now.
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'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond completes 1st round of chemotherapy for stage 4 lung cancer

More information has been revealed about Dustin Diamond’s ongoing cancer battle. A rep for the “Saved by the Bell” alum confirmed he’s completed his first round of chemotherapy for stage 4 lung cancer
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12,000 doses of Moderna's COVID vaccine tossed out due to temperature problems

Thousands and thousands of seniors, teachers, essential workers and more who are desperate to get the coronavirus vaccine are finding the same thing – demand is high and appointments are few.
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How to help kids process recent — and ongoing — current events

Kids are living through many back-to-back historic and potentially life-changing events. Here are some tips for parents trying to help their kids navigate it all. Read more here.
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