L.A. County COVID-19 cases top 26,000, as deaths climb to 1,256; Cases among healthcare workers surge
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L.A. County COVID-19 cases top 26,000, as deaths climb to 1,256; Cases among healthcare workers surge

Health officials reported 28 new COVID-19 deaths in Los Angeles County Monday, bringing the total number of deaths attributed to the virus to 1,256 countywide. Another 568 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus, marking 26,217 positive cases within the county Monday, according to the L.A. County Department of Public Health. Of the 28 new […]

Heart Attacks, Strokes Are Declining Among People With Diabetes | Health News
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Heart Attacks, Strokes Are Declining Among People With Diabetes | Health News

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) FRIDAY, May 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — An Australian study has good news for people with type 2 diabetes — fewer people with diabetes are having heart attacks and strokes compared to 20 years ago. Heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular complications have declined in the general population, too. But […]

17-year-old Lancaster girl among Dallas County’s latest 10 coronavirus victims
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17-year-old Lancaster girl among Dallas County’s latest 10 coronavirus victims

Updated at 3:55 p.m.: Revised to include additional details from Kaufman and Johnson counties. A 17-year-old Lancaster girl died of complications related to the coronavirus, making her the youngest COVID-19 victim in Dallas County, officials announced Tuesday. The teenager’s death was among ten reported Tuesday by Dallas County, bringing the total to 94. She died […]

Medical officer, 32, among two new Covid-19 fatalities
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Medical officer, 32, among two new Covid-19 fatalities

PUTRAJAYA: A 32-year-old female medical officer attached with the Health Ministry was among the two latest Covid-19 fatalities on Thursday (April 23). According to Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, the medical officer, the 94th death recorded, had a history of high blood pressure and close contact with patient number 3,662. She was treated […]

Interventions Boost Abstinence, Condom Use Among Black Teens: Study | Health News
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Interventions Boost Abstinence, Condom Use Among Black Teens: Study | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Sexual health programs appear to help increase condom use and abstinence among black American teens, researchers say. They analyzed data from 29 studies that examined the effect of school- and community-based programs on nearly 12,000 teens. “We focused on black adolescents because […]

23-year-old among latest 38 people to die in Ireland
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23-year-old among latest 38 people to die in Ireland

The deaths of another 38 patients diagnosed with Covid-19 – including a 23-year-old – have been reported by the National Public Health Emergency Team. A further 1,068 cases were also confirmed, with the total number diagnosed during the coronavirus pandemic now at 12,547. Some 657 of the latest cases of the disease were reported by […]

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‘U.S. News’ ranks Vanderbilt graduate schools among nation’s best | Vanderbilt News

Peabody and Owen climb in 2021 ‘U.S. News’ rankings Vanderbilt University continues to shine in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate schools. Five of Vanderbilt’s graduate and professional schools rank in the top 25 in the nation. The new rankings, which are conducted yearly, are based on statistics and expert opinions […]