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The American Association of Poison Control Centers has issued a warning on hand sanitizers that contain methanol (methyl alcohol).
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has already warned that some hand sanitizers are contaminated with methanol.
Methanol is very toxic and can make you "blind drunk" because of its ability t...
As the U.S. coronavirus case count neared 5 million on Thursday, a new model predicted that nearly 300,000 Americans could die of COVID-19 by December if more people don't wear masks or practice better social distancing.
Researchers from the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) on Thursday issue...
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Researchers say a new test can tell which patients with gonorrhea will benefit from treatment with the antibiotic ciprofloxacin.
The low-cost drug has been out of use amid concern that the bacterium that causes gonorrhea was becoming resistant to it.
In this study, 106 patients identified as having a gonorrhea strain called ...
With evidence mounting that COVID-19 can damage the heart, experts urge people to take precautions when doing vigorous exercise.
Up to 30% of patients hospitalized with coronavirus infection have signs of cardiac injury, according to Dr. Sunal Makadia, health director of sports cardiology at LifeBridge Health in Baltimore.
People tend to be optimistic for most of their life, even when they have to cope with serious challenges, a new study finds.
Researchers surveyed 75,000 people aged 16 to 101 in the United States, Germany and the Netherlands to assess their optimism and outlook about the future.
"We found that optimism continued to increase t...
In the United States, many women with chronic medical conditions aren't filling prescriptions or are trying to make their medications last longer due to the cost, a new study finds.
Not filling prescriptions, skipping doses, delaying refills or splitting pills may put their health at risk, the study authors noted.
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