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Retraction: Daily News Coverage Impacts Mental Health

In March 2020, an article in The Conversation used the study's findings to argue that kids should reduce their television intake during the coronavirus pandemic to ward off anxiety. Retraction Watch

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Moderna Study: Vaccine Effective vs COVID Variants

Moderna on Monday said its COVID-19 vaccine could protect against the U.K. strain but that it is less effective against the strain identified in South Africa. WebMD Health News

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Merck Ends Development of Two Potential COVID-19 Vaccines

The drugmaker will stop developing two potential COVID-19 vaccines after seeing poor results in early-stage studies. Associated Press

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California Lifts Virus Stay-at-Home Orders, Curfew Statewide

California lifted regional stay-at-home orders across the state Monday in response to improving coronavirus conditions, returning the state to a system of county-by-county restrictions. Associated Press

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Coronasomnia: Pervasive Sleeplessness Raises Concerns

Among the many losses suffered by millions worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic, the loss of sleep may be the most widespread. Medscape Medical News

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Georgia Reports Jump in Cases of Coronavirus Variant

Georgia officials have now identified five cases of a COVID-19 variant in the state, raising the urgency to get people vaccinated. Associated Press

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How Much Does Drinking Alcohol Contribute to US Cancer Burden?

Alcohol consumption accounts for 4.8% of all cancer cases overall, but this rises to 12.1% of female breast cancer, 11% of colorectal cancer, and more than 45% of mouth and throat cancers.Medscape Medical News

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Florida Governor Walks Back Claim Over 1 Millionth Vaccine

DeSantis is walking back his claims that his state has now vaccinated 1 million seniors. Associated Press

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COVID-19 May Hide in Brains and Cause Relapses, Study Says

The coronavirus may remain in people's brains after infection and trigger relapses in patients who thought they had recovered, according to a new study published in the journal Viruses. WebMD Health News

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Vaccines May Not Be as Effective Against Variants, Fauci Says

Both vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna have such high efficacy rates that they create a "cushion effect," meaning that new variants will likely only diminish vaccine efficacy slightly. WebMD Health News

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How Likely Are Malpractice Lawsuits From Treating COVID?

Fear is high over the risk for coronavirus-related liability claims, but is the worry warranted? Legal experts break down the dangers and share what type of suits are possible. Medscape Medical News

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Widespread Liver Disease Missed in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Strikingly high prevalence rates of fatty liver disease, advanced fibrosis, and cirrhosis among patients with type 2 diabetes has led to calls for heightened awareness and screening. Medscape Medical News

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'Major Advancement' in Preventing Neutropenia, Says Trialist

Growth factors have been the standard of care for preventing chemotherapy-induced neutropenia for decades. Could adding a new agent improve efficacy, and what should be the measure of that efficacy? Medscape Medical News

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Monoclonal Antibody Drops Fat, Ups Muscle in Obesity, Diabetes

'Blockade of the activin receptor with bimagrumab could provide a novel pharmacologic approach for managing patients with type 2 diabetes with excess adiposity,' researchers report. Medscape Medical News

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California Keeps Key Virus Data Out of Public Sight

State health officials said they rely on a very complex set of measurements that would confuse and potentially mislead the public if they were made public. Associated Press

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A New Way of Looking at Concussions

Emerging research suggests that even mild hits to the head may damage the tiny lymphatic vessels that clear toxic chemicals and cellular debris from the brain. Knowable Magazine

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COVID-19 Drives Physician Burnout for Some Specialties

COVID-19 pushes critical care doctors to the top of the list in Medscape's burnout survey. Women are hit harder than men, and 1 in 10 doctors say burnout could drive them to leave medicine. Medscape Medical News

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ColCORONA: Colchicine Reduces Complications in Outpatient COVID-19

The primary endpoint was not significant in the overall population, but in those with PCR-confirmed COVID, treatment reduced hospitalization, need for ventilation, and death, top-line results show. Medscape Medical News

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Lifestyle Fallout From Hip Fracture Declines by Year 2

Most people recover from the depression associated with a hip fracture in about a year as they return to normal activities, and physicians can help their recovery, researchers say. Medscape Medical News

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Full-Dose Anticoagulation Reduces Need for Life Support in COVID-19

The benefit, along with a trend to lower mortality, was reported in the subgroup of moderately ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 taking part in three linked trials. Medscape Medical News