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The woman was left in excruciating pain and half-blind because of the dirty makeup bag

Laura Hawkins woke up one morning unable to open her right eye (Image: SWNS) Laura Hawkins, 24, woke up one day while traveling in Australia in “excruciating” pain. He couldn’t open his right eye, despite using eye drops from the pharmacist the day before in an attempt to treat what he thought was common conjunctivitis. …

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FDA vaccine adviser says healthy young people should NOT get another COVID booster

A leading vaccine expert and pediatric doctor is warning parents of healthy youngsters to hold off on getting the new COVID-19 booster vaccine, saying it may carry risks and has yet to be proven effective. Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Center for Vaccine Education at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a member of …

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Doctors are calling for more research into little-known STIs linked to infertility in men and women

Doctors are calling for more research into a little-known sexually transmitted infection that may be more common than previously thought. Scientists have known for decades about mycoplasma genitalium, or M. genitalium or M. gen., a sexually transmitted infection that can cause genital pain, bleeding and swelling, and has been linked to infertility and miscarriage . …

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Doctors are calling for more research into little-known STIs linked to infertility in men and women

Doctors are calling for more research into a little-known sexually transmitted infection that may be more common than previously thought. Scientists have known for decades about mycoplasma genitalium, or M. genitalium or M. gen., a sexually transmitted infection that can cause genital pain, bleeding and swelling, and has been linked to infertility and miscarriage . …

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Hospital admissions rise as multiple respiratory viruses circulate among children: ‘We’ve got a full house’ | Health care/Hospitals

Children’s hospitals in Louisiana are dealing with increased revenue and emergency room visits due to a handful of respiratory viruses. While it’s not unusual to see an increase in viruses as the weather gets colder, it’s unusual to deal with so many at once, leading to hospitals full of sick children. “We have a full …

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Were your teenage years exhausting? School schedules may be the reason

If you went to high school in the United States, you may remember early morning extracurriculars, sleeping through first-period algebra, or bleary-eyed late-night study sessions (unlike other wide awake “study sessions” we told our parents we were having). As an adult, you might wonder if there’s a better time to explore Shakespeare than at 8 …

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COVID-19 linked to substantial increase in type 1 diabetes in children, up to 72%

Children who had COVID-19 have a substantially higher risk of developing type 1 diabetes, according to a new study. According to a new research study that analyzed the electronic health records of more than 1 million patients aged 18 and younger, children who were infected with[{” attribute=””>COVID-19 show a substantially higher risk of developing type …

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Breathing training may help lower blood pressure by serving as a ‘diaphragm guide’: new study

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Strength training isn’t just for biceps. It can also provide support to the muscles that help us breathe to lower blood pressure. A daily dose for six weeks of high-endurance inspiratory muscle strength training (IMST) lowered systolic blood pressure by an average of nine millimeters of mercury, …

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Diets around the world are only slightly healthier than they were 30 years ago

Share on PinterestA study found that diets around the world are not much healthier than they were three decades ago. Algi Febri Sugita/NurPhoto via Getty Images The researchers investigated how global food patterns changed between 1990 and 2018. They found that diets became modestly healthier in 2018. They concluded that dietary recommendations should be based …

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