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Effectiveness of cold therapy depends on water temperature, muscle position

A new study finds that cold water therapy affects blood flow to individual muscles of the leg differently and is dependent on the temperature of the water. The first-of-its-kind study is published ahead of print in the Journal ...

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Nutritional recommendations to boost the immune systems of frontline workers

Cristina Palacios—associate professor in the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work—and a team of international experts recently released a nutritional guide ...

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CDC: Live poultry linked to Salmonella cases in 28 states

(HealthDay)—Live poultry, such as chicks and ducklings, in backyard flocks have caused Salmonella infections that have sickened 97 people in 28 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.

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COVID-19: Tips for going out again

If coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) stay-at-home restrictions are easing in your community, you might wonder how to visit public places and protect your health. Here's what you need to know.

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Social isolation linked to more severe COVID-19 outbreaks

Regions of Italy with higher family fragmentation and a high number of residential nursing homes experienced the highest rate of COVID-19 infections in people over age 80, according to a new study published May 21, 2020 in ...

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Environmental contaminants alter gut microbiome, health

The microbes that inhabit our bodies are influenced by what we eat, drink, breathe and absorb through our skin, and most of us are chronically exposed to natural and human-made environmental contaminants. In a new paper, ...