Holiday heart syndrome: Binge drinking can cause heart problems

Many people enjoy a tipple over the festive season, but overdoing it could cause "holiday heart syndrome", a condition where the heart beats abnormally—known as atrial fibrillation or AF. This is often experienced as a ...

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UK tightens travel testing rules amid omicron concerns

Britain's government tightened travel restrictions Saturday amid concerns about the spread of the omicron coronavirus variant, saying all travelers arriving in England will need to take a COVID-19 test before they board their ...

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Ireland leaves second coronavirus lockdown

Ireland ended a second partial coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, with non-essential shops, hairdressers and gyms unlocking their doors after six weeks of tough restrictions.

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Fauci: US COVID outbreak may worsen after holidays

Top US government scientist Anthony Fauci warned Sunday the worst of the pandemic may be yet to come, driving the country to a "critical point" as holiday travel spreads the coronavirus.

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WHO warns Christmas celebrations could turn to tears

The World Health Organization warned Friday that Christmas celebrations could turn to tears if people fail to keep up their guard against COVID-19 during the festive season.

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