Gerontology & Geriatrics

Why age is no barrier to keeping fit and healthy

It's often said that a major sign you're getting older is when you struggle to recover from exercise as quickly as you did back in your younger days.

Pediatrics

Child vaccination rates declined during COVID-19 pandemic

The numbers of recommended vaccine doses, including measles vaccine, administered to children decreased dramatically after the declaration of a national state of emergency on March 13, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mask use low when people visit with friends

While nearly all Americans use a mask at some point each week, very few consistently wear their mask during many common potentially risky activities.

Oncology & Cancer

Actinic keratosis diagnosis ups cumulative risk for skin cancer

(HealthDay)—The annual increase in risk for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is higher for patients who have received a diagnosis of one or more actinic keratoses (AKs), according to a study published online March ...

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