Water, sleep and positive: 20 daily habits of people who rarely get sick

Why is it easy for some people to avoid colds and flu? The Healthy publication has collected 20 habits that rarely sick people follow. Taking precautions and developing health-promoting habits can make a difference when it comes to reducing exposure to certain microbes. Although…

'I thought that his brain was being eaten by a worm': a woman removed an unexpected find from her son's ear

The British mom was relieved - albeit embarrassed - after discovering that the "brain-eating worm" of her son, which she thought of as she pulled him out of his ear, was actually a harmless piece of masking tape, writes the New York Post. ...

How to be treated in the US and get paid for it

It's no secret how much private health insurance costs, what it takes to get Medicaid, and what mental jungle you have to overcome to understand where and what insurance covers and where to pay. And while we are healthy, this is not for us ...

More meat eats in the US than in many other countries of the world: is it harmful to health

Many people today are increasingly giving up meat, even burgers are prepared with its substitutes, writes DW. Young people and women are more willing to switch to vegetarianism and veganism. Yet they are a minority. Every year the inhabitants of the planet eat a huge amount of meat and meat products. ...

Sausage, shampoo, mobile phone: 12 carcinogen myths you cannot believe in

Healthy eating is not a panacea, and sausage is not an unambiguous harm, says Lifehacker. The word "carcinogen" comes from the Latin cancer - "cancer." This term refers to everything that can cause the formation of malignant tumors. The concept has long been widely known. Therefore, it is often used at random, ...

Despite the pandemic: Trump insists on eliminating Obamacare

Speaking to reporters at the White House, US President Donald Trump announced the need to reform the country's health insurance system. Why now is not the right time for this initiative, says CNN. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, which has become one of the leading causes of death ...

Does your health insurance cover COVID-19

Most Americans who have been diagnosed with coronavirus are on home treatment. But 15% of patients need hospitalization, and this will require a lot of money. And although many insurance companies do pay for these costs, it is important to know all the nuances in order to avoid unpleasant surprises, writes ...

Coronavirus antibody test: why do you need to do it

Many people who have had a respiratory illness in recent months, but have not done a coronavirus test, are wondering if they were infected with it, write CBS. It is known that thousands of people in the United States could have been asymptomatic with COVID-19. Now the Americans are wondering if they can ...

Can COVID-19 be treated by plasma transfusion and how is it obtained

It will take months to develop a vaccine against COVID-19. But theoretically, patients can be treated with the help of blood plasma transfusions from people who have already recovered. In response to bacterial or viral pathogens, the b-lymphocytes of a sick person produce antibodies. Among such manufacturers - ...

'I turn off the ventilator for the hopelessly ill': a confession from a nurse fighting Covid-19

For many patients with acute Covid-19, getting connected to a ventilator (ventilator) on time is often a matter of life and death. However, even this device does not guarantee salvation, and physicians all over the world have to make a difficult choice, turning off ventilation in ...

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