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How the flu virus spreads within cities

New insights into the local transmission of seasonal influenza may be valuable for planning interventions to combat the spread of respiratory diseases within cities, according to a study published November 19, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Nicola Müller and Tanja Stadler of ETH Zürich, and colleagues. As shown with the current severe […]

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How to use arnica flower for natural pain relief

When you’re experiencing swelling on various parts of your body, you may reach for the cortisone cream or ice pack. While both are viable options, a natural alternative may offer the remedy you’re looking for. A favorite of homeopathic doctors, arnica plant often comes in a gel form, ointment or topical formula, and sometimes a […]

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How to Tell if Your Fatigue Is a Sign of COVID-19

Feeling rundown here and there is a part of life. But, when you feel tired in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, it's only natural to wonder if your fatigue could be caused by COVID-19. Here's the deal: While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists fatigue as an official symptom of COVID-19, […]

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Under the influence: How COVID has affected our drinking

Two in three people reported no change or a decrease in their alcohol consumption during the pandemic in a new study on alcohol consumption and purchasing in NSW during and after the lockdown. Credit: Shutterstock COVID-19 has changed our alcohol purchasing and consumption patterns in individual and unexpected ways, demonstrating resilience and a focus on […]