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The Surprising Ways Quarantine Is Messing With Your Body

If you think that spending hours sitting at home alone on the computer and/or staring at your TV or phone screen (in addition to experiencing an overwhelming amount of stress) during quarantine has not affected you, think again. COVID-19 has not only distorted our perception of time by destroying our “temporal cues” (via WebMD), but […]

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From gummies to a tracker app, which is the best for IBS?

Boost your gut feeling: From a tummy massager to gummies and a tracker app, which is the best for IBS? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects one in ten adults in the UK, causing bloating, diarrhoea, constipation and cramps. There is no one cause — which is why it’s notoriously difficult to treat — but triggers […]

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Pandemic Is Driving U.S. Surge in Cardiac Arrests Tied to Overdose

JAMAODCOVID.pdf THURSDAY, Dec. 3 — Blame it on the pandemic: For people struggling with drug addiction, 2020 has triggered a big rise in emergency room visits for cardiac arrest tied to drug overdoses, new research shows. The finding was based on data involving 80% of emergency medical services (EMS) “activations” across the United States. It […]