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Minority of those with AUD referred to, receive treatment

(HealthDay)—Individuals with alcohol use disorder (AUD) frequently utilize health care and receive screening for alcohol use, but few are referred to or receive treatment, according to a study published online May 16 in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. Carrie M. Mintz, M.D., from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and colleagues used […]

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Does Whitening Teeth With Baking Soda Really Work?

Red wine, fruit juice, coffee, tea, and cola are just a few of the things known to stain your teeth (via Healthline). There are many teeth whitening treatments that work to counteract this staining effect, but are they worth it? Might there be an easier, cheaper solution? According to Greeley Dental Care, the simple answer is […]

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EU finalizes deal with Pfizer-BioNTech for 1.8 billion doses

The European Union’s executive arm on Thursday finalized a third vaccine contract with Pfizer and BioNTech through 2023 for an additional 1.8 billion doses of their COVID-19 shot. The European commission said the deal, which was agreed on behalf of all 27 EU countries earlier this month, will allow the buying of 900 million doses […]

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E-cigarettes associated with wheezing, shortness of breath

The use of e-cigarettes is associated with wheezing and shortness of breath in young adults and adolescents, even in those who don’t smoke cigarettes or marijuana, according to research presented at the ATS 2021 International Conference. Alayna P. Tackett, Ph.D., assistant professor of preventive medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, and colleagues […]

Pet Care

Become One with Unity!

This sassy little kitty, Unity, likes things her way. Unity can be found dashing around the apartment every morning, anticipating her breakfast. But all that spazzing out leaves her tired in the afternoon, so she’s sure to be snoozing the day away within her people’s vicinity.  When she’s not sleeping, Unity loves attention and pets, […]