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Your Medications May Be Hurting Your Teeth
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Your Medications May Be Hurting Your Teeth
2022-10-05 19:30:33
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly seven in 10 adults between the ages of 40 and 79 used at least one prescription drug in the past 30 days in the United States, and approximately... Read More

In The News
Study Could Change Design of Cochlear Implants
2022-10-05 19:10:32
by Dan McCue

PORTLAND, Ore. — The cochlea in the inner ear detects low-frequency sound in a manner very different than previously known, a discovery that may make it possible to design better cochlear implants for people with hearing impairments. The finding is... Read More

Health
UK Authorizes Merck Antiviral Pill, 1st Shown to Treat COVID

LONDON (AP) — Britain granted conditional authorization on Thursday to the only pill shown to successfully treat COVID-19 so far. It is the first country to OK the treatment from drugmaker Merck, although it wasn't immediately clear how quickly the... Read More

In The States
Overwhelmed by COVID-19: A Day Inside a Louisiana Hospital

JEFFERSON, La. (AP) — Before the latest surge of the coronavirus, Louisiana neurologist Robin Davis focused on her specialty: treating patients with epilepsy. These days, as virus patients flood her hospital in record numbers, she has taken on the additional... Read More

Health
Earlier Cardiac Rehab Program Shows Benefits for Heart Failure Patients
2021-05-19 14:18:23
by Alexa Hornbeck

An innovative cardiac rehabilitation intervention started earlier and more custom-tailored to the individual improved physical function, frailty, quality-of-life, and depression in hospitalized heart failure patients, compared to traditional rehabilitation programs. Supported by the National Institute on Aging, part of the... Read More

House Watch
GA-07: Rich McCormick (R)
2020-10-30 21:07:33
by TWN Staff

About McCormick: Dr. Rich McCormick is a decorated Marine helicopter pilot, and now an emergency room doctor on the frontlines against COVID-19. With over 20 years in the U.S. Marine Corps and Navy, McCormick served in combat zones in Africa,... Read More

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