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Common heartburn drug may have helped 10 patients at home with Covid-19

Common heartburn drug may have helped 10 patients at home with Covid-19

Ten people who were home sick with Covid-19 may have found relief with a common over-the-counter heartburn remedy, according to a study published Thursday. A coauthor of the study emphasized that it’s a small group of patients. Even so, he said he was “encouraged” by the results and now plans to do a larger study…MORE

Two coronavirus studies retracted after questions emerge about data

Two coronavirus studies retracted after questions emerge about data

Two influential medical journals retracted separate coronavirus studies Thursday over concerns about the data used in both studies — data that came from the same international registry. The authors of the studies, one published in The Lancet and another in The New England Journal of Medicine, requested the studies be retracted because independent auditors weren’t…MORE

How to be anti-racist: Speak out in your own circles

How to be anti-racist: Speak out in your own circles

In light of the ongoing protests after the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, some people say they want to become anti-racist. Being anti-racist means more than ridding yourself of racist attitudes, beliefs and behaviors. It means you’re also actively fighting that reprehensible trinity as it manifests in your life on a…MORE

Time to stock your medicine cabinet for the pandemic

Time to stock your medicine cabinet for the pandemic

It could be a cabinet behind your mirror, a kitchen drawer or a first aid kit you carry in a backpack or in the car. Your medicine cabinet is your first go-to in times of illness, and sometimes it gets a little bare. But we’re in the midst of a global health crisis. And whether…MORE

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