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John Fernandez

COVID-19 Roundup: Mask Mandates Reduce Spread, New...

CDC Study Confirms that Mask Mandates Slow the Spread of COVID-19 Local government mandates that require everyone to wear masks in public can reduce the...

November 27, 2020 / 3 min read

COVID-19 Roundup: First Rapid At-Home Test Requires...

FDA Approves First At-Home COVID-19 Test, But Prescription is Required The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has issued an emergency use authorization...

November 20, 2020 / 3 min read

Smokeout 2020: Reducing Lung Cancer Risk Via...

The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to 13.7 percent in 2019, but...

November 19, 2020 / 4 min read

Testicular Cancer: What Young Men Need to...

Testicular cancer is not common — about 1 of every 250 males will develop the disease at some point during their lifetime. But the incidence...

November 18, 2020 / 4 min read

World Diabetes Day 2020: COVID-19 Adds to...

World Diabetes Day, which was created in 1991, falls this year on Saturday, Nov. 14, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic which is surging...

November 13, 2020 / 3 min read

COVID-19 Roundup: Higher Risk of Mental Disorders;...

COVID-19 Patients at Higher Risk of Anxiety, Depression & Insomnia, Major Study Finds Patients who have recovered from the physical symptoms of COVID-19 are likely...

November 13, 2020 / 3 min read

More Adults Under 45 Facing Early-Stage Heart...

There are studies and healthcare trends that point to an increase in early-stage heart disease among younger adults, or those under 45, which is considered...

November 11, 2020 / 2 min read

Prostate Cancer: A ‘Very Curable Disease’ With...

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the U.S., and the second leading cause of cancer death in men after lung cancer....

November 10, 2020 / 3 min read

Vital Facts on Lung Cancer: It can...

Every three and a half minutes someone will die from lung cancer in the U.S., according to the American Lung Association. Despite this striking number,...

November 9, 2020 / 3 min read

COVID-19 Roundup: Can Flu Vaccine Reduce Coronavirus...

Flu Shot Could Lower Your Risk of Serious COVID-19 Illness, Studies Indicate Getting vaccinated against influenza, or the flu, may provide some protection for COVID-19-positive...

November 6, 2020 / 4 min read