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Cigar Smokers Are Smoking More Despite COVID-19 Concerns, Finds New Study

North Carolina, August 8: Results from an online survey suggest that though cigar smokers are concerned about their health and COVID-19 but are eventually smoking more during the pandemic. The survey involving nearly 800 cigar smokers found that majority of the people surveyed intended to quit smoking due to concerns about elevated health risks if… Read More »

Facebook, YouTube usage linked to belief in coronavirus conspiracy theories, study finds

In this photo illustration a smartphone screen reading “Covid 19” and “coronavirus disease” is displayed as logos of social media applications are seen behind, in Ankara, Turkey on April 2, 2020. Hakan Nural | Anadolu Agency via Getty Images People using social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube to find information about the coronavirus are… Read More »

Health Care In the COVID-19 Era – PwC Finds Self-Rationing of Care and Meds Especially for Chronic Care

Patients in the U.S. are self-rationing care in the era of COVID-19 by cutting spending on health care visits and prescription drugs. The coronavirus pandemic’s impact on health consumers’ spending varies depending on whether the household is generally a healthy family unit, healthy “enthusiasts,” dealing with a simple or more complex chronic conditions, or managing… Read More »

Coronavirus spreads quickly and sometimes before people have symptoms, study finds

Infectious disease researchers at The University of Texas at Austin studying the novel coronavirus were able to identify how quickly the virus can spread, a factor that may help public health officials in their efforts at containment. They found that time between cases in a chain of transmission is less than a week and that… Read More »

Large Study Finds No Strong Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

The largest study to date to analyze the supposed link between women’s use of talcum powder in the genital region and ovarian cancer risk has found no statistically significant association, NPR reports. Citing past research that has indicated talcum powder use is a risk factor for ovarian cancer, thousands of women have sued Johnson &… Read More »