Study provides hope for young women after heart attack

Sophia Antipolis, France — 30 Aug 2020: Premenopausal women have good long-term outcomes after a heart attack, according to late breaking research presented today at ESC Congress 2020.1 «Previous research has shown that women are more likely to die after a heart attack than men,» said principal investigator Professor Diego Ardissino of Parma University Hospital,…

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How to Build a Catapult From Newspaper

The use of catapults can be traced to the Greeks, Romans and Chinese more than 2,000 years ago. They were particularly popular during the Middle Ages as a way to launch projectiles over the walls of forts and castles. The catapult mechanism, also known as a lever, was, and still is, used to lift and…

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What to Know About Colon Cancer

In the wake of Chadwick Boseman’s death from colon cancer at age 43, many people have questions about the disease, especially about the risk of colon cancer in younger people. Here’s what is known and what experts recommend. Doesn’t colon cancer mostly affect older people? Although the majority of cases are found in older people,…

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Your Coronavirus Test Is Positive. Maybe It Shouldn’t Be.

Some of the nation’s leading public health experts are raising a new concern in the endless debate over coronavirus testing in the United States: The standard tests are diagnosing huge numbers of people who may be carrying relatively insignificant amounts of the virus. Most of these people are not likely to be contagious, and identifying…

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Have a New Address? Don’t Lose Your Mail

With many employers allowing staffers to work remotely well into 2021, you may be considering a temporary move. Perhaps you have relatives who need help with child care, or elderly parents to look after. Or maybe, if you’re going to be all alone for the next few months anyway, you’ve decided having deer as neighbors…

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How to Keep a Journal

Looking for a way to relax in these tense times? A way to know yourself better? To improve your writing and the stories you tell others about yourself? To create something that outlasts you? And for psychotherapy, on the cheap? What better time than now to start writing a journal. Why? It’s therapeutic. Research shows…

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Things To Do At Home

Here is a sampling of the week’s events and how to tune in (all times are Eastern). Note that events are subject to change after publication. Monday Konnichiwa! The Little Tokyo Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library hosts its weekly story time in Japanese. Immerse your little one in the country’s culture by tuning…

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Trump Program to Cover Uninsured Covid-19 Patients Falls Short of Promise

WASHINGTON — Marilyn Cortez, a retired cafeteria worker in Houston with no health insurance, spent much of July in the hospital with Covid-19. When she finally returned home, she received a $36,000 bill that compounded the stress of her illness. Then someone from the hospital, Houston Methodist, called and told her not to worry —…

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What to Do Labor Day Weekend

1. Go to the drive-in. Movies have always been escapist: During the Great Depression, audiences flocked to cinemas in an attempt to forget their worries, at least for a while. Today, as the pandemic continues, drive-in theaters have been popping up all over. In Astoria, Queens, the Bel Aire Diner started one in its parking…

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