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Cancer Rates Rising Among People Under 50 Years Old

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A 2022 study published in the journal Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology shows that incidence of cancers in adults under 50 years old has been increasing in the United States and many parts of the world since the 1990s.1 According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the rate of early-onset cancer cases in the U.S. grew […]

AAP Says Obese Children Should Be Treated “Aggressively” With Drugs and Surgery

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New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) state that obese children should be evaluated and treated “early and aggressively” with medications or weight loss surgeries.1 This is the first guidance from the AAP in 15 years on childhood obesity, which affects more than 14.4 million children in the U.S. and has tripled in […]

Diabetes Among American Youth Predicted to Increase 700 Percent by 2060

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According to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), type 2 diabetes is predicted to surge almost 700 percent in young people by 2060 if current trends continue. Currently, 37 million or one in 10 Americans suffer from diabetes.1 Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas fails to produce […]

Physical Exercise Significantly Lowers Risks for Covid-19 Complications

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A new study published last week in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that exercise of any amount had a protective effect on risk of hospitalization and death from infection with SARS-CoV-2 and symptoms of Covid-19.1 This retrospective cohort study follows 25 previous studies that also reported strong associations between mortality and hospitalization, and physical […]

NIH-Funded Study Found COVID-19 Shots Impact Menstrual Cycles

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A U.S. cohort study assessing the effect of COVID-19 shots on menstrual cycles was peer reviewed and published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology on Jan. 5, 20221 after many  women spoke out about changes to their menstrual cycles after receiving COVID shots. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) provided $1.6 million to fund […]

Kaiser Foundation Pegs Cost of Hospitalization for Unvaccinated People at $5.7 Billion

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Opinion | An analysis recently published by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) of San Francisco, California found that hospitalizations for COVID-19 symptoms among unvaccinated adults in the United States during June-August 2021 cost an estimated $5.7 billion, or an average of $20,000 per hospitalization. According to the KFF analysis, reportedly based on data from the […]

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