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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Businesses Offer Free Junk Food for Proof of COVID Vaccination

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On Mar. 8, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a study which found that 78 percent of the people in the United States who have been hospitalized, placed on a ventilator or died as a result of COVID-19 were either overweight or obese.1 2 3 Overweight or Obese People are Most […]

Public Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccine Faces Many Hurdles

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Story Highlights Even before a vaccine against COVID-19 has been introduced to the public in the U.S., expectations for it are low. Dr. Anthony Fauci warns that a COVID-19 vaccine is not expected to be either long-lasting or more than 50 to 60 percent effective. Citing experience with other vaccines, a COVID-19 vaccine is not […]

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