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Weight Loss Surgery Drops the Risk of Suffering Severe COVID Symptoms by 60 Percent

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Bariatric surgery, a procedure obese people have to dramatically cut their weight, may also protect these individuals from suffering a life-threatening case of COVID-19. Researchers from the Cleveland Clinic say obese patients undergoing the weight loss surgery before the pandemic have a 60-percent lower risk of developing severe complications if they contract coronavirus.…

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Few Patients Aware If Their Doctor Took Gifts From Drug Companies, Study Shows

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PHILADELPHIA — Would it surprise you to learn your physician accepts a gift from a pharmaceutical company? If so, you’re in the majority. A 2017 study finds that most Americans have received care from a doctor who received some type of payment from a drug maker — and very few patients knew. Researchers at Drexel…

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Videocast: Wind Chill Advisory for Tuesday Night

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Winds will make it feel like between 20 to 30 degrees below zero.

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How to Perform CPR During COVID Pandemic: AHA Updates Guidelines

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DALLAS, Texas — Performing CPR can be a split-second decision that saves a life, but are people becoming more fearful of giving first aid during the coronavirus pandemic? A new report by researchers with the American Heart Association is unveiling updated CPR guidelines which take into account COVID-19’s more contagious variants like Delta and Omicron. With…

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