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Discrimination and divorce make you more likely to die early

By Jessica Hamzelou Daily discrimination and financial problems have a large impact on early mortality riskThomas Bland / Alamy A history of bad relationships, discrimination and financial insecurity increase someone’s risk of dying early. What’s more, each of these factors has a bigger impact on your mortality risk than a lack of exercise, according to… Read More »

Dramatic drops in ER visits likely led to uncounted deaths

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. Hospital officials, anticipating a surge of COVID-19 cases, urged deferring routine, nonemergency care so doctors, nurses, and other personnel could focus… Read More »

With Allergy Season Here, Itchy Throat, Nose ‘More Likely To Be Allergies Rather Than The Coronavirus’ – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The warm weather is bringing a flood of pollen and doctors say allergy symptoms can be similar to some symptoms of COVID-19. Allergies are known to cause some respiratory problems and so can the coronavirus. While there is some overlap, doctors say the symptoms are distinct. People were out around the Philadelphia… Read More »