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Carcinogen found in hand sanitizers that plugged pandemic gap

March 24, 2021, 8:38am Health

Some widely available hand sanitizers that American consumers snapped up last year to ward off coronavirus infection contain high levels of a chemical known to cause cancer, a testing firm’s analysis found. Read story

Daniel Salazar Mollinedo, patient care coordinator at the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington, walks through the front door of the building after putting his mask on.

Free Clinic of Southwest Washington employee helps Latino community navigate health care

Daniel Salazar Mollinedo, patient care coordinator at the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington, walks through the front door of the building after putting his mask on.

March 24, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Health

Ever since I can remember, I've wanted to become a physician. I've always had an interest in medicine. Read story

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Clark County records four new COVID-19 deaths, 39 new cases on Tuesday

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March 23, 2021, 12:12pm Clark County Health

Clark County recorded four new deaths from COVID-19 and 39 new cases Tuesday as the county’s infection rate rose slightly in data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 file photo, a health worker holds a vial of the AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered to emergency services personnel during a mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign at Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain. AstraZeneca's release of encouraging data about its coronavirus vaccine from its U.S. trial raised hopes that the drug company could bury doubts about the shot and put a troubled rollout behind it. But just hours later, U.S.

Reputation of AstraZeneca’s COVID vaccine marred by missteps

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 file photo, a health worker holds a vial of the AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered to emergency services personnel during a mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign at Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain. AstraZeneca's release of encouraging data about its coronavirus vaccine from its U.S. trial raised hopes that the drug company could bury doubts about the shot and put a troubled rollout behind it. But just hours later, U.S.

March 23, 2021, 8:41am Business

LONDON — AstraZeneca’s release Monday of encouraging data about its coronavirus vaccine from its U.S. trial raised hopes that the drug company could put a troubled rollout behind it. But just hours after its announcement, American officials issued an unusual statement expressing concern the company had included “outdated information” from… Read story

FILE - In this Monday, March 22, 2021 file photo medical staff prepares an AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine during preparations at the vaccine center in Ebersberg near Munich, Germany. Results from a U.S. trial of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine may have used "outdated information," U.S. federal health officials said early Tuesday March 23, 2021.

U.S.: AstraZeneca results may have included outdated info

FILE - In this Monday, March 22, 2021 file photo medical staff prepares an AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine during preparations at the vaccine center in Ebersberg near Munich, Germany. Results from a U.S. trial of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine may have used "outdated information," U.S. federal health officials said early Tuesday March 23, 2021.

March 23, 2021, 8:20am Business

WASHINGTON — Results from a U.S. trial of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine may have included “outdated information” and that could mean the company provided an incomplete view of efficacy data, American federal health officials said early Tuesday. Read story

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Smoking might be snuffed

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March 23, 2021, 6:05am Health

Cigarette use in a number of developing countries may fall to zero in the next three decades as smokers quit or switch to alternative products, according to a new report. Read story

Butter is a dairy product, made from the milk or cream of cows. Margarine is made from vegetable oil.

Butter, margarine can both pose issues for heart health

Butter is a dairy product, made from the milk or cream of cows. Margarine is made from vegetable oil.

March 23, 2021, 6:02am Health

March is National Nutrition Month, which makes this a good time to take a look at butter, margarine and heart health. Read story

Melissa Harrison, a licensed professional counselor and co-founder of the Center for Hope & Health in Philadelphia, said that she worked with teens as young as 12 last year who learned ways to restrict their eating on TikTok.

TikTok may fuel eating disorders

Melissa Harrison, a licensed professional counselor and co-founder of the Center for Hope & Health in Philadelphia, said that she worked with teens as young as 12 last year who learned ways to restrict their eating on TikTok.

March 23, 2021, 6:00am Health

While scrolling through TikTok during the early months of the pandemic, Haley Collins often encountered videos showing people’s exercise routines or the foods they ate throughout the day. Collins, a 19-year-old sophomore at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., has struggled with body image issues and anxiety, both of which were… Read story

‘Green’ areas lower stroke risk

March 23, 2021, 6:00am Health

The greener the neighborhood, the lower the stroke risk, a new study suggests. Read story

This combination of photos shows Suzy and Ricky Stone visiting with their granddaughter Gigi Guyuron through a window of their daughter Jen Guyuron's home on April 18 in Cleveland, Ohio, left, Guyuron's brother Bryan Stone visiting on March 21 center, and Jen Charet and Jason Charet visiting with Gigi on April 23.

Giving birth during pandemic: Moms, dads, families experience anxiety, confusion, fear

This combination of photos shows Suzy and Ricky Stone visiting with their granddaughter Gigi Guyuron through a window of their daughter Jen Guyuron's home on April 18 in Cleveland, Ohio, left, Guyuron's brother Bryan Stone visiting on March 21 center, and Jen Charet and Jason Charet visiting with Gigi on April 23.

March 23, 2021, 6:00am Health

NEW YORK — Pregnancy, birth and life with a newborn in the middle of a pandemic has brought on high anxiety, ever-shifting hospital protocols and intense isolation for many of the millions of women who have done it around the world. Read story