Adults With COVID-19 Twice As Likely To Have Eaten At Restaurants, CDC Study Finds

A CDC study of 314 adults who had been tested for the coronavirus found that the positive cases were twice as likely to have dined at a restaurant within a two-week period before they started showing symptoms. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer …

CDC Study Finds Hispanics Hit Disproportionately Hard By Workplace Outbreaks

A COVID-19 test is collected in Salt Lake City, Utah. A federal study published Monday found that Hispanic and non-white workers make up a disproportionate share of COVID-19 cases associated with workplace outbreaks in Utah. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption toggle caption Rick Bowmer/AP A COVID-19 …

Study Examines The Lasting Effects Of Having — Or Being Denied — An Abortion

TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I’m Terry Gross. When Mike Pence was running for vice president, he said, if we appoint strict constructionists to the Supreme Court, as Donald Trump intends to do, I believe we will see Roe v. Wade consigned to …

Study Finds Century-old Combat Helmet Superior Shield Against Brain Trauma

Soldiers of the 369th Infantry practice in France during World War I. They are wearing French “Adrian” helmets and using French issued rifles and equipment. National Archives and Records Administration hide caption toggle caption National Archives and Records Administration In the weeks following Iran’s Jan. …

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths Have Doubled, Study Says

Overall, researchers found men died of alcohol-related causes in 2017 at a higher rate than women. But when analyzing annual increases in deaths, the largest increase was among white women. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption toggle caption Eric Risberg/AP Overall, researchers found men died of alcohol-related …

Study Finds Talcum Powder Not Likely A Risk For Ovarian Cancer

A new study finds negligible increased risk for ovarian cancer from use of talcum or other powder on the genitals. Phatharapol Nopharat / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption toggle caption Phatharapol Nopharat / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm A new study finds negligible increased risk for ovarian cancer from …

Medical News Today: What causes Alzheimer’s? Not toxic amyloid, new study suggests

Many researchers have argued that the accumulation of toxic beta-amyloid in the brain causes Alzheimer’s. However, a new study offers some evidence contradicting this sequence. Share on PinterestNew research is questioning the predominant hypothesis that a buildup of beta-amyloid causes Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease affects …

Medical News Today: Study reveals what causes type 2 diabetes and how to reverse it

As the incidence of diabetes continues to increase globally, the fight against this chronic condition continues. New research explains not only what triggers type 2 diabetes but also how to reverse the condition. The findings also shed light on what leads to remission after reversal …