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Researchers use artificial intelligence to predict which COVID-19 patients will need a ventilator to breathe

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed an online tool to help medical staff quickly determine which COVID-19 patients will need help breathing with a ventilator. The tool, developed through analysis of CT scans from nearly 900 COVID-19 patients diagnosed in 2020, was able to predict ventilator need with 84% accuracy. “That could be […]

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Methamphetamine use drove surge in heart failure hospitalizations, costs in California

Heart failure hospitalizations and costs related to methamphetamine use jumped sharply over a decade in California, according to new research published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. “Our study results should bring urgent attention to this insidious yet rapidly growing form of severe heart failure—methamphetamine-related heart failure, which is […]

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Can You Really Use Tomatoes To Treat Sunburn?

Sunburns aren’t a fun experience but, alas, can easily happen if we aren’t diligent about applying sunscreen. According to Better Health, less than 15 minutes of unprotected sun exposure can lead to a sunburn which will not only be painful but can also lead to permanent skin damage. Avoiding a sunburn through the regular application […]

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Can You Really Use Cucumbers To Treat Sunburn?

Let’s face it, sometimes a sunburn is inevitable and we have all been there! A sunburn might occur if you’ve fallen asleep on the beach or didn’t re-apply your sunscreen, or perhaps because you simply decided to skip the SPF for a day. Sunburn happens with excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun, […]