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How bad will this flu season be?

The 2020–2021 flu season was the mildest on record, but experts can’t rule out a “twin-demic” of influenza and COVID-19 this time around. Last year, flu cases were 99% lower than a typical flu season. In the Emergency Department at Rush University Medical Center, staff rarely saw patients with severe flu. “It was essentially nonexistent,” […]

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Exercises That Will Boost Your Dopamine Levels

4 PM production/Shutterstock By Ashley Moor/Sept. 8, 2021 11:27 am EDT Aside from building your muscle mass and supporting the health of essential organs like the lungs and heart, frequent exercise can also work wonders for your brain and mental health. If you’ve ever experienced “runner’s high,” you can attribute it to the boost in your […]

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Will large-scale vaccination succeed in containing the COVID-19 pandemic and how soon?

The availability of vaccines provides a promising solution to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it remains unclear whether the large-scale vaccination can succeed in containing the COVID-19 pandemic and how soon. According to a study conducted by scientists from Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China National Center for Bioinformation), vaccination alone cannot […]