Diet may affect risk and severity of COVID-19

Although metabolic conditions such as obesity and Type 2 diabetes have been linked to an increased risk of COVID-19, as well as an increased risk of experiencing serious symptoms once infected, the impact of diet on these risks is unknown. In a…

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Choose Personal Exercise Goals, Then Tackle Them Immediately

When people set their own exercise goals—and then pursue them immediately—it’s more likely to result in lasting positive changes, according to a new study at the Perelman School of Medicine. The results of this research are especially important because they are found…

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No serious health effects linked to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

The FINANCIAL — Study of 6.2 million patients by Kaiser Permanente and CDC researchers will continue for 2 years. Federal and Kaiser Permanente researchers combing the health records of 6.2 million patients found no serious health effects that could be linked to the…

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Young children gained weight during the pandemic

The FINANCIAL — A Kaiser Permanente study of nearly 200,000 children showed that children gained excess weight during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those between 5 and 11 years old. The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.…

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