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Sunshine may shield children, young adults from multiple sclerosis

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Living in sunny locations and spending time outdoors may raise the risk for skin cancer, but a new study led by UC San Francisco and the Australian National University shows that in children and young adults, sun exposure may protect against multiple sclerosis. The study follows previous work by other researchers that has demonstrated an association between increased ultraviolet exposure in childhood and lower odds of adult MS.…

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Sunshine may shield children, young adults from multiple sclerosis

5 mins read

Living in sunny locations and spending time outdoors may raise the risk for skin cancer, but a new study led by UC San Francisco and the Australian National University shows that in children and young adults, sun exposure may protect against multiple sclerosis. The study follows previous work by other researchers that has demonstrated an…

Rising alcohol use among older adults

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The FINANCIAL — Women’s increased use of alcohol is of particular concern. As Harvard University notes. As the baby boomer generation moves into retirement age, it is expected that by the year 2034, older adults (ages 65 and up) will outnumber children in the United States for the first time in history. As the population ages,…

One in Nine Adults Struggled with Mental Health During Pandemic

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The FINANCIAL -- One in nine adults consistently had very poor or deteriorating mental health during the first six months of the Covid-19 pandemic according to new research.…

Fruits, veggies could help young adults improve sleep

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The FINANCIAL -- Increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables could help young adults sleep better, especially young women, a new University of Michigan study shows, University of Michigan notes.…

New CDC guidance for vaccinated adults. What does it mean?

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The FINANCIAL -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced updated COVID-19 guidance for masking outdoors and for fully vaccinated people. For instance, fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a protective mask outdoors, except in certain crowded settings and venues., Mayo Clinic notes.…

When will kids be eligible to be vaccinated for COVID-19?

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The FINANCIAL -- As the number of adults in the U.S. who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 continues to increase, children under 16 aren't authorized to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Children who are 16 and up can receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, but no one under 18 is eligible for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson…

Young and middle-age adults in the U.S. dying at higher rates

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The fINANCiAl -- According to a new National Academies report, cardiometabolic conditions now join drug overdoses, alcohol, and suicide as significant mortality causes. According to University of Pennsylvania, in a Q&A, demographer Irma Elo explains.…

Race and place of birth key factors in upward mobility in the US

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The FINANCIAL -- Children in the US are less likely to earn more than their parents as adults if they are Black or grow up in Southern states. This is the key finding from a new study from UCLA, Arizona State University and LSE investigating social mobility in America.…