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Best foods for adding more fiber to diet

Dietary fiber – found mainly in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes – is probably nore known for its ability to prevent or relieve constipation. Remember to drink up Yerba mate Show more related content. And unlike mayo, which is virtually void of nutrients, this egg-shaped fruit is packed with healthy fats as well as… Read More »

Face Shields and Valved Masks Offer More Comfort but Less Protection

Face shields and valved masks — two options many people find more comfortable than cloth face coverings — appear to be less effective at blocking viral particles than regular masks, a new study shows. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had already stated that clear plastic face shields and masks equipped with vents or… Read More »

COVID-19 highlights need for more efficient and safer hospital communications

COVID-19 has put a focus on the need for a more expedient and safer way for hospital staff to talk to one another, according to executives for Vocera, which provides hands-free communications technology. A Vocera wearable badge can be worn under personal protection equipment. Caregivers don’t have to leave a room and remove their PPE… Read More »

COVID-19 Causing More Stress in America Than Other Nations: Survey

THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2020 — Americans are faring much worse mentally and financially during the COVID-19 pandemic than citizens of other high-income countries around the world, according to an international analysis. One-third of U.S. adults say they’ve experienced unbearable stress, anxiety and sadness during the pandemic and more than 30% have faced economic hardships, the… Read More »

Hepatitis Day 2020 Date, Theme & Significance: Know More About the Liver Condition and Its Tests

Every year World Hepatitis Day is observed on July 28 to raise awareness about the liver disease. Hepatitis is fatal and claims about 1.4 million lives every year. The inflammation disease of the liver can be self-limiting sometime but can even progress to fibrosis aka scarring, cirrhosis or liver cancer. According to the World Health… Read More »