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Feb. 6, 2023 -- A pill that could change the way postpartum depression is treated has been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for priority review, pharmaceutical companies Sage Therapeutics and Biogen announced. The drug, zuranolone, would be taken once-a-day for two weeks and could replace other postpartum...
Feb. 7, 2023 – Black and Hispanic people on dialysis have higher rates of staph bloodstream infections than White people, with Hispanic patients having a 40% higher risk of staph bloodstream infections, a report released by the CDC said. More broadly, dialysis patients overall were 100 times more likely...
Feb. 7, 2023 – In about 40% of U.S. households during the holiday season, at least one person got sick with one of the trifecta of respiratory illnesses referred to as the tripledemic, a new survey shows. The three viruses – the flu, COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)...
Feb. 5, 2023 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed new guidelines for school breakfasts and lunches that would lower the amount of sodium and sugar being served. The guidelines are designed to bring school meals in line with federal dietary standards and to help reduce childhood obesity and other diseases. The proposals are open for comment before they become law and could be revised.