health

Eldis Sula
March 09, 2020 - 8:00 am
As the number of confirmed cases increases around the world, so does confusion and misinformation regarding the illness and facts about its spread. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about COVID-19.
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RADIO.COM Staff
March 06, 2020 - 9:53 am
The COVID-19 Coronavirus began in Wuhan, China, but has quickly spread around the world, leading many to wonder if their illness is related to the outbreak. Here are the COVID-19 symptoms to look for and when to contact a doctor.
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RADIO.COM Staff
March 05, 2020 - 12:18 pm
The COVID-19 coronavirus has spread around the world, giving some parents concern about their young children. While viruses tend to threaten kids with weak immune systems, the COVID-19 virus is specific. Here’s what parents need to know
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South Korean soldiers wearing protective gears walk to spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
AP News
March 03, 2020 - 12:21 pm
BEIJING (AP) —World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wants the world to stop hoarding masks, gloves and other protective equipment. The head of the U.N. health agency says Tuesday that he's concerned that the new coronavirus is disrupting worldwide supplies of...
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Tarrah Gibbons
March 02, 2020 - 3:50 pm
Coronavirus is spreading rapidly throughout since the first cases were reported in central China in December. Here are a list of items you may want to keep in an emergency kit if you need to stay indoors.
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President Donald Trump, and first lady Melania Trump, step off Air Force One upon arrival, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is returning from India. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
February 26, 2020 - 9:31 am
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he'll discuss the coronavirus threat at a White House news conference Wednesday, a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S. Trump tweeted that representatives from the...
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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)
(NIAID-RML via AP)
AP News
February 20, 2020 - 1:42 pm
By CARLA K. JOHNSON and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: Adds graphic. With AP Photos.; With AP Photos. A wide share of Americans are at least moderately confident in U.S. health officials’ ability to handle emerging viruses, and more express concern about catching the flu than...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, photo, medial workers wearing protective gears move a patient suspected of contracting the new coronavirus from an ambulance to the Kyungpook National University Hospital in Daegu, South Korea. (Kim Jong-un/Yonhap via AP)
(Kim Jong-un/Yonhap via AP)
AP News
February 20, 2020 - 9:39 am
By KIM TONG-HYUNG and HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea reported its first death from the new virus on Thursday while the mayor of a southeastern city urged its 2.5 million people to stay inside as infections linked to a church congregation spiked. The death was...
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Tarrah Gibbons
January 24, 2020 - 6:00 am
The current outbreak of coronavirus has millions on edge of what to expect next. The outbreak is rapidly evolving. The number of cases and deaths are increasing. Here is what you need to know about the illness.
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This 1964 photo made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a lung tissue specimen from a patient with adenocarcinoma of the lung. (Dr. Ellis/Emory University, Department of Pathology/CDC via AP)
(Dr. Ellis/Emory University, Department of Pathology/CDC via AP)
WRVA News
January 08, 2020 - 12:03 pm
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, a drop they credited to advances in lung-tumor treatments. The overall cancer death rate has been falling about 1.5% a year since 1991. It fell 2.2%...
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