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Damage to Children’s Education — And Their Health — Could Last a Lifetime

Before the pandemic, 16-year-old Na’ryen Cayou had everything he needed. He had his own room. A partial scholarship to a boys’ prep school. A spot playing trombone in the marching band, performing in parades all over New Orleans. Then covid-19 blew through the Big Easy like a hurricane, washing away nearly everything that helped him… Read More »

Liver Damage Is Off the Charts

Rates of alcoholic liver disease have soared 30% in the last year at the University of Michigan’s health system, a rise doctors blame on higher amounts of alcohol intake during the pandemic.1 Anecdotal reports suggest some patients increased drinking to a bottle of wine or five to six drinks daily from March 2020 to March… Read More »

Drug shows promise in reversing kidney damage caused by lupus

By Bill Hathaway A drug used for cancer therapy has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus), according to a Yale-led study published April 8 in the journal Science Translational Medicine. “Kidney damage affects about half of the patients with lupus, sometimes leading to renal failure with a requirement… Read More »

Can valium damage your heart

Concern about the adverse effects of this group of drugs dates to the 1970s when vast numbers of people began taking them for stress and anxiety. A person who has suffered a heart attack is likely to say things like, ‘Of course I’m depressed, I just had a heart attack,’” Can valium damage your heart… Read More »