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Nebraska doctors are providing coronavirus patients with chicken soup and Tylenol

Nebraska doctors are providing coronavirus patients with chicken soup and Tylenol

University of Nebraska Medical Center doctors aren’t just providing top tier medical care to coronavirus patients, they’re also supporting them as they battle the symptoms. It’s why Dr. Mark Rupp, UNMC’s division of infectious diseases chief, told CNN Tuesday the hospital is providing patients with chicken soup and antipyretics, or anti-fever medicine like Tylenol or…MORE

A later bedtime linked with obesity for children under 6, study says

A later bedtime linked with obesity for children under 6, study says

A new study has linked a later bedtime with an increased risk of obesity for kids — although the researchers say parents shouldn’t rush to put their preschoolers to sleep earlier as a result. Instead, concerned moms and dads should focus on maintaining a regular routine when it comes to scheduling meal and bed times,…MORE

Nebraska’s specialized medical care has handled Ebola. Now it’s taking on the novel coronavirus

Nebraska’s specialized medical care has handled Ebola. Now it’s taking on the novel coronavirus

Nebraska’s state slogan “Honestly, it’s not for everyone,” should have an asterisk, because everyone with even the trickiest disease seems welcome at Nebraska’s largest medical facility. Ebola, SARS, monkeypox, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, the Nebraska Medicine/University of Nebraska Medical Center says it is ready to care for patients with any of those difficult diseases. On Monday it…MORE

These are the states with the highest risk for melanoma linked to UV rays

These are the states with the highest risk for melanoma linked to UV rays

States with the highest rates of melanoma cases linked to ultraviolet radiation are spread across the United States on the East and West coasts, in Hawaii and in landlocked states, according to a study published Monday in the International Journal of Cancer. Melanoma is one of the most rapidly increasing cancers in the United States,…MORE

Vaccines can prevent fatal complications from measles, study affirms

Vaccines can prevent fatal complications from measles, study affirms

Measles may lead to serious, fatal complications not often associated with the disease, a new study finds. Almost a third of all reported cases of measles have complications such as pneumonia, hepatitis and viral meningitis, according to the study, published Monday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports. The authors describe three cases of adult…MORE

Mediterranean diet scores another win for longevity by improving microbiome

Mediterranean diet scores another win for longevity by improving microbiome

Yet more bragging rights are in for the Mediterranean diet, long considered to be one of the healthiest in the world. A new study published Monday in the BMJ journal Gut found that eating the Mediterranean diet for just one year altered the microbiome of elderly people in ways that improved brain function and would…MORE

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Katy Perry appears to collapse during ‘American Idol’ auditions

Katy Perry appears to collapse during ‘American Idol’ auditions

Season 3 of “American Idol” on ABC has just started, but already there is drama. In an exclusive clip People posted to its web site, judge Katy Perry falls to the ground after a gas leak forces evacuation of the show’s auditions. In the clip, all appears to be going fine when a smell becomes…

‘Killing Eve’ confirms new head writer for season 4

‘Killing Eve’ confirms new head writer for season 4

“Killing Eve” has tapped Laura Neal as head writer for Season 4 of the BBC series. That’s according to Deadline. Neal has previously written “Sex Education” and “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” for the upcoming season. She succeeds Suzanne Heathcote, Emerald Fennell and series creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge, as head writers since Season 1. “‘Killing…

BTS releases new album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’

BTS releases new album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’

It’s finally here. K-pop phenom BTS released its fourth album, “Map of the Soul: 7” on Friday. It follows last year’s “Map of the Soul: Persona” and has been eagerly awaited. The new, 20-track album includes collaborations with Sia and Troye Sivan. To say the boy band has been successful is an understatement. Consisting of…