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China approves COVID-19 vaccine for military use as it enters clinical trials

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South Korea marks 70th anniversary of start of Korean War

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Health News - Following exercise guidelines decreases risk of early death, study says - Getting the recommended amount of exercise could cut your risk of early death, a new study indicates.

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Health News -- HIV may not worsen COVID-19 outlook

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Health News -- West Virginia sees boom in fireworks injuries after loosening laws

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U.S. News -- UPI News Quiz: COVID-19 drugs, Cam Newton, PPE, 'The Crown'

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U.S. News -- Health officials: Quick work for COVID-19 vaccine a 'risk we have to take' -- Top U.S. health officials told lawmakers Thursday they're pursuing multiple technologies to develop a COVID-19 vaccine that could cut months off the normal time it takes to get it to market.

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Health News -- 20% of smoking-related cancer survivors continue to smoke, study finds -- Nearly 20 percent of survivors of smoking-related cancers continue the habit even after recovery. Among survivors of all types of cancer, more than half -- 56 percent -- remained active smokers.

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Health News -- 90% of COVID-19 patients recover sense of smell, taste within 4 weeks, study finds -- Nearly 90 percent of COVID-19 patients who lose their sense of smell or taste or both after becoming infected will see these symptoms begin to resolve within a few weeks.

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Health News -- Most MS patients use alternative treatments such as marijuana -- Despite the existence of conventional medications to manage multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms, a majority of patients also rely on alternative therapies, including vitamins, exercise and marijuana, a new survey suggests.

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Health News -- Study: Seizures after vaccination don't affect child development -- Kids who have a fever-related seizure after getting a vaccine won't have developmental and behavioral problems as a result, according to a new study.

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Health News -- 63% of Americans locked down early in COVID-19 outbreak, reducing disease spread -- Americans opting to stay at home even before their local officials imposed social distancing restrictions likely stemmed the spread of COVID-19 in many parts of the country, according to an analysis in the Lancet.

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Health News -- Potential new drug could be taken twice a year to treat HIV -- Scientists are reporting an early step toward an HIV drug that could potentially be taken only a couple of times per year.

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Health News -- Doctors prescribing more muscle relaxants for back pain -- Back pain plagues many Americans, and new research shows that doctors are doling out muscle relaxant prescriptions to treat the pain -- often along with an opioid painkiller.

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Health News -- Quest for COVID-19 vaccines: Where they stand -- As the worldwide death toll from the novel coronavirus continues to rise, scientists across the globe are racing to find a vaccine.

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Health News -- COVID-19 blood test may predict patient ventilator need -- A blood test may predict which COVID-19 patients are likely to need a ventilator. The finding could lead to a scoring system that would flag at-risk patients for closer monitoring and personalized treatments.

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U.S. News -- Pfizer, BioNTech: COVID-19 vaccine trial 'encouraging' so far -- An experimental COVID-19 vaccine under development by pharma giant Pfizer and U.S. firm BioNTech has proven effective at producing neutralizing antibodies, the companies announced Wednesday.

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Health News -- Official COVID-19 count may underestimate deaths by 28 percent -- Official counts of COVID-19 cases in the United States may underestimate deaths by as much as 28 percent, according to an analysis published Wednesday by JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Health News -- Discrimination increases hypertension risk by 49 percent in black Americans -- Facing racial discrimination increases risk for high blood pressure among black Americans, according to a study published Wednesday by the journal Hypertension.

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Health News -- Study finds differences in heart failure between former East, West Germany -- Germany, divided in the aftermath of World War II, became a unified country again in 1990, but differences in heart health among those in the eastern and western parts of the country remain 30 years later.

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Health News -- Study: Deep brain stimulation may slow Parkinson's disease -- Data from a five-year clinical trial is adding to growing evidence that deep brain stimulation can slow the ravages of Parkinson's disease.

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Health News -- 2 in 3 parents would send kids to school in the fall, survey finds -- About two-thirds of U.S. parents say they'll send their kids to school again this fall, and most also support COVID-19 testing and social distancing policies for schoolchildren, a new survey finds.

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Low, moderate alcohol consumption may improve cognitive function

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COVID-19 outbreaks in South 'significant,' may be less deadly, CDC says

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Vaping-related lung injury still happening, may look like COVID-19

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Most with coronavirus unsure how they caught it, CDC says

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