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Coronavirus infected young adults more than other age groups over summer, CDC report says

Over the summer months, the U.S. experienced a shift in the age groups most impacted by the novel coronavirus, with persons ages 20-29 accounting for more than 20% of all confirmed cases. In a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), officials noted that the shift in age, particularly in the… Read More »

Blown up in smoke: Young adults who vape at greater risk of COVID symptoms

COVID-19 has swept across the globe, infecting millions and resulting in hundreds of thousands of deaths. Substantial resources have been invested into understanding individual vulnerability in order to protect those at greatest risk. Age is the most often cited risk factor; 75% of US deaths have been in people over the age of 65, while… Read More »

Air Pollution Tied to Asthma in Young Kids

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2020 — High levels of air pollution may increase young children’s risk of developing asthma and persistent wheezing, researchers warn. The findings “support emerging evidence that exposure to air pollution might influence the development of asthma,” according to a report by Torben Sigsgaard, of Aarhus University in Denmark, and colleagues. For the… Read More »

COVID-19 Linked to Large Vessel Stroke in Young Adults

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 24, 2020 — Physicians in New York City, which still leads the nation in reported COVID-19 cases, are reporting significantly more acute, large vessel strokes in young adults infected with COVID-19. In a rapid communication to be published online April 29 in the New England Journal of Medicine, investigators… Read More »

Taylor Swift Gets Political on Her New Song, “Only the Young,” from Her ‘Miss Americana’ Documentary

Dimitrios KambourisGetty Images Taylor Swift just released a new song, titled “Only the Young.” In the song, Taylor references the 2018 midterm elections, Donald Trump, and gun violence in the United States. Taylor Swift is done being silent about politics, and she’s letting it be known loud and clear in her brand new documentary, Miss… Read More »