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Research Has Found Excessive Salt Is Harmful to the Immune System

Research has found that besides being bad for blood pressure, a high salt diet is also bad for the immune system. Mice suffered from more bacterial infections of greater severity after being given a high-salt diet. Human volunteers consuming an extra 6 grams of salt a day experienced pronounced immune deficiencies. This amount is equivalent… Read More »

Baltimore man steals ambulance to drive himself to the hospital while suffering heart attack

A Baltimore man was arrested on Monday for stealing an ambulance that he used to drive himself to the hospital while suffering a heart attack. The 38-year-old man hopped in the driver’s seat and found the keys in the ignition when members of a Baltimore City Fire Department medical unit left the keys in the… Read More »

Novavax Offers U.S. a Fourth Strong Covid-19 Vaccine

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases States Falling Behind Vaccine Goals Vaccine Maps Vaccines and Children Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Novavax Offers U.S. a Fourth Strong Covid-19 Vaccine The company’s large U.S. trial found an efficacy rate of about 90 percent. But at this… Read More »

Battery-Free Smart Fabrics to Monitor Health

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a technique to create smart garments that can harvest electrical power from nearby Wi-Fi networks and radio waves in a process known as magnetic resonance coupling. This power can then be used to energize on-board electrical systems, including body monitors. The fabrics are water repellent, breathable, and fully machine… Read More »

‘Bachelor’ Alums Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham Welcome Twin Son and Daughter

Double congratulations are in order for Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham! The Bachelor alums welcomed twins— a boy and a girl!—over the weekend. They both documented the journey on Instagram, showing themselves going to the hospital and preparing in the hospital room. “@Luyendyktwins are here!” Arie shared via his Instagram Story on Saturday after… Read More »