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Blacks are hospitalized for COVID-19 at four times the rate of whites, Medicare claims data shows

Medicare claims data shows blacks were hospitalized with COVID-19 at a rate nearly four times higher than whites. Blacks had the highest hospitalization rate, with 465 per 100,000. Hispanics had 258 hospitalizations per 100,000. Asians had 187 per 100,000 and whites had 123 per 100,000. The disparities go beyond race and ethnicity and suggest the… Read More »

Bacon and ready-to-eat turkey products recalled in four states

Blue Grass Quality Meats is recalling 121,083 pounds of the products because they contain soy, an allergen that’s not declared on the product labels, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday. The bacon and turkey breast items — all Cajun style — were produced on various dates between October 29,… Read More »

Four challenges waiting for Dallas County's new health director – Dallas News

A spike in sexually-transmitted diseases Three major STDs — gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis — are gaining ground across the United States, according to a CDC report issued last year. Nearly 2.3 million cases were diagnosed nationwide in 2017, a 9 percent increase from the previous year. But in Dallas County, the number of cases jumped… Read More »

Paddy McGuinness shows off two-stone weight loss after four month transformation

Take Me Out presenter Paddy McGuinness has revealed his body transformation after just four months of a “good diet” and training. The 45 year old took to Instagram to share the before and after pictures with his 928k followers. Paddy revealed he got down to 12% body fat and weighed 78.7kg in the after image.… Read More »