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Poland seeks more flu vaccines amid shortage during pandemic

Poland’s health minister says the government is trying to secure more flu vaccines due to a national shortage fueled by higher demand during the coronavirus pandemic By VANESSA GERA Associated Press September 22, 2020, 9:02 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WARSAW, Poland — The Polish government is trying… Read More »

Perimenopausal Depression in Women with More Variable Levels of Estradiol and Lower Progesterone Levels

Women are at increased risk for depressive symptoms during the menopause transition.  It has long been suspected that falling estrogen levels play a role in triggering the onset of depression; however, if all women experience declining levels of estrogen and progesterone during this transition, why is it that only some women suffer from depression in… Read More »

Human activities promote disease-spreading mosquitoes; more study needed for prevention

Disease-spreading mosquitoes may be more likely to occupy areas impacted by human activities like pesticide use and habitat destruction, than they are areas less disturbed by humans, a recent Oregon State University study found. Working in a national park in South Africa, researchers found a significant difference in the abundance and species composition of mosquitoes… Read More »

Exercise and Diet Are More Important Than Ever With Virus at Large

About Asking Never Hurts A series of columns addressing the challenges consumers face in California’s health care landscape. Send questions to bwolfson@kff.org. Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). If your life these days is anything like mine, a pre-pandemic routine that included regular exercise and disciplined eating has probably given way… Read More »