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Robin Williams' widow opens up about the future of Lewy body dementia

Robin Williams’ widow opens up about the future of Lewy body dementia

After Robin Williams died by suicide in August 2014, his widow, Susan Schneider Williams, would soon learn about a disease she had never heard of, but one that had haunted both of their lives.That disease is Lewy body dementia, with which the actor was diagnosed in October 2014 following an autopsy on his brain.”A few …

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Delivery and other essential workers need better protections during the COVID-19 crisis. A new study found COVID-19 mortality rates in 2020 were five times higher among retail and service workers.

Most workers who died of COVID in 2020 had something essential in common, study finds

Delivery and other essential workers need better protections during the COVID-19 crisis. A new study found COVID-19 mortality rates in 2020 were five times higher among retail and service workers. Mark Lennihan AP Most working-age Americans who died of COVID-19 during the first year of the pandemic were so-called essential workers in labor, service and …

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'I was close to death,' says former Liverpool star following Champions League final 'disorganization'

‘I was close to death,’ says former Liverpool star following Champions League final ‘disorganization’

Tens of thousands of fans filtered through Paris towards the Stade de France ready to watch Liverpool and Real Madrid go head-to-head for European club football’s premier prize. But for former Liverpool player Alan Kennedy, the match was marred by a terrifying experience, leaving him fearing there would be “loss of life.” The hugely anticipated …

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If you drink these types of coffee, you could have a lower death risk | CNN

If you drink these types of coffee, you could have a lower death risk | CNN

CNN  —  The earthy, caffeine-infused coffee drink may hold more power than waking you up in the morning. Drinking either sweetened or unsweetened coffee is associated with a lower death risk compared with not drinking the beverage, according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Researchers surveyed 171,616 participants in …

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Drinking coffee may be linked to lower risk of death, even with a little sugar

Drinking coffee may be linked to lower risk of death, even with a little sugar

Contrary to popular myth, forgoing coffee isn’t likely to improve your health. The opposite might be true: Years of research suggests that drinking coffee is linked with a lower risk of death. The latest addition to that body of research was published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The study looked at around 120,000 …

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N.J. reports 1,872 COVID cases, 1 death. More than 84M positive tests in U.S.

N.J. reports 1,872 COVID cases, 1 death. More than 84M positive tests in U.S.

New Jersey on Tuesday reported 1,872 COVID-19 confirmed positive tests and one confirmed death as the United States has reached over 84 million cases. The state’s seven-day average for confirmed cases was 3,341 on Tuesday, down 16% from a week ago, but still up 54% from a month ago. The statewide rate of transmission for …

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