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How long does alcohol stay in your system? What you need to know.

The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention says two-thirds of adults in 2018 drank alcohol. How much obviously varies, but no one wants to end the day with a DUI because they mistakenly believed they were sober when that was not the case. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), an abundance …

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Long COVID is proving to be common, but it’s still not clear how to prevent or treat it

Long COVID is proving to be common, but it’s still not clear how to prevent or treat it

Two years after the first COVID-19 patients raised alarms that symptoms could last for months, it’s clear the phenomenon is common — but medical experts still don’t know much about what causes it or how to treat it. A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looking at 353,000 COVID-19 survivors found that …

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Donovan delivers: Rookie’s 10th-inning hit wins Game 2, splits doubleheader on long, weird Wrigley day

Donovan delivers: Rookie’s 10th-inning hit wins Game 2, splits doubleheader on long, weird Wrigley day

CHICAGO — Before things completely tilted toward Wrigley Weird — trademark pending — the Cardinals got just enough from two pitchers in their first starts of the season to make it possible, when they had a lead, to deploy the bullpen exactly as designed. And when that didn’t even work, there was always Brendan Donovan. …

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The 10-year-old’s symptoms passed — but then worse ones set in. Her case shows how little we know about long COVID in kids

The 10-year-old’s symptoms passed — but then worse ones set in. Her case shows how little we know about long COVID in kids

Shyne Staples leaps up and executes a flawless forward roll across a gym mat. She flips into a cartwheel, stands on her hands, then climbs a rope before spinning around a high bar in her San Mateo gymnastics class. Like many 10-year-old girls, Shyne likes flying around the gym, Simone Biles-style. But unlike most of …

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Large survey finds who may be at highest risk for long COVID

Large survey finds who may be at highest risk for long COVID

It’s a question everyone wants answered: Who is more likely to develop long COVID-19, the debilitating symptoms that can linger for weeks, months or even longer, after an infection? A new unpublished study from 23andMe is part of a growing body of research shedding light on who experiences post-COVID conditions and why. The survey, which …

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