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Dane County health officials report highest number of COVID-19 cases ever – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

Health officials in Dane County have reported the county’s highest number of COVID-19 cases ever.

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Posted: June 24, 2020 9:57 AM
MADISON, Wis. — Health officials in Dane County have reported the county’s highest number of COVID-19 cases ever.
On Wednesday, Public Health Madison & Dane County…

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Study first to show that coronavirus may drain testosterone in men – Study Finds

For the first time ever, a new study finds COVID-19 may in actually be draining men’s testosterone levels.

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MERSIN, Turkey — It’s been said time and time again during this pandemic that men seem to be at a greater risk of severe COVID symptoms than women. However, scientists have been at a loss as to why this is the case. Now, for the first time ever, a new study finds COVID-19 may in actually be draining men’s testosterone levels.
The study was conducted at the University of Mersin and the Mersin City Education And Research Hospital. Researchers say that as a male patient’s baseline testosterone lev…

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HPV vaccine significantly lowers risk of cervical cancer, large study finds – NBC News

HPV vaccine protects against cancer: The HPV shot substantially protects against cervical cancer, especially in women who got the shots at a younger age.

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The HPV vaccine substantially reduces a womans risk of developing cervical cancer, especially in women who were immunized at a younger age, a large Swedish study found.
The risk of developing cervical cancer was reduced by 88 percent in women who had been vaccinated before age 17, and by 53 percent in those vaccinated between ages 17 and 30, according to the study of nearly 1.7 million girls and women that was published in Thursdays issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.
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Flesh-eating bacteria causes woman’s leg to rot after hiking in Hawaii – New York Post

A hiker in Hawaii was impaled by a tree — and became infected with a rare flesh-eating bacteria that caused her leg to rot, according to a report. The 72-year-o…

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A hiker in Hawaii was impaled by a tree — and became infected with a rare flesh-eating bacteria that caused her leg to rot, according to a report.
The 72-year-old woman was hiking on a lava field when she lost her balance and became struck by a branch close to the ground, according to a case study published Tuesday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports.
She visited a local clinic six days later, received stitches and was sent home with a course of antibiotics, researchers said.
But after sh…

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