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Thursday, October 28, 2021


Taking the Pedal Off the Metal

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Are you wondering whether it’s time for you or a loved one to stop driving? Find out what the warning signs are, and how to get around safely. (From NIH News in Health)

October is National Protect Your Hearing Month

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Sounds can damage your hearing when they are too loud, even for a brief time. Discover what you can do to protect yourself. (From NIH’s NIDCD)

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Generates Long-Lasting Immune Memory

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People who received low doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine had strong immune memories of the virus six months after being fully vaccinated. (From NIH Research Matters)

Addressing the Challenges of Cancer Misinformation on Social Media

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False information about cancer spreads easily on social media. Discover what is being done to combat these misleading posts. (From NIH’s NCI)

Pathways: The Anesthesia Issue

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Learn about pain and the science behind anesthesia—the medical treatment that prevents patients from feeling pain during surgery and other procedures. (From NIH’s NIGMS)