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Poll: One in Seven Older Adults Report Food Insecurity

One in seven adults ages 50 to 80 years say they experienced household food insecurity in the past year (before the COVID-19 pandemic), according to a report published online May 11 based on the results of the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging.

COVID-19 Pandemic Slowing Cancer Research

Nearly half of cancer research has been stopped due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the results of a survey of American Cancer Society grantees.

Bone Health Declining in U.S. Adults With and Without Prediabetes

The bone health of adults older than 40 years of age is declining for individuals both with normal glucose regulation and prediabetes, according to a study recently published in Diabetes Care.

Doctors Without Borders Team Sent to Navajo Nation to Fight COVID-19

Doctors Without Borders has sent a nine-person team to the Navajo Nation in the Southwestern United States as it struggles with a COVID-19 crisis.

IBD Not Tied to Female Genital Tract Malignancies

Inflammatory bowel disease patients do not have a higher risk for female genital tract malignancies, according to a study recently published in Digestive and Liver Disease.

Deaths of Despair Likely to Increase During Pandemic

Up to 75,000 more people could die from drug or alcohol misuse and suicide during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released May 8 by the Well Being Trust and the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care.

New York State Reports Cases of Pediatric Inflammatory Syndrome Tied to COVID-19

The New York State Department of Health issued an advisory on May 6 regarding cases of pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome potentially associated with COVID-19.

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