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May 15, 2021

Women Fend Off COVID Better Than Men & the Latest Treatments for Eye Diseases
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Women Fend Off COVID Better Than Men & the Latest Treatments for Eye Diseases
When it comes to COVID-19, women seem to be the stronger sex, suffering severe disease at about half the rate as men. This week, a look at fascinating research led by Daniel Saban, Ph.D., an associate professor in Duke University’s Department of Ophthalmology and Department of Immunology, that examined the reasons behind this trend.

Then, amid the pandemic, many people delayed routine eye appointments. Dr. Cheryl Khanna, a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist, says it's important to catch eye diseases early.

And, the use of tourniquets has increased substantially in recent years. We'll talk to Reynold Henry, MD, MPH, General Surgery Chief Resident at Los Angeles County and USC Medical Center, to learn the reasons behind this increasing trend, and what you need to know to save a life.

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