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Health Highlights: May 4, 2022

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter

Alzheimer's research casts doubt on safety of popular brain supplements. L-serine, a dietary supplement believed to protect against the illness, might instead be potentially harmful to the brain, a new study warns. Read more

Women, Black patients wait longer in ERs when chest pain strikes. Researchers analyzed data on more than 4,000 patients, aged 18 to 55, seen for the symptom at U.S. emergency departments between 2014 and 2018. Read more

Fewer than 1 in 5 American parents say they'll get their child under 5 a COVID vaccine. The new Kaiser Family Foundation poll also found 27% of parents saying they would "definitely not" vaccinate their child against COVID-19 should shots be approved. Read more

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