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Q Fever

Most people infected with C. burnetii show no signs of disease or develop a mild illness, and the vast majority of infected people recover from Q fever, even without treatment - CDC

Qi

Scientists have found no way to detect it, but millions of meditation, yoga, taichi, and qigong practitioners around the world are intimate with it and regulate its circulation through their minds and bodies to manage their health - Hwansan Sunim

Qigong

Qigong is a mind and body wellness practice integrating movement, posture, breathing, and awareness in a new category of exercise called moving meditation - Qigong Institute

Quadriceps Injury

An injury to the largest muscle group of the thigh, known as the quadriceps, can be a real game changer for a serious athlete or weekend warrior alike - Danny Kennedy

Quadriplegia

It is very dangerous when society views the severely disabled as not worthy of the same treatment of the able bodied - Richard Senelick

Quality Care Measures

Quality should focus on the functional outcomes that mean the most to patients - Scott Wallace

Quarantine Covid-19

A coronavirus quarantine is not easy. It amounts to two weeks of house arrest for a disease you may not have. Your fortnight of confinement is done entirely in the service of others, protecting them from possible infection - Jeffrey Kluger

QUATS (Quaternary ammonium compounds)

These workhorses of modern disinfection have been found in consumer products for decades. But in the last 10 years, scientists have linked quats to reproductive and developmental problems in animals, and found they can disrupt key cellular processes. So far there’s no data linking the compounds to toxicity in humans, but some scientists say there’s more to be done to fully assess quats’ safety - XiaoZhi Lim

Quentin Tarantino

Police organizations want you to boycott—not because of its content, but because its maker protested against police brutality. Really.

Quercetin

Quercetin is one of the most abundant flavonoids present in our food supply, found in high amounts in onions, kale and apples - Kelsey Kinney, RD

Quetiapine (Seroquel)

Quetiapine is a pleiotropic agent that affects multiple neurotransmitter and non-transmitter targets. This drug may therefore exhibit efficacy for the management of a wide range of mental disorders - Marcio G. Soeiro-de-Souza

Quinidine

A meta-analysis of studies on atrial fibrillation, published in 1990, demonstrated an increased mortality risk for quinidine-treated patients. As the interest in new drugs increased, the demand for quinidine shrank - Sami Viskin MD

Quinine

Quinine remains an important anti-malarial drug almost 400 years after its effectiveness was first documented. However, its continued use is challenged by its poor tolerability, poor compliance with complex dosing regimens, and the availability of more efficacious anti-malarial drugs - Jane Achan

Quinoa

Are you sick of quinoa yet? Never want to see it again? You might not have a choice in the matter - Alison Spiegel

Quit Smoking

We're not here to criticize your choices, or tell you not to smoke. We're here to arm everyone – smokers and non-smokers – with the tools to make change - Truth

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