The UCSF doctor breaks it down into four reasons. He says his list applies to everyone, even people who are vaccinated.
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Costco, Kroger, Target, Walmart and Apple change mask policies, as CDC warns about rise in delta variant
The agency now recommends that people, regardless of vaccination status, wear face masks indoors again in certain situations.
The best relaxation techniques I've ever learned were taught to me by my fourth-grade teacher. She would turn off the lights, instruct us to sit with both feet planted to the floor, with our arms to our sides.
Waking up with bites in the morning is never a great feeling, but it's important to note which bug they came from. Here's how to tell the difference.
If you’re an older American, chances are you have problems sleeping. Whether it’s difficulty getting to sleep, waking up in the middle of the night or having trouble going back to sleep once you’re awake, getting enough sleep is a luxury many people don’t have. A 2015 paper cited estimates that 65%–about two out of three–of older adults report at least one sleep-related problem. They include insomnia, nocturnal urination, sleep apnea and other conditions.
COVID SCIENCE-Delta infections among vaccinated likely contagious; Lambda variant shows vaccine resistance in lab
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. Among people infected by the Delta variant of the coronavirus, fully vaccinated people with "breakthrough" infections may be just as likely as unvaccinated people to spread the virus to others, new research suggests. In one Wisconsin county, after Delta became predominant, researchers analyzed viral loads on nose-and-throat swab samples obtained when patients were first diagnosed.
"She is now out of surgery," a rep for Kathy Griffin tells PEOPLE, giving a positive update just hours after the comedian revealed her stage 1 lung cancer diagnosis
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Most cancers linked to alcohol use were in people who have more than two drinks a day.
The Food and Drugs Administration has authorized a COVID antibody treatment for use as a preventative measure after exposure to the coronavirus.Why it matters: Though the FDA said it should not be considered a vaccine substitute, the monoclonal antibodies can protect against severe illness by overwhelming the infection before it leaves the nose and throat, according to researchers.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeThe FDA's expand
"It is a disease that wants to kill us. Please take it seriously," Rep. David Byrd said in a statement, after he was hospitalized with COVID for eight months and spent 55 days on a ventilator
- The Telegraph
The world's longest Covid sufferer had the virus for nearly 11 months during which time it mutated 40 times, using her as a "gym" to get fitter, scientists have discovered.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
A physician says parents are needlessly worried about sending their kids to school because of a virus that's about as dangerous to kids as the flu.
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Maryland's COVID-19 cases continue to trend in a troubling direction. In the data reported Sunday, the state added nearly 547 new COVID-19 cases, making it the fourth consecutive day that Maryland has reported more than 500 new daily infections. Experts said the state needs to get more people vaccinated as the delta variant continues to spread.
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South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham revealed on Monday he tested positive for COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated against the virus.
Only four states have been affected.
- Motley Fool
In 2019 and 2020, Pfizer's (NYSE:PFE) top-selling product was pneumococcal vaccine Prevnar 13. The COVID-19 vaccine BNT162b2, developed by Pfizer and BioNTech (NASDAQ:BNTX), generated sales of $7.8 billion in the first half of 2021 alone. Pfizer expects the vaccine will rake in $33.5 billion over the entire year.
No deaths, few hospitalizations, but 74% of those testing positive for COVID-19 in Massachusetts outbreak were vaccinated
A federal investigation into a COVID-19 outbreak earlier this month in a Massachusetts county that's home to Cape Cod found that 74% of the 469 infections were among vaccinated people, a finding that raises questions about the prevalence of breakthrough infections.
New cases of Covid-19 in California rose about 10% over the weekend, a timeframe that often sees undercounts due to diminished testing on Saturdays and Sundays. The 10,356 new cases reported on Friday rose to a three-day daily average of 11,135 on Monday. (The state has stopped reporting daily cases on weekends and now reports […]
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Brian Stelter says its time for the media to seriously reflect on how it is covering the new surge in COVID-19 cases, criticizing “sensationalist headlines” surrounding vaccinated people getting infected with COVID-19 that don’t provide the proper context. “It is, as so many public health officials have said, a ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated,'” Stelter said on Sunday during his broadcast’s opening monologue. “So the news coverage needs to reflect that.”But Stelter said that the media, instead, fo
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"Every day I come to work and I’m tired and I’m ready for people to be vaccinated," said one hospital nurse.
When it comes to diets, it often feels like there’s a new one every week. But for our health, it’s often best to stick with tried and true tactics that actually work for making us feel our best and not get bogged down with fads trying to lose weight (for both mental and physical health […]