The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has authorized Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines for children under 5, and as young as 6 months.
- NBC News
Known around the world as "Napalm Girl," Kim Phuc is receiving laser treatment in Miami to help her recover from the scars and pain she has endured since her village in Vietnam was hit by a napalm bomb just over 50 years ago.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / GettyStock up on the Metamucil, folks. Scientists say you need to start saving your poop.A team of researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital published an opinion article in the journal Trends in Molecular Medicine today sounding the alarm on a trend in how human gut microbiomes (microorganisms in your digestive tract like bacteria) have changed in the past decades. These changes have been connected to an increase in digestive
The infectious-disease expert was feeling "really poorly" and began a second round of Paxlovid.
- Miami Herald
Dr. Lisa Gwynn, a pediatrician with the University of Miami Health System who has been a visible advocate of vaccine access for poor young kids, was removed Wednesday from a state-appointed board for publicly criticizing Florida’s decision to delay access to the COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5.
- LA Times
As health updates on hospitalized Blink-182 rocker Travis Barker have remained scant, his daughter and stepdaughter thanks fans for the outpouring of support.
- Yahoo News
Viruses evolve, and vaccines should too. That was the big-picture takeaway from a pivotal meeting this week of the FDA’s expert advisory panel. The question before them was simple: Ahead of an expected winter surge, should vaccine manufacturers tweak their forthcoming booster shots to target Omicron, or should they stick with the tried-and-true 2020 recipe?
- Men's Health
Early studies suggested that certain blood types may leave you more at risk of Covid. Newer science confirms that Type O might help you resist infection.
- Southern Living
“There was nothing that was going to stand in my way.”
- CBS News
The updated shot is aimed at specifically targeting the highly contagious Omicron virus variant and could be available this fall.
Rich New Yorkers are getting bladder surgery and Botox to avoid bathroom breaks on the drive to the Hamptons
Backed-up traffic to the Hamptons makes it hard to drive from NYC without a bathroom break. Some are seeking bladder surgery to solve the problem.
- Women's Health
Jessica Biel is turning up the heat in a bra-top that puts her abs on display at Paris Fashion Week. The 40-year-old crushes workouts with her hubby Justin.
New research finds that exercising in the morning or evening can change the results. So determine your goals to figure out the best time to ride.
"In those days there were no abortions allowed," Debbie Reynolds tells Joan Rivers in the 1989 clip, which resurfaced after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last week
Coronavirus tally: Daily Hospitalizations and deaths rise to multi-month highs, cases hold steady above 100K
Just as COVID-19-related hospitalizations and deaths are starting to break out to new multi-month highs, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Tuesday that the U.S. should pursue a booster strategy had better protects against newer more dominant strains, like omicron. The FDA indicated that a new generation of COVID-19 boosters could be ready for rollout as soon as late summer or early fall. Meanwhile, the seven-day average of new COVID cases rose 3% from two weeks ago to 108,963
As summer kicks off, it’s also grilling season. But experts warn that you should know the risks before eating that […] The post Hot dogs, sausage, other processed meat even worse for your health when grilled, experts say appeared first on TheGrio.
CDC raises alarm over mysterious listeria outbreak that's caused a death, a pregnancy loss, and sent dozens to hospital
The agency issued an investigation notice Thursday amid an uptick in people getting sickened, including five pregnant women, one of whom miscarried.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Indifference makes this whole ordeal harder for everyone. Without community norms, doing the right thing can make you feel rather foolish.
US health officials brace for mosquito-borne virus that can cause paralysis and death as temperatures rise
As temperatures warm, health officials expect rising rates of West Nile, a virus spread by mosquitos that can cause meningitis, paralysis, and death.
- Washington Post
Thomas Figueroa always knew he didn't want children. Growing up in Central Florida, he remembers his classmates getting pregnant as early as middle school and had considered getting a vasectomy for the past few years. But after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, he rushed to schedule one. He registered Monday for a vasectomy with Doug Stein, a Florida urologist known as the "Vasectomy King" for his advocacy of the procedure.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most impo
- The Hill
Story at a glance Researchers found the relationship through a genome-wide association study for Alzheimer’s using two independent datasets and different methods. Each approach indicated a relationship between a new gene called MGMT and developing the disease. A recent survey from the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement at the Cleveland Clinic found 82 percent of women were unaware of…