The Drug Enforcement Administration is issuing a warning about the alarming spike in fake prescription pills laced with fentanyl.
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Curious what activities may be associated with higher COVID-19 transmission? Here's what data suggests.
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If you're questioning your immunity from your COVID shot or if you want to know your status before getting a booster, read this first.
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U.S. regulators expect to rule Wednesday on authorizing booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, a Food and Drug Administration official said at a government meeting. The FDA's Doran Fink previewed “some announcements later today,” which were expected to include allowing the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster doses among the three U.S. manufacturers — Pfizer, Moderna and J&J. Fink appeared at a meeting of vaccine experts convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who are expected to take up the FDA decisions and make their own recommendations on Thursday.
Wall Street has mixed feelings about penny stocks. These tickers changing hands for less than $5 per share either draw investors in with their high return potential or send them running for the hills, but why? When we say high return potential, we aren’t exaggerating. The bargain price points allow investors to snap up more shares than possible when investing in other more well-known names. What’s more, even what feels like trivial share price appreciation can translate to massive percentage gai
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It's looking like COVID-19 boosters will go three-for-three in winning authorizations. An advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted unanimously last week in support of boosters for Moderna's (NASDAQ: MRNA) COVID-19 vaccine and for Johnson & Johnson's (NYSE: JNJ) vaccine. The FDA has already granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to boosters for the COVID-19 vaccine marketed by Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) and its partner BioNTech (NASDAQ: BNTX).
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Scientists are closely tracking a new variant spreading in the UK that could be 10% more infectious than Delta
The new variant, AY.4.2, is a descendant of the Delta variant. Cases are low outside the UK, and we don't know if its mutations change its behavior.
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Many cold and COVID-19 symptoms are similar, including runny nose, sore throat, and cough. Here's how to tell the difference between the two.
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Taraji P. Henson says a recent wake-up call helped her learn to prioritize her health, change her diet, and realize she's not just an actress but a singer too.
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YouTubeRight-wing personality and talk radio host Dennis Prager, who once “proved” COVID was nothing to worry about by describing his habit of eating with dirty utensils in restaurants, has now contracted COVID.But, this wasn’t a bad thing, Prager insisted. In fact, getting sick with the virus was his plan all along, he announced Monday during his show, which streams daily on YouTube.“It is infinitely preferable to have natural immunity than vaccine immunity and that is what I have hoped for the
“Medicare & You 2022” is four pages longer than the 2021 edition I received earlier this year, when I was turning age 65. Last time around, I spent many hours on the subject and, even then, I was just barely comfortable making my Medicare choice. All of you who hit 65 this year will also know that the “official U.S. government Medicare handbook” is among a mountain of mail you received from insurers, many hoping to sell you a Medigap or prescription drug policy.
New “Delta Plus” OffShoot Called AY.4.2 May Be Most Infectious Covid Variant Yet; It’s On The Rise In The UK
A new report on Friday from the UK Health Ministry indicated the rising prevalence of a new offshoot of the Delta variant of Covid-19. The offshoot is so new that it does not have an official Pango lineage designation — such as B.1.167.2 for the original Delta variant — which is the nomenclature used by […]
Chinese father uses online studies to develop a homemade treatment for his son’s rare genetic disease
A Chinese father took it upon himself to develop a cure for a rare genetic disease that his son was diagnosed with. A father’s devotion: Xu Wei, a 30-year-old online entrepreneur with no prior college education, devoted his time to learning and developing medicine at home after his one-year-old son Haoyang was diagnosed with Menkes disease, reported South China Morning Post. The disorder, which affects the cellular transport of copper, is associated with seizures, stunted growth, failure to thrive, unstable body temperature and intellectual disability, according to the National Organization for Rare Disorders.
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An anti-vax doctor who's one of the biggest spreaders of COVID-19 disinformation says he doesn't lose sleep if his remarks cause death
Dr. Rashid Buttar, a member of the "Disinformation Dozen," appeared on CNN to promote anti-vax theories. He told reporter Drew Griffin: "If I'm wrong, so be it."
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Robert Montgomery, a New York transplant surgeon, conducted a successful surgery that transplanted a pig's kidney into a brain-dead human
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This Is How Long You Should Exercise Each Week to Help Lower Your Risk for Cancer, According to Science
46,000 cases of cancer in America could potentially be prevented each year if we move THIS much.
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While Pfizer and BioNTech's Comirnaty and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine have dominated the discussion surrounding COVID-19 vaccines, Johnson & Johnson's (NYSE: JNJ) COVID-19 vaccine has also positioned itself for blockbuster status. For instance, Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine is expected to bring in $2.5 billion for the pharma stock this year alone. Let's discuss the clinical results of Johnson & Johnson's RSV vaccine candidate to date, as well as its sales potential to understand why this could be Johnson & Johnson's next blockbuster vaccine.
When Ronald Reagan was running for president in 1980, there were questions about his age and whether he was up to such a stressful job. The oldest president up to that time had been Dwight Eisenhower, who had retired at that age in 1961 after serving two full terms. President Joe Biden was elected at 78, replacing Donald Trump, who was elected at 70, and is dropping hints about running in 2024, when he would be 78.
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CNN's John King reveals MS diagnosis on-air while discussing COVID vaccines: 'I am immunocompromised'
CNN anchor John King calls out Fox News for spreading vaccine disinformation before revealing MS diagnosis.
People vaccinated against COVID-19 are highly unlikely to die of the disease unless very old and already badly ill before getting it, a study in Italy showed on Wednesday. The study by the national Health Institute (ISS), contained in a regular ISS report on COVID-19 deaths, shows the average age of people who died despite being vaccinated was 85. Cases of heart problems, dementia and cancer were all found to be higher in the sample of deaths among those vaccinated.
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Officials say it's possible to safely participate in many holiday activities if everyone is vaccinated for COVID. But extra precautions may be needed.