While the FDA is meeting to discuss booster shot research provided by the vaccine manufacturers, a new study is also bringing to light new information about the effectiveness of a "mix-and-match" vaccine strategy.
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- Associated Press
A cheap antidepressant reduced the need for hospitalization among high-risk adults with COVID-19 in a study hunting for existing drugs that could be repurposed to treat coronavirus. Researchers tested the pill used for depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder because it was known to reduce inflammation and looked promising in smaller studies. “If WHO recommends this, you will see it widely taken up,” said study co-author Dr. Edward Mills of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, adding that many poor nations have the drug readily available.
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- LA Times
Federal health officials aren't giving any specific recommendations, but there are options for COVID-19 boosters, and it's OK if you mix vaccines.
- Madame Noire
Especially as they voyage back home, we wish the Arby family the best.
- Business Insider
Not everyone needs a booster shot right now, and the truth is that most Americans who've gotten Pfizer or Moderna probably don't.
- Best Life
Whether you're topping your salad with Sriracha or dunking your fries in ketchup, the right condiment can make or break a meal. However, you may want to think twice before picking up one particular condiment on your next shopping trip.The U.S. Food&Drug Administration (FDA) has just announced the recall of one popular condiment due to potential contamination. Read on to find out if you have this product at home and what to do if so.RELATED: If You Bought This Food at Costco, Throw It Away Now, F
- Real Simple
Avoid overnight injuries like a stiff neck or back pain with a few tips from a sleep specialist.
“We thought things couldn’t get much worse in DeSantis’ handling of the pandemic, but we were wrong," the newspaper's editorial board wrote.
Breakthrough infections can lead to long COVID; genes may explain critical illness in young, healthy adults
The persistent syndrome of COVID-19 after-effects known as long COVID can develop after "breakthrough" infections in vaccinated people, a new study shows. Researchers at Oxford University in the UK reviewed data on nearly 20,000 U.S. COVID-19 patients, half of whom had been vaccinated. "On the other hand," the research team reported on medRxiv on Tuesday https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.10.26.21265508v1 ahead of peer review, "previous vaccination does not appear to protect against several previously documented outcomes of COVID-19 such as long COVID features, arrhythmia, joint pain, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease, sleep disorders, and mood and anxiety disorders."
- The Week
Florida surgeon general shares why he refused lawmaker with cancer's request he wear a mask
- Women's Health
Nicole Scherzinger looked fierce as she did a poolside bridge pose while on vacation in the Caribbean. The former Pussycat Doll says yoga keeps her fit.
- Business Insider
Amazon is putting Alexa next to hospital beds throughout the US. It says it will boost productivity because staff can go into patients' rooms less.
Amazon said Alexa devices let staff communicate with patients without entering the room, saving them both time and protective equipment.
- Washington Examiner
A longtime Minnesota general surgeon was dismissed from his hospital after arguing parents should make healthcare decisions for their children.
Autumn Carver was placed on an ECMO machine on Aug. 27 — the same day that she welcomed her third child, son Huxley
- House Beautiful
Check Your Medicine Cabinet: Blood Pressure Medications Recalled Over Potential Cancer-Causing Ingredients
Lupin Pharmaceuticals is recalling all Irbesartan tablets and Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide tablets, which might have carcinogenic impurities.
- Women's Health
The 42-year-old actress stripped down to her underwear for breast cancer research—and she is looking extra toned! Kate swears by Pilates and Peloton Tread.
Researchers tested burgers, burritos, and pizza from six top fast food chains in the US for various chemicals. They found toxins in 80% of samples.
- The Week
How Germany is beating COVID, and what America can learn
NFL kicker Younghoe Koo uses single-leg 'Good Morning' squats to strengthen his back, core, and glutes in one move - here's how it works
Atlanta Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo led the NFL in scoring last year. He recently shared one workout move he swears by: the "Good Morning" squat.
- The Daily Beast
Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesFlorida’s top medical official is once again under fire for his stance on COVID-19 safety measures—this time for claiming a face mask limits his ability to communicate.Amid controversy over his refusal to wear a mask in a meeting last week with state Sen. Tina Polsky, Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo insisted in a Tuesday statement his decision to flout pandemic safety measures—despite the politician indicating she was sick—stemmed from his