Dr. Nancy Rigotti, director of the Tobacco Research and Treatment Unit at Mass General Hospital, is now recruiting participants for a new clinical trial testing the effectiveness of a medicine called cytisinicline.
The COVID-19 pandemic shined a light on the vulnerability of nursing home residents and employees around the country.
I Asked ER Workers To Tell Me The Shocking Things They're Totally Used To Now And The Answers Are Wild
"Literally seeing genitals every day."View Entire Post ›
'The tools are getting picked off’: An ever-mutating mix of COVID variants means fewer and less effective treatments this fall
One up and coming variant renders society’s last universal COVID antibody drug powerless, experts say. Another variant isn’t far behind it.
- LA Times
A big question with the new COVID-19 vaccine: Can you mix brands? Here is what experts say
Doing 5 minutes of daily 'breath training' may reduce high blood pressure as effectively as medication, researchers say
A technique like weight lifting for your breath can improve blood pressure as much as medication, weight loss, and diet for all ages, study suggests.
- Washington Post
Whether you agree with President Biden that the pandemic is over or you agree with most scientists who say it's definitely not over, it doesn't really matter. The reality is that all around us, pandemic precautions have disappeared. But getting on with life doesn't have to mean throwing caution to the wind. Covid is still here, and case counts are on the rise in some communities. We all have to learn to live with covid.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting
- Good Morning America
As the United States heads into the fall and winter, questions are arising about whether the return of masks is needed to stem a potential COVID-19 surge. Evidence has shown COVID cases and hospitalizations tend to rise during the colder months when people congregate indoors. Currently, cases and hospitalizations are on the decline in the U.S. after having peaked in late July, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- The Advocate
The Fox News entertainer says that those who provide gender-affirming care should expect threats, and an Ohio hospital is the latest to experience just that.
The photo was released the day of the premiere of the new season of "The Kardashians."
It’s clear that some radical, and perhaps radically beneficial, things happen when you give your body breaks from food
- The Telegraph
Terminally-ill cancer patients have seen their tumours completely eradicated or shrunk after being treated with a genetically-engineered version of the herpes virus.
It could help prevent Long COVID
A man who had headaches for years went to an optician when he started seeing black orbs. He was diagnosed with brain cancer and says the appointment saved his life.
Matt Voice, 40, had surgery to remove 70% of the brain tumor causing his symptoms. "The part of the tumor removed was the size of a fist," he said.
- In The Know by Yahoo
A pet owner tested her dog's senses in a very sweet video.
- Eating Well
You'll be able to enjoy delicious and nutritious dinners all month long with these recipes. With complex carbs like whole-wheat pasta and low counts of saturated fats and sodium, these meals are well-suited for a diabetes-friendly eating pattern. And because these meals are diabetes-friendly, they also meet our heart-healthy nutrition parameters.
- Rolling Stone
The 'wrongful death' suit could usher in a new threat for abortion providers and women nationwide
Last year, when the United States initially authorized COVID boosters just for older and immunocompromised people, nearly 10 million received their third shot in the first three weeks. The latest data, released late on Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), did show increased interest in the Omicron shots over demand for the older boosters during the previous three weeks. In those three weeks, about 930,000 people received booster shots of the old vaccines available to those aged 50 and older or at risk for severe disease, according to CDC data.
- CBS News
Masking is now urged only in communities seeing "high" transmission of the virus.
- Business Insider
Arizona is using a 121-year-old law — written more than a decade before it achieved statehood — to enforce a near-total abortion ban
The law banning abortion was created years before Arizona became a state in 1912. The 1901 law only allows abortion if a woman's life is in jeopardy.
- The Hill
President Biden criticized Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) earlier this week for his proposed federal bill banning abortions past 15 weeks gestation, saying: “My church doesn’t even make that argument now.” “Think about what these guys are talking about,” said Biden at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in New York City, referring to the bill and…