Local woman thrives despite facing pandemic with compromised immune system
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I believe in science. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, I told myself I would get vaccinated as soon a shot was approved and available.
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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
Data: CDC; Note: Data represents 30% of Americans across 16 jurisdictions: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York City, Seattle/King County, Wash., Utah and Wisconsin; Chart: Danielle Alberti/AxiosEven vaccinated Americans who are 80 or older are at higher risk of dying from the coronavirus than anyone — vaccinated or not — under the age of 50, according to CDC data.Why it matters: The vaccine
The Republican governor asked "where does this end?" and received some stinging responses.
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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
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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.
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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“They still don’t know how it happened."
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Actress Jessica Alba, 40, revealed her toned abs in a gym set on a paddleboard in new IG photos. Spin classes and hot yoga are her favorite ways to stay fit.
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos GettyWhen the death of Colin Powell due to complications from COVID-19 was announced early Monday, medical experts feared that anti-vaxxers and others who question the reality of safe and effective shots might try to use the tragedy to fuel their conspiracy-laden agenda.It didn’t take long for those worries to come to fruition.In a statement, Powell’s family said the beloved 84-year-old general and former official in multiple Republican administrati
The CDC released its holiday 2021 COVID-19 guidelines. The center for disease control and prevention says vaccinations and masks are the keys to staying safe.
My doctor didn't believe me when I was sick. I'm using my story to empower my daughters to tell me when they don't feel well.
The author shares how it took her years to feel like herself again after being misdiagnosed. She wants her daughters to speak up when something hurts.
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Some patients are experiencing symptoms long after their Covid infection – and for many of these people, it's changing how they interact with the world
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Elisabeth Bik calls out bad science for a living. A feud with one of the world’s loudest hydroxychloroquine crusaders shows that it can carry a high price.View Entire Post ›
The longtime sideline reporter said ESPN denied her request for accommodation to not receive the vaccine.
The word "colonoscopy" has always been one I have dreaded hearing. At 14, I was diagnosed by a gastroenterologist with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which causes stomach pain and other intestinal symptoms, like bloating and diarrhea.
"My goal is to get hopefully 80% or 90% to where I was," Robby Walker told CNN
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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Dying from COVID-19 is extremely uncommon for the fully vaccinated, but at 84 years old, Colin Powell fell into high-risk group.