Marylanders are encouraged to get the new COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccine to protect against the virus and its variants. Maryland health officials formally authorized new single-dose bivalent boosters for COVID-19 following approval by both the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Federal and state health officials are recommending that everyone 12 and older get this updated shot from Pfizer, for people 12 and older, and from Moderna, for people 18 and older. Residents are eligible two months since their last vaccine dose of any kind, whether it is a primary or booster dose.
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If you're enrolled in Medicare, you should know that open enrollment will soon kick off. Each year, seniors on Medicare can make changes to their existing coverage, from Oct. 15 all the way through Dec. 7. Medicare Advantage and Part D drug plans can change from year to year.
"Yes, That's Mold" — For Years, This Woman Suffered Unimaginable Symptoms, Not Knowing Her Breast Implants Were The Cause. Here's What You Need To Know About Breast Implant Illness.
Melissa Lima started experiencing a variety of really awful symptoms that included fatigue, brain fog, extreme anxiety and depression, weight gain, slow-healing cuts and scrapes, random rashes, sudden food allergies followed by intestinal issues, muscle and joint pain, and she developed an autoimmune disorder called Hashimoto's disease. She immediately felt better after her breast implants were removed. Sadly, however, many doctors deny that breast implant illness exists.View Entire Post ›
As the nights get colder and the heater temps go up, we’re all bound to experience some restless nights fighting with our indoor environments and blankets. However, for uterus-owners who are in the 40s to 50s age range (and even perimenopausal age of late 30s to 40s), it can be hard to differentiate between regular […]
Zinc is an essential vitamin vital for healthy growth, immune functioning, and wound healing.
"I Missed It": Doctors (And Patients) Are Sharing Times When A Patient Said Something Was Wrong, And Later Turned Out To Be Right
"It taught me a valuable lesson I have never forgotten."View Entire Post ›
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Stop slouching and start training those postural muscles.
A 37-year-old woman took herbal supplements to treat her arthritis. Within weeks, she died of liver failure.
An Ayurvedic practitioner prescribed the woman unspecified herbal supplements, and her skin soon turned jaundiced, according to a coroner.
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Hailey Bieber abs and legs are super-toned in a black cut-out blazer dress and tights. To stay fit, the model, 25, does Pilates, wight training, and cardio.
The FDA announced that it will redefine “healthy” when it comes to food labeling. Here’s what that means for you.
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Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via GettyA 15-year-old mentally ill girl locked up and subjected to “degrading” treatment in a Texas juvenile detention facility since 2019 has a shot at being moved to a hospital after The Daily Beast reported on her plight.“Following the publishing of the article and after additional requests by the youth, her family, and advocates, the youth was approved for admission to a state hospital and placed on a waitlist,” her lawyer Brittany Norman said.“However, d
A man's cancer vanished after he was injected with a weakened herpes virus in a promising clinical trial
The 39-year-old patient told the BBC that he was preparing for the end of his life when he learned about the experimental cancer drug.
More than half of women over 40 in the U.S. have dense breasts, which affects how their breast tissue shows up on a mammogram.
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Wonder Pill quietly contained a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction, which could be deadly for some unknowing consumers, the FDA said.
"I thought it was something that I had done," Osbourne tells PEOPLE exclusively of her diagnosis as she brings awareness to National No Sugar Day on Oct. 3
Chia seeds might be tiny but they pack a mighty dose of health benefits, including many must-haves for cyclists.
An STD linked to infertility is silently spreading, scientists warn — here's how to spot signs of Mycoplasma genitalium
Most people with Mycoplasma genitalium don't experience symptoms, but it can cause pain when peeing in both men and women.
Woman Was Denied a Mammogram at Age 30 — but Ended Up with Stage 4 Breast Cancer: 'I Was Failed by the System'
Philecia La'Bounty felt a lump in her breast but was denied a mammogram due to her age and family history — months later, she found out she had breast cancer that had metastasized
Whether you want to up your salad game or you're looking for a new side dish, quinoa is a must-have grain to add to your shopping cart. Both tasty and nutritious, quinoa has grown in popularity in recent years and people are coming up with new recipes and creative ways to incorporate quinoa into ...
Here’s help for the one out of three Americans who struggle with depression.
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Second COVID booster effective at preventing hospitalizations and deaths in nursing home residents: study
A new study published this week found that the second COVID-19 booster that was made available to U.S. adults older than 50 this year was highly effective at protecting nursing home residents from hospitalizations and deaths, though its ability to prevent infections was not as potent. The analysis, published in the Centers for Disease Control…