The American Academy of Pediatrics is now supporting in-person learning at schools across the nation, but recommends everyone over age of 2 wear a mask, despite their vaccination status.
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- Scary Mommy
CRPS is the most painful condition known to mankind, and you might never have heard of it. In the 1970s, two researchers from McGill University in Montreal developed the McGill Pain Questionnaire, a self-reporting tool that uses descriptive words to determine the intensity and type of pain a person is experiencing. The accompanying McGill Pain 
- The Telegraph
More than half of Covid hospitalisations are patients who only tested positive after admission, leaked data reveal. The figures suggest vast numbers are being classed as hospitalised by Covid when they were admitted with other ailments, with the virus picked up by routine testing. Experts said it meant the national statistics, published daily on the government website and frequently referred to by ministers, may far overstate the levels of pressures on the NHS. The leaked data – covering all NHS
- The New York Times
Ned Hallick, a lighting specialist accustomed to hauling heavy equipment, was 63 when he first noticed occasional spells of lightheadedness. Then one day, Hallick, who lives in Brooklyn, New York, told me, “I became so exhausted that walking up the subway stairs felt like I was climbing a mountain.” His primary care doctor, suspecting a heart problem, did several tests, including an EKG, and based on the results, referred him to a cardiologist. Diagnosis: atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, the most
- Good Morning America
Kayley Reese first noticed what seemed like a growing bump in her stomach over a year ago. Reese, 23, said she did not notice any other physical symptoms, so she did not do anything about it. It was not until June when Reese flew home to Orlando, Florida, that she began to feel symptoms and sought treatment.
“It's just… it doesn't need to be this hard for everyone,” Ruby Rose said, before encouraging people to get their COVID-19 vaccine
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Gov. Kay Ivey warned that anyone pushing vaccine conspiracy theories is "causing great harm to people"
- USA TODAY Opinion
As Lylah Baker recovers, family members have tested positive for exposure. Scientists are tracking clues for the source but so far coming up short.
- The Guardian
Black women who use lye-based hair relaxers at least seven times a year for 15 or more years have a 30% increased risk of breast cancer ‘White-centric beauty standards have led many Black women to embrace hair and skin treatments that could pose serious risks to their health, often without their knowledge.’ Photograph: Hero Images Inc./Alamy Stock Photo/Alamy Stock Photo A new study reveals what some scientists and researchers have suspected for years – that frequent and long-term use of lye-bas
Bowel health doesn’t need to be a stigmatized mystery shrouded in uncomfortable laughter. Our bowels have their own way of communicating with us and they can tell you whether everything is A-OK or not-so-great with the rest of our bodies. Whether it’s something up with your diet, your latest workout or your mental health, your […]
Marjorie Taylor Greene said she was sorry for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust. Now she's saying private businesses not letting unvaccinated people in is 'segregation.'
Greene's tweeted this controversial take on racial segregation just a month after apologizing for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust.
Cassava Sciences (SAVA) shares have been on an almighty rampage in 2021, up by a huge 1,736% year-to-date. Those gains are down to the potential of simufilam, the company’s Alzheimer’s disease (AD) candidate for which clinical trial results have so far impressed all and sundry. However, on Monday, at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), Cassava presented positive clinical data pertaining to not only simufilam but to its other offering SavaDX, an investigational diagnostic
- KTRK – Houston
Doctors fear we're seeing another surge. At United Medical Memorial Center, the virus is hitting the unvaccinated the hardest.
People with allergic reaction to mRNA vaccines can get 2nd dose; Delta viral load over 1,000 times higher
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. Most people with allergic reactions to the first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine from either Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna can safely receive the second dose, a new study shows. The rates of allergic reactions to these vaccines have been reported to be as high as 2%, with anaphylaxis, the most serious kind, occurring in up to 2.5 of every 10,000 vaccine recipients, the researchers said.
Scientists have created a helmet that uses magnetic therapy to reduce deadly brain tumors.
- The Week
I found a discrepancy in CDC vaccine stats. Here's what happened.
- Good Morning America
Erica Thompson, a mother of three in St. Louis County, Missouri, died of COVID-19 on July 4 -- a death her mother said could have been prevented. Thompson, 37, was unvaccinated, said her mother, Kimberle Jones. "Had my daughter been vaccinated, I think she would still be here with us," Jones said.
Enlarged glands mean your body is fighting off something, but how can you tell if it’s mild or serious?
- Associated Press
Authorities in Thailand began transporting some people who tested positive for the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns on Tuesday for isolation and treatment to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system. Medical authorities in Bangkok said Monday that all ICU beds for COVID-19 patients at public hospitals were full and that some of the sick were being treated in emergency rooms. Officials said they have asked army medics to help out at civilian hospitals.
- The Daily Beast
Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesHours before federal officials on Tuesday issued new mask guidance to combat the surge of the Delta coronavirus variant across America, and even as his state’s hospitals were veering toward disaster, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis quietly met with anti-maskers.Among the attendees at the Monday night meeting behind closed doors was at least one L.A.-based doctor who embraced conspiracist rhetoric about the same vaccines DeSantis has purported to champion as his only strategy to