With booster shots, virus variants, and COVID-19's impact, there are a lot of questions surrounding the pandemic more than a year after it began. ABC News' Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton joined ABC 10News to discuss information and misinformation.
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However fit you are and well you eat, your immune system will, unfortunately, get less effective as you get older. Here's how to fight back.
- Eating Well
After Bob Harper’s heart attack in 2017, the Biggest Loser trainer says he had to pivot his life and redefine the way he ate and worked out. Here’s how he’s taking care of his mind, body and spirit now.
- NBC News
NBC News investigated the factors driving Britain's surge and the lessons that can be gleaned from the country's experience of vaccinating and reopening early.
- Business Insider
CDC advisors vote unanimously to give boosters to everyone with a J&J shot and some with Moderna. Here's how to know if you should get one.
COVID-19 booster shots should be available in the coming days for everyone who's had J&J, as well as select groups of Moderna recipients.
"Basically if I don't eat SUPER clean I get a horrible burning sensation," Christina Haack wrote in a candid Instagram post
- The Daily Beast
Adalberto Roque/AFP via GettyMost people want to live a long and happy life—or at least avoid a short and miserable one. If you’re in that majority, then you’re in luck. Over the last decade, a quiet research revolution has occurred in our understanding of the biology of aging.The challenge is to turn this knowledge into advice and treatments we can benefit from. Here we bust the myth that lengthening healthy life expectancy is science fiction, and show that it is instead scientific fact.Nutriti
- Idaho Statesman
The Food and Drug Administration said the yellow, red and white onions came from the State of Chihuahua in Mexico.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Few are left to inoculate in wealthy Singapore after a vigorous campaign achieved a level of coverage envied by many nations battling the coronavirus pandemic, but a record surge in deaths and infections gives warning of risks that may still lie ahead. Despite mask mandates, strict social curbs and COVID-19 booster doses available for over a month, infections in the Asian city-state's latest outbreak, driven by the Delta variant, took the death toll to 280, up from 55 early in September. "Singapore may potentially experience two to three epidemic waves as measures are increasingly relaxed," said Alex Cook, a disease modelling expert at the National University of Singapore (NUS).
- Martha Stewart Living
Getting too little or too much sleep can cause cognitive decline, according to a new study published in the journal Brain.
- BuzzFeed News
Young People, Especially Young Women, Are Reporting Concerning Medical And Behavioral Changes Due To Social Media, And I Hope We’re Paying Attention
In part one of this week's newsletter: Why people are already dismissing a Wall Street Journal article about teens developing severe tics after watching numerous TikToks from influencers diagnosed with Tourette syndrome.View Entire Post ›
Drinking tea has many health benefits. Here's how a daily cup (or two!) can be good for you, along with healthy teas you should try.
- The Conversation
Parents were fine with sweeping school vaccination mandates five decades ago – but COVID-19 may be a different story
Children and parents lined up for polio vaccines outside a Syracuse, New York school in 1961. AP PhotoThe ongoing battles over COVID-19 vaccination in the U.S. are likely to get more heated when the Food and Drug Administration authorizes emergency use of a vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, expected later this fall. California has announced it will require the vaccine for elementary school attendance once it receives full FDA approval after emergency use authorization, and other states may foll
- Kansas City Star
About 19% of the unvaccinated people in Kansas and 15% of those in Missouri don’t believe COVID-19 is a threat.
- Business Insider
This table shows the important differences between COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca.
- National Review
CDC Director: ‘We May Need to Update our Definition of Fully Vaccinated’ as Booster Eligibility Increases
Director Rochelle Walensky said that the U.S. may need to amend its definition of “fully vaccinated” as more Americans become eligible to receive booster shots.
- Yahoo Life
The newest 'Simpsons' character is a hypnotherapist breast cancer survivor with 'uniboob.' Here's her inspiring backstory.
The Oct. 24 episode introduces character Dr. Wendy Sage, a hypnotherapist who has had a unilateral mastectomy, leaving her with what fellow survivors endearingly refer to as “uniboob.”
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For many people with weakened immune systems, vaccines have not offered the same degree of relief and return to normalcy as they have for those with no underlying health conditions.
- USA TODAY
Study finds 3rd Pfizer shot drastically improves protection; CDC panel votes to expand booster options: COVID-19 updates
The news came on the same day a CDC advisory panel voted unanimously to allow booster shots of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. Latest news.
Something to consider this open enrollment season: Your vaccination status can have financial consequences