The FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine means a rush of business and colleges, including the University of Minnesota, announced vaccine mandates. The U is now requiring that all 50,000-plus students be vaccinated for COVID-19.
- Men's Health
The reality is breakthrough cases are becoming more common.
- The New York Times
Brittany Giroux Lane gave birth to her daughter, Alexandra, a few days before Christmas in 2018. The baby had dark eyes and longish legs. She had also arrived about 13 weeks early, and weighed just 2 pounds. Alexandra initially thrived in the neonatal intensive care unit at Mount Sinai West. Lane, 35, recalls the nurses describing her daughter as a “rock star” because she grew so quickly. But her condition rapidly worsened after an infection, and Alexandra died early on the morning of Jan. 15 at
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- Idaho Statesman
“I certainly didn’t intend for it to go any further than our immediate staff.”
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Feeling tired no matter how much rest you get? These behaviors you probably do every day could be to blame.
- USA TODAY
Over 100 people in 25 states have been sick with salmonella, but the CDC says no food source has been confirmed as the reasoning behind it.
- The Telegraph
Men could be cured of prostate cancer in a week using larger doses of precision radiotherapy, scientists believe.
The author said he went to the gynecologist in 2017 and experienced medical transphobia from his provider.
- Miami Herald
The special algorithm could help accelerate the development of drugs to help treat dementia.
Photo by camilo jimenez on Unsplash The legalization of recreational marijuana use has broadly increased the availability of cannabis and the number of cannabis users. In the latest information (2019) compiled by SAMHSA, an estimated 31.5m individuals over 12 in the US used cannabis in the last month. These rates are growing at approximately 10% per year, with the largest growth in use by adults over 26 (19% growth in 2018-2019). However, growth in the sales of edible cannabis products has outpa
- The Daily Beast
Xinhua News Agency/GettyThere’s a new variant of the novel coronavirus spreading fast from its apparent birthplace in Uganda.The A.23.1 variant—“lineage” is the scientific term—shares some characteristics with other major variants, including Delta, the one that’s most prevalent in the United States. But its origins differ: Evolutionarily speaking, A.23.1 is a part of a “family” of viral variants—the “A” lineages. Delta, the highly infectious lineage that’s dominant in the United States right now
The late-night host spots a flaw in the latest right-wing logic.
- Washington Examiner
San Francisco Mayor London Breed defended her night out last week when she ditched her face covering to dance at a live music event in the city, defying her administration’s indoor masking requirement.
"He cried and just told me how regretful he was of not getting the shot, and he begged me to go get vaccinated," Robby Walker's wife Susan said of her husband's plea before going on a ventilator
- Eating Well
Why You Should Protect Your Heart Health Even If You Don't Have Heart Disease, According to New Research
For folks above a certain age, heart health should always be top of mind.
- Yahoo Finance
The FDA rejected booster shots for the general population, while recommending them for 'high-risk' individuals Monday.
- The New York Times
Lanson Jones did not think that the coronavirus would come for him. An avid tennis player in Houston who had not caught so much as a cold during the pandemic, he had refused a vaccine because he worried that it would spoil his streak of good health. But contracting COVID-19 shattered his faith in his body’s defenses — so much so that Jones, nose clogged and appetite vanished, began hunting for anything to spare himself a nightmarish illness. The answer turned out to be monoclonal antibodies, a 1
- Lexington Herald-Leader
The Kentucky Army National Guard has been deployed to the University of Kentucky’s inundated hospital system to assist staff as they continue to treat an influx of COVID-19 patients.
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- Business Insider
After the FDA refused to back boosters for everybody aged 16 or above, Dr. Fauci said people should wait for a shot until they're officially eligible.