U.S. health officials have opened COVID-19 vaccines for infants, toddlers and preschoolers — the last group without the shots. The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the decision Saturday, hours after an advisory panel voted unanimously that coronavirus vaccines should made available to children as young as 6 months. The Biden administration has been gearing up for the start of the shots early next week. Millions of doses have been ordered for distribution to doctors, hospitals and community health clinics around the country.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / GettyStock up on the Metamucil, folks. Scientists say you need to start saving your poop.A team of researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital published an opinion article in the journal Trends in Molecular Medicine today sounding the alarm on a trend in how human gut microbiomes (microorganisms in your digestive tract like bacteria) have changed in the past decades. These changes have been connected to an increase in digestive
The infectious-disease expert was feeling "really poorly" and began a second round of Paxlovid.
- Miami Herald
Dr. Lisa Gwynn, a pediatrician with the University of Miami Health System who has been a visible advocate of vaccine access for poor young kids, was removed Wednesday from a state-appointed board for publicly criticizing Florida’s decision to delay access to the COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5.
Los Angeles Covid Warning: Brace For “Significant Transmission In The Upcoming Weeks,” According To Public Health Director
“All of the information to date points to the need for us to prepare for the likelihood of significant transmission in the upcoming weeks,” warned Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer today. That’s saying something given that L.A. yesterday reported 6,529 daily Covid infections — which is very nearly the highest total […]
This isn't the first time he's been hospitalized.
- Men's Health
Early studies suggested that certain blood types may leave you more at risk of Covid. Newer science confirms that Type O might help you resist infection.
Travis Barker reportedly hospitalized with pancreatitis after a colonoscopy. Gastroenterologists say it's rare.
Travis Barker developed pancreatitis after a colonoscopy, TMZ reported. Complications from the procedure are rare. Pancreatitis is especially unusual.
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The updated shot is aimed at specifically targeting the highly contagious Omicron virus variant and could be available this fall.
- Women's Health
Jessica Biel is turning up the heat in a bra-top that puts her abs on display at Paris Fashion Week. The 40-year-old crushes workouts with her hubby Justin.
"In those days there were no abortions allowed," Debbie Reynolds tells Joan Rivers in the 1989 clip, which resurfaced after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last week
Coronavirus tally: Daily Hospitalizations and deaths rise to multi-month highs, cases hold steady above 100K
Just as COVID-19-related hospitalizations and deaths are starting to break out to new multi-month highs, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Tuesday that the U.S. should pursue a booster strategy had better protects against newer more dominant strains, like omicron. The FDA indicated that a new generation of COVID-19 boosters could be ready for rollout as soon as late summer or early fall. Meanwhile, the seven-day average of new COVID cases rose 3% from two weeks ago to 108,963
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“‘Would you rather have been aborted?’ This is the question some people ask me.”
CDC raises alarm over mysterious listeria outbreak that's caused a death, a pregnancy loss, and sent dozens to hospital
The agency issued an investigation notice Thursday amid an uptick in people getting sickened, including five pregnant women, one of whom miscarried.
- The Telegraph
Pancreatic cancer may be reversed by a so-called “gremlin” therapy, scientists have found in a landmark discovery.
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Indifference makes this whole ordeal harder for everyone. Without community norms, doing the right thing can make you feel rather foolish.
US health officials brace for mosquito-borne virus that can cause paralysis and death as temperatures rise
As temperatures warm, health officials expect rising rates of West Nile, a virus spread by mosquitos that can cause meningitis, paralysis, and death.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas repeated misleading claims that COVID-19 vaccines were made using cells of 'aborted children'
Fetal cell lines, grown through cells extracted from two elective abortions performed decades ago, have been crucial to modern medicine.
Maya Hawke is sharing how access to abortion care has impacted her entire family, including parents Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke.
From your lats to your glutes to your hamstrings, you get a full back-of-body routine with this posterior chain workout for cyclists.