Dr. Jeff Pothof, of UW Health, talks about the latest research into the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and more.
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Curious what activities may be associated with higher COVID-19 transmission? Here's what data suggests.
- Business Insider
The FDA just authorized booster shots of Moderna's and Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccines and is letting users mix and match shots
The FDA has authorized booster shots for Johnson & Johnson and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines.
- USA TODAY
So far, 8.8 million Americans have received a booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Here’s everything to know about booster doses of all three vaccines.
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If you're questioning your immunity from your COVID shot or if you want to know your status before getting a booster, read this first.
Wall Street has mixed feelings about penny stocks. These tickers changing hands for less than $5 per share either draw investors in with their high return potential or send them running for the hills, but why? When we say high return potential, we aren’t exaggerating. The bargain price points allow investors to snap up more shares than possible when investing in other more well-known names. What’s more, even what feels like trivial share price appreciation can translate to massive percentage gai
The 15 million people in the U.S. who got Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine now have the option to get a second shot of their choosing.
The Republican governor asked "where does this end?" and received some stinging responses.
- Business Insider
Scientists are closely tracking a new variant spreading in the UK that could be 10% more infectious than Delta
The new variant, AY.4.2, is a descendant of the Delta variant. Cases are low outside the UK, and we don't know if its mutations change its behavior.
New “Delta Plus” OffShoot Called AY.4.2 May Be Most Infectious Covid Variant Yet; It’s On The Rise In The UK
A new report on Friday from the UK Health Ministry indicated the rising prevalence of a new offshoot of the Delta variant of Covid-19. The offshoot is so new that it does not have an official Pango lineage designation — such as B.1.167.2 for the original Delta variant — which is the nomenclature used by […]
- Women's Health
Many cold and COVID-19 symptoms are similar, including runny nose, sore throat, and cough. Here's how to tell the difference between the two.
- Women's Health
Taraji P. Henson says a recent wake-up call helped her learn to prioritize her health, change her diet, and realize she's not just an actress but a singer too.
- CBS News
The CDC must also weigh in before additional doses can be administered nationwide.
“Medicare & You 2022” is four pages longer than the 2021 edition I received earlier this year, when I was turning age 65. Last time around, I spent many hours on the subject and, even then, I was just barely comfortable making my Medicare choice. All of you who hit 65 this year will also know that the “official U.S. government Medicare handbook” is among a mountain of mail you received from insurers, many hoping to sell you a Medigap or prescription drug policy.
- The Telegraph
The successful Covid vaccination programme has created a two-tier pandemic in which death rates are now back to normal for the over-65s, but for younger people the situation is even worse than last year.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna Inc and Johnson & Johnson, and said Americans can choose a different shot from their original inoculation as a booster. That means all three vaccines authorized in the United States can also be given as boosters to some groups. "The availability of these authorized boosters is important for continued protection against COVID-19 disease," acting FDA Commissioner Janet Woodcock said in a statement.
- Eating Well
This Is How Long You Should Exercise Each Week to Help Lower Your Risk for Cancer, According to Science
46,000 cases of cancer in America could potentially be prevented each year if we move THIS much.
- Kansas City Star
With Medicaid expanded in Missouri, work falls on clinics that serve the uninsured to help patients enroll. Many aren’t aware they’ll now qualify.
Officials have linked a salmonella outbreak across 37 states to whole red, yellow and white onions that were imported from Chihuahua, Mexico, and distributed nationwide by ProSource Inc. As of Oct. 18, a total 652 people infected with the outbreak strain of salmonella Oranienburg have been reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There have been no reported deaths linked to the outbreak.
- Rolling Stone
Some patients are experiencing symptoms long after their Covid infection – and for many of these people, it's changing how they interact with the world
My doctor didn't believe me when I was sick. I'm using my story to empower my daughters to tell me when they don't feel well.
The author shares how it took her years to feel like herself again after being misdiagnosed. She wants her daughters to speak up when something hurts.