Protesters held a rally outside New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Wednesday to fight a vaccine mandate that requires workers to be vaccinated or risk losing their jobs.
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The city's health department says around 90% of eligible children 12 and older are fully vaccinated. With the calendar already on September, doctors say getting vaccinated now can help going into winter and the holidays.
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- Business Insider
Right-wing activist Laura Loomer, who once said 'bad fajitas' were worse than COVID-19, has tested positive and says she's in 'so much pain'
The right-wing activist said in December 2020 that she wanted to prove that she'd had "bouts of food poisoning that are more serious" than COVID-19.
(Bloomberg) -- Ten years ago, the poultry muscle disease known as white striping was almost nonexistent. Now, the fat-boosting ailment shows up in 99% of U.S. store-brand chickens, according to a Humane League study to be released Monday.The animal-welfare nonprofit conducted an investigation in 29 states that found the affliction in virtually all grocery-store-brand chickens sampled. The illness is driven by the extreme conditions of factory farming, which turbocharges the raising process to a
- The Telegraph
Men could be cured of prostate cancer in a week using larger doses of precision radiotherapy, scientists believe.
- 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
The anti-vaxxers who 'gaslight' medics are destroying the patient-doctor relationship in America, experts warn
Emergency room doctor Stephen Sample told Insider he's feeling "demoralized" after receiving pushback from unvaccinated COVID-19 patients.
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New data released Saturday at the 2021 European Society of Medical Oncology conference is garnering excitement for those seeking to battle some of the most challenging forms of breast cancer. Researchers found using the antibody conjugate drug ENHERTU to treat currently incurable HER-2-positive breast cancer was significantly more successful at reducing tumor size and keeping the patient alive longer without progression of disease than the current standard of care TDM1. ENHERTU was shown to be twice as effective as TDM1, the standard of care medication, in causing complete control of the disease in this trial.
- The Guardian
It’s probably a minor effect of the immune response but it’s not a good look when the medical establishment can’t be bothered to notice A quarter of humans in the world are menstruating. Maybe health establishment should pay attention to their experience of the vaccine. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday It’s about bloody time health experts listened to women Could the Covid-19 vaccine have a short-term impact
- Men's Health
Here's how I burned fat, built muscle, and changed my mindset in 12 weeks.
- Washington Post
The days of full covid coverage are over. Insurers are restoring deductibles and co-pays, leaving patients with big bills.
Jamie Azar left a rehab hospital in Tennessee this week with the help of a walker after spending the entire month of August in the ICU and on a ventilator. She had received a shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in mid-July but tested positive for the coronavirus within 11 days and nearly died. Now Azar, who earns about $36,000 a year as the director of a preschool at a Baptist church in Georgia, is facing thousands of dollars in medical expenses that she can't afford.Subscribe to The Post Most
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FDA expected to issue full emergency authorization for periodic antibody injections, or PrEP, to complement vaccinations Janet Handal, 70, is a transplant recipient who founded a Facebook group of immunocompromised people. Photograph: Benjamin Ryan A proud sports mom, Shantay Brown longs to pack into a crowded stadium for her son’s Ohio State football games and scream her face off over the action on the field. But as with so many other simple pleasures in the age of Covid-19, nothing is that sim
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“The question is what am I doing to get people out of jail from the Jan. 6. So what we did is we took a deep, deep dive,” the junior senator said.
‘I decided I’d jump the gun’: What to consider before getting a booster shot if you’re not eligible yet
An FDA panel voted against recommending Pfizer booster shots for the general public, but recommended them for people who are at least 65 and at high-risk for severe disease.
- The Week
Why doctors don't think vaccine skeptics' acceptance of a helpful COVID-19 treatment is sufficient
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COVID-19 vaccine's impact on menstrual cycles needs to be investigated after 30,000 women report changes, says top scientist
Dr. Victoria Male, from Imperial College London, says the changes are safe and short-lived, but it's crucial to find out why it happens.
- Washington Post
I've struggled with sleep since I was a teenager, and have spent almost as long trying to fix it. I've absorbed countless books and articles on getting better sleep that instructed me to go blue-light free at least two hours before bedtime, take nightly baths to lower my body temperature, keep my phone far from my bedroom and avoid caffeine after 12 p.m. In between all my diligent sleep hygiene work, I couldn't help but feel like there was a larger force at play. My sleep seemed to change throug
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Duck Dynasty star Sadie Robertson's baby girl Honey James Huff was recently hospitalized with Respiratory Syncytial Virus, a common childhood ailment that can be deadly for infants.
- Miami Herald
In 1777, there weren’t chants of “My body, my choice” at political rallies or governors selling “Don’t Fauci my Florida” campaign T-shirts.
- LA Times
One Fresno area hospital had nine critically ill patients who weren't able to get into the intensive care unit for more than three days.