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December 23, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: France Cancels Merck Antiviral Pill as Fauci Issues Omicron Warning

More than 5 million people globally have died from COVID-19. More than 70 percent of U.S. adults are fully vaccinated. COVID-19 booster shots are now available […]
December 23, 2021

FDA Approves First Injectable HIV Prevention Drug

Share on PinterestA new injectable drug for HIV prevention is designed to be taken every 2 months. Violeta Stoimenova/Getty Images Federal regulators approved a new, injectable […]
December 23, 2021

President Biden’s New Plan for the Omicron Variant: What You Should Know

Share on PinterestPresident Joe Biden detailed his latest plan for the Omicron variant during an address on Dec. 21. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Joe Biden has […]
December 22, 2021

Why Some Margarine May Now Be Healthier Than Butter

Share on PinterestSome margarine products may be healthier now than butter, but experts say you should still watch portion sizes. Edalin/Getty Images A 2016 federal ban […]
December 22, 2021

Flu Shot Isn’t a Good Match for This Year’s Virus: Why Experts Say Don’t Worry

Share on PinterestExperts note that you can get a COVID-19 vaccination and a flu shot at the same time. Noam Galai/Getty Images This year’s flu vaccine […]
December 22, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: A New Vaccine May Protect Against Variants

More than 5 million people globally have died from COVID-19. More than half of U.S. adults are fully vaccinated. COVID-19 booster shots are now available for […]
December 22, 2021

How FDA-Approved Eye Drops Could Replace Your Reading Glasses

Share on PinterestNew eye drops approved by federal regulators could help people with age-related blurry vision. Cucurudza/Getty Images Federal regulators approved the use of Vuity, eye […]
December 22, 2021

By the Numbers: COVID-19 Vaccines and Omicron

Share on PinterestEarly studies indicate a drop in effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines in the fight against Omicron. Joe Raedle/Getty Images A two-shot course of mRNA vaccines […]
December 21, 2021

Being Active Throughout the Day Beats Scheduled Exercise for Older Adults

Share on PinterestDaily physical activity such as gardening or playing with grandchildren can help older adults with weight management. Galina Sharapova/Getty Images Researchers say older adults […]
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