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December 8, 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic Has Caused a Rise in Blood Pressure, Especially for Women

Share on PinterestExperts say blood pressure among women has risen during the COVID-19 pandemic, possibly because women have had to take on more responsibilities. mixetto/Getty Images […]
December 8, 2021

How Effective Are Travel Bans During a Pandemic?

Share on PinterestHere’s why experts say travel bans implemented to protect us from COVID-19 aren’t as effective as they could be. Jacob Lund/Getty Images Experts say […]
December 8, 2021

Biden’s ‘Test-to-Stay’ Plan May Keep More Kids in School After COVID-19 Exposure

Nearly 2 years into the COIVD-19 pandemic, the Biden administration has a new plan for trying to curb at-school outbreaks. A “test to stay” program will […]
December 8, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Increased Infection Risk Associated with Omicron Variant

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 7, 2021

One-Third of U.S. Children Don’t Have Adequate Health Insurance: What’s the Impact?

Share on PinterestExperts say children whose families have private health coverage plans are more likely to be underinsured. Ольга Симонова/Getty Images A new study reports that […]
December 7, 2021

People with Allergies May Have a Lower Risk of Developing COVID-19: Here’s Why

Share on PinterestExperts say allergic inflammation in a person’s airways may lower their risk of developing COVID-19. Cavan Images/Getty Images Researchers say people with allergies and […]
December 7, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Omicron Found in at Least 17 States

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 7, 2021

Childhood Asthma and the Risk of Severe COVID-19: What Parents Should Know

People with well-controlled asthma aren’t at greater risk for severe COVID-19 symptoms, but a new study suggests that children with poorly controlled asthma are more likely […]
December 4, 2021

In First Head-to-Head Comparison, Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Only Slightly More Effective Than Pfizer

Share on PinterestThe first comparison of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines showed that both vaccines are incredibly protective against the disease, and people are urged […]
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