September 22, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Johnson & Johnson Booster Dose Pushes Protection to 94%

More than 4.7 million people globally have died from COVID-19. More than half of U.S. adults are now fully vaccinated. COVID-19 booster shots may roll out […]
September 22, 2021

What Parents Should Know About Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids Under 12

The Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine appears to be safe and effective for children between the ages of 5 and 11, according to data released by the company. […]
September 21, 2021

People with No Known Heart Disease Can Still Have Fatty Deposits in Blood Vessels

Share on PinterestSome screenings for atherosclerosis can miss non-calcified deposits in blood vessels. Getty Images Researchers say atherosclerosis can still be a risk for people who […]
September 21, 2021

Nonprofit GameChanger Going All Out to Help Kids with Cancer, Other Serious Illnesses

Share on PinterestBella, a young patient who was isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic, cuddles with the GameChanger mascot “Hope the Monkey.”Photo courtesy of GameChanger. GameChanger helps […]
September 21, 2021

Here Is What Heart Health Experts Think About the Apple Watch Series 7

Share on PinterestThe new Apple Watch Series 7 and watchOS 8 will include a slate of new and improved health and wellness features. Images provided by […]
September 21, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: COVID-19 Vaccine for 5- to 11-Year-Olds Safe and Effective, Study Finds

More than 4.6 million people globally have died from COVID-19. More than half of U.S. adults are now fully vaccinated. New COVID-19 cases are on the […]
September 21, 2021

These Groups Are at Higher Risk of Developing Long COVID-19

Long COVID-19 is thought to occur in 5 percent of nonhospitalized people diagnosed with COVID-19. It may occur in up to 80 percent of hospitalized coronavirus […]
September 21, 2021

Here’s What We Know About the Risk of Kids Getting ‘Long COVID’

New research finds that children have a much lower risk of experiencing the symptoms of “long COVID.” When children do have lingering symptoms related to COVID-19, […]
September 18, 2021

Will More Schools Follow Los Angeles’ Lead and Require COVID-19 Vaccination?

Share on PinterestChildren attending public school in Los Angeles will be required to get their first COVID-19 vaccine dose no later than 30 days after their […]
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