June 14, 2022

Why ‘Patient Influencers’ Are Worrying Medical Experts

Share on PinterestThe advice you get from ‘patient influencers’ on social media platforms like TikTok can sometimes be misleading or unsafe. Westend61/Getty Images Pharmaceutical companies are […]
June 14, 2022

To Lose Weight and Keep it Off, Study Finds Lifestyle Changes and Medications Can Be Crucial

A new study finds that lifestyle changes and weight loss medications may help lead to a 10 percent drop in weight. Losing weight in a sustained […]
June 11, 2022

FDA Approval of the Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Delayed by Manufacturing Changes

Share on PinterestDespite clearing a key FDA committee, it could be several months before the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine receives emergency use authorization and is available to […]
June 11, 2022

US Will End Pre-Departure COVID Testing for Air Travelers

Share on PinterestPeople flying into the United States will no longer need to take a COVID-19 test before departure. Getty Images The US is ending pre-departure […]
June 11, 2022

Saved by the Bell’s Tiffani Thiessen Is Urging Parents to Get Teens Their Meningitis Vaccine

Share on PinterestThe ‘Saved by the Bell’ star is working to raise awareness about how vaccination is the best defense against meningococcal meningitis, a rare, but […]
June 11, 2022

CDC Says Monkeypox Not Likely to be Airborne, Reports 45 Cases in U.S.

There have been 44 cases identified in the U.S. Officials said that monkeypox is not as infectious as COVID-19 and is unlikely to be airborne. The […]
June 11, 2022

Black and Hispanic People More Likely to Die from Certain Types of Strokes

A recent study found that Black and Hispanic U.S. veterans have a higher risk of dying in the first month after certain stroke types than white […]
June 11, 2022

Monkeypox Vaccine: U.S. Orders 500,000 Jynneos Doses as Cases Rise

Share on PinterestThough monkeypox remains an incredibly rare virus, there are several vaccines currently available that can, at a minimum, protect against severe outcomes. Morsa Images/Getty […]
June 10, 2022

New Research Highlights How Parents Can Best Support Their LGBTQ Kids

Parents and caregivers who show support, even through simple actions, can significantly lower suicide risk and bolster the mental health of LGBTQ young people. Share on […]
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