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 […]
December 4, 2021

Not Sure You Have COVID-19? Here Are the Symptoms for Delta, Omicron Variants, the Flu, and Allergies

Share on PinterestThere are similar but also distinctly different symptoms for COVID-19, the flu, colds, and allergies. Westend61/Getty Images COVID-19, the flu, a cold, and allergies […]
December 4, 2021

Higher Levels of Exercise Can Improve Cardiovascular Health: How to Plan a Workout Regime

Share on PinterestExperts say that exercise provides a number of health benefits, especially for people with cardiovascular health issues. Tara Moore/Getty Images Researchers say that people […]
December 4, 2021

How Eating at Night Affects Your Health, Risk for Diabetes

Share on PinterestResearchers say eating meals at night can affect blood sugar levels. Eclipse Images/Getty Images Researchers say eating at night can disrupt blood sugar levels […]
December 4, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Yearly COVID Shot May Be Needed

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 4, 2021

Do COVID-19 Vaccines Protect Against the Omicron Variant? What to Know

It could be 2 weeks or longer before we know how well the COVID-19 vaccines hold up against the Omicron variant. South African researchers reported that […]
December 3, 2021

How Keytruda and Other Immunotherapies Are Expanding Cancer Treatments

Share on PinterestDr. Sanda Cohen was successfully treated with Keytruda for lung cancer 3 years ago. Photo courtesy of Real Chemistry. Immunotherapies treat cancer by harnessing […]
December 3, 2021

Nursing Homes Can’t Find Enough Workers: How That Affects Care

Share on PinterestExperts say the quality of care at nursing homes is linked to staffing levels. SeventyFour/Getty Images Long-term care facilities report there are more than […]
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