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August 25, 2021

FDA Is Reportedly Looking Again at Heart Inflammation Linked to Moderna Vaccine

After reviewing data on cases of myocarditis and pericarditis in people vaccinated with an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, scientists say the benefits still outweigh the risks. Myocarditis […]
August 25, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Vaccine Effectiveness Has Declined Amid Delta Spread

More than 4.4 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 […]
August 24, 2021

Drinking and Smoking When Young Can Prematurely Age Your Heart

Share on PinterestNew research suggests that alcohol use beginning at age 17 can lead to measurable heart damage by age 24. Smoking can make this even […]
August 24, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: 1 in 5 New COVID-19 Cases Are in Children

More than 4.4 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 […]
August 24, 2021

Experts Recommend Lowering Age to 35 for Initial Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Screening

Share on PinterestFor adults who are overweight or have obesity, experts now recommend initial screenings for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes be done between ages 35 […]
August 24, 2021

If You Received the Pfizer or Moderna Vaccines, Expect to Get a Booster Starting This Fall

Share on PinterestAll individuals 12 years or older will be eligible for a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine booster shot 8 months after their final dose, once authorized […]
August 24, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: FDA Gives Full Approval to Pfizer Vaccine

More than 4.4 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 […]
August 24, 2021

The Biggest Worries Parents and Students Have for the New School Year

Share on PinterestA recent poll shows that families are heading into the school year worried about the impending impact of COVID-19 on students. ROBYN BECK/AFP via […]
August 23, 2021

Why LeVar Burton Is Encouraging People to Boldly Go Back to the Doctor

Share on PinterestLeVar Burton (pictured above) is encouraging people who have been avoiding routine medical care like cancer screenings and annual physicals during the pandemic, to […]
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