April 13, 2021

Pfizer, BioNTech Seek Emergency FDA Authorization for COVID-19 Vaccine for 12- to 15-Year-Olds

Share on PinterestVaccines may be available for children as young as 12 this summer. Jokic/Getty Images A clinical trial showed that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is […]
April 11, 2021

Can Biden’s Push for a Public Option Lower Your Healthcare Costs?

In Biden’s campaign he proposed a new public option that would provide an alternative to private insurance for Americans who are not eligible for Medicare or […]
April 10, 2021

What to Know About COVID-19, Variants, and Children

There’s growing concern about whether the B.1.1.7 variant first detected in the United Kingdom could be causing more infections in children. Lab studies suggest that the […]
April 10, 2021

New Drug Approved for ADHD in Children: Why It’s Different

Share on PinterestExperts say a non-stimulant medication for ADHD has a number of advantages. Westend61/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration has approved Qelbree, a new […]
April 10, 2021

Keep Your COVID-19 Vaccine Card Safe But Don’t Laminate It. Here’s Why

Share on PinterestMedical experts say it’s a good idea to keep your COVID-19 card in a safe place for several possible future uses. Marco Bello/Anadolu Agency […]
April 10, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Variant First Found in Brazil Now on the Rise in U.S.

The United States currently has the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and related deaths in the world. More than 560,000 people have died from COVID-19 […]
April 10, 2021

Carcinogen Reportedly Found in Hand Sanitizer: How to Avoid It

Share on Pinterest Online pharmacy Valisure sounded the alarm over what the company says are hand sanitizer batches contaminated benzene.Solskin/Getty Images Online pharmacy Valisure sounded the […]
April 9, 2021

You Can Lighten Up on Sanitizing Surfaces for COVID-19: Here’s Why

Share on PinterestExperts say that only high-traffic areas probably need to be sanitized and you don’t necessarily have to use a disinfectant. Ryan J Lane/Getty Images […]
April 9, 2021

Allergies or COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effect? How to Tell the Difference

Share on PinterestExperts say when symptoms and side effects show up is important. Raquel Arocena Torres/Getty Images The side effects from a COVID-19 vaccine can be […]
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