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November 20, 2021

FDA Gives OK for Fully Vaccinated Adults to Get COVID-19 Boosters

The FDA expanded authorization for mRNA boosters to include all adults who have completed their primary series of any COVID-19 vaccine approved in the U.S. The […]
November 19, 2021

Lung Cancer Survival Rate Improves but Still Lower Among Communities of Color

Share on PinterestA woman in her seventies with stage 4 lung cancer gets help taking her medication from her granddaughter. Justin Paget/Getty Images More than 230,000 […]
November 19, 2021

How to Safely Organize a Large Holiday Gathering During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Share on PinterestMasks and where people sit are two primary safety considerations for holiday gatherings. Stígur Már Karlsson/Heimsmyndir/Getty Images Many people are planning large holiday gatherings […]
November 19, 2021

Overdose Deaths Hit Record High During the Pandemic: Here’s Why

Newly released data shows U.S. drug overdose deaths have hit record highs. Synthetic opioids, primarily fentanyl, play a leading role in the crisis, according to the […]
November 19, 2021

Are Workout ‘Highs’ Real? Study Finds Cannabis-Like Substances Released After Exercise

New research finds that exercise can stimulate microbes in our guts. These microbes can produce pain- and inflammation-relieving substances called endocannabinoids. It’s important to talk with […]
November 19, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Boosters Could Become New Standard for Full Vaccination

More than 5.1 million people globally have died from COVID-19. More than half of U.S. adults are now fully vaccinated. COVID-19 booster shots are now available […]
November 19, 2021

For Immunosuppressed People, 3 Primary COVID-19 Vaccine Doses May Be Best

Share on PinterestAlthough 2 doses of some COVID-19 vaccines offer protection, immunocompromised people may need extra measures for higher effectiveness. Fly View Productions/Getty Images A new […]
November 18, 2021

Why That ‘Detox Bath’ Won’t Dilute the Effects of the COVID-19 Vaccine

Share on PinterestExperts say there’s no truth to a claim that a “detox bath” will counteract the COVID-19 vaccine. Willie B. Thomas/Getty Images A video is […]
November 18, 2021

What the CDC Got Right and Wrong with Its COVID-19 Vaccine Programs

Share on PinterestResearchers say the U.S. COVID-19 vaccine program worked well, but there are still lessons to be learned. Janice Chen/Getty Images In a new study, […]
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