October 18, 2021

FDA Panel Recommends J&J Booster for COVID-19 Vaccine: What to Know

An independent panel voted to recommend the use of a J&J booster in people ages 18 and older, at least 2 months after the initial dose. […]
October 15, 2021

Ranking the Healthiness of Foods from First to Worst

Share on PinterestRaspberries, along with other fruits, ranked at the top of a new food ranking system. Alexey Dulin/EyeEm/Getty Images Researchers have developed a “Food Compass” […]
October 15, 2021

Many People Being Treated for Breast Cancer Use Cannabis But Don’t Tell Their Doctor

Share on PinterestMany people being treated for breast cancer say they use cannabis to help alleviate the side effects of treatment. Getty Images Researchers say that […]
October 15, 2021

FDA Panel Recommends Moderna-NIAID COVID-19 Booster for High-Risk Groups in the U.S.

Share on PinterestA key FDA panel voted 19 to 0 in favor of the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Moderna-NIAID COVID-19 vaccine for older and […]
October 15, 2021

Blood Pressure Medication Recall — Here’s What You Need to Know

Several high blood pressure drugs were recalled due to an “unexpected” impurity. Editor’s note: This story on the recall of certain blood pressure medications has been […]
October 15, 2021

How to Reduce Your Exposure to PFAS: the Hidden Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

Share on PinterestWhile the widespread use of PFAS, commonly referred to as “forever chemicals,” makes them nearly impossible to avoid, experts say you can reduce your […]
October 14, 2021

‘Green’ Mediterranean Diet May Promote Weight Loss, Protect Against Diabetes

Share on PinterestThe green Mediterranean diet may help people maintain a moderate weight and protect against metabolic disease, including type 2 diabetes, by boosting an essential […]
October 14, 2021

Americans Are Eating More Ultra-Processed Foods: How to Cut Down on Them

Share on PinterestFast food such as hamburgers are among the ultra-processed foods that people are eating more often. Evrim Ertik/Getty Images People in the United States […]
October 14, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Booster Shot Study, White House Pandemic Response

More than 4.8 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 […]
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