February 15, 2022

Why Parents Will Have to Wait for Kids Under 5 to Get COVID-19 Vaccines

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) abruptly canceled a vote on authorizing planned for Feb. 15. The FDA said more data is needed before considering an […]
February 15, 2022

Olympic Figure Skating Scandal: What to Know About the Banned Drug

Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva tested positive for the heart medication trimetazidine before the Olympics. Trimetazidine is prohibited for use under the World Anti-Doping Code. Valieva […]
February 15, 2022

Local Lockdowns and COVID-19: How Effective Were They?

Share on PinterestStay-at-home orders can reduce COVID-19 deaths, though the effectiveness of these measures can vary greatly from one location to another due to many factors. […]
February 13, 2022

Scientific Advances Are Allowing People with Paralysis to Walk Again

Share on PinterestA new implant is allowing Michel Roccati to walk again despite having a severed spinal cord. Photography courtesy of NeuroRestore/Jimmy Ravier Scientists in Switzerland […]
February 12, 2022

How Emma Lovewell Meets Her Health Goals by ‘Starting Over and Over’

Reaching new diet and fitness goals can be daunting for many people. Experts say that setting smaller, achievable goals over a shorter period of time and […]
February 12, 2022

Anxious, Neurotic Personality Traits Linked to Ability to Experience ASMR

Share on PinterestThe ability to experience Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (AMSR) may be linked to two particular personality traits, research finds. Eddie Pearson/Stocksy United ASMR, or […]
February 12, 2022

CDC May Expand Time Between First and Second COVID Shots: Here’s Why

Growing evidence suggests spacing out COVID-19 doses further could boost the shot’s efficacy against infection and hospitalization. It may also reduce the risk of the rare […]
February 12, 2022

The End of Mask Mandates? Here’s What Experts Have to Say About it

As coronavirus cases continue to drop, multiple states have ended statewide or school mask mandates. Officials in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, and several other states announced […]
February 12, 2022

COVID-19 Updates: FDA Delays Key Meeting on COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under 5

More than 5.7 million people globally have died from COVID-19. COVID-19 booster shots are now available for people ages 12 and older in the United States. […]
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