July 24, 2021

CDC Panel Says J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Benefits Outweigh Risks

The CDC’s vaccine advisory committee reviewed cases of a rare neurological disorder seen in some people who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. As of June […]
July 23, 2021

Statins May Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 Death by 41 Percent: Here’s Why

Share on PinterestExperts say statins may help with COVID-19 because they lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation. Marko Geber/Getty Images Researchers report that statins appear to […]
July 23, 2021

Why Some Experts Think Nasal Sprays Are the Best Approach for COVID-19 Vaccines

Share on PinterestExperts say a nasal spray would attack the novel coronavirus at the point it enters the body. Petri Oeschger/Getty Images Researchers say a nasal […]
July 23, 2021

If More Adults Don’t Get Vaccinated, More Kids Will Develop COVID-19

Share on PinterestThough the percentage of young children who develop severe illness from COVID-19 is relatively small compared to adults, the actual number of kids affected […]
July 23, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Biden Says Full FDA Approval For COVID-19 Vax Likely by Fall

More than 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 […]
July 23, 2021

Are We Really Going to See the End of Surprise Medical Bills in 2022?

Share on PinterestNew legislation to protect people from surprise medical bills is set to take effect in January 2022. Getty Images Many people in the United […]
July 22, 2021

Irregular Heartbeat May Be a Lingering Effect of COVID-19

Share on PinterestA new study has found that some people who develop COVID-19 experience elevated heart rate that lasts for several months. Getty Images Some people […]
July 22, 2021

Overdose Deaths Increased by Nearly 30% in 2020

Share on PinterestDrug overdose deaths rose sharply during the first year of the pandemic, partly due to a more dangerous illegal drug supply. Drazen Zigic / […]
July 22, 2021

Where and Why COVID-19 Cases Are Surging in the United States

Share on PinterestExperts say low vaccination rates and a lack of mask wearing have fueled the latest surge in COVID-19 cases. Mood Board/Getty Images Researchers say […]
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