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February 5, 2022

COVID-19 Updates: Only 30% of Parents Plan to Vaccinate 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. […]
February 5, 2022

Antiviral Pills for COVID-19 Are in Short Supply. Here’s How to Get Them

Two antiviral pills to treat COVID-19 have been authorized for use by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). These pills are currently only being made available […]
February 5, 2022

New HIV Variant Discovered: May be More Infectious and Severe

A new strain of HIV has been discovered in the Netherlands. The strain dubbed the VB variant appears to lead to more severe disease more quickly. […]
February 4, 2022

Black Americans at Higher Risk of Death from Heart Disease If Born in U.S.

Share on PinterestNew research has found that Black adults born in the United States had a higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease and all causes […]
February 4, 2022

Experts Say High Blood Pressure in Younger Adults is Leading to Strokes, Cognitive Decline

Share on PinterestExperts say more attention needs to be paid to blood pressure readings in younger adults. Maskot/Getty Images New research is spotlighting efforts by heart […]
February 4, 2022

How a Heart Attack Can Cause Cognitive Decline Years Later

Share on PinterestExperts say cognitive decline can develop slowly in the years after a heart attack. AsiaVision/Getty Images New research indicates that a heart attack can […]
February 4, 2022

Eating Healthy While Pregnant Can Reduce Risk of Low Birth Weight

A healthy diet can reduce the chance of fetal growth restriction and high blood pressure during pregnancy. Researchers examined the diets of 762 pregnant people. People […]
February 4, 2022

Why You Still Shouldn’t Take Ivermectin for COVID-19

The anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin is not authorized to treat COVID-19. But some people have self-medicated with the drug to treat COVID-19 even though that is not […]
February 4, 2022

COVID-19 Updates: Scientists Discover Why COVID-19 Affects Our Sense of Smell

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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