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December 16, 2021

Flu, COVID-19, and Chronic Illness: Why Your Risk May Be Higher

Share on PinterestPeople living with several chronic conditions are at higher risk of serious illness from both flu and COVID-19. FG Trade/Getty Images People who are […]
December 16, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: EU Official Says Omicron Will Be Dominant Variant by January

More than 5 million people globally have died from COVID-19. More than half of U.S. adults are fully vaccinated. COVID-19 booster shots are now available for […]
December 16, 2021

Will We Need a Fourth COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Due to Omicron?

Share on PinterestAlthough discussions about fourth doses are premature, research is increasingly supporting the effectiveness of three doses against the coronavirus variant Omicron. Nick Oxford/Bloomberg/Getty Images […]
December 16, 2021

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Treatment Paxlovid Is 89% Effective at Preventing Hospitalization

Pfizer released findings on its COVID-19 pill, Paxlovid, this week. The company reported the pill significantly reduced the risk of hospitalization and death for people with […]
December 15, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Pfizer Says COVID-19 Pill Reduces Hospitalization Risk and Death by 89%

More than 5 million people globally have died from COVID-19. More than half of U.S. adults are fully vaccinated. COVID-19 booster shots are now available for […]
December 15, 2021

How to Safely Plan a Holiday Gathering During the Omicron Wave

Before the onset of Omicron, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidelines in October for a safe and healthy holiday season. As the […]
December 15, 2021

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Treatment Paxlovid 89% Effective at Preventing Hospitalization

Pfizer released new data on their COVID-19 pill. The pharmaceutical company said it reduced risk of hospitalization or death for people with COVID-19. Researchers also said […]
December 15, 2021

How Access to Gender-Affirming Care Can Greatly Boost Mental Health of Trans Teens

Share on PinterestFor transgender and nonbinary youth, having access to gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT) when they want it can greatly impact their odds of depression and […]
December 14, 2021

Early Signs of Dementia May Be Noticeable in At-Home Written Test

Share on PinterestAn online test you can take from home may be able to detect early signs of dementia. Maskot/Getty Images Dementia affects about 5 million […]
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