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John Fernandez

Roundup: First COVID-19 Booster for Kids 5-11;...

FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Booster for Children Ages 5 to 11 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week authorized the first COVID-19 vaccine...

May 20, 2022 / 4 min read

Cardiac Surgery Reinvented: Landmark Minimally Invasive Technique...

Most people are familiar with the complexity and critical nature of “open-heart surgery” — whether it’s a triple, double, or a quadruple bypass. Of the...

May 18, 2022 / 3 min read

Roundup: CDC’s Alert on Hepatitis Outbreak in...

Details of CDC’s Alert on Outbreak of Hepatitis Among Kids Under 6 Years of Age The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued...

May 13, 2022 / 4 min read

Deciphering Brain Tumors, Both Malignant and Benign...

During Brain Tumor Awareness Month in May, experts help educate everyone about a potentially frightening diagnosis. An estimated 700,000 Americans are living with a primary brain tumor....

May 11, 2022 / 3 min read

Stroke Awareness: When Every Second Counts

You’ve probably heard it before, but it cannot be stressed enough — strokes are dangerous and can be deadly. Stroke is the No. 5 killer...

May 9, 2022 / 5 min read

Roundup: ‘20 Years of Aging’ — Cognitive...

Researchers: Cognitive Effects from Severe COVID May Equate to 20 Years of Aging The lingering effect of severe COVID-19 on cognition, such as memory, attention,...

May 6, 2022 / 4 min read

Advancing Repairs of Ankle Injuries: Tiny Incisions,...

Ankle injuries can be challenging to treat — even if surgery is not required. Among the potentially toughest to repair goes by the medical term:...

May 5, 2022 / 3 min read

U.S. Panel Sets Guidelines on Restricting or...

A U.S. panel of experts has finalized its guidance regarding restrictions of daily aspirin intake to lower the risk of a first heart attack or...

May 4, 2022 / 2 min read

Lynn Women’s Institute is Setting the Standard...

A finding of breast artery calcifications on a mammogram is a potentially vital signal that a woman undergoing breast cancer screening is at risk for...

May 3, 2022 / 4 min read

Obesity and Your Health: Who’s a Candidate...

Clinical studies have confirmed that the pandemic has only intensified this country’s obesity epidemic.  Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. will be obese...

May 2, 2022 / 4 min read