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John Fernandez

COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Mulls Moderna, J&J Booster...

Moderna Seeks FDA Approval for Booster Shot at One-Half Dose An advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted unanimously Thursday to...

October 15, 2021 / 6 min read

World Spine Day: Pandemic Pushes Low Back...

Long before the pandemic, back pain was the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold. Issues with the cervical...

October 15, 2021 / 4 min read

U.S. Panel: Restrict or Stop Daily Aspirin...

New draft guidelines by a U.S. panel of experts urges further restrictions of daily aspirin intake to lower the risk of a first heart attack...

October 13, 2021 / 2 min read

COVID-19 Roundup: Pfizer Seeks FDA Approval for...

Pfizer-BioNTech Submit Request With FDA to Authorize Vaccine for Kids, Ages 5-11 Pfizer and BioNTech have officially submitted their request to the U.S. Food and...

October 8, 2021 / 4 min read

Here’s How to Properly Monitor Your Blood...

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is very common across the U.S., affecting an estimated one out of every two or three adults. The condition may...

October 7, 2021 / 3 min read

COVID-19 Roundup: Urgent Guidance for Pregnant Women...

CDC Issues Urgent Guidance for Pregnant Women to Get Vaccinated Against COVID The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued its strongest...

October 1, 2021 / 4 min read

Brain Aneurysms: Vital Insights Into This Complex,...

There is no doubt that a brain aneurysm — a weak spot on an artery that balloons or bulges out and fills with blood —...

September 28, 2021 / 5 min read

Pain Management Solutions: More Options Help Chronic...

At least 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease...

September 27, 2021 / 3 min read

COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on Pfizer Booster for...

FDA Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Shots for Those 65-plus, Certain Others at ‘High Risk’ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has amended the “emergency use...

September 24, 2021 / 4 min read

New Study: Aim for 7,000-10,000 Steps a...

Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...

September 21, 2021 / 2 min read