Health News Roundup


Roundup: 30% Develop ‘Long COVID’ in New...

New Study: At Least 30% of Those Infected Suffered from ‘Long COVID’ New research has found that 30 percent of people treated for COVID-19 developed...

April 22, 2022 / 3 min read


Roundup: Anxiety Disorder Screenings Urged for Kids...

U.S. Task Force: Children 8 and Older Should Be Screened for Anxiety Disorders The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the influential panel of healthcare experts,...

April 15, 2022 / 3 min read


Roundup: Nearly 30% of Teens may be...

New Research: Nearly 30% of 12- to 19-Year-Olds May Have Prediabetes The rate of prediabetes among U.S. teens and adolescents, ages 12 to 19, has...

April 8, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: Latest on Approved 2nd Boosters; Alcohol-Related...

2nd Booster of Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Authorized: What You Need to Know People age 50 and older are eligible for a second booster dose of...

April 1, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: COVID Linked to Risk of Diabetes...

COVID Associated to Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis in Largest Study to Date People who have tested positive with COVID-19 have a higher...

March 25, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: More Cases of ‘Mild Cognitive Impairment’;...

Report: Cases of ‘Mild Cognitive Impairment’ on the Rise in Those 60 and Older A new report from the Alzheimer’s Association estimates that 12 percent...

March 18, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: New Data on Omicron vs. Delta;...

CDC New Data: Omicron Causing Less Severity of Illness, Compared to Other Variants Severe illness among patients hospitalized with COVID-19 during the current Omicron-dominant surge ...

January 28, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster; COVID-19...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

January 14, 2022 / 4 min read


COVID Roundup: ‘Breakthrough’ Cases are Milder, Shorter;...

CDC: Milder, Shorter Illness for Few Who Get Infected After Being Vaccinated The mRNA COVID-19 vaccines — from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna — make illness “milder...

June 11, 2021 / 4 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Risks Higher in Patients with...

Diabetes, High BMI and Older Age Put COVID-19 Patients at Higher Risk of Death, New Study Finds Complications from diabetes, combined with older age and...

June 5, 2020 / 4 min read