Tag: COVID-19 vaccines

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)...

September 24, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Panel Recommends Pfizer Booster...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer Third Doses to Those 65 & Older, and Those at High Risk An advisory panel...

September 17, 2021

Facts About Third Doses of Vaccines (Boosters)...

People with immune systems that are moderately to severely compromised, including many cancer patients, make up about 3 percent of...

September 13, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Children Make Up 27% of...

Pediatricians: Children Currently Represent Slightly More Than a Quarter of New COVID Weekly Cases Children make up slightly more than...

September 10, 2021

Preventing or Treating COVID-19: What’s Approved and...

The battle between fact and misinformation when it comes to preventing or treating COVID-19 is not letting up. Even the...

September 7, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: U.S. Vaccination Rate Rising After...

U.S. Vaccination Rate on the Rise Following FDA’s Full Approval of Pfizer Vaccine In the days following the U.S. Food...

September 3, 2021

Stories From Our COVID Units: Battling the...

Host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., introduces personal stories from healthcare workers on the front lines of the current surge of COVID-19 cases. Sharing...

September 2, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: The Unvaccinated 29 Times More...

CDC: Los Angeles Study Found That Unvaccinated Were 29 Times More Likely to be Hospitalized People who are unvaccinated are...

August 27, 2021

More Vaccinations Likely After FDA’s Full Approval...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration officially granted full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, which continues to be available...

August 24, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccine Studies Show Waning Protection...

New CDC Studies That Spurred Booster Plan Show Vaccine Protection Against Infection is Waning Fully vaccinated individuals retain enough protection...

August 20, 2021

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

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...

Ask The Psychiatrist: What’s Behind the...

Suicide rates in the U.S. are rising, experts say, and the coronavirus pandemic may be to blame. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

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An unobstructed flow of nutrient-rich blood is necessary for preventing both heart and vascular diseases, and it is the vital link they share. But it’s...

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Ignoring persistent back pain is not a good idea, because you never know if it’s your body’s signal that something serious is causing your discomfort....

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

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...

Men, Cancer and Fertility: Overcoming Challenges...

The most common cancers that affect men — primarily testicular and prostate cancers — can cause significant fertility problems that affect their ability to father...

COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Panel Recommends Pfizer...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer Third Doses to Those 65 & Older, and Those at High Risk An advisory panel of experts for the U.S....

Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary...

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....