Tag: COVID-19 vaccines

Infectious Disease Specialist on COVID BA.5 and...

Getting the facts on infectious diseases has become a normal part of life since the pandemic’s beginning in early 2020....

July 25, 2022

Roundup: Novavax, Different Type of COVID-19 Vaccine,...

CDC, FDA Approve Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine That Uses ‘Protein Subunit’ To Fight Virus The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

July 22, 2022

Roundup: 1 in 5 Previously Infected Adults...

Nearly One in Five American Adults Who Have Had COVID-19 Still Have “Long COVID” New data collected from June 1...

June 24, 2022

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...

May 20, 2022

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...

May 6, 2022

Roundup: So Far, 60% in U.S. Have...

CDC: 60% of U.S. Population has been Infected With COVID-19, Fueled Largely by Omicron Surge By the end of February...

April 29, 2022

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...

April 22, 2022

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...

April 15, 2022

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,...

April 8, 2022

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...

April 1, 2022

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Vaccinations, Hygiene and More: Fighting the...

Schools are back in session this week, but many questions linger regarding infectious diseases – both new and old. The well-established viruses for which children...

NIH-Funded Research Targets Treatment for Brain...

About 30,000 people in the United States suffer a brain aneurysm rupture each year – about one every 18 minutes. Women – primarily between the...

New Brain-Mapping Tech at Baptist Health...

Pioneering brain-mapping software, developed by Omniscient Neurotechnology, allows neurosurgeons to visualize and understand a patient’s neural networks – those that control complex functions such as...

Orthopedic Care: Taking Steps to Address...

Your feet are your body’s foundation, so taking good care of them is important to your overall health. Years of wear and tear, sports injuries,...

Roundup: Higher Rates of Heart-Health Risk...

Projected Higher Rates of Heart Disease Risk Factors to Impact Minorities Most, Researchers Find By the year 2060, projected rates of cardiovascular risk factors and...

Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Using real-time ultrasound imaging during minimally invasive heart procedures is a relatively new advancement that has just recently taken a major step forward with the...

Ask the Psychiatrist: What to Expect...

While awareness of mental health issues and resources have become more mainstream in recent years, a South Florida psychiatrist says that many people who could...

Preventing Cognitive Decline: 5 Tips to...

Preventing cognitive decline has made the news lately. A new study indicates that physical and mental activities as people age can preserve the brain’s processing...

Miami Cancer Institute Launches Global Consortium...

Miami Cancer Institute has spearheaded the creation of the Global Bladder Cancer Consortium (GBCC), a collaboration between the world’s top experts in bladder cancer. Among...

Reading the Medication Labels

The package inserts on medications these days read like a laundry list of potential side effects. How do we know which would be more common...