Tag: COVID-19

Roundup: CDC Update on COVID-19 and Pregnancy;...

CDC: More Pregnant Women Should be Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Pregnant women are at increased risk for severe illness and...

June 18, 2021

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...

June 11, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: U.S. Testing Booster Shots; New...

U.S. Launches Clinical Trial to Test COVID Vaccine Booster Shots The U.S. government’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) has started...

June 4, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Half of U.S. Adults Fully...

CDC Update: 50% of U.S. Adults Fully Vaccinated; 62% have Received at Least One Dose Declining trends nationwide in deaths,...

May 28, 2021

Hurricane Season 2021: COVID-19 is Still a...

There’s been some progress against COVID-19 over the past year, especially with the benefit of having several vaccination options available....

May 28, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: ‘Compelling’ Data on Vaccine Effectiveness;...

CDC: Latest ‘Real World’ Study Confirms Effectiveness of Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines New research released by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

May 21, 2021

Roundup: Expanding Pfizer to Kids Ages 12-15;...

FDA Expands Authorization of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to Those Ages 12 to 15 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

May 14, 2021

The Link Between Stroke Risk and Infections...

The impact of COVID-19 on a person’s risk of a stroke is being intensely researched. But long before the pandemic,...

May 10, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Details on Goal to Vaccinate...

U.S. Government Goal: Fully Vaccinate 70% of Adults by July 4 Via Greater Accessibility to Vaccines The Biden Administration has...

May 7, 2021

Recovering from COVID-19? Cardiologist Says to Watch...

The coronavirus pandemic has been a learning experience for everyone, healthcare workers in particular. Each and every COVID-19 patient’s case...

May 5, 2021

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Roundup: CDC Update on COVID-19 and...

CDC: More Pregnant Women Should be Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Pregnant women are at increased risk for severe illness and death from COVID-19, compared with...

Bethesda Heart Marks 100th TAVR —...

About 20 months after it’s first “transcatheter aortic valve replacement,” a minimally invasive procedure commonly known as TAVR, a team at Bethesda Heart Hospital, part...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Tending to Your...

“One of my favorite books is Love in the Time of Cholera, not only because of the love story but also because one of its...

Complex Surgery Can Solve Debilitating Back...

After years of debilitating back pain, Timothy McQuade could barely walk down his driveway to collect his mail. Now, however, he no longer worries about...

Why Don’t Men Go to the...

Men are much less likely than women to seek medical attention when they’re not feeling well. The question is: why? Why are men more prone to skipping...

Even for Men Who Ignore Their...

Among the things spouses will never understand about their husbands – aside from their inability to ask for directions when lost – is their unwillingness...

Men: Know Your Genetics to Lower...

A gene mutation that could put you at higher risk for cancer is just as likely to come from your father as your mother. Unfortunately,...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes

Christian Eriksen, the Danish soccer star who collapsed on the field during a European Championship match Saturday, suffered cardiac arrest before he was was resuscitated...

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

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...

Children’s Health: Water Safety at the...

While U.S. public health officials say there are no reports of COVID-19 spreading to people through the water in pools, water playgrounds, or other properly...