Tag: infection control

Roundup: COVID-19 Booster Shots Seem Likely; Rate...

COVID-19 Booster Shots Could Be Reality Within 12 Months, Following by Annual Vaccinations Infectious disease experts have said for months...

April 23, 2021

Roundup: Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Offer Strong Protection...

Pfizer, Moderna: Updated Testing Finds Vaccines Highly Effective After Six Months The COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech provide at...

April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Reinfections More Common in Seniors;...

Coronavirus Reinfections Still Rare, But More Common in Those 65 or Older, Study Says Most people who have been infected...

March 26, 2021

Roundup: Top Predictors of Long COVID; Fewer...

Researchers Cite Top 5 Symptoms that Can ‘Predict’ Becoming COVID-19 Long Hauler, Study Finds Many studies are underway to determine...

March 19, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Hospitalizations Linked to Being Obese...

CDC: Vast Majority of People Hospitalized for COVID-19 Were Obese or Overweight A significant majority of people who have been...

March 12, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: This Age Group Fuels Transmission;...

Study: 20-to-49 Age Group a ‘Main Driver’ of COVID-19 Spread Across the U.S. Public health officials have said for months...

February 5, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on ‘Double Masking’; CDC...

Does a ‘Double Mask’ Offer Better Protection? Yes. But a Single, Double-Layered Mask Works, CDC Still Says Public health officials...

January 29, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Immunity Can Last This Long...

Researchers: COVID-19 Can Provide Immunity From Reinfection for At Least 5 Months Scientists with Public Health England have found that...

January 22, 2021

Roundup: Asymptomatic Persons Transmit 59% of COVID-19...

New CDC Data: 59% of COVID-19 Cases Spread by Persons With No Symptoms People infected with COVID-19 who have no...

January 15, 2021

COVID-19 in 2021: Vaccines, Treatments and Other...

As 2020 ends, the U.S. is experiencing record high numbers of COVID-19 infections and deaths. There are reasons to hope...

December 21, 2020

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COVID-19 Roundup: Experts Urge Vaccinations, Mask...

Baptist Health Experts: Getting Vaccinated, Mask Wearing are Key to Slowing Surge in Hospitalizations Undoubtedly, the unvaccinated are driving the current surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations...

Simple Skin Test Can Confirm Parkinson’s...

Patients suspected of having Parkinson’s disease can now have their diagnosis confirmed with a simple skin test available at Marcus Neuroscience Institute in Boca Raton....

Lynn Cancer Institute Expands Services to...

Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital has expanded its life-saving cancer diagnosis and treatment services in Palm Beach...

COVID-19 Cases Are Rising Again. What’s...

COVID-19 is again dominating the headlines and challenging the healthcare system, with a sharp increase in new infections. Nearly 20 percent of these new U.S....

Mental Health Problems Can Affect Anyone...

It can be assumed that the physical health of the average Olympic athlete falls somewhere between “excellent” and “specimen” – and that their mental health...

Women Are Still Less Likely to...

Despite a growing awareness over the past several years, only about half (56 percent) of women recognize that heart disease is their No. 1 killer,...

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There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long before the new year gets...

Sarcoma Awareness Month Spotlights Rare but...

Unless you or someone you know has been diagnosed with it, odds are you probably don’t know too much about sarcoma. It’s an extremely rare...

COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccines vs. Delta Variant;...

Study: Pfizer Vaccine Strongly Protects Against Symptomatic COVID from Delta Variant The vast majority of hospitalizations from COVID-19 are among unvaccinated adults. Meanwhile, growing research...

Knowing Your Sweat Rate Can Help...

The thousands of long-distance runners who have trained for months for this weekend's ING marathon and half-marathon know how important hydration is for health and...