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Pennsylvania and L.A. Move Up Dates for Vaccine Eligibility

Mar, 13/04/2021 - 03:53
Pennsylvania and the city of Los Angeles each moved up the dates when all adult residents will qualify for a shot. All 50 states should reach that point by next Monday.

Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus

Mar, 13/04/2021 - 01:32
Collaborating with devoted colleagues, Dr. Kariko laid the groundwork for the mRNA vaccines turning the tide of the pandemic.

Parents, Stop Talking About the ‘Lost Year’

Lun, 12/04/2021 - 21:41
Teenagers and tweens will be fine, experts say — if adults model resilience.

Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back.

Lun, 12/04/2021 - 20:12
Many Americans increased their alcohol intake during the pandemic, with women and parents of young children disproportionately affected.

Muchos niños con síndrome inflamatorio grave tuvieron covid, pero no lo sabían

Lun, 12/04/2021 - 20:02
El síndrome MIS-C puede afectar a los menores semanas después de infectarse con el coronavirus. Los expertos, tras publicarse el mayor estudio realizado en Estados Unidos sobre la afección, recomiendan a los pediatras estar atentos.

National Poetry Month: Coping With the Covid-19 Pandemic

Lun, 12/04/2021 - 11:00
“This crisis affects more or less everyone, and poetry can help us process difficult feelings like loss, sadness, anger, lack of hope.”

Don’t Mistake Silent Endurance for Resilience

Lun, 12/04/2021 - 11:00
In powering through discomfort, I became inured to it — until I figured out how to acknowledge what I actually wanted.

My Family’s Global Vaccine Journey

Dom, 11/04/2021 - 09:00
We were spread across three continents, at the mercy of vaccine geopolitics. Which of us would be inoculated last?

Daydreaming Can Be Good for You

Dom, 11/04/2021 - 05:41
Far from a waste of time, daydreaming might be one of the best things you can do with your free time.

Social Media Etiquette Review

Dom, 11/04/2021 - 05:24
Despite your best efforts, you may cause someone pain with that Tweet or Facebook post. Here’s a refresher on social media best practices, along with advice for some pandemic-only dilemmas.

Blood Clots Linked to AZ Vaccine Stem From Rare Antibody Reaction

Sab, 10/04/2021 - 18:28
New studies from Germany and Norway examined cases involving mostly younger people who developed serious and sometimes fatal blood disorders.

AstraZeneca Vaccine and Blood Clots: What Is Known So Far

Sab, 10/04/2021 - 17:01
In rare cases, an immune reaction has led to antibodies that caused a serious clotting disorder. But public health experts maintain the vaccine’s benefits far outweigh the risks for most people.

At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs

Sab, 10/04/2021 - 11:00
Meal programs for older adults have long been underfunded. The new economic recovery plan will help.

Vaccine Slots Go Unused in Mississippi and Other States

Sab, 10/04/2021 - 04:32
The good news: There are more shots available. The challenge is getting people to take them.

Yehuda Ben-Yishay, Pioneer in Treating Brain Injuries, Dies at 88

Sab, 10/04/2021 - 03:12
After working with wounded Israeli soldiers in the 1970s, he developed a holistic approach to helping patients regain some semblance of the life they had before.

U.S. Taps Johnson & Johnson to Run Troubled Vaccine Plant

Sab, 10/04/2021 - 01:00
The extraordinary move came just days after officials learned the plant had ruined 15 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine.

To Speed Vaccination, Some Call for Delaying Second Shots

Sab, 10/04/2021 - 00:16
Stretching the time between the first and second doses would greatly accelerate the rate at which people get at least partial protection. But some experts fear it could also lead to new variants.

Vaccine Passports: What Are They, and Who Might Need One?

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 19:20
The concept of documenting vaccinations is being taken to new levels of sophistication, and experts predict that electronic verification will soon become commonplace.

For Him, the Delight Is in the Digging

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 15:18
Patrick Radden Keefe has investigated human smuggling, government espionage and the Northern Ireland conflict. With “Empire of Pain,” he takes on the Sackler family and the opioid crisis.

Emergent BioSolutions: Top Official Warned That Vaccine Plant Had to Be 'Monitored Closely`

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 01:16
An Operation Warp Speed report last June flagged staffing and quality control concerns at Emergent BioSolutions’ factory in Baltimore. The troubled plant recently had to throw out up to 15 million doses.