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Same county tops healthiest US community ranking for third year in a row

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 04:01:38 GMT

As the country navigates a more controlled phase of the pandemic, Los Alamos County, New Mexico, has been ranked the healthiest US community for the third year in a row.


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HHS releases new PSAs to encourage Covid-19 vaccinations for kids under 5

Just days after the United States rolled out child-sized doses of Covid-19 vaccine for children younger than 5, the Biden administration has launched a new ad campaign to encourage parents to give their kids the "best protection" against Covid-19: a vaccine.


Covid-19 vaccinations begin for US children under 5

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 04:19:38 GMT

Covid-19 vaccinations for children younger than 5 are beginning Tuesday across the United States, marking a milestone in the nation's fight against the disease.


8 activewear brands you should add to your workout wardrobe

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:55:24 GMT

The increasing popularity of stylish, trendy athletic wear has made über-comfortable clothing something that's not just for the gym. It's infiltrated all corners of culture, from high fashion runways to the offices of Silicon Valley executives — and really, it's appropriate for any occasion when you just want to be comfortable.


Covid-19 vaccinations begin for US children under 5

Dr. Sarah Schaffer DeRoo described in one word how she felt after getting her 7-month-old son vaccinated against Covid-19: thrilled.


New coronavirus subvariants escape antibodies from vaccination and prior Omicron infection, studies suggest

Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 appear to escape antibody responses among both people who had previous Covid-19 infection and those who have been fully vaccinated and boosted, according to new data from researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, of Harvard Medical School.


FDA orders Juul Labs to remove products from US market

The US Food and Drug Administration has ordered Juul Labs Inc. products to be removed from the US market as the agency issued marketing denial orders for its vaping devices and pods.


3 ways to improve your health through your gut microbiome

Microorganisms may not sound appealing, but the living things in your body form your microbiome, which plays an essential part in many of your body's functions. Experts share simple ways to increase the diversity of your microbiome.


CDC director signs off on Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for people ages 6 through 17

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed off on a recommendation of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine for people ages 6 to 17, the agency announced Friday. The move clears the way for the vaccine to be administered to this age group.


What are the Covid-19 vaccine side effects in young kids? Experts seek to ease parents' concerns

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 20:04:41 GMT

Covid-19 vaccines for children younger than 5 are rolling out this week. The US Food and Drug Administration and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on the shots' safety and efficacy. Like with any vaccine, though, it's possible kids may experience a few side effects.


Are you wasting your money on supplements? Most likely, experts say

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 17:31:55 GMT

Vitamin, mineral and multivitamin supplements aren't likely to protect you from cancer, heart disease or overall mortality, the US Preventive Services Task Force said in updated guidelines released Tuesday in the journal JAMA.


How are the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for young children different?

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 19:52:44 GMT

Finally, Covid-19 vaccines for kids under the age of 5 are going into tiny arms and legs this week. Since the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended two options for this age group -- one from Pfizer/BioNTech and another from Moderna -- parents and caregivers may be wondering which one is right for their child.


Long Covid can affect children of all ages, including infants, study shows

Even the littlest children can experience long Covid, according to a large study, one of the first of its kind to include infants and toddlers.


Gay and bi men in Florida should get the meningococcal vaccine, CDC says

Don't be surprised if you see the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention out at the LGBTQ pride parade this year or showing up on your dating app.


CDC investigates 'one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease' in US history among gay and bisexual men in Florida

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Florida Department of Health are investigating "one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in U.S. history," the CDC said Wednesday.


Social stress prematurely ages your immune system, study finds

Social stressors such as job and family problems can impact the immune system, killing off helpful cells and causing premature aging, research has found.


Pfizer and BioNTech say updated Covid-19 boosters show increased immune response against Omicron variant

Two Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine boosters updated to target the Omicron variant show a substantially higher immune response than the current Covid-19 vaccine, the companies said Saturday.


Your guide to finding the right Theragun massage gun for you

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 19:25:05 GMT


3 ways to improve your health through your gut microbiome

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 08:34:44 GMT

Bacteria, viruses, yeast and parasites in your gut? It may sound like the stuff of nightmares, but this collection of microbes is actually a health necessity, experts say.


What's in the future for weather forecasting?

CNN's Harry Enten learns the secrets to predicting the weather accurately and investigates how climate change could make those predictions a little cloudier.


Biden administration set to announce comprehensive plan to overhaul maternal health care

The Biden administration is set to unveil plans to overhaul the maternal health care system in the United States.


Biden administration moves to restrict nicotine levels in tobacco products

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 05:55:48 GMT

The Biden administration signaled Tuesday that it will develop a proposed rule to establish a maximum nicotine level in cigarettes and other tobacco products that will essentially lower the amount of nicotine in products available in the US. It is a step that no other administration has taken before and is one public health experts say would be transformative if enacted.


New safe sleep guidelines for babies stress no co-sleeping, crib decorations or inclined products

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 04:04:10 GMT

The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated safe sleep guidelines for babies for the first time since 2016: No co-sleeping and baby should sleep alone, flat on back in empty crib.


Artemis I rocket prepares for late August launch to the moon

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 18:57:20 GMT

The mega Artemis I rocket may be launching on its trip to the moon in August, according to NASA officials.


Covid is still keeping hospitals backed up, even as new admissions stay low

Covid patients aren't directly overwhelming hospitals right now, but ripple effects of the pandemic are keeping beds full and patients away from the care they need.


The Food and Drug Administration has announced its plans to lessen the amount of nicotine in cigarettes with a goal of making them less addictive. CNN's Jacqueline Howard reports.


What are the Covid-19 vaccine side effects in young kids? Experts seek to ease parents' concerns

Covid-19 vaccines for children younger than 5 are rolling out this week. The US Food and Drug Administration and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on the shots' safety and efficacy. Like with any vaccine, though, it's possible kids may experience a few side effects.


How are the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for young children different?

Finally, vaccines for little kids under the age of 5 are going into tiny arms this week. Since the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended two options for this age group- one from Pfizer/BioNTech and another from Moderna - parents and caregivers may be wondering which one is right for their child.




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