CDC AND FDA CALL FOR PAUSE ON JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE AFTER BLOOD CLOTTING CASES

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control will stop using the vaccine at federal sites and urge states to...

COULD THE PANDEMIC PROMPT AN ‘EPIDEMIC OF LOSS' OF WOMEN IN THE SCIENCES?

Even before the pandemic, many female scientists felt unsupported in their fields. Now, some are hitting a breaking point.

 
 
 

PENNSYLVANIA AND L.A. MOVE UP DATES FOR VACCINE ELIGIBILITY

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...

NATIONAL POETRY MONTH: COPING WITH THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

“This crisis affects more or less everyone, and poetry can help us process difficult feelings like loss, sadness, anger, lack of hope.”

 
 
 

MUCHOS NIÑOS CON SÍNDROME INFLAMATORIO GRAVE TUVIERON COVID, PERO NO LO SABÍAN

El síndrome MIS-C puede afectar a los menores semanas después de infectarse con el coronavirus. Los expertos, tras publicarse el mayor...

DON'T MISTAKE SILENT ENDURANCE FOR RESILIENCE

In powering through discomfort, I became inured to it - until I figured out how to acknowledge what I actually wanted.

 
 
 

WHEN THE DOCTOR PRESCRIBES POETRY

“This crisis affects more or less everyone, and poetry can help us process difficult feelings like loss, sadness, anger, lack of hope.”

EXCESSIVE DRINKING ROSE DURING THE PANDEMIC. HERE ARE WAYS TO CUT BACK

Many Americans increased their alcohol intake during the pandemic, with women and parents of young children disproportionately affected.

 
 
 

PARENTS, STOP TALKING ABOUT THE ‘LOST YEAR'

Teenagers and tweens will be fine, experts say - if adults model resilience.

MY FAMILY'S GLOBAL VACCINE JOURNEY

We were spread across three continents, at the mercy of vaccine geopolitics. Which of us would be inoculated last?

 
 
 

SOCIAL MEDIA ETIQUETTE REVIEW

Despite your best efforts, you may cause someone pain with that Tweet or Facebook post. Here's a refresher on social media best practices,...

DAYDREAMING CAN BE GOOD FOR YOU

Far from a waste of time, daydreaming might be one of the best things you can do with your free time.

 
 
 

ASTRAZENECA VACCINE AND BLOOD CLOTS: WHAT IS KNOWN SO FAR

In rare cases, an immune reaction has led to antibodies that caused a serious clotting disorder. But public health experts maintain...

AT LAST, AID FOR SENIOR NUTRITION THAT OFFERS MORE THAN CRUMBS

Meal programs for older adults have long been underfunded. The new economic recovery plan will help.

 
 
 

YEHUDA BEN-YISHAY, PIONEER IN TREATING BRAIN INJURIES, DIES AT 88

After working with wounded Israeli soldiers in the 1970s, he developed a holistic approach to helping patients regain some semblance...

BLOOD CLOTS LINKED TO AZ VACCINE STEM FROM RARE ANTIBODY REACTION

New studies from Germany and Norway examined cases involving mostly younger people who developed serious and sometimes fatal blood...

 
 
 

VACCINE PASSPORTS: WHAT ARE THEY, AND WHO MIGHT NEED ONE?

The concept of documenting vaccinations is being taken to new levels of sophistication, and experts predict that electronic verification...

TO SPEED VACCINATION, SOME CALL FOR DELAYING SECOND SHOTS

Stretching the time between the first and second doses would greatly accelerate the rate at which people get at least partial protection....

 
 
 

VACCINE SLOTS GO UNUSED IN MISSISSIPPI AND OTHER STATES

The good news: There are more shots available. The challenge is getting people to take them.

NEED TO DUST OFF YOUR SOCIAL SKILLS?

After a year of virtual gathering, getting back to real-life relationships can be intimidating. These eight simple exercises can help.

 
 
 



Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Memory B cells that bind to SARS-CoV-2 and cross-react with other coronaviruses were identified in kids even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Big bank helps customers collect half-a-billion dollars

CBA is applying behavioural economics to help customers claim benefits they would not likely have claimed otherwise Read more ...

Task Force Reviewing Race Modifier in eGFR Issues Interim Report

Task force of the National Kidney Foundation and American Society of Nephrology formed to reassess the race coefficient for calculating eGFR releases progress report, promises... Read more ...

Covid-19: US agencies call for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Federal agencies act out of an "abundance of caution" after extremely rare cases of blood clotting. Read more ...

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Increase in eating disorders was seen during the pandemic. Eating disorder preventive interventions and treatments should be made easily accessible, affordable and widely... Read more ...

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

The study by Penn State researchers found that in the first months of the pandemic, parents reported that their children were experiencing higher levels of depression and... Read more ...

Balance of power shifts as tenants prepare to negotiate cheaper rents

Many property investors holding apartments in inner-city Melbourne and Sydney are being forced to slash rents, with some are asking up to 25 per cent less than a decade ago. Read more ...

Time for action to curb high-interest credit cards

Fresh regulatory ideas are needed to curb high-interest credit cards that tend to hurt the people who can least afford it. Read more ...

Why not try tax deductibility of interest for first home buyers?

It would help many young people struggling with rising housing affordability to get a foot on the property ladder. Read more ...

CDC and FDA Call for Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Blood Clotting...

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control will stop using the vaccine at federal sites and urge states to do so as well while they examine the safety... Read more ...