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Feeling Left Out: Private Practice Doctors, Patients Wonder When It's Their Turn for Vaccine

Feeling Left Out: Private Practice Doctors, Patients Wonder When It's Their Turn for Vaccine

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Jan 14
Not only are doctors having trouble getting vaccine for patients, but many of the community-based physicians and medical staff that aren't employed by hospitals or health systems also report mixed results in getting inoculated.

Should You Get COVID-19 Vaccine if You've Had the Virus?

Should You Get COVID-19 Vaccine if You've Had the Virus?

HEALTH | Jan 12
After someone recovers, their immune system should keep them from getting sick again right away. Scientists still don't know exactly how long this immunity lasts or how strong it is.

Is Your COVID Vaccine Venue Prepared to Handle Rare, Life-Threatening Reactions?

Is Your COVID Vaccine Venue Prepared to Handle Rare, Life-Threatening Reactions?

HEALTH | By JoNel Aleccia | Jan 11
Health experts say it's vital that these expanded venues be prepared to handle rare but potentially life-threatening allergic reactions.

Eureka! Two Vaccines Work, But What About the Others in the Pharma Arms Race?

Eureka! Two Vaccines Work, But What About the Others in the Pharma Arms Race?

HEALTH | By Arthur Allen | Jan 5
If trials can't go forward, that could very well have an impact on the world's supply of covid vaccines and eventually on vaccine prices, especially if booster shots are needed in years to come.

How to Outsmart Your COVID-19 Fears and Boost Your Mood in 2021

How to Outsmart Your COVID-19 Fears and Boost Your Mood in 2021

HEALTH | Jan 4
After a year of toxic stress ignited by so much fear and uncertainty, now is a good time to reset, pay attention to your mental health and develop some healthy ways to manage the pressures going forward.

Some COVID-19 Patients Experiencing Psychosis, According to Doctors

Some COVID-19 Patients Experiencing Psychosis, According to Doctors

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 31
Doctors in the U.S. and abroad are reporting that a noteworthy number of COVID-19 patients have experienced psychotic symptoms.

COVID Vaccines Appear Safe and Effective, but Key Questions Remain

COVID Vaccines Appear Safe and Effective, but Key Questions Remain

HEALTH | By Bernard J. Wolfson | Dec 26
Vaccine development in under a year, shattering all records, is a marvel of science. It's also a cause for concern for millions of Americans who fear the uncertainty of an unknown technology.

Are New Coronavirus Strains Cause For Concern?

Are New Coronavirus Strains Cause For Concern?

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Dec 21
Experts say it's unclear if that's the case or whether the new coronavirus strains pose any concern for vaccines or cause more severe disease.

It's Time to Scare People About COVID

It's Time to Scare People About COVID

HEALTH | By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Dec 10
As the United States faces out-of-control spikes from COVID-19, with people refusing to take recommended, often even mandated, precautions, our public health announcements feel lame compared with the urgency of the moment.

Should you Wipe Down Groceries During the Pandemic?

Should you Wipe Down Groceries During the Pandemic?

FOOD/DRINK | Dec 8
Early studies finding coronavirus could linger on surfaces for days were conducted under laboratory conditions; the virus likely couldn't survive that long in real life.

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