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Keeping Your Veins Healthy: 7 Good Lifestyle Choices to Follow

The European Union’s drug regulator identified last month a rare case of blood clotting in the veins as a side effect of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. It is worth pointing out that these conditions are rare and it still does not outweigh the effectiveness of the vaccine. These unlikely side effects can be immediately

COVID-19

Boosters for Moderna and J&J vaccines recommended by FDA advisory panel

Booster shots of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine were unanimously recommended Friday by the FDA’s Vaccine and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee. The recommendation, which follows Food and Drug Administration approval of a Pfizer booster late last month, is a critical step in administering extra dosages to those who received Moderna and Johnson

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COVID-19 vaccine boosters could mean billions for drug makers

Billions more in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the U.S. moves toward dispensing COVID-19 booster shots to shore up Americans’ protection against the virus. How much the manufacturers stand to gain depends on how big the rollout proves to be. U.S. health officials late on Thursday endorsed booster shots of the

Opioid epidemic

US opioid lawsuits on verge of settlements with 4 companies

The years long effort by state and local governments in the U.S. to force the pharmaceutical industry to help pay to fix a nationwide opioid addiction and overdose crisis took a major step forward Tuesday when lawyers for local governments announced they were on the verge of a $26 billion settlement with the nation’s three

COVID-19

Was Pulling the J &J Vaccine The Right Move? A Q &A With Dr. Megan Ranney

Dr. Megan Ranney is a practicing emergency physician, researcher, and advocate for innovative approaches to health. She is also the Associate Dean of Strategy and Innovation for the Brown University School of Public Health. She spoke to Michael Graham of InsideSources.com about the Biden administration’s decision to call a halt to the use of the

COVID-19

More Than 1 Million Arizonans Now Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

More than 1 million Arizonans—approximately one in seven residents—are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services announced on Tuesday. Arizona is making plans to continue the momentum as temperatures heat up and in anticipation of increased vaccine supply and opening vaccination to everyone 16 and older by

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