It’s not a huge deal whether, say, an 11-year-old gets the 10-microgram dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine or, at age 12, gets the 30-microgram dose, one expert says.

  • — Becky in Illinois
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A review of packaged sliced bread and which are the best for a healthy diet.

  • Jennifer Cook
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Researchers also said this pandemic-inspired increase brought the global total for anxiety disorders to 374 million people.

  • Linda Searing
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The twice-daily pill could soon offer another tool alongside vaccines for countries to manage the pandemic.

They might indicate the presence of coronavirus antibodies in the bloodstream, but scientists don’t yet know what number of antibodies provide protection from the disease.

  • Michael Ollove
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Answer these questions to find out if you qualify for a booster according to the CDC.

  • Perspective

But your curative spot might not be like the one I turn to. It can be any location that can give some type of peace of mind.

The risk of severe maternal morbidity — serious problems such as needing blood transfusions, hysterectomies or ventilators — are found to be steep, researchers say.

  • Erin Blakemore
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Foreign travelers will need to show proof of both vaccination and a recent negative coronavirus test before boarding a flight.

Scientists quickly identified the deadly Nipah virus, tracing it to fruit bats. The detective story is taking on new relevance as scientists hunt for the origins of coronavirus and as zoonotic spillover is happening with increasing frequency, heightening the possibility of more pandemics in the future.

Research finds major disparities in hospitalizations and deaths. Since the pandemic, some experts also fear the coming flu season may be severe.

  • Catherine Roberts
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Task force’s updated advice is aimed at trying to reduce the number of U.S. adults who have the disease.

  • Linda Searing
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The personal, economic and environmental advantages of the reusable feminine hygiene product, as explained by professor Susan Powers in a Q&A.

  • Perspective

This isn’t my story alone. Many people in their 50s, 60s and 70s are similarly undergoing this wrenching transition with their physicians.

  • Judith Graham
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Many options exist for cleaning the air in your home, depending on your circumstances and your budget.

  • Bernard J. Wolfson
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Entrepreneurs don’t think it’s a fad. Even the fast-food industry is adding such food to their menus. And experts predict the market will be valued at over $162 billion by 2030.

  • Trisha Pasricha
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Small studies support the existence of a cognitive change after birth, causing forgetfulness, fogginess and a feeling of being scatterbrained. But more research needs to be done.

  • Jamie Friedlander Serrano
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In a study, researchers say the adolescents were 48 percent less likely to experience long-term concussion symptoms when they did the physical activity.

  • Erin Blakemore
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In a tragic paradox, those who are pregnant are simultaneously more likely to experience severe illness and death from covid-19 and less likely to get the shot capable of preventing such suffering. At least 171 have died, including 22 in August alone.

The rule change revokes restrictions that prompted Planned Parenthood clinics to withdraw from the half-century-old family planning program.

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