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Dr. Fauci Says ‘Virtually Everybody’ Will Be Able to Start Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine By April

Dr. Fauci Says ‘Virtually Everybody’ Will Be Able to Start Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine...

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It may just be a few months before “virtually anybody and everybody” can get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. Right now, vaccines are still going to people in priority groups, such as essential workers and those over 75 years old, Dr. Fauci said…
MIT researchers use AI to find drugs that could be repurposed for COVID-19

MIT researchers use AI to find drugs that could be repurposed for COVID-19

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced this week that researchers had used machine learning to identify medications that may be repurposed to fight COVID-19.   "Making new drugs takes forever," Caroline Uhler, a computational biologist in MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Institute for Data, Systems and Society, said in a…
In Search of the Shot

In Search of the Shot

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Fainting: First aid

Fainting: First aid

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Fainting occurs when your brain temporarily doesn't receive enough blood supply, causing you to lose consciousness. This loss of consciousness is usually brief. Fainting might have no medical significance. Or the cause can be a serious disorder, often involving the heart. Therefore, treat loss of consciousness as a medical emergency until the signs and symptoms…
An Easy Upper Body Workout for Someone Just Getting Started

An Easy Upper Body Workout for Someone Just Getting Started

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If you’re new to strength training, all the moves out there can seem intimidating. That’s why this easy upper body workout is a great way to get started—it’ll ease you into basic, foundational exercises without overwhelming you with a mile-long moves list.And that’s really the best way to get started with strength training, ACE-certified personal…
KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: All About Budget Reconciliation

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: All About Budget Reconciliation

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Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. President Joe Biden has said he still wants a bipartisan bill to provide the next round of covid relief. But in case that doesn’t happen, House committees this week got down to work on a budget reconciliation bill that could pass the Senate with a…
Every Presidents’ Day Sale That’s Worth Shopping This Long Weekend

Every Presidents’ Day Sale That’s Worth Shopping This Long Weekend

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One of the tiny blessings that 2021 has bestowed upon us is that Presidents' Day, Lunar New Year, and Valentine's Day fall on the same long weekend. For those of you who are coupled up, that means you get to make plans and do cute things for longer. And for single people, you have an…
COVID Antibody Drugs Gaining Ground

COVID Antibody Drugs Gaining Ground

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While monoclonal antibody therapy options for COVID-19 are growing, there are still substantial hurdles to clinical uptake, despite improvements. Eli Lilly's bamlanivimab became the first monoclonal antibody drug for COVID-19 to get an emergency use authorization (EUA) in early November 2020, followed by the combination of casirivimab and imdevimab later that same month. But these…
Sarah Michelle Gellar on How She Keeps Herself Motivated Every Day
 

Sarah Michelle Gellar on How She Keeps Herself Motivated Every Day  

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She relies on a line from a musical—perfect for this actress and mom. By Christina Oehler Updated March 03, 2020 This video is part of Health's My Mantra series. Follow along with new videos on our Instagram page and share your own words of wisdom using #MantraMonday. Sarah Michelle Gellar knows what it means to be motivated. The actress become…
So, Perineum Sunning is a Thing Now—Here’s Why Doctors Definitely Don’t Want You to Try It

So, Perineum Sunning is a Thing Now—Here’s Why Doctors Definitely Don’t Want You to...

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"Wellness" trends have officially gone too far. By Leah Groth Updated February 21, 2020 From sitting over a pot of boiling water to steam the vagina, to sticking jade eggs you-know-where, “wellness” trends involving the genitals don’t seem to want to die. Now, there’s another one to add to that list: “perineum sunning.” Yes, you…