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22 Oct

Halloween 2021 Less Scary as COVID Rates Decline

The American Academy of Pediatrics offers important tips to keep your kids safe and healthy when they're trick-or-treating.

21 Oct

HealthDay Now: The Motivations Behind Conservatorships

In a HealthDay Now interview, we spoke to two experts to discover why 1.3 million Americans, including Britney Spears, are currently under a conservatorship — a legal arrangement that allows a court-appointed guardian to take control of another individual's daily life and decisions.

20 Oct

Just a Few Hours of Weekly Exercise Cuts Cancer Risk, Study Finds

More than 46,000 cancer cases could be prevented annually if Americans got 5 hours of moderate exercise per week, researchers say.

Pfizer Vaccine Prevents 91% of Symptomatic COVID in Young Children: FDA

Pfizer Vaccine Prevents 91% of Symptomatic COVID in Young Children: FDA

Two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is nearly 91% effective in preventing symptomatic illness in young children and brings no unexpected safety issues, according to a study posted Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Late Friday, the agency posted its analysis of data from Pfizer's pediatric study and said that in...

  • Ernie Mundell
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  • October 23, 2021
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The No. 1 Cause of Halloween Injuries: Carving the Pumpkin

The No. 1 Cause of Halloween Injuries: Carving the Pumpkin

Your Jack-o'-Lantern may be more than scary — it could be dangerous.

Pumpkin carving is the leading cause of injuries associated with Halloween, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Between October and November 2018 in the United States, 44% of Halloween-linked injuries were connected with pumpkin-carving acti...

Pfizer Says Lower Dose of Its COVID Vaccine Protects Younger Children

Pfizer Says Lower Dose of Its COVID Vaccine Protects Younger Children

A lower dose of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine is 90.7% effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in children aged 5 to 11, according to new clinical trial data from the company.

The data was given to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday, and the agency is ...

  • Robert Preidt
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  • October 22, 2021
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U.S. Gun Violence Rates Jumped 30% During Pandemic

U.S. Gun Violence Rates Jumped 30% During Pandemic

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Gun violence sky-rocketed by more than 30% across the United States during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Almost 39,000 injuries and deaths nationwide involved a gun in the year starting in February 2019 — and that number shot up to more than 51,000 between March 2020...

  • Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter
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  • October 22, 2021
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AHA News: Eating the Right Insects Can Provide Nutrition … And Might Be Good for the Planet

AHA News: Eating the Right Insects Can Provide Nutrition … And Might Be Good for the Planet

The notion of biting into a bug or chewing on a cricket might make some people a bit squeamish.

Don't squash the idea until giving this food some thought.

Some 2 billion people around the world already eat insects to supplement their diet, according to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization. The practice is known as en...

  • American Heart Association News
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  • October 22, 2021
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CDC Signs Off on Moderna, J&J Boosters, Backs Mix n' Match Shots

CDC Signs Off on Moderna, J&J Boosters, Backs Mix n' Match Shots

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday gave its blessing to booster shots of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines for tens of millions of Americans.

The CDC approval mirrors the one granted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday and follows its own endorsement last month of Pfizer b...

  • Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter
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  • October 22, 2021
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