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FYI, You Can Still Get COVID-19 If You're Fully Vaccinated - Here's Why You Shouldn't Worry

You've probably seen the headlines about people who were recently vaccinated but still contracted COVID-19: in my hometown of St. Louis, a woman contracted COVID a month after receiving her second dose of the vaccine, a New York City man tested positive two weeks after getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, and Michigan health officials reported that nearly 250 people in Michigan who were fully vaccinated still contracted COVID.


PSA: Women's Health Alert on JnJ Vaccine

Following 6 cases of dangerous blood clots in women who received the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, the FDA has called for a temporary halt and is convening the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to investigate. The agency also is issuing a health warning to women regarding the vaccine. It reads as follows:


The post-lockdown gym workout plan for every type of person

The post-lockdown gym workout plan for every type of person


Bill to Prevent Tip-Over Deaths Reintroduced

A new bill aims to tackle the safety risks of fallen furniture.


This is Your Exact Risk of Getting a COVID Vaccine Blood Clot

An individual’s risk of dying from COVID is far higher than the risk of getting a rare blood clot from the J&J vaccine.


Blood clot risk from Covid around eight times higher than from AstraZeneca jab

Blood clot risk from Covid around eight times higher than from AstraZeneca jab


Are You One Of The Two Billion People Losing Sleep Over Insomnia?

In addition to clinical sleep problems, your poor sleep habits could be causing your poor-quality sleep.


One in 10 patients face at least year’s wait for hospital care

One in 10 patients face at least year’s wait for hospital care


Amid Rotavirus Outbreak Scare Schools Urge Parents To Take Care Of Their Kids

Schools sent out an advisory to parents warning them of a spike in stomach flu infection in kids. Read on to know more. The post Amid Rotavirus Outbreak Scare Schools Urge Parents To Take Care Of Their Kids appeared first on theAsianparent - Your Guide to Pregnancy, Baby & Raising Kids.


Signs Your Heartbeat is Too Slow, Warns Mayo Clinic

Bundle branch block doesn't cause symptoms in most people, so many with the condition don't know they have it, the Mayo Clinic says.


Kid ‘Brings Home’ COVID-19 Two Days Before Mum’s Second Dose Of Vaccine

A mum from the US was tested positive the day of her scheduled second vaccination. The post Kid ‘Brings Home’ COVID-19 Two Days Before Mum’s Second Dose Of Vaccine appeared first on theAsianparent - Your Guide to Pregnancy, Baby & Raising Kids.


Can the mRNA vaccines change DNA?

In science, as in life, it's wise never to say never: an MIT lab suspects that the genetic material from the mRNA vaccines can work its way into DNA. The CDC said it would never happen.


FDA Will Allow Abortion Pills by Mail During the Pandemic - but What Is a Medication Abortion?

On April 12, FDA Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock, MD, said the agency would temporarily stop enforcing the requirement under Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) guidelines that mifepristone, the first drug in a two-drug regimen taken for medication abortion, be dispensed by a doctor.


One Major Side Effect of Eating Dairy, Says Science

Like almost any food, too much milk (and other dairy) might not do your body any good.


They Took Mushrooms Together. They Meditated Together. How Did It End In Murder?

“It is going to sound insane because it is insane,” Akshaya Kubiak told the 911 dispatcher. It was 10 a.m. on July 16, 2020, and Kubiak was calling from his Las Vegas condo; near him lay the dead body of a woman. “We took mushrooms together, said our prayers together, put on Avatar together,” said Kubiak. At 6’1” and 205 pounds, Kubiak was muscular and handsome; he was best known as the star of Showtime’s reality show Gigolos, where he went by...


10 Ways To Boost Your Immune System

Keep your body fighting fit with these simple tips.


Brain clot risk '10 times higher in people with Covid-19' than those who have had vaccine


Mediterranean diet with lean beef 'may lower risk of heart disease'


Don't worry about sweat with our top deodorant pick

Sweating. We have to do it, but that doesn’t mean we need to like the results.


Kate Walsh Models Leopard-Print Bikini From "Fav" Female Founder

The Umbrella Academy star modeled a leopard bikini from one of her “fav” female-founded brands, Ambra Maddalena.


Pfizer CEO: Vaccine third dose 'likely' needed within 12 months

The head of Pfizer said in an interview aired Thursday that people will "likely" need a third dose of his company's Covid-19 shot within six to 12 months of vaccination, while elsewhere defending the relatively higher cost of the jab. David Kessler, the head of US President Joe Biden's Covid-19 response team, warned a congressional committee on Thursday that Americans should expect to receive booster shots to defend against coronavirus variants.


What Parents Need To Know About The COVID-19 Vaccination In Singapore

Here's what you need to know about getting vaccinated in Singapore. The post What Parents Need To Know About The COVID-19 Vaccination In Singapore appeared first on theAsianparent - Your Guide to Pregnancy, Baby & Raising Kids.


How Often Do You Wash Your Face Mask? Here’s What Happens When You Don’t

Washable face masks are good for the environment and easy to carry but if you do not wash them, they are also a breeding ground for bacteria. The post How Often Do You Wash Your Face Mask? Here’s What Happens When You Don’t appeared first on theAsianparent - Your Guide to Pregnancy, Baby & Raising Kids.


These 5 States Have "Way Too Many" COVID Cases

These states are losing the “race” between the vaccine and the coronavirus: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Florida and Michigan.


Five hours of exercise per week required 'to avoid high blood pressure'


Arthritis: Watch out for these symptoms

Characterized by inflammation in the joints or other areas of the body, arthritis is thought to affect more than a billion people worldwide. This is partly due to the term’s use to describe more than 100 diseases that fall into two broad categories. Osteoarthritis results from the body’s failed attempt to repair damaged joint tissues; and inflammatory arthritis damages joints, causing redness, swelling, and stiffness. How well do you know the symptoms of these potentially debilitating conditions? Keep clicking to find out…


Why do we grieve when a public figure dies?


Foods Proven to Lead to High Blood Pressure, Say Dietitians

Two registered dietitians say to limit your intake of these high-sodium foods to reduce your risk of high blood pressure.


These Drinks Can Lead To Serious Inflammation, New Study Says

A new study points to a few main diet and drink choices to avoid to help prevent inflammatory bowel disease flare-ups.


This State Just Sounded "Alarm" Over COVID Outbreaks

This State Just Sounded "Alarm" Over COVID Outbreaks


Watch Maxine Waters Tell Jim Jordan To “Shut Your Mouth,” As A Treat

On Thursday, Rep. Maxine Waters got to do something many of us can only dream of doing: she told Rep. Jim Jordan to shut his mouth. During a subcommittee meeting about the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine rollout, Jordan got into a testy back-and-forth with leading infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci — which quickly turned into a face mask meltdown that continued well after his time expired. “You need to respect...


You Can Now Get Abortion Pills Delivered To Your Home

In a delayed but important win for reproductive rights, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Monday that Americans can now receive abortion pills via mail for the remainder of the COVID-19 pandemic. The FDA’s acting commissioner, Janet Woodcock, MD, wrote that the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research found no “increases in serious safety concerns” for individuals taking mifepristone, one of two pills needed for a medication abortion,...


Dr. Fauci Just Issued This Big COVID Warning For All

Dr. Fauci Just Issued This Big COVID Warning For All


Colton Underwood’s GMA Interview Included A Belated Apology To Ex Cassie Randolph

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 10: Colton Underwood attends the 2019 E! People’s Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on November 10, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic) On Wednesday, April 14, former Bachelor Colton Underwood sat down with Good Morning America news anchor Robin Roberts to share an important life update. The candid conversation gave Bachelor fans a glimpse into Underwood’s mindset during and after...


Everyone’s Worried About Vaccine Blood Clots. But What About Birth Control?

On Tuesday morning, federal health officials asked states to halt the use of Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine. The reason: Six U.S. recipients developed a rare blood clotting disorder within about two weeks of receiving the vaccine, with one losing their life. Nearly seven million people have received the J&J shot, making this a very rare side effect. And while many experts say that this prudence is a good idea, folks on Twitter...


The FDA Is Cracking Down on the Safety Regulations of This Food

The FDA just released a multiyear plan to help reduce levels of toxic elements found in baby and toddler foods.


Your COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effect Questions, Answered By Doctors

With an average of 3.38 million COVID-19 vaccine doses being administered per day, the shots have become a prime topic of conversation. Which COVID-19 vaccine did you get? Did you hear the news about the Johnson & Johnson one-shot? And, increasingly: Did you feel any side effects? Because, while the two mRNA vaccines that are currently being administered in the U.S. have been shown to be safe, effective, and incredibly beneficial, they can come...


First evidence that drug-resistant malaria strain could be spreading in Africa, Lancet study shows

First evidence that drug-resistant malaria strain could be spreading in Africa, Lancet study shows


My 22-month-old Son Has Very Itchy Skin, He Scratches So Hard That It Bleeds

"The doctor doesn't seem concerned ... But I'm wondering if I should push harder for him to see a dermatologist or a paediatrician," the concerned mum asked. The post My 22-month-old Son Has Very Itchy Skin, He Scratches So Hard That It Bleeds appeared first on theAsianparent - Your Guide to Pregnancy, Baby & Raising Kids.


Younger generation more selfish and less willing to help others than older people

Younger generation more selfish and less willing to help others than older people


The Top Pick For Your Mouth: Oral-B Glide Pro-Health Comfort Plus Dental Floss

No doubt, brushing your teeth morning and night takes a lead role on the oral health stage, but flossing should be given its share of the limelight.


What You Should Do If You Accidentally Lose Your COVID Vaccine Card

As more and more people are able to get the COVID-19 vaccine, a new set of questions has emerged about how to handle your vaccination card.


What Parents Need to Know About Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome, an Illness Related to COVID-19

Researchers are learning more about multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare COVID-related inflammatory illness that affects children and teens.


Taking care of household chores 'may improve brain health'


Athletes May Benefit From CBD Cream Over Ingesting Oil - Here's Why I Made the Switch

I had been using melatonin to drift off to sleep for as long as I could remember, but when I heard about CBD and the benefits it can provide for runners, I switched to a hemp-derived ingestible oil in the form of a tincture.


Every IHOP Pancake—Ranked!

Ever wondered how the IHOP pancakes actually stack up, nutritionally? We ranked every pancake dish so you know which to order and which to skip.


Covid deaths among Europe's elderly hits all-time low: WHO

The share of Covid-19 related deaths in Europe among those over the age of 80 has reached the lowest level since the start of the pandemic, the World Health Organization said Thursday. Kluge noted that the group now accounted for close to 30 percent of Covid-19 related deaths.


One Side Effect Alcohol Has on Brain Health, New Study Says

A study has discovered a new way drinking affects our brains and could lead to more modern methods of helping people with alcohol dependence.


Struggling to Let Go of the Past? Try These Strategies, Straight From Therapists

We experience pain and grief throughout our lives, from minor heartbreaks to monumental losses.


Locking down whole streets could be way to stop new Covid variants, says expert

Locking down whole streets could be way to stop new Covid variants, says expert