CDC advice on who should get the latest COVID-19 vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended the 2023–2024 COVID-19 (mRNA) vaccine for everyone six months or older. The COVID-19 vaccine is strongly recommended for people who face the highest risk of ...


How your weight changes over time can impact your health

Researchers from SCHARR have conducted a study that sheds light on how changes in body mass index (BMI) can significantly affect our health as we grow older. Body mass index (BMI), a measure of body weight relative to height, ...


Diabetes and obesity rising in young Americans, study finds

Diabetes and obesity are rising among young adults in the United States, an alarming development that puts them at higher risk for heart disease, according to a study of 13,000 people between 20 and 44 years old.


What you need to know about the new RSV shot for babies

Ahead of the winter respiratory virus season, many parents were relieved the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a shot to combat respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, for infants and toddlers this summer.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds risk factors for severe COVID-19 cases in children

Children who had preexisting health problems or who lived in the Southern United States had a higher risk for severe health outcomes from acute COVID-19 infections, according to researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center. ...

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