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What everyone gets wrong about cholesterol in food

What everyone gets wrong about cholesterol in food

Many people worry about cholesterol, and with good reason. More than a third of Americans have high cholesterol, putting them at greater risk of stroke and heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. What you eat can play an important role in maintaining cardiovascular health, and it is reasonable to think…MORE

New study shows why vaccinating everybody against Covid-19 is essential

New study shows why vaccinating everybody against Covid-19 is essential

Although there’s a growing sense that normalcy is within reach after the devastating Covid-19 pandemic, experts are continuing to push for more vaccinations — particularly as new research details the long-term consequences for those who are diagnosed with the virus. In what the authors say is the largest study to date of the long-term impact,…MORE

Do we still need to wear a mask outdoors?

Do we still need to wear a mask outdoors?

“I’m vaccinated and I’m outside — do I really still need to wear a mask?” “If I’m on a run and not near a lot of people. Do I need a mask?” If I’m walking down the sidewalk and pass someone – should I put my mask on?” As the warmer weather months arrive and…MORE

Covid-19 raises risks for expectant mothers and babies, study says

Covid-19 raises risks for expectant mothers and babies, study says

If you’re pregnant and infected with Covid-19, there is an increased risk of negative outcomes for both you and your baby, according to a new study published Thursday in JAMA Pediatrics. Expectant mothers with a Covid-19 diagnosis from 18 different countries were at higher risk for adverse outcomes, such as preeclampsia, infections, admission to hospital…MORE

FDA report details flaws at Emergent facility making Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine

FDA report details flaws at Emergent facility making Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that new production of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine remains paused at the Emergent BioSolutions facility where millions of potential doses were contaminated, and the agency and the company are working through a list of potential quality issues. The FDA’s inspection of Emergent’s Bayview facility in Baltimore…MORE

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