Omicron variant now 99.5% of US COVID cases, CDC says

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed Tuesday that the omicron variant of the coronavirus is now responsible for 99.5% of U.S. cases.  Comparatively, the delta variant reportedly makes up 0.5%. The agency shows that there have been

How to get an at-home COVID-19 test

Starting Wednesday, the federal website that allows Americans to request free COVID-19 tests will begin accepting orders.  COVIDTests.gov will provide the tests – four per residential address, applied to the first 500 million tests – at no cost, including no shipping fee.

Chris Evert's ovarian cancer diagnosis: What to know about prevention

Tennis legend Chris Evert recently revealed that she is battling stage 1C ovarian cancer. The 67-year-old tennis legend who has won 18 Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam doubles titles during her career, opened up about her diagnosis on Twitter and in an ESPN report that she co-wrote with her colleague, Chris McKendry.  

Trust your gut when it comes to sugar, study says

If your gut is telling you the difference between real sugar and an artificial sweetener, it may be right, according to a recent Duke study published recently in Nature Neuroscience.   Around the time the taste receptors were discovered 20 years ago, scientists

FDA approves first feline arthritis pain treatment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first treatment for the control of pain associated with osteoarthritis in cats.  Zoetic Inc.’s Solensia is also the first monoclonal antibody new animal drug approved by the FDA for use in any animal species.  The

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