CDC advisers try to work out the details on booster shots

With booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine now authorized in the U.S., government advisers reconvened on Thursday to tackle the most contentious question yet: Exactly who should roll up their sleeves right away? Late Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration signed off

Is the delta variant of the coronavirus worse for kids?

Is the delta variant of the coronavirus worse for kids? Experts say there’s no strong evidence that it makes children and teens sicker than earlier versions of the virus, although delta has led to a surge in infections among kids because it’s

What does waning COVID-19 vaccine immunity mean for the vaccinated?

As COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers await U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval on booster shots, millions of fully vaccinated Americans wonder about the next step forward amid the ongoing pandemic.  Coronavirus cases jumped this summer as the highly transmissible delta variant spread, packing

How to treat dry eyes

Dry eyes are a common and oftentimes chronic condition that impacts nearly 16 million Americans. A part of the natural aging process, women are more likely to develop dry eyes and are also at greater risk for vision loss. NERVE DAMAGE IN

Poison ivy vaccine making progress: report

Researchers are reportedly working on a vaccine to combat humans’ response to poison ivy. According to Scientific American, scientists at the University of Mississippi and Hapten Sciences are “proceeding with a compound called PDC-APB” to be injected once every year or two