CDC investigating heart inflammation in some young vaccine recipients
Some teenagers and young adults who received COVID-19 vaccines experienced heart inflammation, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory group said, recommending further study of the rare condition. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices in a statement dated May 17 said it had looked into reports that... Read more
E-cigarette users see smoke-free areas as OK for vaping
The majority of e-cigarette users have “vaped” in a smoke-free environment and most don’t view use of the devices as harmful to themselves or others, according to a U.S. study. Read more
Sharecare buys division of rival company
Sharecare Inc, an Atlanta-based health and wellness online platform, has agreed to acquire the healthy living business of peer Healthways Inc. Read the full article: Reuters   Read more
Calorie counts to hit restaurant menus in 2017
U.S. restaurant owners will have an extra five months to post the calorie counts of the food they sell under a new federal deadline of May 5, 2017. Read more
Carter says he no longer needs cancer treatments
Former President Jimmy Carter said on Sunday that he will no longer need treatment for melanoma, a type of skin cancer that had spread to his liver and brain, a spokeswoman said. Read the full article: Albany Herald Read more

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