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 a few young vaccine recipients, predominantly…
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.
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
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.
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
Long commutes to work are associated with bigger waistlines and poorer heart and lung fitness.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued guidelines in 2009 that recommended against routine mammograms for women in their 40s. Now a new analysis of that data suggests that the task force ignored evidence that more mammograms save lives. Here’s an article from Reuters/msnbc.com discussing the controversy.