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 a few young vaccine recipients, predominantly…

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

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

Study supports annual mammogram

Study supports annual mammogram

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/ discussing the controversy.