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Study finds 60% of Americans don’t know where or when to get a Covid-19 vaccine

Study finds 60% of Americans don’t know where or when to get a Covid-19 vaccine

About 6 in 10 Americans don’t know when or where to get a coronavirus vaccine, according a survey released Friday from the Kaiser Family Foundation. This comes after reports that President Joe Biden’s administration must start from scratch with federal plans for distribution, having been left little to no framework from former President Donald Trump…MORE

‘Fat but fit’ is a myth when it comes to heart health, new study shows

‘Fat but fit’ is a myth when it comes to heart health, new study shows

The negative effects of excess body fat on heart health can’t be canceled out by maintaining an active lifestyle, according to new research. Previous studies had suggested that being physically fit could mitigate the negative effects of being overweight on heart health, but this is not the case, according to a new study in the…MORE

Eli Lilly’s antibody therapy helps prevent Covid-19 in nursing homes, drugmaker says

Eli Lilly’s antibody therapy helps prevent Covid-19 in nursing homes, drugmaker says

Eli Lilly and Company’s monoclonal antibody combination therapy helped prevent symptomatic Covid-19 infection among nursing home residents and staff in a Phase 3 trial, the company announced on Thursday. The study findings were described in a company news release, but Eli Lilly noted that the full results will be submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed…MORE

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The United States’ one-year coronavirus checkup

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The United States’ one-year coronavirus checkup

We have entered the era of coronavirus anniversaries. Today marks one year since the announcement of the first patient with Covid-19 in the United States. It happened in Washington state, where a male in his 30s who had just returned from visiting Wuhan, China, started experiencing symptoms and quickly sought help at a clinic. Unlike…MORE

Loss of smell drives Covid-19 survivors to get creative in the kitchen

Loss of smell drives Covid-19 survivors to get creative in the kitchen

Emergency physician Dr. Alex Yeats had just whipped up what seemed like an appetizing dinner option when his wife let him know she wasn’t having anything to do with it. “It was black bean pasta with almonds and turmeric chunks and I was like ‘I’m not eating that, it’s disgusting,’” said Sarah Yeats, 31, an…MORE

Couples struggle with sleep problems in the Covid-19 pandemic

Couples struggle with sleep problems in the Covid-19 pandemic

Dave Russell is a light sleeper, but he never had any issues sharing a bed with his girlfriend, Izzy James, before the pandemic. Things began to change in March. Lockdown significantly altered Russell’s daily life. Like many people, he started working from home and limiting his contact with others, and he began to struggle to…MORE